Episcopal Elections

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Bishop Mande Muyombo. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications

Muyombo elected bishop in Congo

The executive director for the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries was the fourth and final bishop elected at the Central Congo Conference.
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The Rev. Kasap Owan, president of the Katanga Methodist University in Mulungushi, is elected a United Methodist bishop by delegates at the Congo Central Conference meeting in Kamina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Owan, 62, was elected March 18 during the quadrennial meeting. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS.​

Owan elected as bishop in Congo

University president is third pastor elected as bishop by Congo Central Conference delegates.
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Bishop Patrick Streiff, left, of the Central and Southern Europe Episcopal Area, greets the Rev. Daniel Onashuyaka Lunge after he is elected a United Methodist bishop by delegates at the Congo Central Conference on March 18. Lunge, 59, was elected at the quadrennial meeting in Kamina. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS.

Lunge elected bishop in Congo

The Rev. Daniel Onashuyaka Lunge was elected bishop on third ballot by delegates of the Congo Central Conference.
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Bishop Gabriel Yemba Unda greets visitors to a choral concert at the Tokolote Moto-Moto United Methodist Church in Kindu, Democratic Republic of Congo, in 2015. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Unda re-elected bishop of The United Methodist Church

Bishop Gabriel Yemba Unda has been re-elected United Methodist bishop and will continue to lead the East Congo Episcopal Area.

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