David Owen, former Global Ministries missionary and current Global Ministries Associate for Resource Development, is leading a group of seven Disciples on a pilgrimage to the Democratic Republic of Congo where they are visiting the Disciples of Christ Community in Congo (CDCC). Half of the group is made up of members of the Disciples Amateur Radio Fellowship (DARF). They are working with the leadership in the CDCC to install some two-way radios and do some training on the operation and maintenance of the equipment.
The trip members are: Barry Loving, Michael Passmore, Debra Passmore, Megan Shumaker, Dan Owen – part of the DARF radio team, John Park Winkler – part of the DARF radio team, and Rev. Fred Erickson – part of the DARF radio team. To view their itinerary and read their travel blog, visit: globalministries.org/news/africa/disciples-travel-to-the.html