Kathy & Tim Rice
Kathy & Tim Rice

[world map] Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo push-pin Democratic Republic of the Congo
Health and Wellness Health and Wellness
Tim and Kathy Rice are jointly appointed by both International Ministries and New City Fellowship in St. Louis, Missouri. They serve at the Vanga Evangelical Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where Dr. Dan Fountain and other IM missionaries served. In addition to his work in Vanga as the medical director of the hospital, Tim continues as a doctor on the faculty of the School of Medicine at Saint Louis University. Kathy directs the nursing school as a registered nurse and educator. The Rice's vision is to train the next generation of Congolese doctors, nurses, and health adminstrators in Christ-centered, whole-person care, empowering them to use the limited resources available to restore life and health across the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They desire to facilitate world-wide partnerships, enabling health professionals to participate in mutual exchanges of expertise at the Vanga Hospital and elsewhere in the world.
Projects, Journals & News
| Flights, Covid tests, Luggage, oh my!  …..Arrival back in Congo.  
| And there was a great calm.

A Newsletter update from Tim and Kathy Rice in the United States.

| What does a missionary do when the whole world has shut down?? In this issue, THAT COVID LIFE……..

What do we do in the States during COVID-19 lock-down. That COVID Life. Read more.

Congo - Medical Residency Program | Congo – Medical Residency Program

The Vanga Hospital is one of the few Christian medical residency programs in Africa that trains young doctors in medical, surgical and holistic medicine.

| Congo – Women’s Surgical Care

This project seeks to reduce the Congo’s high rate of infant and maternal deaths during childbirth by providing surgical care to women in need of a C-section.

| God indeed chooses the weak things of the world to confound the wise and to demonstrate His power

Kathy Rice, RN, Tim Rice, MD and their youngest daughter Nancy moved to Vanga, Democratic Republic of Congo in 2015, to work in a rural village hospital. Kathy was given the position as head of the Nursing School in Vanga, educating 250 of Congo’s finest future nurses and midwives.