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Conference .Boards a:r til COIIIII1ttees ••••••••••••••• Proceedings ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

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Disciplinary Questions •••••••••••••••••••••••••

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St at i s t i cal Report •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

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OFFICERS OF THE OONFERENCE

Pr esid en t: Bishop Newell S . Booth.

S e c r e t a r i e s : Joseph M Davis, Ashema Pi erre Assi st a nt s: Edwal'd

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t h . Tunda Shungu F ran p o i s . Kenneth J o n es .

S t a t i s t i c i a n : Pierre Shaumba. Assi st a nt s: A.J.Reid,

amgu

Alphonse.

Treas u rer: Shungu John ¥lesley.

A s s i s t a n t t Tunda Andre.

Bishop Newell S . Booth

Lutshumba Shungu

Shungu John W Ngancljolo Moise

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Omna ADire A . J Reid H T. Maclin

lCathryn l f'e E d tt h Hartin Annie Laura Winfrey Barbara Hartman

Ukunda Kumbi Adisa

Ukunda A m r e

Uwanga Ad1sa Shungu Joseph Wetsb1 Vi ct o r

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Dembo

E d j a Marie

Lovell E. H. L o v e l l W

S . Hughlett H T. 'Wheeler Lorena K e l l y

Alternates Akald. D amba Nyaundu Umumbu T elesia Shaumba Museu

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Om 'Okoko

Marcus

Uyaka Veronique Shutsha P i e r r e Ashema P i e r r e

B u rl ei g h Law Sall7 Reinecke Ruth 0 Toole

Hazel Reid M. Davis

Dorothy 0 Neal Dorothy G U b e r t

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Gladys Maw

 

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Group I F ield Committee-New a l t e m a t e s : Gladys Maw, Burleigh Law.

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Medical Committee (Comit-' Medical): Dr. Hughlett, Dr, SaW, B an Sapy, Dr. White, Muriel White, Do ttie Gilb ert, Simonne Van Ooteghem. Dr. Deale, Marjorie Deale, Dorothy O'Neal, Halutsbi Samuel, UldttUmbahe PielWe, Wambo Nyama Jean, tn.1mba Beuoit. Ruth O'Toole, B i r g i t Weaver, Kay Eye, Dr. Bitscb-Larsen, Mrs. Bitsch...Larsen, Imogene. Joiner , Luhata Jean, T'Olenga Alphonse, Martha Stevenson, H. T. Maclin, Ray Watson, Wembi Michel, Dungu Pius, Jack Yum:1.

World Service am Finances (Comit& k a f inance) : E.H. Lovell. Inman Townsley, Joe Haw, B i l l CbappalJ.. William Richardson, wayne Culp, Lunumbe .An:1re, Sbungu J.W • Dendi Jerome, Henry Wheeler, P at Johnson., ELubu Joseph, Ndjulu Jean, Lupanu Auguste, Dungu A l b e r t , Lu k al i Honore, Unyangunga Paul, Ahuka Paul, Ndjat1 Daniel, & e n u Paul, Ngandjolo Moise, Utuka Pierre, y ~ Antoine. Nomination CoDm1ttee Burleigh Law, Bobbie Olekonya Paul, .tl.dasa Pier r e Shaumba., anna

(CoId.t6 k a nlonola _-comites), A.J. Reid, Will1am. DeRu1.ter, Hartman. John Hughlett, Koi Ga bri e l , Umiunga Joseph, Al.phoD8e, Lokonga Basile, Shutsha P i e r r e , UJD'Okoko H a r a u , Wesley, Diongo Albert, Dende ..tin1re.

Board t Fducation. (ComiU k a Fducat1on) Armie Laura Wintrey, ELoise Lovell, Pat1:.¥ Townsley, David Walker, Don Collinson, Ukul1da imdre, Esak'.ilunga Marcus, Oleka Pierre, .tt.nniema.e 'White, KinJamba P i e r r e , Hiamba Jean, Eoungu .hlphonse, Marie, Umumbu.Ruth Jane Kelly, Hughlett, Victor, Jean, Uya Luhaka f t e r r e , Ken Jones, Mary Cary Eastman, Reinecke, Jones, Jimi..sbema Sally Lorena Stevenson,Fd1th a ~ Charles Reeve, Mildred Lovell, Dot Bees, Charles Weaver, Dot Davis, Mary Bozeman, Barbara NorriS, Gladys Maw, Lor1ne Ques_, Ethel Homte1dt. Laura Wheeler, Doug Cremer, Jtvrtle Zi.catoose, Alice Maclin, & s e LaHasters T'UJ.amba JeroJE, TaSum'bu ll.lbert, Mrs. Speakman. Social Evangel1.sm(Comte k a Social Evangel1.sm Evangel1.sm   : U1amda iI.ndre, Ed Smith, Mary Collinson. Virginia Law, Umana Q x l r e , Musat1d1 JU.bert, Wetshi Victor . Ngardemema Jean. Lukulu .it.marxius. Shungu Joseph, Woto Helena, BetV Barker, Joe Davis, Laura Wheeler. Edlea Jones, Luhata Dan iel, Dungu Alb ert, Ukun1a Paul, Fdja J.1arie, U p i l i l 1 Daniel, K i t u t u Marie, On'Od:1nga Fran"ois, Wemba Kungu Amandus, Lukamba P i e r r e , Kay Eye, 11ildred Lovell ama Dembo i ~ a Vivian Watson. Dorothy Culp, Lulu Mae Jones, Norene Robken, Lu:ngunga Jean, J g Ann Dutro.

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Pastors t Be1ations (Comi't& k a wekelu ndu r e l a t i o n s y1esambisha): E.H. Lovell, William DeRuiter. Ed Smith, B i l l Chappell, Shungu John Wesley, Museu. Em:Ue. Umana Al'ldre, l4;an::lemema Jean, Wetsh1 Victor, Sbungu Joseph. iI..J. Reid, Joe Davis, }l.W. Lovell, Pat Johnson, H.T. Maclin, H. T . Wheeler, Sbutsba P i e r r e , Lubata D a n 1 ~ .. Ngandjolo I-bise. Um'Okoko Marcus. Shaumba P i e r r e , W81JlC Culp, Joe Maw, ELubu Joseph,

Mr. Spealcman.

Must.c (ComitA lea mus1que): Ba.rbUa Norris, Jack ie Sbat:ter Dr. White Annie Laura W1nf'rey, Emun&u Alphonse, Umenu Paul, Charles Reeve. Do ttie O U b e r t , Gla<V's Maw, Hugh Deale, Dot DaviS, Mon.e M1ll11can, iilice Maclin, Lorena Kelly, Ruth Jones. Oyaya .amtoine. D1ketele Michel, Anna Wesley. Charles LeMasters, Doug an::l ELaine Cro1lier. J o .Ann Dutro OngerxJangema Joseph, JC:1 :rwamba P i e r r e .  

Group IV.

Girls Home (Com1:te lea Ul 1 mu a 1 f a t e i a kumbu ana a a n t u ) : Hazel. Reid, Eloise Loyell, Ethel Homteldt. Norene Robldn, Zieatoose, Dot Bees, MUdred :Reeve, E d ith Mart1n. Martha SteYenson" Mary Jane Hughlett, Lorena Kelly, Sal 1 y Be1necke. Laura Wheeler, Violet Huchlett, Kitutu Marie, Ehumo Paul1ne. Kumb1 .Ad1.sa. Atatu Pauline, Uya Y!8.rle, Woto Elena, Girls Home matrons i f present, o t h e r i n t e r e s t e d 'WODlElIl, A:nn1.emae Wb1t e , Doro1:olV DaYis, Rose LeMasters, Imogene Jo in er.

Board o f E y a n g e l i g (CgDite ka Nxansawa LVa? ~ 'Olgl,o): Ed Sai.t h . Charles Reeve, Pat Johnson, Wa;vne Oulp, Shutsha P i e r r e , Luhata Daniel. El 1mbo P i e r r e . Untu Paul. T'Olenga Alphonse. Lukandju Jacoba, Dungu .Albert, D:lmandja Jacoba, L'UIIbelUi

Nicolas, WetaM Ulamda AU USt1n, Burle1gh Law, A1 Burlbaugh, Dr. White, Mulem.a Franpois, UpUUi Daniel, Gabriel KOi, Ul\vUIIb1 &aUe, Bobbie Hartman, Do ttie O'Neal, Charles Weaftr, Ndjulu Jean. Lupanu A u p a t i n . Museu. Emile. 'UMunga Joseph, Udimba Lopema Moise, Utaana Andre, Olekanya Paul, Utumba Samuel, Ukutshi Da ni e l , Douglas Crolder, A . J .Re1d, Akasa Alphonse. latbr;rn Eye, Lama Jean. Gladys Maw, Weaba lCungu AmaJ:Jd.us AmaJ:Jd.us,, Mr. Spealaaer.

Besoluti0Dl (Cqmite H IlNka DHMh Lorine Guess, Isabel DeBuiter, Jan et Smith, Rae Luncteen. Mrs. \tl1.te, Lukala Alpbonse.lJparIga Joseph. Um.'Okoko Pierre, Ndjovu Paul, Dunga Alber t, Lubaba AMre, Esangalald F a i l e , Violet Huglalett. Mary Bozeman, Laura 'Wheeler, Ken Jones, Dorothy Culpt Lakoto Paul, K1tutu Marie.

Audio Visual A3Q.s (Copdte lsi c i n e k ' t u ) : Hugh Deale, Barbara Norris, H.T.Macl1n. Jim Stevenson. H,L. Shaff'er. L a r r y Lurdeen, Ashema Pier r e, Don Collinson, Tunda Shungu Fr8J19Ois. Samangua Paul. Ken Jones, Douglas Crolder, W1ll1am Richardson.

(CqaaiJ;e • Afrlgultvre>: Don ColliM8ne AgGculture mma Johnson, H.T.Wbeeler, Stanley MaUlhlin, Shungu

F.Decbene, Hazel Reid, John W., Yaurdu Antoine. Ngondo Gabe, Kasongo Jerome, Lokoabe Paul, D1ld.tele H1chel. K1mbW.u Paul, Consultative member, Rolla SWanson, Dorothy .Hees, Ok1t'Umbahe P i e r r e ,

Ngandemema J em.

Langage (Com1:te ka OWketah Lorena KeJ.q, C.W.Cbappell, HeW.Lovell. Shungu Joseph, W.S. Hughlett, Ukunda Andre. Emambulu Jean. Shungu John Wesley, J.M.DaYis, Ea it h }olartin, Annie Laura Wintrey, V1rg1n1a Law, Barbara Hartman, Do ttie GUber t, Lukali Honore, Shaumba Pierre. Bui1dtpg: A l Burlbaugh, Joe Maw, Henry Wheeler. John Hughlett, Larr7 Lurxleen, E.H.Lovell, Daniel Tandeka. William DeRuiter. Ruth O'Toole, Mrs. A.J.Reid, Burleigh Law, Moise Ngandjolo, John Wesley. Stan Maughll.n. Ken Jones, Charles LeMasters, Alternates f o r Ruth O' toole: Dot Bees Hazel Reid: Violet Hqghlett for r o u ~ V.

Board o f Missions: Marshall Lovell, T'plenga Alphonse, Shungu John Wesley, Wetshi Victor, Joe D a n s , Virginia Law. Mildred LoYell. Mama Uwanga Miss., Umumbu Victor. Ethel HOJDteldt.

Historx; of' Contemnc. ap:;l P£eacbers (Comite k'Ekordo wa Conference ndu Esamb1sha) Laura Wheeler, Eloise Lovell, Joe Maw, Ruth O'Toole, A.J.Re1d, lrletsb'tJlamda Auguste, Fadj,ya Pierre, Kimbulu Charles. L\1IUIlba J erome, Ngandemana Jean. Hgandjolo Moise.

 

l ' .Akend l' Barbara Hartman, O g j 1(1(ee sp. Yguth Work ,( Cgm1;ti! lea Dot Walker, Jackie Shatter, Rae l m J d ~ i a a 1 e Van Oeteghem, Betty Barker, !erine Guess, Glad7s Maw, Hugh Deale, Mary Bozeman, Dot Davis, Rosa Ulsh, Pat Johnson, Hartha StevensCll, John Hughlett, Ruth Jones, Oary Eastman, Imogene Joyner, Edlea JCIles, Ray 'i'atson, Ashema Pierre, T'Ongembe Albert, Iuhaka Jean, i.IluDgu Alhonse, CD.'Okoko l'Iarcus, Ukunda J n d r e ~ J q n e 4nker, Stanley M a u l h l ~ D .Atma WesleT, Wqne Gulp, Onema Joseph, l1nyamba Pierre.

I4 t emt ve oM N bl i c, t ' 9A I : F.dith Hartin, tharld.1ela Auguste, Hu aeu Emile, Shutaba Pierre, I _ D a Townsley, J.b1a MiUtkan, Johnson, J1m Stevenam, Kenneth Jones, Isabel DeRuiter, liJriel White lJ1la Ifae Janes, Oaamba. Albert, Ukunda AMre.

i'£lDllAtiog of Old T,a1pept (Cgm'te " Ekad t

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Bible)r W _ a KuDgu

Joe Davis, Almie Laura W1nt.re;r, Bi happell, e lqW. , !ahems. Amandus, J.W. S. Pierre, Sln.mgu, 'UD7angunga Paul, Lukali Bonore, U;yaLorena Marie, KDr. Hughl.ett, F d it h Martin.

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C , l ebr at i m of 50th A p p 1 m l l l 7 ( c .a t; . , . J . ; ea m l s ' c p ) , Kay Eye, Isabel DeRuiter, W.S.Hughlett, 'B.T.Wheeler, J l aM j ol o 1<loise, Shaumba Pierre.

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Hemor1al Plepp1 p g C a t t . , .

projeot, Pastor Ashama Pierre,

All medical workers, a l l builders astor Sbungu John W'ealeT, Tmlda Andre.

Bub-ccam1ttes a t M1ssiana.ry M1ssiana.ry   Oem, - 3  Violet ll1ghlett, Hary ADne Burlbaugh, Hazel Reid, Mildred Reeve, Mrs, Wheeler, J.l1oe Ma.oliD, VirgiDia law, J1m Stevenson Mrs, Doug Oretlder, Mildred LoveU, JaDet Smith, Xenneth Jones. ~ £ i 3

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John Hughlett, Al Burlbaugh, l a r r y Wndeen, Ruth Jones, Oharles Reeve, AIeXReid, Barbara NorriS, I U Townsley, Burleigh law, C&r7EaatJaan, B i l l Richard.on,, Wqne Oulp, mi Smith, Gla47. Maw, a l l chiet operaters, a l l OQ 5 ' s Richard.on and e le c tric a l workers. kAlEep' Onmrg'tteel Marjorie Deale, remand DecheDe, q Ere, HUdred Lovell, Doroth7 O'Neal, DorotbJ Davis, H L. Shatter, Maraball lovell, )(yrtle Zicaf'oose, Pat Jolmaon, Alex Reid, Patty Townsley, Don Oollinson, Joe Haw, Ray Watson, Mary Anne Burlbaugh, Jack Wesley, Mrs W;qne Oulp, Virginia law, Azmaae White.

Heatth; Dr. Hughlett

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Medical Committee.

T r e s p o n l Burleigh law, AlBurlbaugh, John Hughlett, GaDe LoveU, Hugh Deale, Joe Maw, Rose Ulah, Stan Maughl1n, Oharles LeHaaters, Edith Martin.

M.S';IsOI Tn tste8 A Burleigh Iaw, W.S. Hughlett, Ra;r Watson, Dar0th7 Davis, Alex Reid, Wqne ulp, Mr. abd Mrs. Douglas Orawer, Ex-attioie members, New members or committees mom1nateSI Medical OCR: Mrs. Hlriel White, Imogene Joiner, llembi K iebel, DuDau Pius,

Jack Yumi.

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Finance: William R:i R:ichar chardSO dSOft, ft, Wqne W qne Cu Culp lp,, tJ yaya ADtoine.

Nomination Committee: Anna Wesley, Diango Albert, Dende Andre.

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Alice Maclin, Rose LeJ.1aster, T'Ulamba Jerome, Ta Sumbu Michel.

Social EvapgAJ.1iJ!u Vivian Watson, Dorothy Culp. Norene Dobkin, Lula Mae Jones,

S1monne Van Ooteghem, Lungunga

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PAStoral r e l a t i o n s : Wayne Culp, Joe

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Eluhu Joseph

HUlic   Charles LeMaster. Doug and Ela1ne Crower, Dorot.by Dorot.by   CuJ.p. Girls

Home: Dorotily Davis, Rose LaHester, Imocene Jo in er.

