The Church of Nazarene in Liberia has held its first national convention since it was established over 30 years ago in the city of Ganta, Nimba County.
The event, held from October 26 to November 1, 2015, brought together 290 people from the 15 counties under the theme, “Keep the Unity of Peace in Christ,” with a text from Ephesians 2: 4 – 6.
The host Pastor, Rev. David K. Boayou, said the church’s convention was the first ever convention organized by its members.
According to Rev. Boayou, some of the key topics discussed during the convention included: Marriage and Family; Stewardship, and; the Essentials of Church Planting.
The topics were discoursed by various clergymen including the host, Pastor Boayou, Rev. Daniel K. Johnson, Sam Larma, Paul K. Parlout, and Elihar Klay.
“We have a total of 143 churches coming together to deliver the good news to our people and tell them that as Christians we need to always keep the unity of peace in Christ,” he said.
The Church of Nazarene in Ganta is among groups providing skills for women in many disciplines including pastry making, soap making, catering, among others.
The Church also runs a junior high school in Ganta.
Rev. Boayou expressed gratitude to members of the Ganta Christian Community and all those who contributed to the success of the convention.