The Methodist Church of Sierra Leone (MCSL) has ended a five days retreat or renewal organized for ‘to be’ ministers in the church at the National Pastoral Centre along Dama road in Kenema city.
The Head of MCSL Rt. Rev. Francis Nabieu intimated the press that the five days retreat was aimed at consulting, examining, correcting and organizing participants who could be instrumental in the development of the country as a nation.
Rev. Francis Nabieu further revealed that as leaders in their churches they felt good to look at their weakness and design solutions to improve them, adding that it will also strengthen the good working relationship between the Methodist church and it ministers.
Rev. Nabieu also hinted that the five days retreat also took a close look at National issues such as the economy and security in the country.
However the Rev. said as churches they were not only looking at the spiritual aspect in the church but serving the people in the nation. He used the occasion to explain some of the contribution the church has made especially in education where he says they are presently implementing the Sababu education project in order to enhance quality education in the country, medicare and development in the nation. The man of God also cited their involvement in the campaign to minimize the spread of HIV/AIDs in the country as some of the contribution the mission can be credited for.
Rev. Nabieu also catalogued some of the projects they are implementing like the running of a clinic for HIV/AIDS victims in Freetown, Library project in Kailahun district, providing paralegal assistance aimed at stopping dispute out of court in their operational areas and the running of the youth center in Bo.