Bd. o f EyangAUpl A.J.Reid, Akasa Alphonse, Kathryn

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Lama Jean,

Gladys Maw, Wanba Kungu Amandus. B!a,olutions: Ken Jones, Dorothy Culp, Lokoto Paul, K1tutu Marie

AudiO-Visual Douglas Cl O Mdw, WUliam R1chardaon.

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Dorothy Bees, Ok1t'Umbahe P i e r r e , Ngandemema Jean •

Language COIIIIIittetl Shaumba PieJTe

Charles LeMaster.

Dni J d i n g :

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fs p1'MAbers; Hgandjolo Moise.

touth Work: .Anna Wesley, 'Walne Culp, Literature

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Joseph" E zwamba P i e r r e , ELemba J o s .

a t i g p s   Muriel Wh1te, Lula Mae Jones, Osamba Albert, Ukunda Andre. ' W.S.Hughlett, Edith

Mart1n.

Mildred Lovell, J a n e t Smith, Ken Jones.

Badio: B i l l Richardson, Wayne CuJ.p, Ed Smith,

Gl.ad7s'Maw.

",akes: Annimae Wh1 te , John Wesley, Dorot.by Dorot.by   Culp, V1rg1n1a x..w,

tranSPOrt: Charles LeMaster, E di t h Mart1n. Dorot.by   D a n s , M.S.M.C.Tru§t.eesl Burleigh Law, W.S.Hughlett, B q Watsop. Dorot.by Alex Reid, Wayne Culp, Doua aDd B

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(committee meetings 'Were h e l d o n Wednesday. 15 J u l y , and on Thursday, 16 J u l y , a s w e l l a s o n F r i d a y morning, 1 7 J u l y , a s scheduled i n the cQJ).feenQe program, a copy o f which i s i n c l u d e d i n these d a i l y prOceedings.)

The f i r s t s e s s i o n o f the conference began a t 2.14 p . m . i n the ohurch w i t h t h e s inc,ing o f n p r e   i o u s Naxm t 1 . The church pa s t o r , 1 0koko M.8.rcus o f f e r e d a p r a y e r . With John W . Shungu 8 S i n t e r p r e t e r Bishop Booth gave t h e e p i s c o p a l ad d res s o n t h e s u b j e c t , " TO Gather I n t o One", based o n John 11,l'i2. He ~ . p o k e partic'Y.larly o f the r o l e o f t h e c h u r c h and i t s missIon I n t h e p r e s e n t day Congo. p a s t o r Shungu l e d the group i n p r a y e r . II ('Ihe c h u r c h , s One Foundation" was suru:. Follow1n2 explanatio.n b y t h e OIshop o r the pro-eea.ures l"or v o t i n g Tor d e l e g t ~ s l ~ r g en eral and c e n t r a l co n feren ce, t h e r e was a p r i e t r e c e s s from 3106 to 3 : 1 7 .

The s e s s i o n was r e s ~ w i t h s i n g i n g , Ii A l l H a i l t h e power o f n J es u s . !!ame and the conferen.ce   proceedea t o i t s o r g a n i s a t i o n . . The s e c r e t a r y , J.M. Dav is , c a l l e d t h e r o l l o f conference members, unordained m 1 s s io n aries , s u p p ly p a s t o r s , and l a y d e l e g a t e s . Greetin g s t o t h e conference were p r e s e n t e d b y t h e b is h o p o r b y i n d i v i d u a l s p r e s e n t from th e fo llo win g g r o u p s . So u t h e r n COngO Annual c onfe re nc e , Bate t e l a s t u d e n t s i n s t u d y o u t s i d e the t r i 1 a l a r e a , m i s s i o n a r i e s s t u y i n g i n Belgium. the G r e e n c a s t l e co n feren ce o f 1959, and o t h e r s . n i s s i o n a r i e s who have r e t u r n e d t o the t i e l d sinc e the l a s t annual conference s e s s i o n were reco g n ized and g iv en o p p o r t u n i t y t o sp e a k t o t h e c o n f e r e n c e . New m i s s i o n a r i e s a r r i v i n g d u r i n g t h e same p e r i o d were p r e s e n t e d and g r e e t e d the c o n f e r e n c e ." T h e y a r e t

the crowders, watsons, Imagene Jo y n e r , Vlhltes wesleYS cu1ps and . LaMB-sters. o t h e r new m iSSio n aries , W . R i c h a r s o n and t u l a J\.tae J o n es , were n o t p r e s e n t f o r the f i r s t s e s s i o n o f th e c o n f e r e n c e .

The f r a t e r n a l d e l e g a t e trom Angola, Miss sa n d y Bookman, was in tro d u ced t o t h e conrerence b y !:trs .. Booth. She b r o u g h t th e gre e til'8 s and e xpre ssions o r i n t e r e s t from th e Angola C o n feren ce. I n t u r n , Mrs. Booth spoke b r i e r t y t o t h e conference a l s o e C h a r l o t t e Tay lo r o f t h e S o ~ t h e r n Congo Annual Contrence was t h e n p res en ted t o t h e confrence s e s s 1 0 n . wanyI L O U i S , s ~ c r e t e . r y   o r t h e p r o t e s t a n t c o n g r e ss o f the Kasai p r o v i n c e , a r e c o n t ~ t o r g a n i s a t i o n o f laymen, was i n t r o d u c e d and spoke o f th e work which i s b e i n g done b y h i s o r g a n i s a t i o n . E s a k i Athanese who has t a k e n a leRding p a r t i n t h e promoting o f p r o t e s t a n t work a t Bukavu and who was l i c e n s e d a s a l o c a l p r e a c h e r b y the conference a t } . ( ~ a i n 1956, reco u n ted t h e r o g r e s s o f h i s work Since l a s t h e was a t a conference s e s s i o n . There 1 s now at: ~ ~ ~ v u a r e g u l a r worship s e r v i c e t o r E u r o ~ a n s l e d n Fr e n c h b y h s H a t e t ~ I a ~ n whose , ; e m p l e ~ n t i s b y the c o l o n i a l government and t h i s i n t e r e s t i n t h e work : n ~ h i ~ e i o v e S t o r Y c E ~ : ~ ~ n g wholl:y because

p a s t o r Shaumba p i e r r e , h i s wire and t h e i r so n , who have been : ~ ~ e r ~ ~ e f ; v ~ e Y t e a r s . r ~ ~ ~ s t U d Y , Were p r e s e n t r o r t h e i r f i r s t e o n r e r e n c e urn·UOMUe c o n g e . They were p r e s e n t e d t o t h e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ : e n c e and spoke o f t h e i r emotions o r b ein g once a g a i n i n the  

7 A s e c r e ta r y f o r English minutes E . F . Smith was e l e c t e d by show o f hands. Shaumba p ie r r e was electeA s t a t i s t i c i t n i n place o f Charles Reeves wno 18 on furlough.

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were asked. See D is c ip lin a r y D i s ci p l i n ar y questions 2,.3 and que s tiollS • H. T! Maclin presented the program o f t h e session a n d moved 1 t s aaopt on. I t LS reproduced here a s amended and adopted. C01;FERENCE

What C h r s t i an i t y Bring us wednesday, July 15, 1959

2:00-.5:.30   p . n . 2:00-.5:.30 7:00-10,00 P.M. 16,1959 8:00-11t   5 J _ M

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Friday. July 17. 1959 8:00-9:30 A.U.

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Board o f Education  p a s to r a l Relations  Board o f Education  p a s to r a l Relations 

Group I I Group I I To F in is h Discussions Group I I I To F i n i s h Discussions Group I I To complete Report Group I I I To complete Report

Episcopal Address "TO Gather Into one," John 11:52 Conference Session organization presentations composite Report - o f D i s t r i c t superintendents 

Holy communion  " L a tRim Corne un t o Jl[e," John 7:.37  Group I 

saturday, July 18

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8:00 ..8140 P.f.!. 8:40-10:00 A

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Devotions 

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Session Session Session o r Group V I the Appointments

The f i r s t r ep o r t of the nominating committee was ptesented b y M. w ..I.Iovell, t,o comple t e the committees f o r the conference. The personnel o r these committees i s l i s t e d i n the grouping o f committees for the conference. The r e p o r t was voclopted b y the conference. MUseu Emile, suprintendent o r the Minga d l s t r i c t F read the compo s i t e r e p o r t o f the d i s t r i o t superintendents. This was received as report No. 1 and i s s ~ p r i n t e d .

The ncsessary e.nnouncenEnts were made b y J . n. Davis. The arternoun session closed a t 5:02 w i t h prayar b y E.H. L o v el l . Dorothy Davis was pie.nist f o r the afternoon session and J . VIr. Shungu i n t e r p r e t e r . EVENDm SESS ION:

The ovening service opened a t 7:15 with the singing o r .. Holy, Holy, Holy" ,followed by" peace, p e r r e c t peace .. " The bishop spoke on unto I ~ J 1 using John&:37 f o r h i s t e x t . the s u b je c t, .. Lot Him o ~

 

Following the communion madi t a t i on, the congregs t i o n sang, t Break 9 Thous the B r e ~ d o f L i f e . 11 Then the Bishop ad min istered the Holy Communion a s s i s t e d b y Ngandjolo MOise, Museu Emile, E.H. Lo v ell, Shaumba p i e r r e , J W. ShWlet1 and Kenneth Rones. Annie L8.ura Winfrey was t h e p i a n i s t . J VI. ShWlgtl was i n t e r  p r e t e r . The m e e t i n ~ concluded a t 8118 and the members o f the F i e l d

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Tho morning s e s s io n began a t 8 00 with th e sin g in g o f two tt   hymns, n SWl o f Y Soul" and 11 I Know Not What the Future Holds. tt  Dorothy G i l be r t was the p i a n i s t f o r the morning and Ndjulu Jean was sone::; l e a d e r f e r the morning. Shaumbe. pi e r r e was the i n t e r p r e t e r f o r the s e r v i c e s . Bishop Booth spoke on the s ubj e c t , " He Has MElde Him Known basing h i s remarks on John 1118. Following h i s message the congregation s a n g " Thou Whose t)'J'llI:Easured Temple s ta n d s   and then proceeded t o t he o r d e r o f the d a y .

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The bishop gave i n s t r u c t i o n s on v o tin g f o r d e le g a te s to

General Conference and t o the C o n tral ConferenCe. v alb u rg B itc h  Larsen, Wayne c u l p , Onema Joseph and Elemba Joseph were chosen a s t e l l e r s f o r th e b a l l o t i n g . The f i r s t b a l l o t s f or General conference c l e r i c a l and l a y , were ta k e n . There was nf \ e.laction i n e i t h e r c a te g o r y .

The second b a l l o t , l a y and c l e r i e a l , f o r General conference

was ta k e n . The Nominating committee p resen to d the s l a t e o f can d id ates for c e n t r a l Conference as fo llo ws, c l e r i c a l : h J Reid, H.T. Wheeler, Wayne c ul p, H.T. Maclin. E . F. Smith, I . U . Townsley, .w. Lovell, Shaumba P i e r r e , J W. Sh\li'lgu, Djate Dan iel. OlEonga Joseph, Wetshi V ic to r , unyangWlga p a u l, Lay, E d i t h Martin, Lorena Kelly, ~ t r y n Eye, Annimae White, Robert V/.hite, Donald c o l l i n s o n , t.t" ukunda Andre, Emungu Alphonse, Tunda Andre, John Hughle Telesia Shaumba, Umumbu v i c t o r , Kumbi I.disa, Esaki J thanese • from the f l o o r , t o these were added the following BY a c t i o n names: c l e r i c a l - C ha r l e s Reeve: l a y . Dorothy G i l b e r t , U)aya An to in e. The r e p o r t a s amended was s:ccepted.

The r e s u l t s o f t h e second b a l l o t f o r g e n e r a l conference were given: Asheme. pi e r r e was e l e c t e d a s e l e r i c a l d e l e g ~ t e ; the a l t e r n a t e c l e r i c a l name i s t h a t o f the f i r s t c l e r i c a l person e l e c t e d t o C e n tr a l co n feren ce. There was no e l e c t i o n on the l a y b a l l o t . The Bishop announced t h a t on a b a s i s o f membership o f the conference, the C e n tr a l Congo Annual Conference w i l l have seven and seven l a y delegAtes t o the c e n t r a l co n feren ce. I t c l e r ~ c a l being customary t o have a n equal d i v i s i o n o f p laces between

Africans and miSSionaries, o n n o tio n o f Kenneth J o m s , d u ly it

seconded, b y the voted t o compose a fl l i s t o f th ree was missio n aries Tour Africans andconference and the the l a y cll iesr it c o three £ f r i c a n s and fo u r m i s s i o n a r i e s .  

The t h i r d b a l l o t f o r l a y delegate to Central Conference was taken. The r e s u l t s o f the t h i r d b a l l o t f o r l a y delegate t o General Conference were announced -no e l e c t i o n . The f o u r t h b a l l o t was taken f o r t h i s p l a c e .

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The r e por t o f the conference s t a t i s t i c i a n was given b y p i er r e Shaumba. I t was received b y the conference and i s p r i n t e d a s report N o 2 Bishop Booth made SOI 1e conunents on t h i s r e p o r t , p a r t i c u l a r l y the d i s p r o p o r t i o n between the number o f i ndi vi dua l C h r i s t i a n s on one hand and on the o t h er , the number o f i n f an t b a p t i s ~ C h r i s t i an marriages and C h r i s t i an homes. The r e s u l t s o f the f o u r t h b a l l o t f o r General Conference l a y delegate were announced - no e l e c t i o n . The f i t h b a l l o t was t a ke n.

Announcezoonts were made b y H . T . Mlclin and the conference recessed b r i e f l y a t 10:07. The s e s s i on was resumed a t 10:32 w i t h the singing o " Come Every Joyful Heart. The f i b s t c l e r i c a l b a l l o t f o r C e n t r a l Conference was t a ke n. Shaumba p i er r e was e l e c t e d on t h i s b a l l o t and i s automaticaly the reserve de l e ga t e t o General Conference. f . • J Reid was a l s o elected on t h i s b a l l o t The s e c o n d c l e r i o a l ~ a l l o t f o r C e n t r a l Conferenoe was t ak en . The r e p e r t o f the conferenoe T r e a s u r e r , J W Shungu, was presented by p a s t o r Shungu. I t i s p r i n t ed a s Report N o . 3 and was received by t h e conference a s i t was gi ve n. The bishop pointed out some matters o f i n t e r e s t t o t h e co n feren o e, p a r t i c u d a r l y i n t h e matter o f support o f t h e d i s t r i c t superintendents b y the J.frioans; t hi s year approximately 70% o f t h e i r support c a E from the African Church.  

Results o f the f i f t h b a l l o t f o r General conference l a y delegate were announcedno e l e c t i o n . The s i x t h b a l l o t was t a ke n.

D j a t i Daniel, s e c r e t a r y of the Board o f M i n i s t e r i a l Training, gave t h ean s w er a t o Discipoinary ~ u e s t i o n s 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. 14, 15, 16,

11,18,19,20,21,22_ These answers are given i n the condensed minutes. When the name o f H.P. Anker was brought t o the conference a s the only c l e r i c a l roomber Who had died during the p as t year, the members o f t h e conference stood and Ngandjolo Moise o f f er ed a p r a y e r o f thanksgiving f or t he years o f f a i t h f u l and e f f e c t i v e s e r vi c e given i n the Congo by t h i s missionary.

The A dministrator o f the t e r i t o r y o f Lodja a r r i v e d a t t h i s point i n the morning's busincess t o g r e e t the conference. The A d m i n i s t r a t e u r , n . DeVos was introduced t o the conference b y H . T . Maclin and spoke b r i e f f y i n appreCiation o f t h e work o f P r o t e s t a n t missions not only the educational work b u t the whole e f f o r t toward u p l i f t and development o f the people o f the Congo. He m:lntioned the change i n government pol i c y and t h e sympathy w ith Which t h i s had been received b y p r o t e s t a n t miSSionaries.  

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A rosponse t o h i s words was given b y who i n t u r n thanked the government f o r the c or di a l r e l a t I o n s ana the openneSS t understanding between the government an,d the mission here i n Congo. Ngandjolo MOise, su p erin ten d en t o f the Lodja d i s t r i c t , spoke also o f a p p r e c i t i o n f o r the freedom, the l i b e r t y and the h e lp f u ln e s s o f the c o l o n i a l gov govee rrunen t". The DiSCiplinary Questions were continued and answers were

given t o questions22 and 2 3 .

The r e s u l t s o f the s i x t h b a l l o t f o r l a y d eleg ate t o General conference were announced. There was no e l e c t i o n . he seventh b a l l o t was tak en .

Announcements were made b y H. T. Maclin, om'okoko E.H. Lo v ell, J . W. Shungu.

