Episcopal Church of Liberia

Episcopal Church of Liberia

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September 15, 2017

By: The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

This week you get to hear from the Presiding Bishop on why he thinks the United Thank Offering is so important. The story that he tells makes me think about a school on the banks of a river in Liberia – Bromley Mission and its main building, Julia Chester Emery Hall. Bromley is a girls’ school...

July 13, 2015

[World Council of Churches press release] Prayers and action undertaken by the Liberian Council of Churches (LCC) during the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015 will be honored by the Liberian government with distinction of “Commander, Order of the Star of Africa.”

The distinction will...

January 28, 2015

Many Cuttington University students, faculty and staff are employed at the International Medical Corps’ Bong County Ebola Treatment Unit in Suakoko District, awaiting the university to reopen. They include Juyah J. Massaqui, sprayer; Chris N. Kollie, sprayer; Alex D. Iolleh, safety...

October 29, 2014

Children’s Radio Foundation partners with local radio stations and community organizations on more than 50 projects across Africa to create opportunities for broadcast, youth dialogue, leadership, and social engagement. Photo: Children’s Radio Foundation

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October 8, 2011

One of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Leymah Gbowee, a Liberian activist who helped bring her country out of a brutal civil war, said on Oct. 7 that the best way to achieve global peace is to start in local communities.

"It is time for us to do justice in our communities ... one day...

February 24, 2011

For the second time since the Church Pension Fund (CPF) took on the administration of a pension plan for the clergy and lay employees of the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL) in 2005, staff traveled to Liberia this past January for five days of meetings and celebrations.

According to a...

February 14, 2011

Parasitic worms fill the bellies of the children in Liberia, West Africa, a country that the World Health Organization (WHO) considers to be one of the poorest and most worm-burdened nations on the planet.

Whereas malaria deservedly receives attention from the Bill & Melinda Gates...

September 22, 2010

Laughter, common priorities, prayer and shared adventures have punctuated the trip for Liberians seeing southern Ohio for the first time.

During a two-week visit to the Diocese of Southern Ohio by a delegation for the Episcopal Church of Liberia, a visit to the post office sparked a...

July 12, 2010

A hand-made sign hanging on the wall of the Bromley Episcopal Mission School for girls welcomed the 16 missioners who traveled from Leesburg, Virginia, to Monrovia, Liberia. The sign read, "If love hadn't existed in your hearts, you wouldn't have come this far. Thank you for educating us, and...

June 28, 2010

When people ask me about mission, I have a simple answer: Go! It will change you. It will change the people around you.

Two years ago, I went on a mission trip with St. David's Episcopal Church in Ashburn, Virginia, a trip that altered not only my life, but my career, my world...

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