The Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) has elected a new president, Board of Governance and issued a non-compromised mandate to steer the affairs of faith-based national NGOs in the country.
Rev. Dr. Samuel K. Morwell, President of the Liberia Theological Institutes (LATI) was elected as the new president of the AEL Board of Governance. He succeeds Rev. Dr. Nuwoe-James Kiamu, who completed two terms in office.
Others elected and installed on the Board of Governance include Rev. Daniel B. Mcgee, Vice President, while Madame Leona Johnson -Togbah retains her post as Treasurer along with Rev. Isaac Wheigar, General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, among others.
According to a press release, the officials were elected and installed into offices recently at AEL’s 24th General Assembly held at the Elim Chapel of the Assembly of God Church in Zwedru City, Grand Gedeh County.
Outgoing president Rev. Dr. Nuwoe-James Kiamu inducted the newly elected officers into their respective offices on Sunday, during a worship and closing ceremony of the 24th General Assembly.
Dr. Kiamu urged the new leaders to use the Holy Bible, the AEL’s Constitution and gavel of authority to lead AEL to a noble destiny. He reminded them to also use the AEL’s vision, mission and core value as their guide in leadership.
Dr. Kiamu terms the 24th General Assembly as celebration “Time for AEL” for overcoming tedious challenges in serving God and humanity. He lauded the board-members and secretariat staff, including Tear fund and other donors and partners for their respective contributions towards the growth of AEL.
The 24th General Assembly opened on Wednesday at the ELIM Chapel of the Assembly of God Church on Moses Harris Street in Zwedru City to review and set a new mandate for AEL. Delegates from over 500 member-churches and other agencies of evangelical persuasions nationwide are convening to review and set a new mandate for AEL.
AEL is the largest network of Christian churches and agencies of evangelical persuasion on Liberia responding to human need with spiritual guidance, compassion and practical care.Press Release