RSS

Phileas Jusu

Bishop Yambasu 2017

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Acknowledging the possibility of a split in American United Methodism over the acceptance of homosexuality, Bishop John K.Yambasu of Sierra Leone warned against the loss of U.S. financial support for his country's church. Read more

Global Nature

Sierra Leone Health

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

United Methodists are joining in a new health project named Kuimei, or "One Who Cares," is under way to improve maternal and infant health in Sierra Leone. Read more

Global Health

United Methodist African bishops unanimously reaffirmed their view that marriage is between one man and one woman and vowed to “maintain the unity” of The United Methodist Church. Read more

A Way Forward 1 Comments

Fulfilling the pledge of Bishop John Yambasu, United Methodists in Sierra Leone continue to provide support for the victims of an August 2017 landslide that killed some 1,000 people. Read more

Global Health

Mudslide Camp Closure

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Now that the emergency relief camps have been closed, Sierra Leone mudslide survivors are waiting for promised aid to rebuild their lives and looking to United Methodists for help. Read more

Global Health

Sierra Leone Environmental

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

One month into the disaster response for people affected by twin disasters of flooding and a mudslide, the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone views environmental care and education as the long-term plan for churches. Read more

Global Health

Sierra Leone Medical Response

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

With the help of the United Methodist Committee on Relief, United Methodists in Sierra Leone have stepped up to provide emergency medical services and grief counseling after a mudslide killed some 500 people. Read more

Global Health

Mudslide workers

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

United Methodist Bishop John Yambasu reports being "so devastated" as he toured the aftermath of a massive mudslide and flood that killed hundreds in Sierra Leone. Read more

In the World

Mudslide Sierra Leone

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

United Methodists in Sierra Leone have lost family and friends in a massive mudslide and flooding that have killed some 400 people with another 600 people still missing. Read more

In the World

Sierra Leone UMW Banner

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

United Methodist Women in Sierra Leone demonstrate to break their culture's silence on violence and the denial of human rights for women and girls. Read more

Advocating Justice

Bishop Yambasu 2017

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

Acknowledging the possibility of a split in American United Methodism over the acceptance of homosexuality, Bishop John K.Yambasu of Sierra Leone warned against the loss of U.S. financial support for his country's church. Read more

Global Nature

Sierra Leone Health

Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS

United Methodists are joining in a new health project named Kuimei, or "One Who Cares," is under way to improve maternal and infant health in Sierra Leone. Read more

Global Health

Yohanna Waving

UMNS Photo by Phileas Jusu

A son of Evangelical United Brethren parents, the Rev. John Wesley Yohanna begins his term as a United Methodist bishop seeking to build bridges among conflicting church factions in Nigeria. Read more

In the Church