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The r e s u l t s o f the seventh b a l l o t f o r l a y d eleg ate t o Central Conference were announced- n o e l e c t i o n . The e i g h t h b a l l o t was taken.

The conference recessed f o r lunch a t 1 2 , 0 2 .

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I n the a f te r n o o n , meetings o f the committees were h e l d a s scheduled i n the program p r i n t e d above i n t h i s r e p o r t . EVENINGs

, lit 7 : 0 0 , a lUsical program was p resen ted i n :tM le church b y members o f Wembo Nyazr8 S t a t i o n and some I . f r ic a n mmbers o 1 ' t h e g ro u p . Dorothy G i l b e r t p resid ed a t t h i s m eeting. A t 8:00, the scheduled ~ e t grogram o f the co n feren ce. r«lRNING SERVICE

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The morning s e r v ic e o f worship opened i n th e church a t 8 • 30 with the sin g in g o f " B l e s t Be the Tie and God W ill Take Care o f You • Ndjulu Jean wa the sons l e a d e r and anna Wesley played th thee piano • Shunf,u John Wesley was the i n t e r p r e t e r f o r t h e morning. J . M. Davis o f f e r e d a prayer o f in v o c a tio n . I t Coma Thou Fount o f Every Blessing'· was sung. Bishop Booth receiv ed o n t r i a l i n t o the conference Elemba Mathias and Elemba Joseph. TWo r e t i r i n g members, Lumbmba Jeroma and Lupanu Auguste, were recognized and joined w ith t h e Bishop i n the g r e e t i n g and welcome given these new members o f the co n feren ce.

Five men, Kasongo Jerome, Umanguwo A l b e r t , Shango p i e r r e , Kinyamba Armand, and f a Koi Daniel were p resen ted f o r r e c e p tio n i n t o f u l l co n n ectio n . A1'ter th e d i s c i p l i n a r y questions,. th e Bishop received them i n t o f u l l connection and welcomed theme f u l l members o f th e co n feren ce. Following the sin g in g o f It The Great Ph y sician , John W. Shungu read a le s s o n from th e seventeenth c h a p te r o f theGospel o f John. Bishop Booth preached the conference sermon on the s u b j e c t , That they ~ Be One, w i t h h i s t e x t , John 1 7 :1 1 .  

12 the congregation then sangttA Charge t o Keep" duri ng which the d i s t r i c t s u p er i n t en d en t s j o i n ed the Bishop f o r the servi Ce o f o r d i n a t i o n .

E . H . Lovell p r es en t ed the f o l l o w i n g ~ n f o r o r d i n a t i o n a s deacont Kasongo JerolOO, urne.nguwo i1.1bert, Shango P i e r r e , Kinyamba ArDllnd, Ta Koi D an i el , and Onema Joseph, They were ordained b y Bishop Booth and t h e i r o r d i n a t i o n c e r t i f i c a t s were p r e s e n t e d b y J . n. D a v i s . umadjela Auguste was then o r d a i n e d e 1 d e r ' b y Bishop Booth and the d i s t r i c t s u p er i n t en d en t s w i t h E • u.. L o v e l l , chairman o f the Board and J . h Davis, conference t h Tnr ai ial e s ei sc r e t a r y , s t o o d following a l s o ao SfS iM s tiin nigs.t e rThe t i rnei n g c9ngrogation o r d i n a t i o n f o r a p r ay er o f c o n s e c r a t i o n which was o f f e r e d b y E.H. Lovell.

The Bishop pronounced the b en ed i ct i o n a t 1 0 t 1 9 . A t 2 : 0 0 washe1d tho ~ d i c t i o n s e r v i c e f o r the Snyder School t o r ChriS t i a n Workers, f o r the t r a i n i n g o f evange1i s t s • 'I G l o r i o u s Things o f Thee Are Spoken" was sung t o open the s o r v i c e . Appropriate Bible l es s o n s were r ead b y Moise I s an d j o 1 o and om'Okoko Marcus. H.T. Maclin spoke b r i e f l y about t h i s b u i l d i n g and s ch o o l and t h e n r e a d a a t t e r from Mrs. Snyder who gave the money f o r t h e building. The d e c i c a t i o n s e r v i c e was r e a d t ~ O Q t h ~ D l a c 1 a f t e r which h e pronounced the b en ed i ct i o n a t 2 , 2 $ .

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The I /II9moria1 s e r v i c e f o r a conference Dl)mber who d i e d during the y e a r , H.P. Anker,was h e l d i n the church beginning a t 2 . 3 0 . M r Anker r e t i r o d i n 1955 a f t e r a long c a r e e r o f f r u i t f u l s e r v i c e i n t h e t r a i n i n o f the m i n i s t r y o f t h i s co n f er en ce. Bishop Booth announced t h a t a Immoria1 s e rv i c e f o r M r Anker c a l l e d f o r the songs o f E a s t e r . " C h r i s t t h e Lord i s Risen Today" was sung b y t h e co n g r eg at i o n . R6sponslve r ead i n g s from the Old ani New T e s t a n e n t s were used • Kimbulu Char13 s , a r e t i r a d 'ember o f the conference, l e d the group i n p r ay er i n ap p r eCi at i o n f o r the l i f e ; work and w i t n es s o f ~ Anker. Shaumba p i e r r e s e a d a l e s s o n from t h e gospel o f John, 14: 1 - 1 5 . t Mr Anker'S work i n spoke i n a p p r e c i a t i o n t h i s conference, as p r e a c h e r , t e a c h e r and leader,. The Bishop c a l l e d on those whom M r Anker had t au g h t t o s t a n d and a l m o s t t h r e e - q u a r t e r s o f the A f r i can lOOmbeDs t t h e conference responded. " Here", s a i d the Bishop; i s a 1ivingmemoria1.w He t h en r ead the p r ay er s t rom ~ u r book o f p r ay er p p r ~ p r i t e t o such a m eet i n g .

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The c o n g r e g a t i o n sang one o f the hymas which M r Anker t r a n s l a t e d i n t o o t e t e l a . "Look and Live" and t h e Bishop pronounced the b e n e d i c t i o n a t 3 , 0 2 . Tho subcommittees o f the m i s s i o n ar 1 committee m t i n t he af t er n o o n and the Bishop was i n s e s s i o n w1th h i s c a b i n e t .

 

SUNDA Y EVENING

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The s e r v i c e o f worship i n the church began a t 7 t l $ . om'Okoko Marcus, p a s t o r o f t h h o s t church, p r es i d ed E l a i n e Crowder was the p i a n i s t and Ndjulu Jean was the song l e a d e r . The f i r s t hymn Robert Tho p a s t o r o f f e r e d a p r a y e r . was BleBt Be the T i e . f n white sang a s a s o l o , "Tho Church's One F o u n d a t i o n .

Shaumba p i e r r o was tho p r o a c h e r o f t h e e v e n i n g . He based hjs sermon o n s e l e c t e d v e r s e s from the t h i r d c h a p t e r t G al t i o n s o n the

s u b j e c t , Brotherhood i n C h r i s t . k . f t er t h e sermon, the co n g r eat i o n sang, uThe Church's one Foundation. n The b e n e d i c t i o n was pronounced b y t h e p a s t o r a t 7 : 5 8 . Monday, 20 J u l y 1958 MORNING

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"Have Thine own WaY and Take TillB t o be Holy were sung b y the c o n g r e g a t i o n t o open the d a y ' s a c t i v i t i e s a t 8 1 0 0 . Annie Laura Winfrey was p i a n i s t , Ndjulu Jean song l e a d e r and Shaumba P i e r r e i n t e r p r e t e r t o r t he s e s s 1 o n . The t i r s t psalm was r e a d r e s p o n s i v e l y . Annimae White l e d t h e group i n p r a , e r . I Would

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read thespoKe S o ri p bi shop t h i sl e ssseol n e c tt o i orn the , u s morning i s ' s'lu John b j e c t1, 7 . s aThe o tnu re i n g as h troJ nctify r Thorn. , Following a p r a y e r b y Shaumba p i e r r e , th e group sang Take MY L i t e and L e t I t Be" and then moved i n t o t h e morning business s e s s i o n .

The bishop announced the r e s u l t s t the eighth ballot to r l a y d el eg at e t o General Conferenoe, which had been taken o n s a t u r d a y morning. Hugh Deale was e l e c t e d o n t h i s b a l l o t . Thi s completed the b a l l o t i n g f o r the General c o n f e r e n c e . The r e s u l t s

the second c l e r i c a l b a l l o t t o r c e n t r a l Oonference were announoed, n o e l e c t i o n . Ten b a l l o t s were r e j e c t e d a s t

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The t h i r d c l e r i c a l b a l l o t f o r - c e n t r a l c o n f e r e n c e was t a k e n . A t t e r i n s t r u c t i o n s t rom the Bishop, the t i r s t l a y b a l l o t t o r C e n t r a l conference was t a k e n . The Bishop p r e s e n t e d t o t h e conferenoe l e t t e r s t greeting trom the Wi l l i am De R u i t e r s , trom Emile Luhahi and trom Wetshi V i c t o r . He spolm a l s o t the new m i s s i o n a r i e s now e n r o u t e ' t o t h e f i e l d : Fenstemaoher$, Speakmana, Adams, Gaddises Sue Dunham, Joann Dutro, Ro l l a swanson, Thomas" P r u i t t s , E s t r e t h s and Hoskins a s w el l as ~ r g r y Murray who i s coming f o r a s p e c i a l t e r m . The s e c r e t a r y , b y a c t i o n o f the oonferenoe, was i n s t r u c t e d t o r e p l y t o these g r e e t i n g s .  

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The bishop then proceeded t o point out t o t h e conference t h a t during the conference year j u s t closed, f i f t e e n new missionaries had a rri v e d onthe f i e l d ; seventeen more Wero o r areon the way fo r the ensuing conference y e a r. He reminded t h e group t h a t on sunday morning two congolese had joined t h i s Annual Conference; two a l so r e t i r e d . From mone the Batetela people there had boen no gain while more t h a n t h i r t y have come from abroad. 'F o r more than one thousand preaching plaoos i n t h i s conteronce, We have only 47 conference members. Last year i t was decided t o ask the a a t e t e l a young people to present themselves f o r two years servIce wherever the conference might wish t o send them. There was not one single vonunteer f o r t h i s work during the y e a r. Asheme p i e rre and ~ I M Davis presented o r a l r e por t s o f the work o f the congo protes t a n t CO\Plcil meeting a t Lake MUnkama t h i s y e a r.

The r e s u l t s o f t h e t h i r d c l e r I c a l b a l l o t f o r Central conference were announced. Charle s Reeve and Ul lyangunga paul were elected a s d e l e g a t e s . The f our t h c l e r i c a l b a l l o t f o r Central conference was takan. The r e s u l t s o f the f i r s t l a y b a l l o t f o r Central Conference were announced. Emungu Alphonse was e l e c t e d and becam autol 'Jltically the reserve delegate (lay) t o t h e General Conference. J.M. Davis spoke on S011l:) matters connected wIth the CPO After motions had been made and seconded, the following a c t i ons were taken by the conference.

Emambula Jean, now reserve delegate t o t h e Cpe was made a f u l l delegate but without voting power ponding a c o n si t u t i o n a l revision b y the CpO. The reserve delegate who w i l l be e l e c t e d t o t eke h i s pla ce w i l l be a l a y person. A s l a t e o f three names f o r t h i s pla ce w i l l b e presented b y t h e Nominations committoe.

was voted t h a t a regional confernce o f the CPO t o r Kasai province would be held a t Katako Kombe during the month o f August. This Annual Conference has t h e r i g h t t o e l e c t and send two c l e r i c a l and two l a y d e l e g a t e s. S e l e c t i o n o f a a l a t e o f namas f o r these places was made a r e s p o n s i b I l i t y o f tho Nominations Committee. t

The r e s u l t s o f the fo u rt h c l e r i c a l b a l l o t f o r Central Conference were announced with M W Lovell and John W Shungu being e l e c t e d . Of the nane s remaining on the t a l l y board enough persons withdrew t h e i r sames t o leave only the r e q u i s i t e num e r o f three Africans and three missionary members a s reserve d e l e g a t e s. A b a l l o t was taken t o determine the order i n which these reserve delegates would bo c a l l e d f o r s e r v i c e . 0

Bishop Booth spoke o f the proposed Faculte de Theologie a t E l i sa b e t h v i l l e and s t a t e d t h a t a t t h i s moment a group o f nine students was i n prospect f o r the f i r s t year of work.  

The r e s u l t s o f t h o second l a y b a l l o t f o r C e n t r a l Conference were announced and Kathryn Eye and Tolesia Shaumba were d e c l a r e d e l e c t e d . Tho t h i r d l a y b a l l o t was t a k e n . Joe Davis spoke o r th e t h e o l o g i c a l sc hool a t MUlungwishi and o f the u r g e n t seen f o r co n tin u ed a t t e n t i o n t o r e c r u i t m e n t f o r o u r m i n i s t r y i n the Congo. Tho Board o r M i n i s t e r i a l Tra ining was d i r e c t e d t o choose a person t o p rep are l e t t e r s t o t e a c h e r s i n our s ch o o ls t o h e l p them become a b l e b e t t e r t o s e t f o r t h t h e needs and tho c h a l l e n g e s o f the m i n i s t r y t o the s t u d e n t s i n our s c h o o l s . This r e p o r t was r e c e i v e d b y tho co n feren ce. , .

R.T R. T • . Maclin made the n e s e s s a r y announcezrents f o r t h e rnatings f o r the remainder o f t h e d a y . S p e c i a l a t t e n t i o n was c a l l e d t o th e d e d i c a t i o n t o u r new ch u rch i n LodJa c i t e on Tuesday afternoon t o which a r e i n v i t e d e l l members o f the conference who a r e n o t engaged n m e t i n g s . , A t 10130 the B1shop d e c l n r e d the s e s s i o n ad jo u rn ed t o r the

d a y . The :members 'went d i r e c t l y t o tho committee 1 n the d a i l y program ab o v e. V

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The ev en in g s e r v i c e t worship opened a t 7.05 i n t h e c h u r c h . The p a s t o r , om'okoko ~ r c u s p r e s i d e d ; D o r o t h t G i l b e r t was p i a n i s t and Ndju1u Jean l e d th e s i n g i n g . The Conqueror was sung. Wanyi Louis le d the ev en in g p r a y e r . The co n g reg atio n sa ng, T r u s t and ObeY'''. The S o c i p t u r e l e s s o n s was r e a d from the Gospel o f M a t t h e w ~ c h a p t e r 19, bY' EmWlgu A l p h o n s e . Ndjulu : e a n s an g , The Nine t y and Nine a,s a s o l o . he s e r ~ o n b y Emungu Alphonse was d i r e c t e d t o a n a ppe a l t o a l l p r e s e n t t o i n t e r e s t themselves more i n the y o u t h , o f t h e l a n d , t o work w i t h them and t o a i d them t o becolllil and t o remain C h r i s t i a n .

Love came Down a t Christmastilllil was sung a s a c10eing hym and the benediction was was pronounced by J M Davis a t 7.56. The mambers lOOnt t o t he evening com iittee meetings •

 

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f n Br aethe on Me The morning s e s s i o n opened w i t h the s i n g i n g o Breath o f God a n d Holy Chost With Lig h t Divine ti • /lnna Wesley played the p ian o , Ndjulu Joan was t h e song l e a d e r and Shungu John Wesley the i n t e r p r e t e r f o r tho morning. . P r a y e r was o f f e r e d b y Shungu J o s ep h . S p i r i t o f God, Descend upon p ~ Heart" was sung by th e c o n g r e g a t i o n . Bishop Booth spoke on the s u b j e c t , n We W i l l (lome,'1 u s i n g John 11118-26 a s the S c r i p t u r e l e s s o n . p r a y e r was l e d b y p a s t o r Shungu. After singing Ma j e st i c Sweetness S,tts E nthr oned'l, the conference move i n t o the b u s i n e s e o f t h e d a y . The Bishop announced t h e r e s u l t s o f th b a l l o t t o d e t e r n i n e th e o r d e r o f the r e s e r v e c l e r i c a l d e l e g a t e s t o the C e n t r a l Conference a s fo llo ws , MiSSionary, H.T. ~ c l i n I . U . Townsley. H.T. W h e e l e ~ l Lay: D j a t i D a n i e l , Wetshi V i c t o r , omeonge. J o s ep n . R e s u l t s o f t h e t h i r d l a y b a l l o t f o r c e n t r a l Conference d e l e g a t e s were announced b y the Bishop; Lorena KOlly was e l e c t e d . The f o u r t h b a l l o t f o r l a y d e l e g a t e s t o t h e C e n t r a l Conference was taken, t o name t h e remining one m i s s i o n a r y d e l e g a t e and one A f r i c a n

delegate.

