Pastor Mukendi and visited at the Springfield Airport on October 18, 2010. I was out of town for most of the week, and did not see him unti the morning of his departure. He provided a powerpoint presentation, and we knew each other from my previous mission/education visit to DRC in 2002. Pastor Mukendi is well informed, considerate, and committed to his ministry. He and I were able to recall the 2002 visit, progress that has been made since that time, and goals for DRC and its ministries. Pastor Young Yoon, Pastor of the Korean Presbyterian Church of Springfield, and Pastor Christine Harris, Moderator of Session of 2 congregations and a Chaplain in Springfield, hosted Rev. Mukendi also. It was a joy to reconnect with Pastor Mukendi and to consider DRC as a mission partner for John Calvin Presbytery. The Mission Committee is very interested in this areas for a presbytery partnership. Thank you for sending such an outstanding representative of the CPC in Congo.