AEL 23rd Convention Slated For Gbarnga
MONROVIA, March 24 (LINA) - Delegates and representatives of over 500 churches and organizations with evangelical persuasions will convene Wednesday, March 26, in Gbarnga, Bong County for the 23rd National Convention of the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL).
AEL is the largest network of Christian churches and agencies of evangelical persuasion in Liberia responding to human needs with spiritual guidance, compassion and practical care.
AEL dates as far back as 1964 and is a member of the Association of Evangelicals of Africa (AEA) and the World Evangelicals Fellowship (WEF), and the
Liberia Council of Churches, among others.
The Convention will be held under the theme: "Enlarging Kingdom Territories, Strengthening and Sustaining Partnerships,” according to the Liberia News Agency.
AEL's Advocacy and Communications Officer, D. Sonpon Weah II, said the new strategic directions of the Association will be showcased for the benefit of citizens and residents of Liberia.
Mr. Weah said the showcase will include the launching of new products, including "Expo Liberia 2020", a national church multiplication vision through which AEL will mentor and spearhead the planting of over 10,000 Gospel Centers and churches among all peoples and groups within 10 years in the country.
He said AEL will launch a new Financial Integrity Training (FIT) Program which aims to build the financial management capacity of churches, schools and ministries, among others.
Weah said the AEL will also launch the Liberia Evangelical Youth Alliance (LEYA), which will serve as a national umbrella organization for all evangelical youth groups in the country.
He revealed that that AEL will also conduct a high-impact capacity building seminar and a free, fair and transparent election of members of the Board of Governors during the General Assembly in Gbarnga city.