The gathering brought together member churches and international guests from the United States of America, including Rev. Randy Sizemore, Director of Global Ministries – E.C. Church-USA/of the World, Rev Rick Seigi of the Bethlehem E.C. Church in the US and some pastors from Ghana.
Issues pertaining to the upliftment of the church in Liberia were discussed over the one week period with decisions reached by delegates.
According to the Secretary of the church, Marako George Gippin, the conference started from 20th -28th of January with key issues confronting the church high on the agenda.
For his part, the Director of Global Ministries – E.C Church, Rev. Randy Sizemore said he will continue to support the Church in Liberia in meeting both the spiritual and material needs of the Church in Liberia.
Rev. Sizemore indicated one of the things they are going to be doing is to partner with the Church in Liberia to focus on discipleship and evangelism.
The Global Mission Director promised to continue to support the Church in Liberia to meet the spiritual and physical needs of the Liberian people, especially ECCOL members.
The conference was held under the theme “Renew Your Mind” taken from the Roman 2:12-2
Also speaking to reporters, the Director of Education of the Evangelical Congressional Church and Pastor of the Bethlehem Evangelical Church, Rev. Rick Seigi disclosed that discussions are ongoing to form partnership with schools in the US for the local Church School System in Liberia.
Rev. Seigi said E.C Churches around the world will join hands with their brethrens in Liberia to champion the spread of the gospel.
He said as Education Director of the ECC, he will try to provide a clearer picture of the educational needs of school going children within the ECCOL School System.
For his part, the Bishop of the Evangelical Congressional Church of Liberia, G. Abraham Powell, described the Conference as successful.
Bishop Powell thanked God for His grace and protection upon them as Ecers to end their 49th Annual Conference successfully Dambally, Tubmanburg, Bomi County, Liberia.