|The Petition is amended as follows:
Under "Challenges for the New Government" insert the following as a new number 1 and renumber the paragraphs that follow.
1. Urges our churches to support the peoples and the mission of the United Methodist Church in the DRC through Advance Special giving, covenant relationship between Annual Conferences, and through other mission funding. We also urge United Methodists and all Methodist peoples to join in prayer and solidarity for the people, leaders, and churches of the DRC.