Wetshi V i c t o r , j u s t r o t u r n e d from a t r i p t o a n ecumenical oonference i n S w i t z e r l a n d , spoke t o the conference o f h i s t r i p and o f t h e meeting which h a t t e n d e d . ' The r e p o r t o f t h e Board o f Educationw a s r e a d b y Emungu Alphonse ~ A f t e r c onside ra ble debate and two amendments, the r e p o r t was r e c e i v e d a s amended and i s s o p r i n t e d a s r e p o r t No.' The r e s u l t s o f t h e f o u r t h l a y b a l l o t f o r C e n t r a l Coriference was g i v e n b y t h e Bishop) E d i t h ~ r t i n w a s e l e c t e d ~ The f i f t h b a l l o t , t o e l e c t the r em aining A f r i c a n l a y d e l e g a t , ' w a s t a k e n . The conference was i n v e c e ss from 1 0 , JJ t t o 1 0 ) 6 . '

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The s e s s i o n was resumed w i t h the Sin g in g o f Work f o r th e Night I s Coming." Membors o f t he Nominations Committee flere excus ed f o r a b r i e f s e s s i o n . uPon nomination b y Shawraba P i e r r e . A . J . Reid and Emungu Alphonse were e l e c t e d a s s i s t a n t s t a t i s t i c i a n s . D1rna.ndja. AntOine, r e c e n t g r a d u a t e o f the u n i t e d secondary School a t Katubwe, g r e e t e d t h e c o n f e r e n c e and spoke o f the s c h o o l there. The r e p o r t o f t h e Music Committee was g iv en b y Emungu Alphonse, r e c e i v e d by the conference and i s p r i n t e d a s r e p o r t N o . 5 . The f i f t h b a l l o t f o r l a y g e l e g a t e t o C e n t r a l c o n f e r e n c e w s taken.

The r e p o r t o f the Committee on Audio v i s u a l Aids was r e a d b y Ashema P i e r r e , r e c e i v e d b y t h e Conference and i s p r i n t e d a s Repor t No.6.

The

' r e p o r t o f the Finance C o m i t t e e was r e a d b y E l u h u Joseph and w i t h some amendments r e c e i v e d by the c o n f e r e n c e . · I t i s p r i n t e d a s r e p o r t No. 7 The r e s u l t s o f the f i f t h l a y b&lloD f o r C e n t r a l Conference were announced - nO e l e c t i o n . Tho conf er ence e l e c t e d Kenneth Jones a s a s s i s t a n t s e c r e t a r y wi t h r e s p o n s i b i l i t y f o r pro o f r e a d i n g ~ t h e stencils of daily proceedings and r e p o r t s s o t h a t the mer.lbers o f t h e c o n f e r e n c e might take home w i t h them a n a c c o u n t o f the work o f t h e c o n f o r e n c e . The r e p o r t o f t h e Committee o n t h e c e l e b r a t i o n o f the f i f t i o t h a n n i v e r s a r y o f t h e work h ere was r e a d b y Shaumba p i e r r e and r e c e i v e d b y the C o n feren ce. The r e q u e s t f o r a d d i t i o n a l p e r so n n e l was r e f e r r e d t o th e Comr.1ittce o n Nom inations . I t i s p r i n t e d a s Report N o . 8 .  

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Upon motion b y Mildred L ovoll and second by H.T. ~ c l i n the Conference vot e d unanimously t o change i t s name t o l r E g l i s e MBthodiste a u Congo C e n t r a l . Upon motion o f E . F . S m ith, second o f H.T . Maclin, the conf er ence the e x e c u t i v e voted unanimoually t o c o n s i d e r tho F i o l d C o ~ i t t e e body o f t h e Annual Conference and a s the p e t l t i o n m g b.ady t r :th e Q e . _ n u m e ~ a n 4 to-receive ~ b d porsonnalite c i v i l e The Bishop announced tho r e s u l t s o f t ho s i x t h b a l l o t f or . l a y delega t e t o C e n t r a l c o n f e r e n c e ; Tunda 1,ndre was e l e c t e d A f t e r i n s t r u c t i o ~ s b y t ho Bishop, t he f i r s t b a l l o t f o r r e s e r v e l a y d e l e g a t e s t o c e n t r a l conf er ence was t a k e n . The r e p o r t o f t he lJedical Committee was r e a d b y Dungu pi us but a c t i o n o n t was suspended u n t i l t h e n e x t b u s i n c e s s s e s s i o n o f tho c o n f e r n c e . AnnounceIOOnts b y t h e bi shop and o t h e r s concerned t h e hour s and places o f m e e t i n g ~ o f c o m m i t t o ~ s t o f i n i s h t h e i r w o r k ~ _ The r e p o r t l51 t h e Nominatlon Committee f o r a s l a lie f o r r es er ve d e l e 8 a t e s t o t h e CpO was p r e s e n t e d w i t h t h e f o l l o w i n g :...ames: Tunda Shungu, TUnda Andre, Ukunda Andr e. The v o t i n g o n t h i s s h a t w i l l b e done a t t h e n e x t b u s i n e s s session. The conf er ence adjourne.a a t 12 o ' c l o c k noon w i t h p r a y e r .

AFTERNOON  1 1m m zoombers o f t he conf er ence met n committees a s sc he dul e d i n the d ~ i l y program a bove . A t 4 : 3 0 , the bi shop and some members o f t h e conf er ence who were not engaged went t o Lodja C i t e where th e b i s h o p d e d i c a t e d t h e new chur ch. He was a s s i s t e d by the d i s t r i c t s u p e r i n t e n d e n t , Moise Ngandjo 10, tho d i s t r i c t m i s s i o n a r y , H.T. Maclin and b y t h e chur ch p a s t o r , pau unyangunga.

EVENING: Tho p a s t o r o f the h o s t chur ch l omrOkoko Marcus, p r e s i d e d at" th e evening s e s s i o n which opened a t 71u7 w i t h the s i n g i n g o f t he hym, Sun o f uAmazing Grace . Dungu A l b e r t l e d the group n p r a y e r .

Soul" was s u n g . The s p e a k e r f o r t he evening s e r v i c e was '{rs .. T e l e s i a Shuamba. he us ed John ~ : 3 l f o r a t e x t and spoke w i t h g r e a t f e e l i n g o f t h e r e a l i t y o f t h e p r e sence o f Chris t . a n d o f t h warm C h r i s t i a n f eelows hip i n t o which she e n t e r e d d u r i n g t h e f i v e y a r s she and Fas to r Shaumha were apr oad f o r s t u d y . S p e c i a l m us ic, a v i o l i n d u e t , was pr ovi de d by Dorothy G i l b e r t and E t h e l Homfeldt. They were acempanied a t the pl a no b y R o b e r t White. Annimae White l e d t h e group i n p r a y e r . "Love Came Down a t Christmastizoo" was sung and the s e r v i c e t hus c l o s e d a t 7159. MY ..

 

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The f i r s t se88ion o f the day began a t 8 : 00 withtbe singing o f 1tCome ThOU8 Almight;y King". This was o l l ~ b y " I Know Nat What tho Future Hath. n Elaine C r M e r was th e p i an i s t and. Djulu Joan load tho e:tng1ng. J H. Maw offered. the prqer Ie88C1lS fran the Bible, fran the Gospel o f John, 11:21-27 and 14:1-9, w r e aead b y Shaumbe. Pierre who 8orred. a s i n terprejJor. The bishop spake on the subjeot, " I Give Them W o . n Pastor Shaumbe. loc:1 the ccmgregatiOll ~ prayer and then tho 8l"oup BaDC,-I Know t h a t J ( r BedoelllOr Liveth. a The bishop pronounced the bonedicticm aDd· the coaterenco 1l0Yed i n t o the businoss o f the

day.

A b a l l o t f o r l"eseft'e delegate t o tho CPO was taken. Results o f th e b a l l o t t o r reserve l q delegates foo the Central Conference were announced. b y the bishop. KlH1<mar7 l q d e l e p t e a ra:aked i n order t o b e oalled. arel Robert White, Burleigh Iev and Am i_e White. Reserve ~ l delegatos are ( i n order selected). llllllDba Victor, .Antoine, alii tJkunda Andre. This completed a l l balloting f o r Central CCI1ferenco. A report of the NalinatiQD8 CCIIIII1ttoe preacmted t h e follov:l.Dg' follov:l.Dg' alate f o r the regic:mal em conferODco a t latako Kanba i n .August o f t h i s ;yeara Iq

Yum:l Jacques Telesia Shaumba lliIiau Paul w. s . Hughlott Annie laura W:1Dt'rey

Clerical 3-. W. Shu.Dgu Asbema P i e r r e Ndjati Jla.D1el Bgandj ole Moise Ua'Okoko l·farcus BMmbulu Jean lit H. l o v e l l J Davis

The names presented above include the aaainaticms lII8de £rca the f l o o r . The b a l l o t was taken. 8S

The Bishop announced. t h e r e a l t s of the ballot f o r CPO reserve la1' delegates the election o f Tunda. Shungu. Frangois an 'lunda .Andri I n t h a t order.

lfgandjolo Moise made a moticm which vas d.u.q ssccaded t o divide Lodja d i s t r i o t lAxlja North and lAxlja South, creating two d i s t r i c t s £rca one. This was passocl b y th e conf'erenoe.

The medical oaamittee report, presented 7 o s t e r d q , was taken up f o r oonsideraticm. After t h e de.1.e*1C1l o f two paragrapba t h e report vas received. by the cCllference and 1 s pr inted a s Report N o . 9 .

The report o f the coaa1 coaa1tt w o OIl Social EvangeUa w.s read b y Upelill Daniel. E . F . Smith proposed a n ammdJDellt t o tho report i n suaest1D a workship on marriage aDd f am:i.l1  am:i.l1   l i f e cl.urini t he v:1a1t o f Bishop and }.fra. Hazen G. Werner i n OcotJer. The question asked. i n paragraph five of t h i s report 'WaS ansvored i n t h e negative b;y t h e canf'erenco. The report as aJEnded was reoeived b y the cOllference and i s printed. a s report nO 10. The ccmaittee was instruoted. t o prepare a report t o be a supplement t o t h i s one, . o n g a working oaomittee f o r the workshop. (Tbt.s report was reoeived b y the conference during the afternoon and i s printed. a s a supplement t o tho original 'report under the same number.)  

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The report or the h i s t o r i c a l cOlll1ttee wacs road. 'by K1mbulu Paul and received by the ccmf'erence. I t i s ; r i n t e d a s report nO 11. The report or the Board o f Evangelism vas read 'by Upelili DaJdel. After considerable di8cussion and some amendments, i t was received b7 the oonference and i s printed as report nO 12.. Tho Bishop instructed the conferenoe aecretar,. t o have t h i s ropOJ: t mimeographed immediately t o r distribution before tho end the cantoreD.Ce cantoreD.Ce. . The bishop announced the r e s u l t s o f the b a l l o t t o r the cro regiODal ccmterence. E . H. m e l l , Uirtin'll Paul and l61seu Emile were elected with J . M. Davis a s reserve f o r E. H. Lovell and Ndjati Daniel f o r H1seu Emile. Another vote was taken t o complete the l i s t . The conterence was i n recess fran 10:26 t o 10:42. The morning business was resumed with singing, III Gave J r Life for Thee". Results or the second ballot t r the cro regional conference were announced with W.S. Hughlett elected (Annie laura W1nf rey as reserve) and Yumi Jacquos (with Telesia Shaumba as reserve). Iukal1 RCIlere read tho r ~ p o r t o f the C<DIDi.ttoo CIl Literature and Publications. Thoro vas a di8CU8sion o f a suitable term f o r t r a n s l a t i o n i n t o O t e t e l a or IIHoq S p i r i t " led b7 John W. Shungu. The dee1sion an t h i s mattor was carried over t o t h e afternoon ses8icm.. There was amendment or the report ard t _ s received b7 t h e oO!lterence and i s printed a s report nO 15. t

thoi Bible Otetela The report h e caxm1ttee translation i n t o8 S CIl tho H tHonare, orand was read rooeived report b7 Illkaor b7 the cO!lterence s printed

nO

16.

Tho report or the lGDguage fJc:an1t t e e was ro ad b y InkaJ i Hcm.ore and was received b y the Conference _ i s printed as nO 17. The bishop announced a 8888iCll or the canmittoes or Group VI d1rectq after lunch t o b e followed b7 a c<llterence bu8iness Be881C1l a t 3100. A check-up was made or the ca.om1ttee8 which have y e t t o report. The Committee on N<lIl11naticm.s was authorised t o cCIltinue work em ccam1ttee assignments a f t e r the conference b y the grou.p o f t h e d i s t r i c t i n which i s appointed the cha.1rman. The r e s u l t 8 or t h e i r work i s t o be passed t o al l m.embors

by correspODdence.

The report o f t h e Board o f Mi8siCllS was read by Pierre Sbaumba. I t was carried over t o the afternoon ses8ion f o r aotiCll b y the cCllterence. The noon hour having arrived, tho mo.rn1ng sa8siCll was chosed with p r p p r •

.Al ' Ifom' At .3,20

the afternoon sessiCil opened with t h e singing o f I KnOW' i n Whan I have Believed. K ~ b e Conference received the report o f tho Board or Hl8sions which had boen read a t the morning sessiClli i t i s printed a s report nO 18. Kirabulu Paul rend the report o f tho Agriculture CaDlllittee Which was received by tho conference and i s printed a s report nO 19. The report or t h e Atotala people 110.8 read. by On'tJd1nga FraDgois. Atter a great doal o f discussion and several amendment8, it'IIiB.s received b y the conferrence and i s printed a s report nO 2 0 . J . M. Davis spake or the theological school a t lIilungwish1. The conference was asked t o accept the BamO o f the school, the Ka;reka-Iimbulu Theological Scho ol. Bishop Boot Booth h explained the origin o f t h e nam name. e. The ccmfere ccmference nce voted

t o adopt t h i s nome$ A voto also WIlS taken f or expression o f the opinion or the conference which i s t h a t studonts UP t o .35 years o age ought t o be accepted thero and t h a t i t i s h i g h l y dosirea.bJ.o t h a t the wives o f students have finished the f i f t h year o f primary school.

 

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Kimbulu Charles, the f i r s t Congolese .full member o f t h i s Annual Conference, was presented t o the canference o.nd sanething o f h i s l i f e recounted for the benefit o f the now members o f the group. The report an Youth Work _ s read b y Iuhaka Jean. I t was received b y the conference v i t h the e a e p t i o n o f point 8 which was referred back t o the youth organisatian. The reportj&.printed a s report nO 21. I kali Hanore read the report o£ the Iambuth project which was received by' the conference and i s p rin ted as report nO 22. The ccmterence sang a t t h i s point, T a k e . L1te aDd Let I t Kiss SaDd:r B ~ delegate tran the .AngOla CaDterence, spokee t-o the cCllference o f the work or her conrerence and or the likeness o f problems and opportunities betweeh Angola aDl Oentral Oongo. . n. T. H1clin and Baile Iuhahi _ r e elected fratenJal delegates t o the Southem Congo Annual Caaf'erence i n 1960. Djulu Jean read the report CIl Men's Wcrk.. 11; was 8III8Jlc:led t o 887 t b a t t h e leaders o f the church should enccurap eithing and practice i t reab:ter than trying t o reduce the apporticmments for caaf'erence causes. The repOl.'"t as amended was received and i s printed a 8 report nO 23. Arter nClDinati0n8 trom the floor, a written b a l l o t vas taken t o r c c m t e rence q leader. The following wre ccmtirmed a 8 d i s t r i c t q leaders. Katako Kambe, l Dungu Alphonse, KiDrhl, EluDgu 'l'hc:aaJ I o l ~ a J Turda Sbuneu v1th Eluki Daniel 88 assietont, Lclmela, 0ra1a .Antoine; 1Ungo., Umumbu. VictorJ . Tunda, .omena Jean, Wembo NJua, t u d ~ u B1I1le. The suppleaenttU7 report o f th e caam1ttee em social evangellsm, s e t t i n s up the working camaittee t o r the Christian Famil1 Vorkahop with Biahop Verner vas read b y Up elili Deniel and reoe1wd b y t h e ocmterence,

I t i 8 printed a s

a supplement t o report DO 10. The bishop announced the r e s u l t s o f t h e electiCll o f a oODterence l a y leader; Djulu Jean was elected. J . Me Davis gave two reports traa· the H:.I.8 d.GDa17 Otamttee: 1 . Because or insurance r8lulo:tiCll8 and oolaDial lawa, DO peJ SCll8 except missi<1lOl7 personnel JttB T b e ca:rried i n miS81cm 'ftldclea. Ho passengers who p q are allowed i n these vehicles. This was adopted b y the cODterenoe. 2 . Preaentaticm o f the idea o f having tile acmterenoe ae881m a t 0. camp gro ground und.. Th Thee cCDfere cCDference nce r e ~ e t e d t h e ideo. o f appointing a o<mlittee t o explore t h i s aDd i n s o doing, rejected also the idea or such a settin& t o r

conference. Shaum.ba   The bishop asked discipl.inar1 question .32, latako Kaabe, through Shaum.ba

Pierre, invited the conference t o have i t s 1960 sessiCll t h e r e . The invitatian was accepted. The report t the acam1ttee o f t h e dilltr1ct auperintenaents \liaS read b;y Ncljati Daniel; received b,y the ccmterance, i t i s p r i n t e d a s report nO 24The canf'erence voted t o elected the ccmterence secretal7, J . K. Davis, editor o f the conference j o u m al and t o ccmsider the m.t.ographed IIt:imrtes o f the conference a s the o f f i c i a l jClU1'Dal. Ngandjolo Moise asked for ruling aD hOW b i s milage a s conterence secretary' o f evangelism was t o b e p a i d . There beiDa no prov:taian t o r t h i s , Bishop Booth offered a sum or m0De7 for t h i s purpose w i t h the underatonding t h a t the Finance Committee would take care o f i t next 79ar aDd there a f t e r . The d i s t r i c t missionary who warks with Super1ntendent N,andjolo was asked t o a s s i s t him with the necessary correspondence for t h i s conference appointrDent. The mimeographed copies o f the report o f the Board o f Evangelism 1«'re received Ql'ld distributed a t the time.

