Liberia Episcopal Area

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.
Evangelism
Bishop Daniel Wandabula of the East Africa Episcopal Area called on communicators to “unite the church (rather) than perpetuate divisions” while speaking at the United Methodist Radio Network annual meeting, April 25-27, in Kampala, Uganda. Photo by the Rev. Taurai Emmanuel Maforo.

Radio can help unite divided church, bishop says

Speaking at the United Methodist Radio Network annual meeting, Bishop Daniel Wandabula called on communicators to “unite the church (rather) than perpetuate divisions.”
Evangelism
Bishop Samuel J. Quire Jr. preaches the closing sermon during the Liberia Annual Conference meeting in Harper, Maryland County, Liberia, in 2018. Quire said The United Methodist Church in Liberia is ready to welcome home its members living in the United States if they are deported after losing their temporary protection status when it expires March 31. File photo by E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Future uncertain for Liberians living in US

While some fear deportation when their temporary protection status expires March 31, The United Methodist Church in Liberia is preparing to welcome its brothers and sisters back home.

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