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Ellen Hoover

Serving At: The English-speaking School of Lubumbashi and Katanga Methodist University in Mulungwishi

Location: DRCongo, Africa

Home Country: United States of America, North America

Spouse: Jeffrey Hoover

Dr. Ellen Titus Hoover is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo (also called DRC or Congo-Kinshasa). She is a part-time professor at the United Methodist university in Mulungwishi where she teaches courses in Islam and church history in the college of theology.

Ellen is director of The English-speaking School of Lubumbashi (TESOL), an elementary and middle school for children of missionaries, full-time church workers and other English-speaking families in a city where French is the common language of instruction. After helping start the school in 1987, she served on the Administrative Council and is currently director of the school.

Dr. Hoover holds a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University and a Ph.D. in African History from Yale University.

Ellen entered missionary service in 1979 and is married to Dr. Jeffrey Hoover, also a GBGM missionary who serves in the DRC. Their family includes their children Jane and husband Viren, Jeremy and wife Lindsay, and Mark.

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Supporting Conferences: Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference, Iowa Annual Conference, Mississippi Annual Conference, Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, South Georgia Annual Conference, Susquehanna Annual Conference, West Michigan Annual Conference, Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference

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