Meet the new faces at Jamaa Letu!

By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jamaa Letu Orphanages Rosine Maruv Kayombo will now serve as the new director at the girls’ Jamaa Letu Orphanage. Bishop Kasap Owan Tshibang...

Back to school for the children of Jamaa Letu

By Fresie Chikomb with Barbara Dadd Shaffer Fresie Nandona Chikomb is a United Methodist missionary assigned half-time to the Jamaa Letu Boys’ Orphanage in Lubumbashi, DR Congo. There are presently...

Coupeville’s traditional Strawberry Social supports Jamaa Letu, PET mobility devices

By Suzanne Wallis | Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Hope for the Children of Africa. “Yes, Virginia, this is your grandmother’s Strawberry Social!” Coupeville, Wash. - Tradition is the cornerstone of...

Jars for Jamaa Letu 2017

Download the PDF label at www.jamaaletu.org. By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Like all families, it costs money to raise children in the Congo, too. The annual “Jars” campaign is a great way to...

Jamaa Letu Orphanages: A Child Prays for You

Claudine “Blessing” Kasongo receives a Certificate of Achievement from the Rev. Jon Short during the Congo Zambia Dinner at General Conference 2016 in Portland, Ore. By Melissa Ralston | Photos...

Help Heal the World: Christmas Giving & Alternative Gifts

By Marilyn S. Reid | Photos by GBGM, et. al. The world is in need of healing. People in our own neighborhoods and community (and in places you and I...

Funding Ministries and Mission Outreach 2017

What are Conference budgets? How can I support mission? What resources are available from The PNW Conference that can help our church treasurers? Download this resource, now! View this PDF: bit.ly/fmmo-2017 For...

Jamaa Letu Orphanages: A Gift of Hope!

Need a Christmas Gift Idea? Make a gift “in honor” to the Jamaa Letu Orphanages! Here’s how you can give to a great cause this Christmas: Print a gift card from...

Jamaa Letu Orphanages: Back to School!

By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Support our 21 university students! University classes are beginning in the Congo and 21 students from the Jamaa Letu Orphanages are enrolling. Yes, 21 – there are...

Report: $15k received for Jars for Jamaa Letu

Report: $15k received for Jars for Jamaa Letu By Barbara Dadd Shaffer The churches and individuals of the PNW Conference are a generous people! Once again the offering called “Jars for...

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