 

The question o f an o t e t e l a equivalent t or Hoq S pi r i t was taken up. 2 1 There was a livel3r discussion. As between the expressiClls, modi udiaJ. k'ol ol o and "ed1mu k'ololotf, the second expressiCll was t o b e preferred; not one vote was given t o the f i r s t . However, 'When the currentJ¥ used expression "n)'UJDa k ' 01010" w s put be si de tho aecClhd or t h e nev expressiona, a v e r t considerable preference was e.."q)l"essed for t h e term now empl.o,-ed. Annamcements were DUlde b y the bishop and H. T . Maclin and the 8essiCll'l ended a t 6,22. EYJND 9

the siDgiDg 7:30 with o fW1Dtrey lead On 0 K1Dg The sessiOD began a.t Eternal- aDd ·Guide He 0 Thou. Great Jehovah-. Annie. Ia.ura the Pla1'ed piano and D3ulu Jean led t h e sin g in g . .Itred Burlbaugb 'Was i n t e r p r e t e r . He read fJJom t h e gospel o f John two seleotiOl18, 1.9-17 and 12.3S-37. Ngandjolo offered an evening pr t qer . A group a t m88icaar188 t r c a Veaabo H1ama statiCll 8aDg U1'l8.cccapani ad 0 Thou Head and Source a t B1ess1rJg • • The report at t he re80lutiCils Ocmadt t e e , . . reoe1wd and i s printed as report nO 25. The Soci al Evangeliall o a a 1 t t e e aaked t o be allowed t o add t h e tollOW'iJW names t o t h e i r worldng group t r the Tu:nda J ' a a i q Lt.te cCllterence i n October, biliaka Jean, Ulamda Andre, Dr. B1tch-Ie.r&en, Edith Martin, Ml:'s. UJa I u b l ' . The conference acoeptM these add1tiCllal ID8JIber8 or t h i s group. aHe Ieadenth He" was sung ard then B1shop Booth gave h1s ol.ofJjng E s aage t o the conferenoe, I Make You. Pree. Following th1a meditatiCll, J . H . Davis l e d t he group i n p r l W . Bishop Booth then read t h e apppo1ntment8 and offered a c1oesiD8 p n q e r . The conterence was a d j ou:med r o r th18 seaaiCll a t 8.58. Art er t h e delet1Cl1 l o f two paragraphs the report was received b y the cCllf'erence and 1 s printed as report nO 9 . The report o f the cOllllllittee an Soci al EvaDplism read b y t J p e l i l i Daniel. E.F. Smith proposed an arraeutMnt t o t h e report i n s u a e s t 1 n g a wadBb.6p wadBb.6p   em marriage and family l i t e during the v i s i t o f Bishop aM Basen G.Werner i n Ocoter. The questiCll asked i n paragraph t i v e o f t h i s report was a1l8'W'eJ"ed i n the negative b y the cCllference. The report a s amended was received b y t h e conference and i s pri nt ed as report nO 10. The c a a i t t e e vas instructed t o prepare a report t o b e a supplement t o t h i s ODe, a vork1rJg cClllllittee for t he workshop. (This roport was received b y the cCllference d.ur:ing the afternoon i s pri nt ed a s a supplement t o t h e original. r epor t under the same D.UlI1ber. ) The report of t he h i s t o r i c a l caDlittee vas read b y Kimbulu Paul and received b y the conference. I t 18 pri nt ed as report no 11. ' he report of the Board o f Evangelism vas read b y Upelili Daniel. Atter cCllsiderable disoussiCll and some amendments, i t was- received b y t h e oCilference and i s pri nt ed as report nO 12. The Bishop instructed the cCllference secret ary t o have t h i s report mimeographed iDIIlediateq t r di s t r i but i on betore the end a t the conference. The Bishop announced t he r e s u l t s o f t he bal l ot t o r t he CPO regional conference. E.H.I.ovell, llIinu Paul and Huseu d.le were el ect ed with J . H . Davis a s reserve f or E$ H. Lovell and Ndjati Daniel f or )lJseu & d I e . Another voted was taken t o complete the l i s t . The conferenoe was i n recess trom lOI26 t o 10142. The morning business was resumed with singing, ItI Gave . ~ t e f or Theel l • Results o f the secor:d b a l l o t f or the OPO regj.Of"I...al conference were annou..'"lced with \lQS .. lfughlett el ect ed (Al1.."lie La1U"a iriillf'rey n s roserve) and tum Jacques (with Telesis. Shaumba. a.s reS61"\·{; The r e l > 0 t ~ j Oil tl1.e G i r l s ' Hanes w s read by Mrs·Uya hlko.1:1 ( lIt was recoived b y the coni'n 'i.:li:.I.C:3 OllO. iE1 p:::-:L"1ted a s report .. nO 1 ) . Mrs. Iukali ther:. rEJad the report on ,... '''1' _ _ .. 1 0

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D l s c i ~ l i n a r y

Questions

Part 1 Organization Bnd Int roduct ory Report.

1 . Who are t he o f f i c e r s o f the coQference? President: Bishop e w e l ~ S . Booth S e c r e t a r i e s : Pi erre <.i.shems, Josep.q M- Davis A s s i s t a n t s : Eduard Smith, Tunda Shungu F r a n ~ Jones

o i s

Kenneth

P i e r r e Shaumba A s s i s t a n t : _ . J . &:lid.., lbungu alphonse. Treasurer: John Wesley Shungu

Statistician;

A s s i s t a n t : Tunda Andre 2 . I s t he annual oonference inoorporated? Yes. I t i s inoorporated with ' ' personalite o i v i l e II a.nd representant l e g a l . II M.W.Lovell, and suppleants.I.U. Townsley, W.S.Huglett, and Joseph M. Davis.

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3 . I s a n a u d i t o r appointed f o r the t r e a s u r e r ' s books? Marshall W. Lovell

4.

What i s t h e report o f the program commi t t e e ? See d a i l y proceedil)gs.

S.

Who are members o f the boards snd committees? See conference boards and committees.

6.

0)

Who i s e l e c t e d conference l a y l e a d e r ?  Djulu Jean 

( b ) What i $ h i s r e p o r t ? 

See report no.2)  ( c ) Who are oonfirmed d i s t r i c t l a y leader.s?

Ktltako Kombe Emungu .it.lphonse Kindu Ki ndu Ulungu Ulun gu Th Thom omas as Tunds Shungu FranC}oisLodja Lomela Oyaya ~ t o i n e Mingo Umumbu Vic to r Tunda Lomena Jean

Wembo Ny ema Ludju Emile 7 . What i s t he report o r t h e d i s t r i c t s u p e r i n t e n the s t at u s o f work w i t h i n t h e i r d i s t r i c t s snd f o r the r u t u r e ! See report n p . l .

d ~

as t o t l

s ~ g e s t i o n s

11, Pertaining t o M i n i s t e r i a l Relation:

8 . Having made i n q u i r i e s a s t o t he 1i1"e and c h a r a c t e r o f the m i n i s t er i al members o r the Conference, does t h e Board o f M i n i s t e r i a l Q u a l i r i c s t i o n s recommend t h a t t h e i r l i v e s are such t h at t hey b e continued i n the e r r e c t i v e mi ni st ry? Yes, except those l i s t e d under no. 2Q.

 

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9.

Who are accepted supply pa s t or s ? Ndjati Pierre; Diandja P i e r r e , Unyumbi Emile, Shungu Au£uste, Ytmge l ~ i i c h e l didiemn Paul, W emb'Ulua Jean, Yembs h l b e r t , ana Kenemo Isaac; Usungo Pius, Pungu Daniel, NdjadiAndja Albert, Uwandji Ndjst1 Albert, Ndjekt!lnho a l b e r t , Matete imdre, Etshima .H.lphonse, Olele Jean, Ukita Kanda Jean, Utatu Pierre, OnlUya Nicolos, Ukitana Polycarp, Wets-hi UkW'l£o Cosmas, Ngoi Joan. .

1A. What accepted supply pa s t or s now under f u l l time appointment are taking the Conference Course of Studyr None.

11. Who are recommonded t o take the course f o r reception on

trial?

Emile, Ukitana Polycarp, Wetshi Ukungo Cosmas, Koi a Hyombo Hyango iU'mand. 12. Who ore received on

13.

remain on

Who

t r i a l  I

Elembe Mathias, Elemba Joseph.

trial

( a ) I n the s t udi e s o f the f i r s t year?

1 . Elembe Mathias. 2 . Oleka P i e r r a , Udimba PQul, Di ki t e l e Michel, Osongo Antoine Lukeli Raphael. ( b ) I n the s t udi e s of> the second year? 1 . None. 2 . None .• ( c ) I n the s t udi e s o f the f our t h year?

1 2 .. (d) In 1. 2.

Nona. Jones Stevenson.

the s t udi e s o f the f our t h year?

None. Douglas Crowder. ( e ) Exempt from the conference course o f study because o f graduation from the lo g ical school Onema Joseph.

14. Who on

trial

are discontinued? None.

t.5. Who are admitted i n t o f u l l connection?

K a s o n ~ o .

JerOme, Umanguo

&lbert, Shango P i e r r e , KinYAmbe Armand, To Koi Daniel.

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members are i n studies? (a) Of the t h i r d year? 1 . Kasongo Jerome, Umanguo Albert, Shango P i e r r e , Kinyamba Armand, Ta Koi Daniel. 2 . Pungu ~ l b e r t Um'Okoko P i e r r e .

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full

(b) I n the s t udi e s o f the fo u rth year? 1 . Lokoto Paul, . .ilkasa ~ l p h o n s e Dende Andre, Dioneo Albert, TtUleku Daniel, Lungunga Jean. 2 . None.

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What Uma

full

members have completed the stu d ies o f the f our t h year?

Djela Auguste.

 

18. Wbo have been e l e c t e d and ordained Deacons: (a) a s Local Preachers: None. (b) As Conferenoe

i ~ l e m b e r

JerOmel Umangu o Tako1 v a n i c l . O n seminary

r U l e ~ J

A l b e ~ t e m ~ J o

i n the course o f s t u d i e s : Kasongo S h ~ n o P i e r r e . Kinyambe ~ r m a n d . , (Onema Joseph comas under the ~ e p h

191 Who have beert e le c te d ond ordained e ld e rs ?

(a) s l o c a l preachers? None. (0) As eOnference members i n th e course o f study? uma Dje1a

Auguste 1

20. Who have had t h e i r Conference membership terminated?

(a) By vo1unte.r,. Location? (0) involuntary Looation? None. None. (c) By withdrawal? Ukundji Jean. (d) By w i t h d r a w a l ? under complaints? Lokonga Ba s ile .

( e ) By Judie1 a1 Procedure? None. 21.

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m i n i s t e r i a l members have d ie d during

t ~ e

year?

H . P . ~ n k e r .

22. What m inister s have been r e t i r e d ? (a) This year? Lumumba J'r&1.e, Lupanu a.uguste. (0) Previously? K1mbulu Charles, Fadia1a P i e r r e . Kimbu1u Cbar1es, Fadia1a f i e r r e , H . P . Anker.

23. Who are l e f t without appointment t o atte nd schoo1Y None.

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c ~ l j b e made? othe to tion What 19$8 ar1z·ona tr an sp e rrerdpersonal J u l y . no southern C:ll1fornia Chappell t o s,th eshould ~ n n u o 1 Conference. Onema Joseph, on t r i a l . was tr an sp re d j u l y 18, 19$9 from the Southem Coneo Annual Conterence. Elemba Joseph was admitted on t r i a l July 18, 19$9 under th e sominary

rule.

Part 111 General Business 25. What are the re p o rts o f t h e boards and committees and secretarief: o f the conference? Sae r e p o r t s of the various committees.

26.

iVhDt

No.2.

27. What

28.

i s t he re p o rt o f the conference s t a t i s t i c i a n ? See re p o rt

W ~ ~ t

i s t he r ep o rt o f the conference t r e a s u r e r ? See re p o rt No 3 · i s the re p o rt o f t he a u d i t i n g committee? All i s i n o rd er .

29. WhAt i s t he

schedule f o r minimum support f o r p a s to rs and teacher!: The f i e l d committee i s th e s a l a r y committee. 30. Wbot apportionments o f conference funds a re recommended b y t he finance conmittee? SOG r e p o r t No.l· . 31. h a t are t he o bjec tive s o f th e conference t o r th e coming year?

See committee r e p o r t s . 32. Where s h a l l the next s e s s io n o f the conference be hel d! Katako Kombe.  

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BEfORT OFW t

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por t N o . 1 .

OF THE CONP'EREHlE

F<m.

THE YEAR 1958-59.

"For the prophecy came not i n old time b y the. w i l l o f mam but hol1 men God spake a s they were moved b y the Holy Ghost". ( I I Pe t . 1 , 2 1 ) .

Fran. the turning over o f the work o f God i nt o the hands o f .Africans a1'IIi t h e i r laymen, we see abundant blessing fran. the working togetber without jealou-.r.

W en we see the growth and the work or spreading the gospel i n the past year, we are exceedingly grateful t o r the p r q a r s o f the Church everywhere the gospel has been spread. I.

WORK 0£'

m CmmeH;

1 . The f r u i t s o f the spreading or the gospel t o the church or our sectiCll, we have Calle t o have III8D1 witnesses i n a number o f places, insQllUch t ha t people have marvelled a t our t a i t h i n Jesus hrist and hi s Church.

2 . This year w e give thanks t o God t ha t He has heard our p r q e r s l t o r the harvest i s gr eat, but the laborers tew. We nov see young man and wanen receiving the c a l l t o become preachers, teachers, and nurses i n our church.

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year wei n themembers; .seen allch have work o f the new people, choosing and tru1 baptizing new t h e ypreachers worked i n seeking This together with the superintendents i n carrying the work torward t h i s year. are most gr atef ul t o r the work done together b y the and the preachers. The laymen have shown t h e i r love i n helping cur preachers i n the spreading o f the gospel. Even though we did not CeDe up t o our wishes i n tinances, t h e y worked hard, a s t h e y were able, according t o the a b i l i t y or the various churches. We

The people o f the churches i n nearl1' a l l d i s t r i c t s are under taking t o increase both s p i r i t u a l i n t e r e s t and tinancial support • The source o f the greatest aavance i n the spreading o f the gospel t h i s past year was the teaching or Bishop Pickett when we were with him. a t Mukumadi i n October o f 1958. His teaching s t i r r e d u p pastors and laymen t o work hard among our people i n l l the vi l l a ge s.

I n the evangelisit o meetings i n JDa D1 many vi l l a ge s i n t h e various d i s t r i c t s , the Holy S p i r i t gave u s much t r u i t fran. the spreading o f the gospel.

churches i greatl1' incresating. The people o f the villages themselves and t h e i r leaders are proud t o have the good churches t h a t they themselves are building. Tbebuilding

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28 Also, t he D i s t r i c t Miss.ionaries a r e j o i n i n g i n b y b u i l d i n g permanent church b u i l d i n c s i n t he d i s t r i c t s and we are e x p e c tin g much b l e s s i n g t o th e people through t h e s e churches.

