This morning a very valuable cargo landed in the Ecumenical Department of the Church District of Dortmund - 12 heavy folders archive material on the history of the ambulance boat project. It is the estate of the initiator of the project, Pastor Dorothea Philipps, who passed away in June 2021 at
De Hannah de Dortmund La première année après mon voyage au poste jumelé, je n'ai pas eu de la chance. Les plantes n'ont pas eu assez de soleil et les petites plantes rabougries n'ont pas dépassé une minuscule floraison. Donc un an plus tard la deuxième tentative. J'ai reçu les graines
During these days, the students of the elementary school in Bolenge celebrated the farewell to their elementary school days. We are happy with the children in Inganda, and congratulate you and the teacher and dean Mama Belinda Mozambay, on successfully completing school in this difficult year
Une année depuis l’apparition de COVID-19, il a été convenu d’organiser sur l’ensemble des paroisses du Poste de Bolenge des cultes d’action de grâce afin de louer Dieu pour sa protection particulière et ce en collaboration avec le District de Dortmund. Ainsi, le PSP, Rev Jean Robert Ekonzo avait-il trouvé bon
On Sunday, June 6th, we celebrated a partnership service in the Reinoldikirche in Dortmund. Partners from numerous countries were represented with digital contributions and an impressive video of the diversity of ecumenical relationships was created. The video can still be viewed HERE. The partnership with Dortmund was also celebrated on this
On the eve of the 56th tour of the ambulance boat, the members of the team met in Bolenge. Together they mourn Pastor Dorothea Philipps, who died on June 19, 2021 at the age of 80 in Dortmund. The ambulance boat project coordinator, Oscar Pekombe, writes to the Dortmund partners: "It
by Bernd Hühmer In Germany, the corona pandemic still has us fully under control. Life has become quieter, larger events have long been banned, museums and restaurants are closed. Many people suffer from the prescribed loneliness. Life also stands still in the parishes: groups, circles, choirs are forbidden, and services are
Have you ever wondered, what the ambulance boat in DR Congo weights? And how many people are traveling with the boat? Here are some numbers and acts: The average person when moving the Ambulance Boat is 13 people. The average individual weight is 75kg. That makes a total of 975 kg.
Maj is a member of the partnership between the Dortmund church district and the Bolenge church district. The young women from Dortmund is currently studying in Austria. Since a partnership meeting in October 2019, Maj has been in contact with Frida from Bolenge via WhatsApp: I just landed. In Vienna. From the sparsely occupied plane we went straight to a deserted airport. Austria has imposed an entry ban. Only those who undertake to undertake a ten-day home quarantine are allowed to enter. After six days you can test yourself free. I was in Dortmund with my immediate family over Christmas so I wouldn't be all alone in Vienna. Now I'm waiting a long way until it's my turn to commit to quarantine. Army soldiers explain to you that under no circumstances should you leave your own apartment. In the otherwise radiant entrance hall of Vienna Airport, shops are empty and others are barricaded. Unlike normal, no ceiling lamps are reflected in the floor but everything is in the semi-darkness.
We are pleased to announce that we have a new President of the Partnership in the Bolenge church circuit. It is Maman Belinda MOSAMBAY, she is also President of Women Work in the church office of Bolenge. She is a very active and creative young mother.