December 27, 2014

Democratic Republic of Congo Lubumbashi Mission

Resources about the Democratic Republic of Congo Lubumbashi Mission:

*Other Mission Pages: Congo LDS Missions.

Congo Lubumbashi Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Congo Lubumbashi Mission. We try to keep this info up to date, but it’s a good idea to check the address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

Democratic Republic of Congo Lubumbashi Mission
1299 Boulevard Kilwa, Lubumbashi
LUBUMBASHI
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Phone Number: 243-813-679-756
Mission President: President Larry D. Shumard

Congo Lubumbashi Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Congo Lubumbashi Mission (LDS). To access the official, up-to-date LDS.org map for the Lubumbashi Mission:

  1. Log into your LDS account here.
  2. Click here.

Videos with Lubumbashi RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Congo Lubumbashi Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews. Coming soon..

LDS-Friendly Videos about the Congo

Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about the Democratic Republic of Congo. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about the Democratic Republic of Congo, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.

LDS Church  food  nature  language  mission calls  Social Issues

Congo Lubumbashi Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Congo Lubumbashi Mission. This list includes the missionary’s name, URL and when their blog was updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

President & Sister Thomas 24monthsinlubumbashi.wordpress.com 2016
Elder & Sister Peterson ronaldandshaunapeterson.blogspot.com 2016
Elder & Sister Draper draperscapersinthecongo.blogspot.com 2015
Elder & Sister Neeley congorus.blogspot.com 2015
Elder & Sister Van dcvanmission.blogspot.com 2015
Elder & Sister Clawson theclawsonchronicles.com 2014
Elder & Sister Frogley grammyandpapafrogley.blogspot.com 2014
Elder & Sister Moore abcongo.blogspot.com 2012

Congo Lubumbashi Mission Groups

Here are Congo Lubumbashi Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the Lubumbashi Mission.

  1. DR Congo Lubumbashi Mission 2012-14 Group (38 members)

Congo Lubumbashi Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Congo Lubumbashi Mission!

Shirt designs include Congo Lubumbashi Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: Congo Lubumbashi missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Lubumbashi Mission gifts

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Lubumbashi Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Congo Lubumbashi LDS Mission.

  1. 2016-2019, Larry D. Shumard
  2. 2014-2016, Forast Brent Thomas

D.R. of the Congo LDS Statistics (2015)

  • Church Membership: 42,689
  • Missions: 2
  • Temples: 0
  • Congregations: 145
  • Family History Centers: 11

Helpful Articles about the Congo

Coming soon..

Lubumbashi Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Congo Lubumbashi RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

*Click here to take a survey to help pre-missionaries going to your mission.

When did you serve?

  • September 2011 – July 2012 (Wendy)
  • 2010-2012 (Craig)

What areas did you serve in?

  • Lubumbashi, Brundi, Zambia, Malawi. (Wendy)

What were some favorite foods?

  • We were a senior couple and ate whatever we could buy. (Wendy)

What was a funny experience?

  • Learning to drive. (Wendy)

What was a crazy experience?

  • Driving and all the police. (Wendy)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Having prayers answered immediately. (Wendy)

What are some interesting facts about the Lubumbashi Mission?

What was the weather like?

  • Wet or dry. (Wendy)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • Loving and faithful. (Wendy)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • Take what you need. You are not able to receive packages very easily. (Wendy)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • My family was kept safe. (Wendy)

What are some skills you gained?

  • We were Humanitarian Missionaries- so many new skills. (Wendy)

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

  • I learned more French. (Wendy)

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Lubumbashi?

What was a funny language mistake?