“Join the Eternal Song” was the theme of the Papua New Guinea Mission Society (PNGMS) bung (gathering) on July 24-26, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Peoria, IL, and the featured picture above shows all of the Papua New Guinean guests who traveled from PNG to join the gathering. Back row (l-r): Ezekiel Peter, Rev. Marai Kungu, Andui Koralyo, Paul Bruno, Watao Kale, Gary Mark and Rev. John Kiso Sakatao. Middle row (l-r): Israel Luke, Lenny Peter, Mark Yakka, David Philip, Steven Tumu, Makum Ripa, Lasi Pyaso, Eunice Andrew, Mendai Yupere and Grace Tangua. Front row (l-r): Jenny Imma, Agnes Koralyo, Henny Mark, Emma Wasia Ranyeta, Jenny Amean and Matilda Kaipare.
Below is a picture of all those who attended.
Highlights of the bung included presentations by former missionaries and PNG guests, a hymn fest and ample fellowship between and among participants.