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www.episcopalchurchliberia.org – The Episcopal Church of Liberia

www.episcopalchurch.org – The Episcopal Church (USA)

www.episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/ens – The Episcopal Digital Network

www.ube.org – Union of Black Episcopalian

www.voorhees.edu – Voorhees College

www.ststephensnmb.com – St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, N. Myrtle Beach

www.anglicannews.org – Anglican Communion News Service

www.episcopalmigrationministries – Episcopal Migration Ministries

www.tlcafrica.com – TLC  Africa

www.liberianembassyus.org – Embassy of Liberia

www.theperspective.org – The Perspective

www.allafrica.com – All Africa


A weekly update bulletin from the desk of The Rev. Dr. Dee Wellington Bright, LECUSA CHAIRMAN 

Your Prayers are Requested for Healing Grace

For God's Continued Healing Grace:

This week, your prayers especially requested for Mother Kathleen Collins as she was admitted to the hospital over the weekend in critical conditions. Your ongoing prayers for God's healing grace would also be appreciated for Mother Vashti Thompson, and Drs. Elwood & Matilda Dunn in their journey to recovery.

Funeral Services for Wade Norris Browne

The wake keeping and funeral services for Wade Norris Browne is September 27th & 28th, 2019 respectively. He will be buried near his father the late George D. Browne at their family residence in Virginia, Montserrado County, Liberia. Your prayers and outreach to Mother Browne (414-587-6003), and the entire family are appreciate. The Pastoral Care Committee will carry out its due diligence on behalf of LECUSA. May Wade's soul rest in peace and light perpetual shine on him.

Canon John Harmon Bishop's Election Process

Our own Canon John Harmon is among the nominees (finalists) in the election for the next bishop of the Diocese of Southern Virginia. The election is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Your prayers are requested for the process and most especially for our brother and colleague Canon John Harmon.

The service to climax St Andrew's annual Festival Celebrations this year will be held on Sunday, September 22nd at 10:00am at the Church (1832 James Avenue, N. Minneapolis MN. 55411)

All Episcopalians within the community are asked to please support by attending this festive service. The Guest Preacher will be The Rev. Frenchye Magee of the Methodist Church.

Your support is much appreciated!
Robert Neal 763-913-9005
Aurelius Butler 763-442-9659
Aquilla ord 763-843-5381

LECUSA's Proposal Capital Drive

There initial meeting for LECUSA's Proposed Capital Campaign is scheduled for Thursday September 19th at 7:00pm Central and 8:00 pm Eastern.The following persons were recommended for this initial conversation:

The Rev Canon Wilmot Merchant
Mr. Paul George
Ms. Wilhemena Wilson
Mr. Gerald Cooper
Mr. Richard Thorpe
Dr. Debbie Hines-Freeman
The Rev. Dr. Dee Bright

Your participation is truly appreciated.

Call 605-313-4831
Code 735-490#


Donations for the publication of Dr. Elwood Dunn's book are still being requested and can be made through LECUSA's account. Those who pledged to donate to this project are asked to do so asap as the manuscript is due to the publishing company soon. Even if you have not made a prior commitment, we still encourage each one to please consider donating to this important project.
Remember that the book is a sequel to Dr. Dunn's prior work on the History of The Episcopal Diocese of Liberia and will provide the context for the sustainability plans of the diocese. Your timely support is appreciated.
For means of processing your donation please contact Mr. John Mellish 919-931-6935 and Fr. Dee Bright 413-222-5168

LECUSA's monthly Executive Meeting of last week was deferred to Thursday, September 26th, due to conflict of schedule for many of the Executive Members. Please take note of the new date and time:
Thursday, September 26 at 7:00 pm CT / 8:00 pm ET:

Call 605-313-4831 - Code 735-490#

The Agenda will be re-forwarded

Keep LECUSA 2020 on Mind

Please mark your calendars in advance for LECUSA's Gathering in 2020. Mrs. Jacklyn Robinson Cooper and her host committee are making every effort to put everything in place for this event.