I n our c e n t e r s , o f Lomela" Kindu, Lodja and Klbombo t h e r e i s and t he b u i l d i n g o f homes f o r our wo rk ers. need o f ~ s s i o n a r i e s E s p e c i a l l y a t Klbombo and L odja i s t h e r e need o f m i s s i o n a r i e s , f o r t h e r e i s wonqerful d e s i r e t h e r e f o r t h e work o f th e C ~ u r c h This y e a r we hsve s e e n a gr owth i n t h e q u a r t e r l y c o n f e r e n c e s ; and those i n the d i s t r i c t conferences a r e r e a l i z ~ n g m o r ~ t h a n &v.er t h e need o f working t o g e t h e r w i t h t h e membership o f th e churches. When we hear the good r e p o r t s from the l e a d e r s we r e a l i z e what a r e v e l a t i o n these oonferences a r e t o th e church p e o p l e , o n t h e work o f t he Church • 1

~ e

e Annual are grate f u l t o thLovell B1shop and Conference, John ~ e s l e y t o snunsu f oBooth, r t he and t o Brothers Marshall recording o f t he work done b y th e e v a n e e l i s t s and p a s t o r s throughout t h e y e a r . Our o n f e r ~ n c e i s cOming b e t t e r t o understand t h i s work. and W e a r e extremely e r a t e f u l t o t he D i s t r i c t Missionaries t o the m i s s i ona r i e s o f each s t a t i o n f o r t h e i r working t o t ~ r with t h e a r i c a n s . This work shows u s t h a t i n C hr i s t t h e r e are no boundaries.

Let t s b e t o n w i t h t h e work, s a y in g "Our elephant ", not "my The m i s s i ona r i e s w i l l be j o y f u r w h e n they see much elephant   f r u i t from t h e i r work h e r e i n A f r i c a : s o, j o i n hands w i t h ~ r i c a n s i n t he work o f the Gnurch wh ile t h e r e i s s t i l l time t o h e l p them. •

2.

THE CHURCH SCHOOL

I n th e ah.urch School we have a g r e a t instrument t o a i d i n t he spreading o f t he g o s p e l o f t h e Lord Jesus and i n drawing people t o him. We have many p u p i l s i n t he Church School but not enough l e a d e r s and t e a c h e r s f o r t h i s g r e a t work on t he s t a t i o n s and i n the v i l l a g e s . W e r e que s t our Bishop and t he members o f the Annual Conference t o ask o n our b e h a l f f o r m i s s i ona r i e s t r a i n e d i n Church School work, t h a t t h e y may l e a d u s a s Bishop P i c k e t t di d i n t he s p r e a d in g o f the gos pe l .

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IS SOCIETY

I n t h i s p a s t year we a r e a p p r e c i a t i v e o f a g r e a t awakening i n t he Woman s Wo Work rk i n a l l d i s t r i c t s . The enthusiasm of th e women f o r t h i s work has shown i t s e l f i n g r e a t development. The African and missionary members worked h a r d t o b r i n g th e l i g h t o f Jesus t o the h e a r t s o f many women. Last y e a r t h i s work went slowly; but t h i s year i t has g r e a t l y developed, f o r the women a r e now unde s t a n d i n g t h e work o f t he Church. The women a r e c a r r y i n g forward t he wOl'k o f God. The t r e a s u r y o f t he MiIl£a women pa i d f o r a n p.vAngAlist t h i s ye a r .

29 There was a g r e a t Woman's Society conference i n Panya Tshekc o f Lodja D i s t r i c t . The g i t t s o f the women o f Lodja D i s t r i c t durinr; t h i s year came t o 19,930 fra n c sJ I n almost a l l se c t i o n s the women increasod i n numbers and i n g i v i n g .

The Day

all districts.

t

Frayer was a e r e a t b l e s s i n g t o the women o f

The "roman's School work i n t h e v8rious s e c t i o n s grew t h i s year, f o r the d e s i r e o f t h e women t o l e a r n t o read brought l i g h t among them.

4. YOUTH WORK.

p r a i s e God t h a t he has helped u s , i n our youth Work, t o a erowth g r e a t e r t ha n i n p a s t y e a r s . Nearly every s t a t i o n he,s a youth l e a d e r . The young t o l k have t h e i r own meetings a p a rt from t h e meetings t the a d u l t s . I n t h e i r meetings t h e y divide the work up according t o t h e i r proEram. Wo

The young f o l k enjoy going out i n t o the v i l l a g e s t o hold s e r v i c e s - - b l c a r o r on t o o t . They a re winning people b y t h e i r

evangelism.

They a re doing many works o f mercy and t he y c o n t r i b u t e f i n a n c i a l l y t o t h e work o f the Church. For example a t M i n g ~ t he y p a i d the t r a v e l o f t h e d e l e g a t e s t o t h e Laymanls CoDference a t Luluabourg. They c o n t r i b u t e r e r .u l a r l y , month b y month. They l,ook forward t o a b i g g e r program next ye a r t ha n t h i s . 11. fEACBING CHRIST IN

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SCHOOLS:

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Tho Lord Jesus s a i d . "Let t h e l i t t l e ones come unto me". we see the g r e a t pleRsure o f c h i l d r e n i n p l a y we r e a l i z e ~ n what a n oppor t uni t y we have--and we seize i t - - i n our sc h o o l s. I n t h e work t o r the l i t t l e ones we accomplish two t h i n g s : we f i n d those who w i l l take t h e i r p l a c e s i n the f i r s t year o f the school, and i n t h e Church. ~ n d secondly, the p a r e n t s a r e happy t o b e able t o leave t h e i r l i t t l e ones i n the care of those who w i l l watch over them i n l o v e , and who w i l l teach them songs and memory v e r s e s . ur thanks t o those who c a r r y o n t h i s work. 2. 1

fAS'BOR'S SCHOOL

From e.bout the time t t h e beginning o f our .annual Conferenc', u n t i l today we have had t h e annual ~ s t o r ' s School. ~ . c see those who r e a l l y have d e s i r e t o become . l e a d e r s i n the Methodist Church, . t h a t t he y devote themselves t o s t udy. ' tve d e l i g h t i n the a e a l o f some t o become e l d e r s i n t h e Ch.ure: We r e g r e t t h a t some ask t o t a k e t h i s s p e c i a l study but are unable t o keep up with t h e dif'f'icul t boelcR o f t h e se l a t e r y e ~ . . ~ . ' q -

 

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Those who are chosen f o r these oourses should devote themselves t o them. Taoy should do much r e a d l f ~ o f a s o r t t h a t '11111 help them I n beooming e l d e r s .

REGIONAL SCHOOLS

The reglonal sohools prove a great b lessln g . TOOy demonstra t e t h a t the leaders have remembered the parents o f ohlldren, and have undertaken t o arrange t h a t c hl l dr e n might have t h e l r sohoollne neer t h e l r parents; and a t lower c os t than f o r those who board on the misslon s t a t i o n s . ~ n y of these vlllAge parenta do not have much Income. So, c l a s s e s up through the t h i r d , fo u rth , and even f l f t h years are elven out 1 n the d 1 s t r l c t s .

Even G1rl f h ~ such as a t

Romes liave been s t a r t e d I n some rer,lonal centers l K'o1 nd Oagerl. han,. g 1 rls are eolng I n f o r schoollng these days, l l k e the boys.

The teachers bave r e a l l y devoted themselves, and many have worked along wlth the d i r e c t o r s , I n tollowlng out the school program t o develop the ch ild ren . TboJ bave worked t oge t he r , also , I n promotlng selt-au p p o rt I n the Church. I t 18 our hope f o r the comina year t h a t t he r e ma,. b e such evangelism QI Ong the students t h a t msn . students w i l l came personall,. t o be stroDe Cbl"1stlans.

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give thanks t o God t o r the t a c t t h a t I n these l a s t years OUr g i r l s have g reat de s l r e f o r schooling. and are golng on faltbfull;y many o t them even t o the higher grades. We have never belore seen such readlness on the £ l r l s p a r t s t o Wo

ab stain from early marria£e, and t o go on with t h e i r schooling. S o w ; are g r a t e f u l t o God 3nd t o the missionaries who are encouraging them along t h i s l i n e , t o go forward.

Some g i r l s have reAched even the secondary .eebOOlJ· _ o y g i r l s bave become Chr1stians, and Are l i v i n g l i v e s t h a t br1ng joy t o t h e i r l e a d e r s .

Many g i r l s are helping the Cb.urch preachiD6 and singing r i £ b t along with the boys--not bolding back timidly a s i n g i r l s take much pleasure i n sewing classes other days. ~ and i n farming. Our hope f o r our YO\lJl women i s t h a t they w i l l became leaders i n the Cburch. l i k e t he m issionories. s

BOY'S BOARDING DEPJt.RTMiNT On s t a t i o n s and 1 n some r e ~ i o n a l Schools. there are boy's boarding departments. Those who have f i ni s he d t h e i r l o c a l  

sc hoola a r e • • t h e a t o t t o n s , They have t h e p r i v i l e g e o f l v n ~ t h e r e . and or , e l a s on with 'the h i g h e r c l a s s e s . On n e a r l y a l l a t a t l o n l ' b e P e a  ROW aood l i v i n g q u a r t e r s . or

! b e r e a r e man, C b r ~ s t ~ a   ~ o A S t h e s e b o y s . Tbey g l a d l y s e r v e a a t e a o h e r s i n t h e Cbl.u-oA S o ~ O l s and t e a c b e a c h o t h e r new a o . _ .. f h e , h e l p , be C h u r ~ h w i t h t h e i r o r t e r l n g s . and g o out i n t o t h e v111ages preacb1ng t h e g o s p e l o t t h e Lord J e s u s , I n e v a n s _ l i a t i c m e e t i n g s . t h e y bave g i v e n the m se lve s t o p r a J e r , W. 81\01)14 a 4 v i s e p a r e n t 8 t o s e n d t b e i r ch 1 1 d ren t o sohool tl'OJa tile aSA o t s i x , . 0 t h a t t h e y c a n i n t i m e g o o n t o l)1gb.er l)1gb.er   a . h o o l i n g .

6. STATION

~ C H O O L S

We g i v e 0')4 t h a n k s t o r t h e work t b a t bas b e e n done b y Him tor o u r a t u d e n t e t h i s y e a r t _ ! a p y o b t l d r e n d i d n o t have tlie- PI V i l e g e or atteftcS!ng S C h o o ~ w e v e r r o r t h e r e were not enough t e a c h e r s .

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Biahop ha s g i v e n t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y t d i r e c t o r s h i p s o t some t our schools t o & t r i c a n s . wbo have worked i n l o v e a n d good r e l a t i o n s a long w i t h t h e t e a c h e r s and t h e m i s s i o n a r i e s . h a v

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Many t e a c h e r s have worked a l o n g w i t h s t u d e n t s i n b u i l d i n g s c h o o l b u i l d i n g s end t e a c h e r ' s h o u s e s . Much handwork W 8 S done o n a l l th e p o s t s . and much good taTDL1ng was done . School I n s p e c t o r p r a i s e d tbe work o t SO I I l$ t our t e a c h e r s " r a t i o s some a 8 "vel'1 goocl·, and some a fOOd n • and Te a c he rs h e l p e d t h e work o t t h e Churcb i n t h e d i s t r e t s o n t h e p o s t s . s t u d e n t s ' co n tin u e t o l e a r n new bJllllls t praise. I n some p l a c e s , t h e r e was i n c r e a s e i n t h e i r g i v i n g and t i t h e s . The

7. SCHOOL OF OM BCONOIUCS Th is s c h o o l s t a r t e d w i t h t h r e e a t u d e n t s i n t h e f i r s t y e a r . b e g i n n i n g t h i s p 8 s t year_ Tbey were a l l p o s t - p r i m a r y . Out t ~ 1 A C K I N N O N

27 f i n i s b e t l t h e y e a r .

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one trom t h e t i r s t y e a r and one

All the stUdents t the t h i r d r e a r c l a s s received c e r t i f i c a t e s . S i x were p o s t - p r i m e r y and n i n e p e r i - p r i m a r y . Now a l l t h e p u p i l s i n t h e s c h o o l have became C h r i s t i a n s . t r i e d t o s t r e n g t h e n t h e t e a c h i n g o f r e l i g i o n i n working w i t h t h e Youth Group, t h e Woman's S o c i e t y . t h e Church Sc hool, e t c . PUpi l s t t h e t i r s t and seoond y e a r . gave a p l a y o n t h e L i t e ~ e

of Jesus.

T h i s y e a r t h e g i r l s sewed m a t t r e s s e s a nd o t h e r a r t i c l e s f o r t h e home. Same were weak i n c l a s s - r o o m work. Othera d i d w e l l . Some t h e g i r l s l o o k f o r w a r d t o m a r r i a g e , and some to ward caree):' r ;  

These days when some young f o l k are f i n i s h i n g Secondary Scbool, i t looks t o us 9 S though we should not receive any more

from peri-primary, but only from p o st -p ri m a ry .

When Miss Reinecke returns from furlough, we s h a l l begin t p make plans f o r the school b u i l d i n g s , and b u i l d them quickly, f or our students need t h e i r houses. From the work t the teachers of our school, and o f Edja, our school has gone forward.

Mama

8. TEACHER t S SCHOOL This y e a r we have had twelve students i n the second y e a r , and eigqteen i n the second year. All s t u d e n t s f o r the ~ n r e n t i c e Teacher f Scboo1 take one year, . f i r a t , i n the Evange11s't'ls School. Then, i f t h e i r grades are s a t i s f a c t o r y , they e n t e r t h e f i r s t y e a r o f the Apprentice Teacher's School. Many students among them have a g r e a t urge f o r e v a ~ e 1 i s m \i.hen they f i n i s h t h i s school, they w i l l b e able t o help t h e i r p u p i l s b o t h 1 n t h e school and 1 n the Church. e praise God exoeeding1y, t h a t we have been ena.b1ed t ~   b u i l d a new school bU11ding f o r them t h i s year.

9. EVANGEiJST 8 SCHOOL This year we have had 7S students i n t h i s school. Condidates .from l\.at l\.atako ako Kog Koglg lge, e, Lom Lomela ela,, Ki Kind ndu, u, Tunda, nurrb e re d 119. coming .from ~ e m b o Hyams, L o t ~ and Minge. Only 75 t t h e s e passed t h e e n  trance eaSminations. e asked Kstako Koube t o help us a u t b y taking o f these The:v s;;:rfled .anCL now have these s t u d e n t s . ThIs yefi we r ~ n 1 s ~ a ~ n e scnool DU1ltt1ngs, and-Degan 20 nouses f o r married s t ude nt s . We· are exceedingly ths.nktu1 t o God .for h i s

help and b l e s s i n g . Bishop Brashares from overseas gave us g r e n t f o r t h i s building program. help with $ 1 6 ~ e expect new e v a n g e l i s t s t o cOme i n t h i s y e a r .from the d i s t r i t s a s t h e y did t h i s past year. Send your e v a n g e l i s t s promptly i n August, t o e nt e r our school. There w i l l be a p10ce .for them.

10.

MONItOR S SCHOOL

The work o f the school has gone forward t h i s y e a r , even though sickness and o t h e r mission work o f same o f the teachers bas held us back somo. e

have a new program i n the

first

y e a r : "ModernHumanities",

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as p r e s c r iknowledge b e d by thei n Government. students ill fre n c h and i n m.feel from these w gain new a t h e mt h a t ai t ~ s our new studies.

 

F i r s t ye a r s t ude nt s took Dutch under Mr. DoRuiter. When he l e f t t h e r e was noone t o continue t h i s course. But a s t he Government informed us t h a t t h i s course wnS o p t i o n a l , English 1 s now be1ng t a u g h t .

t h e beginning o f t h i s year we had 122 s t u d e n t s . Now we have l p b , i nc l udi ng t h r e e g i r l s . T hi r t e e n stUdents Qf the f o u r t h ~ t

year and e1ght o f the t h i r d expect t o receive t h e i r diplomas this y e a r. They t a ught Church School c19sses, and i n t he Youth Group. They w i l l b ~ c o m e good l e a d e rs i n our sc h o o l s.

