Liberia Council of Churches to Celebrate 32nd General Assembly

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Rev. James E. Winkler, General Secretary of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society.

The Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) has announced plans to host its 32nd General Assembly in Monrovia. According to LCC’s President, Bishop Kortu K. Brown, the upcoming assembly will run from Wednesday, November 28 through Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on 10th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia.

Bishop Brown said that the president of the National Council of Churches in the United States of America (NCCUSA) Reverend James E. Winkler will be the guest of honor and will address the formal opening ceremony on Wednesday, November 28, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Key among several activities and discussions, Bishop Brown noted, are issues bordering on peace and justice, the economy, Bicentennial Celebration of the church in Liberia, reporting, promoting, “Waking the Giant” Initiative, etc.

He said further that special guests to grace the event will be drawn from the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Sierra Leone, and Liberia.

The president of the All-Africa Council of Churches (AACC), Bishop Arnold Temple, will represent the general secretary of the World Council of Churches.

Bishop Brown said churches from across the country, the government, ecumenical partners, Church leaders, and civil society will form part of the ceremonies.

The president of the International Council for Human Rights based in Germany, Bishop Thomas Schirmacher, will also address the assembly on peace and justice as national tools for reconciliation and development, the release said.

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