Liberia Episcopal Area

Mission and Ministry
Laurine Deemi and Thomas Mallah stand in front of medical supplies at The United Methodist Church in Liberia’s health department in Monrovia, Liberia. The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries has donated over $40,000 worth of anti-malarial medicine, tests and mosquito nets to the church in Liberia. Photo by E Julu Swen, UM News.

Church in Liberia gets malaria medication

An Imagine No Malaria grant also will help United Methodists with the capacity building of health facility staff and better monitoring.
Social Concerns
Protesters hold placards protesting violence against women and children. They are standing outside The United Methodist Church Central Office in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by E Julu Swen, UM News.

Liberian United Methodists protest ritualistic killings

The United Methodist Church in Liberia organized a street protest calling on the government to investigate and end ritualistic killings of children.
Mission and Ministry
Finda Quiwa (third from left), a United Methodist missionary, joins members of Finda Quiwa House at the May 2 Young Women's Gathering in Yonibana, Sierra Leone. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UM News.

Young women's program revived in Sierra Leone

Six years after shutting down in Sierra Leone, the Young Women’s Network is active again thanks to a donation by Discipleship Ministries.
Evangelism
Young people sing during the Next Generation Forum in Monrovia, Liberia. The May 2 event focused on the future of young people in the church. Photo by E Julu Swen, UM News.

Liberia pushes to recruit young people into ministry

As young people continue to shy away from the church, The United Methodist Church in Liberia is frantically trying to recruit them to the ministries of the church — especially as clergy.

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