11. WOMAN'S SCHOOL are happy t h a t many women a t t e nde d the Woman s Schools. Many were a l r e a dy l l t e r q t e and o t h e r s are studying ba r d. They l e a r n d i v e rs su b j e c t s B l b l e , language, care o f t he home and o f he tea.chers taught the women w i t h kindness and their children. r e a l concern. ·ve

Out i n t h e d i s t r i c t s t o o , women l e a r ne d trom our l e a d e r s . in literacy. see a r e ianl numbers torward psl a ce d e s i r e t oo f go I n many These cla se s s awe re growing stu dents. W e anticipate t h a t these women w i l l beoome good C h r i s t l ~ n s and w i l l l e a r n h a b i t s of oleanliness. 13



GOVERN)ttENT LAY SCHOOL AT LODJA

This year i n t he Government Lay School we had courses o f r e l i g i o n f o r 239 s t u d e n t s . I n the Lay School t h e r e are f o u r s c hool s : Pr1mary. M o n i t ~ r s . Metropolitan, and P r o f e s s l o n a l . Pator Unyangungo t a u g h t some c l a s s e s i n the primary and i n t he Pr of e s s i ona l Schools. ~ o n eight protestant teachers, three t a ught courses i n r e l i g i o n . We m v e 9 very c r ~ i n g need o f e n t e r i n g much more adequately i n t o the urban work i n t h i s c e n t e r . W e wont t o p r e s s t h e work i n the c i t y , and b u i l d more school b u i l d i n g s , Woman s School, and and lodging f o r stUdents and t e 3 c h e r s . W e have r e c e n t l y f i n i s h e d b u i l d i n g the p r e a c h e r ' s home t h e r e . W e must shepherd our stUdents who are i n t h e Lay School. and t e a c h them i n t h e t h i n g s o f God. We need someone t o work c o n s t a n t l y t h e r e .

14. MEDICAL

WORK

are t ha nkf ul t o God f o r having heard our p r a y e r s . W e hove dootors now a.t t h e t h r e e s t a t i o n s , e t Wenb Nyama. Tunde, and Minga. They are he l pi ng our people w i t h t h e i r d i s e a s e s . and a l s ~ helping them t o become C h r i s t i a n s . The Durses a l s o , both missionary and ~ r i c a n are he l pi ng t o c a r r y t h i s work f o r ward. We

 

Many babies were born

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our m a t e r n i t i e s . Both m issio n a rie s and Atricans have w o r k ~ d i n the dispensaries t o combat t h e s i c k  nesses t h a t woUld want t o decimate our people. Tll.e nurses d i d not content themselves t o t r e a t people i n the d i s p e n s a r i e s onlYa but went out where they neard the s i c k were. in

are hoping f o r more doctors and nurses, f o r new d ise a se s are spreading i n our country these days. Wo

lS. INDUSTRI.4t.L

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Nearly a l l our s t a t i o n s hsve hB.d m issio n a rie s adept a t b u i l d i n g and a t i n d u s t r i a l work i n g e n e r a l . At Weubo N ama our big h o s p i t a l i s n e a r l y completed. Some i n d u s t r i a l work a t Wembo y ~ a could not b e done because o f the b i g job of b u i l d i n g t h i s h o s p i t a l . A t Mings W are building a Missionary'a home and doing maintenance work on o t h e r b u i l d i n g s . A t Wembo N alllll a well i s being dug and i s down t o 61 m e t e r s . They expect soon t o str1ke good water • At K1ndu many buildings and f u r n i s h i n g s t h e r e f o r have been b u i l t . At Katako Kombe some buildings have been e r e c t e d , including same f o r At_ican p e rso n n e l. At LOdJa, Apprentice Teacher's b u ildc in in g includil)g t h a t o£ the been and i n t h e have o ~ gl se t in . e cd lu   d a n At'r10t1l1worker ' a home School c i t y . Those i n charge o f i n d u s t r i a l work mRke the o b se rv a tio n t h n t t h e h a s s i d u i t y t the workmen has not gone forward t o keep

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16. CONSTRUCTION OF LaMBUTa MEMORIAL HOSPITbL had d i f f i c u l t y i n t h i s work from the beginning because o f shortage i n missionary workers assigned t ~ i t . B e  cause o f t h i s the work has not been f i n i s h e d even thougb the Government made i t s completion b 1 _ ~ h e f i r s t o f April a c o n d i t  io n t o t h e i r contribution o f $ 6.0n0. They have now agreed t o a n extension o f time t o th e end o f December o f t h i s year. We We ~

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p ra y th e Lord and beg our Bishop . f i n d workers s u f f i c i e n t t o complete the h o s p i t a l t h i s y e atro

17. AGRICULTURAL

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We are exceedingly th a n k fu l f o r t h e i n c r e a s e i n our l i v e  sto c k during t h i s y e a r . W e have 90 she.., , 50 chickens, and 100 r a b b i t s .

T hi s y e a r we s o l d r a b b i t s -to Minea, LodJa, Katako KcIlb e a g r i c u l t u r a l agent gnd Kindu, and also 50 t o t h e G o v e r n m e ~ atOma Dj:ldi. W e .find t h a t sheep manure i s e x c e l l e n t f e r t i l i z e r f o r palm and coffee t r e e s , and f o r vegetable gardens. We

are happy t h a t people have bought wire fe n c in g , poUltry

medicines and vaccines, and improved r o o s t e r s f o r t h e i r f l o c k s .  

:;5 :;5 T h i r d year s t u d e n t s i n the M oni t or s School had g r e a t success w i t h beans and o t h e r v eg et ab l es i n t h e i r ,garden f o r f o r e i g n v e g e ta b le s . Some made a s much a s 400 f r a n c s i n f o u r months.

18 MISSION fRESS The work o f tho p r o s s has been slowed down t h i s ye a r because o f th e g r e a t in c r e a s e i n demand f o r Adult church school l e s s o n s . Where the demand had b e e n f o r 2.000 c o p ie s , 3.200 a r e now needed. The p r i c e has remained the same, even thoue;h s a l a r i e s o f t h e We are expecting s h o r t l y now a machine workers has gone up 3 ~ f o r th e p r i n t i n g o f p i c t u r e s , which w i l l b e o f g r e a t s e r v i c e t o us .

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i n charge o f p r i n t i n g d id not have o t h e r could g o forward f a s t e r and needed l i t e r a t u r e

Jobs t h e work could b e s u p p l i ed more promptly.

S Ult1Mit R Y

A s we f i n i s h our r e p o r t f o r t h e ye a r 19S8 19S9 we a r e v er y g r a t e f u l t o Go4 f o r th e help of the Holy 5 , p i r i t , who l e d i n t h e work o f t h e Church o f Jesus t h i s y e a r . W e p r a y God t h a t our sehools and h o s p i t a l s and t h e i r workers w i l l a l l p u t t h e i r shoulders t o t h i s one b a s i c t a s k : t h a t t h e Church o f Jesus C h r i s t i n C e nt r a l Congo m y f a i t h f u llll 1 g o forward i n t h e spreading o f t h e g o s p e l. s u r r en d er o u r s el v es i n God a hands t h a t h e may show u s how t o do h i s w i l l i n t h e coming y e a r . We

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Katako Kombe Lodja

Shc wnba P i e r r e Ngandjolo MOise

Chas Reeve

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Minge

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29. F ull memters who died

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571 : 2798 :

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:

I

:2826

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4. Beginners Received

:

:

57

:

23. Adults Baptized

:

:

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i n Sunday Schools

998 :

46:

:

:

58:

:

17. Number o f preaching places : 137 18. Su.nday Schools

:

:

:.

: 412

:

:

:

:

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:

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6. Members Youth S o c i e t i e s

75

:

:1428 :1393

1 5 . Members o f Women's Soc1etieJ.(5)

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I

: 744 : 7583 : 413

I

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:10.471

:

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1 4 . Members o f Man I s Soc i e t i e s:

- _

: 7053

I

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13. C h r i s t i a n FamU.ies

20. PupUs

:

:

1 . To ta l on pr obatiom Sum o f : :1670 8,9 and 10

19. Teachers and o f f i c e r s Su.nday School .

,Total.:

· 877 ·· 459': 2191 : 297 : 870 · :305 ·· 2 54 .• .   : • · 321 : : 863 : 154 : 4649 965 : 557

9. Enrolled beginners

.57• .58

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· 

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31. Number o t Schools 32. School S t a r t : • • Teachers

B. Ad."II1n1strative

A. Male

34.

·

630:

320:

1609:

386:

76,5:

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I

324:

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408:

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· 44:

· · 536:·

• 1420:

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and equipment

.

C. From Board o t missions

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2!592&Ot ;000•

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(2) B ui l di ng and equipment

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:1908229:

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B. DispellSaries o r t r e a t -

ment centers

C. Mat er ni t y center s

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K.K.

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1) Budget (2) B ul l di ng and. equilXll8llt

(2) Building

2017:

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717:

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Finamces: A. Lecal receipts

4,50:

1:

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28.

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42: 2: : 1302:

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Bud{et

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, 41.

· ·:

···

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29.5:

160:

2214:

88000:

17983.5:

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414180:

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:

69.5) 69.5)16: 16: 1987972: 162].)45

: : ·: : · • · .   :   ·     · ·: 18079: 119000 : . . .: 149442:. 30.595 : : 4.52046: 182692: 3747.55: 1104727: .: ·: .: .: .  .  . ·  . .

 

I

: 827779: : 74407:

835393: 232900:

50,)840: :

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3:304261: 3083582 ~ 7 3 0 7 : 3)595

: ·· ·  · · · ·.. .  .  .    .  ·  .52:J>3: 101642: 153194: 262273: 1239106: 12:J>965. . . · . . ·   47087: 7693; 12813 12813;; 117 11757; 57; 26400; 122425; 12242 5; 106.553 ·· .  • · 5271:·  254.58:: 27661 9418: 1.5)8: 2120: :J>63:

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C. Episeopa1 Fund

·:

I

12)63:

: ··  ·  : : ·:  128776:.. 70043:·  .It.. Pastors ·  .  . : . D i s t r i c t S u p erin tin ten d an ta 13378:

Ci}urch Finances 39. MiDi.sterial support

:

I

t

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:

-

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-

93))8:

· · 

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2 . B u i l d i n g a n d equipment

1

·

·: : ·:• ·:• ·  , : · : 566.57:   I

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-

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:

1153:

:

·



201: 13>3:

:

129:

1416: 8649:

161: 965:

409:

2.57:

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321: 19245:

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1074:

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1476:

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43. General Cont. Adm1nistra t i o n 44. Interdenominational co. pe r a t i on Fund

45. Denevolences 46. B u i l d i n g and r epai r s

47. Other purposes .to.

"tiler Conferences

B. Other committees

c.

W. S.C.S.

.¥.,Y.F.

:

:. :. :

·  ,

4011

·  ·.

295:

.  150001 2214:

·.  ··   : U07:. : · 7)8 : :. ·:   2044:...



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8. Total Contribution o f th e l o c a l churches:. Nos.39 t o 47

49. Tot a l amount received by pastors

Budget

. Buildings

129:

· 965:

:I

120):.

.$666;

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601:

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3064

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4762: 19508,5 :

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7546.5:

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435 :

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2249:.

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19085

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417099

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11)75,5 :

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10051

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:128776 : 10(4) : 47087J:

·: 35640 ··: 15000

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76930: 11445 114455 5 : 153149 :288613 : .l. O29:>l:

:

·: 

·: ·:  

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:

:

:

:

:

·: ·  ·  79050 :

:

48895:

70919:

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100000:

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5612

I

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:

38280:

1329902

:

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20000 :

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2749)1

324980:

217914

:

46871:

 

51.

Number o f Church buildings A. Permanent B.

Sern1-pen'llB,Ent

C. Teaporary

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·   ·  ·  ·

8

5

;

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Lodja : Lome1a : Minga:Tunda : :

.

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: 0. Amount r e c e i ve d from :. uts ide th e local. churches: 1

:.

1153:

:

128).:.

· 

·:  

160:

:.

. Wored Day o f Prayer

322:

2833:

:

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643:

5716.

802:.

12

:

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:

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6

1

·  209 · ··  ·

171

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Report N o ~ Conferenee-pijnds.

(Fund t o b e s e n t * )

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1958-59

Sent t o co n t r al conference Treasurer (2)  Central Congo Conference

From From

c . c . c . 1957-58 C .c   c 1958 59

Balanoe

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- - . ~ - - - ~ - - - - - -

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.

.,

paid out t o two claimants - 19$8 - $ 9 5 3 ~ ; 0 0 Board o f penalons-Interest 16.73l-'2J+7$ (1958-59) 19.206,00 ~ 1 2 6 2 ~ o Balance on hand  D 5 . Central Conference - From l a s t y r¥lg   omd e n ' .. aonso eOnference 19$8-$9 1 .10 50 'salance o n hand 6 . Annual Conference • From l a s t year prom eo n t . congo Conference 1958-$9 Transportation

Entortainment

10.000

aalance on h a n a : lF"u'n-d- --' From l a s t year Conferences 7 . other From cen't. Congo' eob!'erence 19$8 • 59 Balance on hand 8 . Non N on Cont. p,reachers. Fund - From l a s t year Wom Cent. trongo Conf'erenca 1958-59

I

.

,

.itij-t

paid out to s i x men, 1958-59 12.7 2:00 Balance on hand :I ~ Intord.en.. COO ?je Pund - From 0 . 0 .co n t . 1958-59 .0 9 . Intord.en Piid out t o W.e :b 1.006,50, and t o CPO 1.006,50 and I . .A.O.O. 1.006,50 10. o t h e r Com Commit mittee teess Fun Fund d - From rom l a s t year 4.706 'rom Cent. Congo eonl'erence 1958 - 5 9 J : ? Z ; ~ o Balance on hand    ~ 95.639 D .S. FUnd - From centre Congo Conf. 1958-59 11. D.S. From Arssion Treasurer ~ 9 7 0 0

6

D o l . sa la r ie s 13$.961 and pension. Balance on hand  (Total "Rec,!ilipts r o r 1958-59 21 7 . 6 1 7•

3.99$,

etc.-

JOM

~ : § l Z

• 15.3 3 I r . - - ... .

• Shungu Trosorier de Conference

 

REP R

'BOARD fF

1 . SOHOOL OALENDAR

T

44

No 4

RDUCrtTION REPbR'r

19£9- 1960

l e p t . J . 1959 t o 1 s t t r i m e s t e r : trom 9 2 deyg 2nd t r i m e s t e r : J ~ n . i t o M ~ r . ~ • ) r d t r i m e s t e r : Mar. J t o Jun.£

Holidays

.

.

19,. 1111 ~ e x a t i o n o f th.e I g ~ · i ~ ; ~ ~ ~ i § ' r f f t K a 1 ~ p r 1 ~ ~ 0 a Sd FrIda)' June ,.5. 19 0 Ponteoca t Monday Oct.

Long v a o a t i o n : June 2.5. 1960 t o S ~ t ,

19.59 a t noon

D o c ~

22. 19 9 1960 at noon 66 da)'s 1960 a t noon 73 days

Cormo

·1. 1960

2 . Tba motion WaS ~ d e and seoonded t h a t t h e r e b e a S t h grade o l a s s  f o r ~ i r l s only taw:rllt by. I WOD n missionary qo -tli'rloan. 'Suoh ar e tj ee o t e~ dr . can b e rouni. ~ t e r much-CilS cussxon, t h e mot1on waa

fSk t h e F ~ l d Committee f o r p e r m i s s i o n and money t o c a r r y Ace d e n t Insuranoe f o r p u p I l s i h sohool and t o ask Murahall Lovell t o w r i t e f o r i n f o r m a t I o n c o m e r n i n g t h i s i n s u r a n c ~ .

We Wo

reooI:l.1llend t m t French b e t a u g h t i n a l l schools be gi nni l £ 1n

t h e f i r s t grade w h ~ r e i t i s poasibl,Q. . e aak t he d l r e c t a ' s t o make a s p e c i a l e f f o r t t o f l n d a way t o do t h i s . Amlie Laura ~ v l . n . f r e y and E t h e l Homteldt w l l l work out a prosramm f o r t h l s .

S.

W e recommeRl

t m t theJ,"e b e one exam inatlon f o r e nt r a m e i n t o t h e s i x t h g r a d e , E.A.P • • Ecole Menagere" tmd Jt.Id.e-.a.ccoucheuse.· Each s t a t i o n w i l l nOE out S lue si:;lons and aDS"ers f o r each ~ u b J e c t i n t h e exam ination. They w i l l send them t o the d i r e . t o r s ~ tlie P r 1  l'langue I.:)r), Schools o ~ Ro1ir,1on tt o o n s   I n d i g ~ n oe n tt h o e Kf nO tl a l k o o w ' ~ t ea .t i systeme metrlque

met1Q.l.1e   t o NU.l'lga met1Q.l.1e

Frem h t o st"lons from tflose s e nt t o them w i t h t he answers t o eaoh Qt\;)

t S l ~ B

6.

•arith-

They w11l s e l e c t t h e exam1nation em, w i l l -fhl.lIleoeraph them and sene

Qa.

s t a ~ i o n .

·When the stUdent w r l t e s t he e x a m 1 n a ~ n h e w1ll i n d i c a t e h l s ~ 8 r ~ e c o n d . r d t h i r d choices a s t o t h e school which he d e s i r e s

Badges ~ o r

t e a c he r . . .

