Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

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United Methodist Aviation Ministries

United Methodist Aviation Ministries (UMAM) is a ministry of transportation, connection and service to many rural communities in Africa.

Currently, UMAM works out of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) supporting emergency relief efforts, evangelism, education, church and leadership development or other church ministry transportation needs.

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UMAM Projects

United Methodist Aviation Ministries Projects
UMCOR Aviation Project, Advance #3019626 - Replacing and refurbishing aircraft used in UMC ministry and mission
Aviation Assistance, Advance #14260A – Provides safety and logistical equipment and training for all aviation staff
UM Flyer Newsletter: Read the latest news from the world of the United Methodist Aviation Ministries.

North Katanga Wings of the Morning
North Katanga Wings of the Morning, Advance #08597A – provides operational support for the aviation ministry in the North Katanga episcopal area in the DR Congo
Video: Gaston Ntambo of North Katanga
Video: Congo Pilot Medical Missions


Article: Read this
recent story from Wings of the Morning North Katanga.

South Congo Wings of the Morning
South Congo Wings of the Morning, Advance #08596A – provides operational support for the aviation ministry in the South Congo episcopal area in the DR Congo
Video: Rukang Chikomb of South Congo


Article: Come Fly With Me

Central Congo Wings of Caring
Central Congo Wings of Caring, Advance #08595A – provides operational support for the aviation ministry in the Central Congo episcopal area in the DR Congo
Video: Jacques Umembudi of Central Congo



Related News

Blessing of the pilot missionary
Wings of the Morning Blessing
United Methodists Commission New Plane for Ministry in Congo. Watch video and see photo gallery of the blessing and commissioning event.
A Gift of Hope with Wings
Following an outpouring of pennies, dollars, and Congolese Francs, the people of North Katanga are about to receive a gift of hope with wings.
Wings of the Morning Aviation Ministry
Come Fly With Me
Rukang Chikomb directs the S. Congo Wings of the Morning aviation ministry.
Gaston Ntambo, a United Methodist missionary
West Ohio Conference Raises $1 Million for Aviation Ministry
"God has got to be super happy," Bishop Bruce Ough said after a miracle offering at the West Ohio Annual Conference.

United Methodist Aviation Ministries (UMAM)

Meet the Pilots

Quigg, Stephen Paul
#07994Z - Stephen Quigg is the coordinator of Global Ministries-related aviation ministries.
Quigg, Gail
#07995Z - Gail Z. Quigg is a missionary assigned to church aviation ministries.
Chikomb, Rukang
#14959Z - Rukang D. Chikomb is assigned as director of Southern Congo Wings of the Morning, the avia ...
Gabler, Daniel
#12939Z - Daniel Gabler is serving in aviation ministries in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...
Ntambo, Gaston Nkulu
#14177Z - Gaston Ntambo is a pilot with Wings of the Morning Aviantion Ministry, North Katanga Annua ...
Umembudi, Jacques Akasa
#14020Z - Jacques Umembudi is the program Director for the Wings of Caring Aviation Ministry, D.R. C ...

Contact Information

Stephen P. Quigg
squigg@umcmission.org
Read Stephen P. Quigg's biography.

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Recent Issues of UMAM Newsletter, The United Methodist Flyer:

June 2015

August 2014

April 2014

January 2014