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AC 2022 supports Children’s Village

Children at the Village in Liberia

The partnership between the Michigan and Liberia conferences will be celebrated at the 2022 Annual Conference. Jon Reynolds provides an update on how our dollars make a difference in Liberia.

Meet a Methodist pioneer

Methodist pioneer in Africa

The Rev. Francis Burns was the first Black bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Elected in 1858, he served as a missionary bishop in Liberia.

Leader says, ‘COVID needs no passport’

COVID hand-washing station in Liberia

Special report by Dr. Muriel Nelson, chair of  COVID Emergency Response for the Liberia Conference. Deaths, so far, are low. She and the committee hope to keep it that way.

Youth strategic for Liberia’s future

Liberian youth singing

The focus on young people is a major part of the Liberia Conference’s strategic plan for the next five years. Youth are excited about the future.

Michigan-Liberia relationship changes lives

Crowd blesses new facility in Liberia

The Rev. Jon Reynolds explains how Michigan Conference support of ministries in the Liberia Conference makes a difference for Jesus Christ.

Future uncertain for Liberians in U.S.

Bishop Samuel J. Quire, Jr. preaching

Liberians living in the U.S. fear deportation, but the UMC in Liberia is preparing to welcome its brothers and sisters back home.

Liberia covenant focuses on respect

Liberians and Michigan VIMs holding hands and dedicating a well in nohor of Billie Rench.

Nine volunteers from The Michigan Conference have just returned home from Liberia. They visited five mission sites, dedicated a well honoring Billie Rench, and renewed relationships with covenant partners.

Now is THE time

The Michigan Conference embraces a covenant with Liberia that began with the Detroit Conference in 1999.

‘Back to the soil’ in Liberia

Gbarnga Mission is growing swamp rice that will supply most area farmers with seed for the next crop.

Bishop Kulah at Liberia’s helm

Bishop John Innis has retired and Bishop Arthur Kulah is standing in as Liberia’s episcopal Leader through 2016.