Mission to Angola 2015
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Mission team members check out the interior of a badly damaged building that houses a church and school in a community of East Angola.
Residents flock to the church in Quessua in response to a Celebrate Jesus invitation that included games, food and worship.
Dr. Simon Osunlana, an ordained elder from Florida who participated in the November mission to Angola, leads prayer at the Quessua mission church.
Dr. Simon Osunlana, left, preaches at worship services in Quessua, with the translating assistance of Chicosseno Salvador, who grew up in the Quessua boarding house and is preparing to graduate from ...
Kutela Katembo is a missionary with agricultural expertise who recently joined the Quessua mission as a result of efforts by the Yellowstone Conference and the United Methodist Global Ministries.
Will Clark, pastor of First UMC, Williston, and another Florida Conference mission team member help prepare for a mobile clinic that will offer health care to hundreds in impoverished Angola.
Florida Conference pastor Will Clark, left, sorts medicines for a mobile clinic in Angola. Assisting, front to back, are Linda Scott, North Naples; Nancy Vallario, First Williston; and Sandi Goodman, ...
Children wait in line to be seen by Rev. Dr. Cleivy Garcia during a mobile clinic that was part of a Florida Conference mission to East Angola.
Icel Rodriguez with some of the youngest members of Quessua mission in East Angola, Africa.
Icel Rodriguez, center foreground, helps organize an outdoor clinic during a mission trip to East Angola. Seated around the table and ready to help are missionaries and mission team members.
Rev. Dr. Cleivy Garcia checks one of scores of young patients seeking health care assistance in the communities around Quessua, Angola.
Rev. Dr. Cleivy Garcia, a missionary stationed at Quessua, checks the heartbeat of a young patient brought to a mobile clinic.
Children wait in line to be checked in to see a doctor at a mobile health clinic. The operation moved into a private residence because of rain.
Mike Baker, mission chairperson at Harvest UMC, Bradenton, and East Angola/Florida Conference committee member, pauses for a moment during the November 2015 Angola mission. Photos from Icel Rodriguez.