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Prison Ministry Transforms Child Offenders

Friday, July 28th, 2017

A 17 year-old boy, charged with murder, and currently detained at the Remand Home, Kingtom, in Freetown, has entreated the Prison Ministry of the United Methodist Church to do more for young boys in remand homes.

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“Vision 2020” A United Methodist University

Monday, January 19th, 2015

INTRODUCTION John Charles Olmsted, in 1908, wrote, “A University as a whole, both grounds and buildings, without any suggestion of lavishness or over decoration, ought to exhibit clearly, in all its outward appearance, the fact that it is the place of work and of residence of cultivated and careful people,” Even today, that sentiment should […]

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UMC Hospital Gives Hope to Stroke Patients in Sierra Leone

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Physical Therapy that initially started as a volunteer service by a United Methodist at UMC General Hospital, Kissy in eastern Freetown is today winning national acclaim for the hospital. To date, the Physical Therapy unit has treated 2065 patients since its inception in 2008 with 60% fully recovering and 30% partial recovery. By October, the […]

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