Date and Venue for the 2020 Annual Gathering.
Date: Weekend of April 17-19, 2020
Venue: the State of Maryland

Please stay tuned to this page for details as plans unfold.



Pastoral Care Committee (Fr. John Mitchell, Chair)
Mrs. Emily Benjamin, Member
Mrs. Cynthia Gilmore, Member
The Rev. Dr. James Yarsiah (Member)
The Rev. Abeoseh Flemister (Ex. Officio, Chair)

The Strategic Planning Committee ( Mr. Gerald Cooper, Chair)
Mr. Richard Thorpe
Dr. Elwood Dunn
The Rev. Canon Wilmot Merchant
Fr. John Harmon
Mr. Clemenceau Urey
Others are being consider

The Bylaws Amendment Committee: (Mrs. Marie Y. Hayes, Chair)
The Rev. Dr.. James Wilson
The Rev. Canon. Wilmot Merchant
The Rev. Dr. Matilda Dunn
The Rev. Dr. James Yarsiah
The Rev. Dr. Allen George

Membership Committee (Mr. Benoni Grimes, Chair)
Mrs. Marie Hayes
The Rev. Dr. James Wilson
Mrs. Emily Benjamin
Mr. Jonathan Pearce
Mr. David Hanson
Mrs. Louise Assengie
Mr. Paul George
Other are being considered


REMEMBER: “With God, all things are possible!”

LECUSA National and LECUSA - MN Chapter “Chairs Project” for 5 Episcopal Church of Liberia Schools!
Benefiting schools are: St. James, Hoffman Station, Harper, Maryland (Southeastern Archdeaconry); St. John’s Buchanan (Bassa Archdeaconry); St. Martin on the Mount, Yekepa (LOBONI Archdeaconry); St. Stephen, Mambo & St. Andrew’s, Mbaloma (Southwestern Archdeaconry). Each school will receive 50 Armchairs!



LECUSA 10th Anniversary Gathering, Newark, NJ - Photos taken at Opening Prayer and Plenary sessions on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 24 Rector Street. We extend sincere gratitude to our hosts: The Episcopal Diocese of Newark, Trinity and St. Philip's Cathedral, New Jersey.

Click album below to view the photos taken by Mr. Benoni Tarr Grimes at LECUSA 10th Anniversary Awards and Recognition Benefit Dinner on 4/11/15. Congratulations to all of our Honorees! Enjoy! 

Photos of the distribution of the LECUSA Ebola Medical, Sanitation and Food Items
( Click here for Health and Media Advisory for Liberian Communities )

Distribution of Food Items and detergents to ECL Clergies and Staffs Distribution of Food Items and detergents to ECL Clergies and Staffs Distribution of Food Items and detergents to ECL Clergies and Staffs Clergy and ECL Staff receiving and signing for items received Clergy and ECL Staff receiving and signing for items received  Presentation of Ebola Materials to Hope for Women Health Center                                           Presentation to the Bromley Mission School Bishop Hart speaks with Nurse during presentation at Crozierville Health Center Presentation to Bensenville Hospital  Bishop Hart makes presentation to Health Center in Banjor                     Crozierville Reproductive Health Center receiving some of the medical Items        Bishop of the Lutheran Church receiving some of the Items from Bishop Hart Presentation to International Poly clinic Presentation to Bendaja Health Center in Cape Mount Presentation to Ebola Treatment Unit in Jenewale, Cape Mount jquery lightbox with slideshowby VisualLightBox.com v5.9


Active Clergy Annual Membership - $100.00

Laity Annual Membership - $100.00

Retired Clergy Annual Membership - $50.00

ECL Sustainability Fund

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St. Mark's gets new roof - Harper, Liberia

The Most Rev. Jonathan BB Hart

The Rev. Dr. Dee Wellington Bright
Church of our Savior
1000 Jersey Lane
Palm Bay, FL. 3204

Signage for The Episcopal Church of Liberia


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