Sierra Leone Episcopal Area

General Church
Bishop John Yambasu (right) is congratulated by Ebun James Dekam (center) and the Rev. Bob Williams after Yambasu was elected president of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone for a second term during the council’s conference in Kabala, Sierra Leone. Dekam is general secretary of the council and Williams is a United Methodist pastor. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

Bishop re-elected as head of Sierra Leone Council of Churches

Ecumenical group remains committed to advocacy, addressing social ills in the country, Yambasu said.
General Conference
 Bishop John Yambasu gives the sermon during morning worship May 19 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. File photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

Seeing a Way Forward: Bishop Yambasu

As the denomination approaches the 2019 special General Conference, Sierra Leone Bishop John Yambasu feels that despite the anxiety over the church’s future, God is still in control.
General Church
 Bishop Arnold C. Temple speaks during the African College of Bishops meeting Sept. 4-7, 2018, in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Temple is president of the All Africa Conference of Churches. Photo by Danny Mai, United Methodist Communications.

African bishops hear call to cross divides, unite Methodists

Church must be a reconciler in Africa, ecumenical leader says.
Mission and Ministry
Dr. Tendai Paul Manyeza, a United Methodist missionary who served 23 years at Old Mutare Mission Hospital in Zimbabwe, has been assigned to a new post at Kissy United Methodist Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UMNS.

Global health missionary honored for 23 years of service

Zimbabwe doctor, who has been called the face of Old Mutare Mission Hospital, gets new assignment in Sierra Leone.

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