parkdale united church

429 Parkdale Avenue, OTTAWA, Ontario K1Y 1H3

May 2019


Visual Reflections from my Recent Trip

To the Democratic Republic of Congo with World Vision


As minister of a congregation that has partnered with World Vision for decades, I was invited along with mostly French-speaking Quebec congregational ministers, to participate in an exposure trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (March 30 – April 6). It was an opportunity to “come and see”, as well as to experience the life, challenges and accomplishments of some rural Congolese communities with whom World Vision is partnering. I was profoundly impressed by the high regard and respect with which World Vision is held by those with whom they collaborate. “World Vision finishes what it starts” we were told by local residents.

Click on this link to see the full article and pictures in the May Messenger: