Their Eminences and Blessed Mothers of the New Kingdom, members of the Mansion of Blessedness, last week converged in Monrovia, capital of Liberia where they participated in an event, called “Blessed Mothers first West African Convention on peace”.
The convention recorded appreciable turnout of brethren in Liberia, including the visiting dignitaries who came in from other countries like Ghana, Sierra Leone Uganda, and Nigeria.
The delegates have now returned to their different stations after a one week visiting of dignitaries and rubbing of minds on the need for national and global peace.
Members of the Mansion also held separate meetings on the protection of women and children with Liberia’s Vice President, Her Excellency Dr. Jewel Howard Taylor, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Williamette E. Saydee-Tarr who was represented by the Deputy Minister, Administration of the Ministry, Mrs. Perleh Harris as well as the Minister of Justice/Attorney General, Councillor Frank Dean.
The Liberian Vice President commended the group for converging in her country with the message of peace, adding that it was very important for all countries to imbibe peace to attract growth and investments.
The group was led by her Adviser, Her Eminence Cecilia Mong
The group paid a courtesy call on Sister Eyi orphanage where many items were donated. The same visit with donations was made to the National Hospital, maternity section.
They also called at the Nigerian embassy and Liberian Council of Churches where they emphasised the importance of African unity, nonviolence, and respect for womanhood as well as protection of children.
In her words, Her Eminence Mong said, “The conference on Women’s involvement in Peace Building, after long years of war in Liberia was timeous, adding that the delegates used the opportunity to pay courtesy calls on the president who was represented by the country’s Vice President as well as other national dignitaries.”
The conference on Women’s involvement in Peace Building hosted various women groups, including Market Women who numbered up to over 200.
Journalists from eight newspapers attended the session.
The Father in the Delegates conducted House blessings for brethren.
Healing nights were held on Wednesday and Friday.
18 new converts were baptised while the leftover brethren who rushed for baptism were referred to the resident Priest, CA Kanu Mba as we left.
The Retreat on “The BCS Doctrines and BMS’ Mandate” was an eye-opener to all brethren as it snowballed into an interactive session.
The Divine service conducted by the Father in HE Rita Godwin was a bang as brethren had time to dance and jubilate with the Father for a successful Convention in Liberia. The Divine Service saw to the fundraising for Biakpan Living Spring project.
Apart from their Eminences and Blessed Mothers, the event was attended by all the brethren in the Liberian Nation and their National Administrative, CA (Col) Moses Perekere.
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