Jars for Jamaa Letu 2019

The 2019 label for the annual “Jars for Jamaa Letu” is now available. Local churches are invited to use the Jars program as a fun way of gathering funds for the support of our two orphanages in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Give to Make a Difference Next Tuesday! #givingTuesday

By Marie Kuch-Stanovsky Soon I will sit down to enjoy a delicious meal and cozy time with family. I will count my blessings and see...

Historic Cooperation Agreement Signed

Bishops Grant J. Hagiya and Kainda Katembo sign a Cooperation Agreement during the South Congo & Zambia Dinner at General Conference 2016 in Portland,...

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2018!!

This year's labels for the annual 'jar' fundraiser to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now available. Directions are provided for local churches and individuals seeking to support this important, life-giving, ministry.

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...

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2015!

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2015! By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Local United Methodist churches of the Pacific Northwest Conference... are invited to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu...

Jars for Jamaa Letu: Small Change Can Make a Big Difference

Recently, one of the girls in residence at the Jamaa Letu orphanage needed to be hospitalized for an on-going medical issue. Eric Sparkman shares how your church's support of the annual Jars for Jamaa Letu effort can make a difference when situations like this arise. Together, we can turn a little change into a big difference!

In Relationship: Caring for OUR children in the Congo

By Jesse N. Love May 17, 2016 | Portland, Ore. A young woman who is wearing beautiful garb from Africa graces the stage. Wiping tears from...

JLO: Fullness of Hope

Jamaa Letu Orphanages Fullness of Hope By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Jamaa Letu Orphanages are located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These places receive PNW Conference...

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...

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