Updated Schedule of the Sierra Leone Annual Conference UMC



142nd Session of the United Methodist Church – Sierra Leone Annual Conference
Trebes Memorial United Methodist Church – Messima, Bo City
Wesnesday, March 3rd – Sunday, March 6th, 2022
Theme – “Be One! So, the World Will Believe” John 17:21
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2ND, 2022
Travel day – Arrival of Clergy and Lay Leaders

THURSDAY, MARCH 3RD, 2022
Morning Session
9:00 am Clergy Session – Trebes Memorial UMC, Messima, Bo
Laity session – Rogers Memorial UMC, Njagboima, Bo
1:00 pm LUNCH
Afternoon Session
2:00 pm – Clergy and Lay Procession
4:00 pm – Official declaration of Conference – Bishop Warner H. Brown Jr.
Liturgist – Rev. Prof. Edwin Momoh, Conference Secretary
Preacher – Bishop Warner H. Brown, Jr
7:00 – 9:00 pm – United Methodists Women’s Night

FRIDAY, MARCH 4TH, 2022
Morning Session
8:30 am – Worship – Rev. Francis Ben Charley & Rev. Edna Musu Boima
9:30 am Organizing the Conference
9:40 am Recognition of Special guests and fraternal Greetings from the interreligious and ecumenical Community
• The Hon. Paramount Chief of Kakua Chiefdom
• His Worship the Mayor – Bo City
• The Chairman – Bo District Council
• The Interreligious Council of Sierra Leone
• The Methodist Church – Sierra Leone
• The United Brethren in Christ – Sierra Leone
• Pentecostal Fellowship of Sierra Leone –
• The Catholic Diocese of Bo –
• Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone
Interlude – The Gospel Band
• The Anglican Diocese of Bo
• New Harvest Global Ministries
• Council of Churches in Sierra Leone – General Secretary
• All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) – Bishop Emeritus Rt. Rev. Arnold Temple, President AACC.
• The Bible Society in Sierra Leone
11:00 am
• Episcopal Address – Bishop Warner H. Brown Jr.
• State of the Laity Address – Dr. Victor Massaquoi, Conference Lay Leader
1:00 pm Lunch Break
Afternoon Session
2:00 pm – Board of Ordained Ministry Report – Bockarie/Ashcroft/Boye-Caulker
3:00 pm – Service of Remembrance and Resurrection
Liturgist – Rev. Emmanuel Pewa
Preacher – Archbishop Michael Kehinde Stephen
7:00 – 9:00 pm – United Methodist Young People

SATURDAY, MARCH 5TH, 2022
Morning Session
8:30 – 9:30 am – Service of Retirement and Commission – Rev. James Boye-Caulker & Rev. Mariama Bockari
9:40 – 11:30 – Celebrating Ministry to Children
11:40 am – State of the Conference Finances
• Global funds – Lydia Jalloh
• Wes path/Conference pension Initiative – Lydia Jalloh
• 2018 Financial report – Elfreda Fawundu/Alice Onomake
• 2019 operational budget –Elfreda Fawundu/Alice Onomake
• Clergy Welfare Initiative – Elfreda Fawundu/Onomake
• United Methodist University – Ashmao
• Apportionment – Certificates of full compliance

Reports on United Methodist University – Professor Carew

University Fund Raising – Rev. Kattie Meek, Rev. Raymond Bola-Williams & Mrs. Finda Quiwa
1:00 pm Lunch
Afternoon Session – Celebration of Mission
• Global Health Catherine Norman/Dr. Dennis Marke
• Committee on Church and Society Sellu/Quiwa/
• Board of Trustees Report – Rogers/Yarteh
• Missions and Development – (CELAD; TRACE; Water and Development; Sierra Leone/Susquehanna Initiative; Sierra Leone/Germany Initiative; Primary and Secondary Education; Kailahun Mission initiative)
Senesie/Momoh/Bangalie/Massaquoi/Lawrence/Brima/Pormai/Ashcroft/ Gbloh/Banya
4:00 pm – Episcopal Nominations.
7:00 – 9:00 pm – United Methodist Men’s Night

SUNDAY, MARCH 6TH, 2022
9:30 am Thanksgiving and Closing Worship (ordination Episcopal Appointments, Adjournment)
Liturgist – Rev. Prof. Edwin Momoh – Conference Secretary
Preacher – Rev. Dr. Maidstone Mulenga
Conference Hymn
We are One in the Spirit
We Are One in The Spirit We Are One in The Lord
We Are One in The Spirit We Are One in The Lord
And We Pray That All Unity May One Day Be Restored And They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love, By Our Love; Yes, They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love!
We Will Walk With Each Other We Will Walk Hand in Hand
We Will Walk With Each Other We Will Walk Hand in Hand
And Together We Will Spread the News, That God Is in Our Land
And They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love, By Our Love; Yes, They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love!
We Will Work With Each Other We Will Work Side by Side
We Will Work With Each Other We Will Work Side by Side
And We’ll Guard Each Man’s Dignity, And Save Each Man’s Pride. And They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love, By Our Love; Yes, They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love!