advertisement

Nene Rwenyaguza dances during service

July 18, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Nene Rwenyaguza dances during a worship service April 21 at First Baptist Church in Columbia. The services and hymns are performed in the congregation’s native languages — Swahili, Kirundi, French and Kinyamulenge. Kinyamulenge, the congregation’s tribal language, is typically spoken. There are nearly 400 different languages and dialects spoken throughout the Congo.

RELATED STORIES: After 11 years apart, African refugee's family will join him in Columbia

advertisements