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The Lansing Journal journeys: Congo


submitted by Renée Hale

Jeff Hale (right) of Lansing pastors Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church in Sauk Village. October 15–23 he led a team to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, to facilitate a retreat for Mission Aviation Fellowship personnel. The team included (from left) Jeff’s wife Renée, Lansing; Cheryl Kapteyn, Lansing; and Jon Persenaire, Crete; who stopped at the Parc Nsele safari park, not far from Kinshasa, the capital city. (Photo: MAF Pilot and Program Manager Stephen Hale, son of Pastor Jeff and Renée Hale)

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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.