Intro to PCP by Renée Hale
Project: Helping Mothers Survive
Dr. Gunnoe speaks about his recent trip to the
Democratic Republic of Congo
Paul Carlson Partnership in Congo
8303 W Higgins Rd
Chicago, IL 60631
Mission and vision: Paul Carlson Partnership serves medical and economic development in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They support training, infrastructure, medical resources, and small grants.
The mission of the Paul Carlson Partnership is to catalyze the growth of self-sustaining families and communities in places of deep poverty in Central Africa. Working together with partners in Africa and elsewhere, they invest in local efforts in medical and economic development.
Connection with Christchurch: Mary Stockmeyer and Eric Gunnoe are former Board Members. Eric Gunnoe has gone on several Medical Mission trips.
Prayer and other needs: Peaceful transition of power in the DRC, prayer for the Executive Director, Renee Hale.
To learn more:
PCP website and newsletter
Some more details: The book Monganga Paul by Lois Carlson Bridges tells the story of the martyrdom of Paul Carlson, the namesake of the ministry, on November 24, 1964.
History: PCP has a 50-year legacy in Congo serving the medical system run by the Covenant Church in Congo (CEUM). The Congo Clinic Initiative supports improved medical care. They prioritize multiplied impact. Medical Ambassadors equip their Congolese peers to train others. Agricultural initiatives train farmers and associations on improved techniques. They catalyze development by supporting the initiatives of local partners. Focusing on relational capacity building, they contribute to the development of projects, individuals, and organizations committed to sustaining growth.
Affiliation/sponsorship: Evangelical Covenant Church
Organization/key individuals: Renee Hale - Executive Director, James Fischer - Project Lead, Craig Anderson - Director of Health and Medical Programs, Becky Dangel - Marketing Manager, Jacques Lomande - Regional Manager.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6–7)
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