Category Archives: SL Visit 2011

Day 6: Last Day of Conference

Hard to believe that today was the last day of Conference and we only have a week left! I will be sorry to leave but pleased to see the family again (although we’ve just managed a great Skype conversation). We … Continue reading

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Day 5: Jui Junction, Conference & Late Night Service

Back home at the end of a long day. Much to our surprise we were offered the morning off again today, as it was the day of the late night service. We were happy to accept this offer as many … Continue reading

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Day 4: Jui & Conference

Much to our surprise we were given the morning off today! They were devoting their time to various reports such as finances and committees, which although important, would always be hard for us to follow and often irrelevant to the … Continue reading

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Day 3: Conference

Today was the opening day of Conference. Conference is always an colourful affair – lots of friends old and new, debates to be had, procedures to be followed, and offerings to be taken. Its not everybody’s cup of tea, but … Continue reading

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Day 2: Wellington, Allen Town, the Shepherd’s Hospice, Christ Church Hastings & Football

The alarm went at 7am (actually it would have done but we were both up shortly before it). We were picked up by our driver Joseph (based at TECT, the Bible College next door), with Sylvanus and Sallu and whisked … Continue reading

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Made It!

Well that was a wonderfully straightforward journey! There are so many things that can go wrong on a journey to Sierra Leone. It’s not something I ever look forward to. The flight itself is fine – as a Fen boy … Continue reading

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Conference Programme

We have just received the programme for the 219th Annual Conference of the SL Connexion which we will attending during our visit this year: Conference 2011 Related Images:

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2011 Visit Preparations

Preparations are now coming together for our visit later this month. We’ve had our jabs, the visas have been collected and tickets bought. We’re staying at The Hope Centre (I suspect this may be their website) which is in Jui, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Visit!

Tickets have been book and visas applied for – it looks like we’re off to Sierra Leone again! It’s been a tricky year with both the continuing downturn in the economy and also the transition in leadership both here and in Sierra … Continue reading

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