I t was voted t o a s k t he O.P.O.

if

there 1s

some s o r t d i n s i g n i a f a ' " P ro te sta n t t e a c he r s 1 n t h e t h e r e 18 n o t . we ask t he O.P.C. t o f i m out t o t h e r missions a r e I n t e r s t e d .. and.. i f s o . t o work out sone I n s i g n i l . a badge Oorg o .

a'"

t

1 . We a s k ':Mm ae:Wh1te t o o b t a i n tram t h e A.P.O.M. a l l s t o f booke recouunended1tQ them ..§he wl11 to, : ,- P r i m A r y s e , ~ to Annie Laura W nl"rel. w b~ tI bn e t ui nr s~ pw el c1 t1 ' s. e , ~ l t t o tne 1 1 ~ hool each s t a t i o n , t h e y w l l 1 each or de r a s e t o f these books. study them" ani ~ r i n g t h e i r recommendations t o the meetius t t he Board o f Educatl o n next l e e r ,

 

Board

8. a ssi6!!e nt

t

Ed.ueatlon Report.

o f new teach ers:

1 . K1ndu: Shaku Albert  Lurnbi Ren'  2 . Lomela: Shaku Paul  Diwoko Je9n  One E . A . f . teacner t o b e sent t o them b y WemboH,..

3 . Lodja: Tukutshu Louis - S tation o r r u r a l sohool Letshu Andr6 - S tation o r r u r a l school O e n ~ Immanuel- S tation o r rura l sohool

4.

Minga :TJdju Andre . . Rural school Lukumbi 8D1le _ Igandu Wii chel " Pungumbu S 1 1 a s - " "

S . Tunda f Wed;) 'Adiyu Joseph S tation  .-Uka Joseph • S tation  Lung &lbert - Bural  D&mbo Jeanne - S tation 

Akaki Marie

6 . Katako Kombe

I

- itation 

Okita Kenge L60nerd - S tation  !anrams Isaac - Sta tion  Omba AndH - ,Rural

Bkenga FranCiois-, MUkansa Renlt  tinanga Damas  7 . Wembo Nysma: J)J.koka Jean Mamba Paul KinUDbi Jean P i e r ~

-Station

• Rural 

- Sta tion 

tion  Ndjeke Marcus• Sta S tation Lushlma Oklt'Okenge Raphael - Rural  Ndjekapa Pauline - S tation o r r u r a l One Wala FranQois- Rural On ''Otamba Emile - Rural

9 . Sixth arade student wl11 be divided a s tol1owSf.  'lunda : ' 3:5 plus 13 troll Kindu p1uI 4 from Wembo Hyams, thOle who live olose t o the Lomami. Minge: 47 plus S t r o m Wembo Blama. Katako K ed) e : 27 plus 2 from lembo Nyama plus 23 from Lomela,

Lodja: 4's plUS' T trom Wembo l I y n _ : .$3

Lomela.

10. Seventh grade e t Tunda Bnd.LodJe

agree t r the seventh grade t o remain a t Tunela.,We ask pe r mission £01'111 the F ield CODInJi tee t o s t a r t a seventh Irade a t L o d j ~ even though not subsidized, t money CBn b ~ tound, end We

 

46

the B1ahop appo1nts a d irecto r o t the Pr1ma.l'1 School who does not have other work whIch would prevent hIs glvlna proper supervlslon. t t h l s i s not possible, the students who have Just finis he d sIx th grade w I l l be dlved.d a s to110w8t 1 6 Wembo Nyamaand Kstako Konb e stu&Jnta wIll go t o TUDda. Those living nearest the Lomami wIll be chosen. Then 18 LodJs stUdents wIll take t h e i r p laces, 6 other LOdJa stUdents w i l l it

also eo t o Katako K ~ e 1 2 LodJa students i l l go t o l(Lnga. Those who go t o another s t a t i o n wl11 l i v e department.

11 1

the boardIng

11. T.be to110wing report o t the scholarship committee was givenl Monel' wll1 b e &ranted from the soholarship tund f or the t e e . o f students who actvf4l1l' need i t and are willIng t o work f o r I t . N o stUdent should be allowed t o reeeive help unless b e works on a s t a t l o n d u r i n l the long vacation. He mal' be allowed about two week8 a t the end o t yaoation t o go hame t o t r y t o get as muoh help there a s possible. Tbe Student Loan Pwld ma)'-be . drawn on t o provide work t o r students on t h ~ s t a t i o n i t th e work 1 a tJPe t ha t would not ordlna.l11 be paid t o r b y a department, euoh a8 olearing out vacant l o t s i n the vi l l a ge . The ps,- wi l l be put i n the handa o t the dire otor o t t h e school o r boarding department. EDch s t a t i o n wi l l oboose one person responsIble t o r student loans. This person should t i n d out trom the Treasurer how much money I s avallable b e t ore planning t o help more th an a very tew. This tund w i l l take care o t one-halt o t a l l the t e e s o t ohi1dren o t preachers now I n t h e work; also o t orphans o t p r e a  chers t the mother i l not I'e1ftarrie4. 11. Mone, whlch gtudents wl11 l"et6f1'l t o t i l . M1s s ion IS a moral obliga€ on a f t e r graduation 1f t 1 do not rep" i n a Jear o f service t o r eaoh year I n the sohoo1 KatUbue' 1.500 P f o r eaoh 78er i n the school U 2.000 11 It n I. It n Kimpese Lubondai .. 3.000. F " t t " Mu1ungwlshi5.000 F It " • 1 t married It D sIngle If II II .3 .000 F f JIll r r i e d and Un1vers1ty _ ~ o o o F II U n ft tt If he h8$ reoeived financlal help trom the mis810n whlle 11 1 sohool. T p Board OtliClucation recommends t h a t the graduates o t the Ecole de M o n 1 t e u ~ s b e included i n t h i s and t h a t a scale b e worked out. 12. Re])ort g a r d ,

we reoonmend. t h a t

dai11 grades as well as term averages b e made on the polnt system rath er thanpel"oentage, following the points given on the report c a ~ d 8

1,3. I n givln.g

graQe c e r t l t i c a t e s , we w i l l tollow the requlrements given on pages b9 and yo a t tne Disposlt1ons Generales o t 1 9 ~ 2 ; Tbi. means that Frenoh i 8 not one a t the SubJects which a student must pass I n order t o receive a c e r t 1 t i   

tltth

cate.

14.

I t was voted t h a t there b e no . s e 11m1t f o r entrance i n t o Monitors' School.

1$.

47

ask the F i e l d Comm1ttee t o send DJuhu P i e r r e t o the l n a t i t u t d'Education Pn,.1que a t LeopOldville, w1th the understand1ng t h a t he w i l l teach ph18ical education i n the Monit ors I School o n his r e t u r n .

We

e ask t h at the 8w:t.day School lessons t r c h i l d r e n and t he 16. \day school r el i g i o n lessons b e l e t t i n t he hands of Edith Martin. We recommend t h a t Isabel DeRuiter continue t o write t he Adult Sunday Sebeol lessons.

17. Wages

tor txpists

students trom Kntubue who work during vacat10n: Our st udent s here: fay according t o t he qua11ty maximum o f 3.$0 F p e r hour.

18.

t

p e r hour. work with

Sheet;ts We V!rg! a taw and Oyaya Antoine t o r e v i a e t h e record sheet s t o r second degree: t o tollow the aame order aa on the report cards and t o allow space t o r trimesters i n s t e a d o f W e ask limungu Alphonse and Dorothy a v is semesters. doo s t e r same f o r the 6 t h and 7 t h grades, t o be pr1nted toon p the board. e r ~ e n t

R e ~ r d

19. A good report 20.

4F

r

~

Katubue waS given b y Annimae Wbite.

aocepted the following report from the committee o n scholar ships f o r g i r l s : Ed1th Martin. Myrtle Zlcatooae, and UJ s L u k a li.:I n our desire t o help t he o t e t e l a gi r18 take advantage o f t h e educational o p p o r t u n i t i e s , we make the tollowing

We

recoDmlendatlons 1 . Tbat we Pl y one-halt t thE) t u i t i o n f e e s t o r t he daught ers t our m i n i s t e r s . 2 . TlIl t we help g i r l s who ar e i n the 4 t h t o 7 t h grades with work scholarships i f t h e i r families are unable t o help them. Th1s workprogl'.sm workprogl'.sm   may b e worked out b 1 those i n charge o f each g i r l s bosrding department. Those i n charge of these departments w i l l decide who 1 s worthy t o receive the h e l p . 3 . That we give work scholarships t o those d e s i r i n g t o e n t e r the E.A.P. nnd Ecole Menaeere. Those i n charge o f these schools wi l l p l a n t h e i r work schedule t o receive this help. 4. That we help g i r l s who are i n the 6 t h and 7 t h grades o f the pI'imary schools who l i v e too close t o t h e Mission t o receive government subs.idy and who need the influence and help o f the boarding .obool. We agree t o pay i n t o t h e G i r l s ' Boartiina Depnrtll.ent fund 800 F on each o f these g1rls to help them pursue t h e i r s t u d i e s . Tbese g i r l s o r t h e i r parents w i l l pay the regular boarding department t e e s .

 

S.

48 That we give work scholarshIps and t r a v e l , t necessary, t o help those entering the Ecole de Moniteurs.

6 . That we pay the t u i t i o n t 1.lOO trancs and the tra ve l g i r l s entering the S e o o n d a ~ _ohoo1. ,That we also give an o u t t i t allowance o f 2.$00 F ($50) Qnly t o r the t r s t year t o help the g i r l s buy blankets, mosquIto nets, line ns, and other supplies. ~ O . b a i r m a MartIn. 8cl1th Uya Lukali Seoretary

21. See the to1low1ngpage.approva1 22. Tba characters

t

t

character

t

n

teachers .

the tol1owing teaohers were passedl

A. Tunda StatIon 

Rural

Ukunda AnQr6, K1D'1'ese  1ln1nu Paul,B.M• . 

Tunds M1cheJ, H.¥.,

Piu1i Daniel,

Weteb1 Gaston,

Djunga Jean.,B.M. 

U 1 ungu

E.M."

Bismark" E.J..P. '  Honor', Luka11 E.M.  Upumbu Raphae 1.. S.M. B . we.a:ib 0

Lomena Jean, H . ~ . Us1i1lbe JUles,. E.¥."

B . ~ , P ,

Nyama

StatIon  Oaamba Albert.,E.M.  D1a=ba Is idore, E,M.  Kimbulu Paul, E . l \ ~ ..  Ta Sumbu Alb ert" R.M.  Oboy' Joseph, . E.M." Ona Ko1 Pie rre . E . l t 1 . ~ BmaDb u1u Jean Jean,,- E."'.! E."'.!'' .

LukalaP1erlte" E.A..i."  NongaFlerre, E.-A.l>.  D1mandjaJoseph, E.'A.,P.,  1lna Lukulu Joseph. B. j4. i.

Ecole de

RUI"al

T I Ulum aJ'r&ae, B.I4. Cb.enya Andre,) E.M.,

Hyango Armand, B.11., LetshU ~ a n d B.A.f. LWDbelilu N1;CQlas", E.A.P.

NE;anQu Bm11e,. i.A,f, Mulaab a Daniel.> E.a..P. Ta &umbu JU.ohal,. B.A.,i. Yemba N1aolas., E.Ji.• .P.

Lukandu M1chel, E.A.P .. On'Adjl J oaeph. E ..... P.

N ~ n 1 t e u r s

Od1mbaPau1, E.M.

O. Lome1a

Oyala

~ o 1 n e ,

E.M.

Ohano Cosmas, R,M.

P1erre. E.A.P. ~ a Dimandja Charles, E.h.P. Lowo Joaeph. E.A.P.

D . Kind.u

Tukungu Philippe, E . M.

E.  

Ka

tako Kombe Sta tion

Bmambulu JeaD, S.M. Em un u ~ l p h o n 8 e , B.M.

Rural

Kenyamba Daniel, E.A.P. Yema A n Q ~ , E.a.P.

t

THE BOARD OF

E

U O ~ T I O N

REPORT Ie

E . Katako Kombe Sto.tlon Nguwu P1erre, E.M.,

R ural

D1koms Faul,' E,M. Le.tshu .£.l.bel, E ~ ... i'., Sllungu D e s l r e , E.a..,P. T t Ahuka J , ~ m e " E . ,... F .

F . Loc1Ja Statlon Tunc1a Shungu Franqo 1 a . Kiap. F u n d J l la s eph,. :1.14.1 Ongendangenda Joseph, E.M. Ukit 'U<11ba Joseph, E . / ~ . P . >

Nong'Utamba Nong'Ut amba •. i.A.F. Tongomo Samuel

Lupanu Danlel, E• • • .P. Ngondjo ,P1erre. EaA.F.

R u ral

Viako .P1erre. E.A..F. NdJatl Leonard. S • .l.1'.  Pal'ld j a . u p h o m e , E.A.P . 

Wambo NyaDla J U b e r t, E . A .. P .  Kltoko J e a n , E• .k.:r. l)junsa Leon, S.A.P.,  Uvungu Andre. E.A.,P.

Mukanga A l be r t , E . A . i . 

Eco le Menagare

Marcel.E. B.A.P. MbalukUtshu On'Embula Armand, A. F.  Um'Okoko P I e r r e , E.A.P ... Uny-a Ndaka A l b e rt , E . A . P .  LungangaSamuel, E ~ Pel1 Alexandre, B.M •. Andjeyl Hanne, B.M.

Ukak'l.l Nakane Suzanne Jas ephlne Ekunba Paullne

G., Minga

Statlon Oklt 0 Joseph, Klmpese LUpungu Paul, E.M. Many-s Andre, B.N • Ululu AX'DI8nd , E.M. Nongl B o n lface, .B.A..P.

R u ral 

£deng1 AntoIne. B.M.

Uwandjunc1u Armand, B.A.P., Tundukendi Michel, E . A. P., Umana<Z11bert. E.A..P.  Umumbu V i c t o r. I.M.

KudlemokaArmand., E.A P . Shongany-a'l'homas, E,A.,f.

 

Report

M

i

n

~

No 5

o f the Music CoDlld t t a .

Annual

CQnterence 1959

ytlll' , . . e c ~ d e d t o have a music 'WOrkshop this August. Now we Wisb t o cbange tIlia t o a small worksbop o n each st at i o n With D. G i l b e r t , Before b e r t .. . . , . . 1ateIPuted w i l l gather together the now songs they have composed or and lII.ll ~ have a l i s t t 80ngII t h e , want t o l ear n from t he h1mnbook. e ask F i e l d CoDD1ttee 1£ 8OI'Il8 fund i s available f o r this travel.

1.

L a s ~

  _

2 . The secretary W ill send. t o the school di r ect or s a l i s t CODIIl1 t t ee changed. i n the school program l a s t year.

3 , D. GUbert baa f1n1abtid the choir books requeeted l a s t

t

o

e

a

c

b

~

t

the IIOngs the

) 8ar

.

and W i l l send one

4 . The COIIIId.ttee accepts t he tolloW!.nc tolloW!.nc   songs t o be included i n the choir bookl 1 ) Lu Kurue 2) Jeau ayunaDIIl, with words trom X.tako lCombe 3) Asl Yimba, with a o b a n g e i n the cborua 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12)

Jeft UwandJ'uu

Naaradj1 lea :Nsambi, with 'WOrds trom w.b o Ny e 'Kanp )1pncljl \ 0 P er t ect Love) Jeau Kell Uwa.ndjl Uah1mber11 Ateta Jesu lhum'Ekansa U w ml j i Jem TolOllbe Ush1mbedi  e nat 

 

4.

authorize Anna WesleT t o mt.aeograph the E l od1es of t he sonas i n the bymnbook and aencl thaa t o a l l who can read l I1S1c.

5.

D. G1ltlart w:Ul send t o those intc"ested. cop1es compoaiDe and. tzoanlat1ng 'NOrds o f songs,

6.

e

t

e

h

If

some INgestions tor

t

request Anna Wesley t o teach a Monitor-School stud..,.t troll. Tunda t o p l . q . e ~ i

from another the 7 . author's 14th a songnametran.:l.ated or1g1:nal lan DUR be nlIrd.tted. ~ pt at s ee , e the together With the t o the tranalation.

8.·

our grat1tw:le t o BlraJnp Alphonse tor. h i s work t h i s eorags a . r d i n lead1nc others i n t h i s work. o f COIIpOainI and arranc1n e

wish t o e l I p N a

year.

Let US oontS.nue t o pra:1ae o u r God 1ft song! Beapecttul.ly   sul:D1t t e d Beapecttul.ly

Dorothy a.GUbert. Cba1rman .Alphonse, secreta17

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