For his exemplary leadership role over the years, a renowned reverend of the Methodist faith was recently honored by the Church, Rev. Emmanuel F. Johnson of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Zion on Benson Street was honored recently for his “auspicious role in leading the Church and its Pastoral Board for a decade.”
A thanksgiving service in Rev. Johnson’s honor was held at the Brown Memorial A.M.E. Church on Benson Street few weeks ago in Monrovia.
Rev, Johnson was also remembered by members of the church and other well-wishers as well as his relatives and friends for his spiritual renewal programs and outstanding leadership role that has resulted into increase of the church’s membership, and annual revenue over the years.
Other attributes of Rev. Johnson leadership include his support to the men’s department and his strong women’s homes oversees missionary department-an active young adult/youth and children ministries.
Moreover, his contribution to the scholarship scheme as well as to the community-based programs and a weekly half-hour radio broadcast and the reconstruction of a new church edifice amongst other developmental programs.
As a motivational speaker of the church’s 10th anniversary, Rev. Johnson’s pastoral leadership at the Zion Church was confirmed by Rev. James K. Kingsley, who emphasized the need for one to live a descent and outstanding life. This topic was delivered from the Bible book of Nehemiah 2:2-6.
The well-attended colorful ceremony was also marked by a certification process of Rev. Johnson for his “dedication and commitment to the work of the church and community.”