Category Archives: SL Visit 2010

Posts relating to the 2010 visit to Sierra Leone by two SLM members

18th February: Fogbo, Manalo, Makomba School, Makoibundu, Magbafti, St. Stephens Rokel

The last day of standard visits, an a day that threatened on paper to be hideously long! Not only did we have the five originally planned visits to make, but we also gained one during Conference when Reuben realised that … Continue reading

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Hot, hot, hot

Yesterday at one point the temperature hit 107 degrees farenheit according to the thermometer in the car. Thats 41 degrees centigrade, the hottest I’ve ever knowingly experienced…

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17th February: Foofoo Water, Fabaina, Songo Loko & Christ Church Hastings

On the way out, I attempted to reconfirm our flights on my mobile – I got this unlocked befor leaving so that I could by a local sim card. Last time here I didn’t have the luxury of Skype and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th February: Bureh Town, Tombo, Tissana, Bethel Cole Town, St. Mark’s Waterloo & TECT

This was always going to be a long day… It started with a phone call from Francis to tell us he would be late; he was stuck in traffic in Lumley. This was bad news. We had quite a few … Continue reading

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Monday 15th February: Wellington, Allen Town, TECT, Mongegba, ‘Car Accident’

Today has been a varied day of on the one hand heart-stopping beauty, human vision and care and on the other desperate lives and attempted cons. We started off heading to a church called Wellington. This I had been looking … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th February: Lady Selina’s Chapel, Freetown & Lumley Craft Market

Today would be the last chance to have a bit of time to ourselves before what looks like a somewhat manic week. This morning we headed into Freetown for a service at Lady Selina’s Chapel, where Rev. Lauretta Marah is … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th February: Jerusalem Avenue & Goderich

Today started with a jolt, the violent sound of a screaming woman running past the hotel, a commotion following in her wake. It was a horrible sound. Made me wonder if it was a little taste of what it must … Continue reading

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Questions from Wormley Primary School

The children at Wormley Primary School, our local school in the UK, have twinned with the children at Allen Town Primary School. Here are some photos of the school at Allen Town which we took during our visit: (For this gallery to … Continue reading

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Scenes from Sierra Leone

The last few days I’ve been trying to get some photos of Sierra Leonian life and scenery. It’s hard, you can’t capture the sounds, smell and richness of the air, nor the dignity of the people despite the poverty of … Continue reading

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Friday 12th February: Election Day

Today has been a tense day. All Conference has been working up to this moment, the day of the elections for the Connexional Officers, including the post of Chairman and General Superintendent, currently held by the Rev. Reuben Dove. Behind … Continue reading

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