HISTORY

AEL is the largest network of Christian churches and agencies of Evangelical persuasion in Liberia that is responding to human needs with spiritual guidance, compassion, and practical care. The Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) dates back to 1964 when visiting American Assembly of God Evangelist, Paul Olson, motivated Christians in Liberia to unite and evangelize the country in obedience to Jesus Christ’s Great Commission.

In 1964

Evangelist Paul Olson challenged Christians in Liberia while holding a week-long Gospel Crusade at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia.

LEF caught Evangelist Olson’s vision

In 1968, five (5) Mission Agencies in Liberia caught Evangelist Olson’s vision and organized themselves into Liberia Evangelical Fellowship (LEF). The five mission agencies were: Assembly of God Mission, Free Pentecostal Mission, Open Bible Standard Mission of Liberia, Liberia Inland Mission, and Sudan Interior Mission (SIM – ELWA—Now Serving in Mission).

LEF name changed to AEL

The Evangelical body later changed its name to the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL), broadened its objectives and became inter-denominational.

Sole Purpose of AEL

The sole purpose for organizing the Association was to evangelize Liberia and beyond, and demonstrate Christ-like love and compassion to all who are in need.

SIM-ELWA’s Rev. A. Jonathan Shea became LEF’s first Secretary. When the Association established its Secretariat in 1989, Pastor Gonwo T. Dahnweih of United Liberia Inland Church (ULIC) and Scripture Union of Liberia became its first General Secretary.

ABOUT US

"We are the largest network of Christian churches and agencies of Evangelical persuasion in Liberia. We respond to human needs with spiritual guidance, compassion, and practical care...!"





AEL is a Christ-centered organization that values Godly compassion, integrity, stewardship, and servant leadership. The Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) · Strives to advance the gospel and make disciples among all peoples, particularly the unreached in our society, by mobilizing and equipping member churches and para-church organizations to effectively reach out.

· Demonstrates God’s love through words and deeds by empowering both the church and the community to engage in holistic development, reduce poverty, and respond to emergencies.

· Promotes national peace and reconciliation through the church by empowering local churches and para-church organizations to take active part in conflict prevention and resolution in their respective communities, while AEL engages in resolving conflicts and promoting peace at the national level and in collaboration with others working for peace and reconciliation in Liberia.

· Is committed to obtaining equal rights for all in society, particularly the poor and marginalized through advocacy and rights education.

WE BEELIEVE: 1. Holy Scriptures originally given by God are verbally inspired, infallible and hold supreme authority in matters of faith and conduct (2Tim 3:16, 2Pe 2:21; Mt 24:35; Ps 119:105).

2. The Godhead is one God eternally existent in three Persons—Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (Ps 102:27; Mt 28:19; Jn 5:7)

3. The Lord Jesus Christ is God -in –flesh; (Col 2:9) in whom dwells the whole fullness of deity or Godhead (Col 2:9); His virgin birth (Isa 7:14); His sinless human life, Heb. 4; 15); His divine miracles (Acts 2:22); His vicarious and atoning death (1Pe 3:18); His bodily resurrection (1Pe 1:3); His ascension (Mk 16:19); His work as Mediator (1Ti 2:4); and His personal return in power and glory ( Lk. 21:27).

4. The Holy Spirit glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ (John 6:63); convicts the world of sin (Jn 16:7-8); regenerates sinners upon believing in Christ (Ro 8:9); intercedes on their behalf (Ro 8:26, 27 ); and indwells believers, sanctifies them by the truth and enables them to live holy lives, witness and work for the Lord Jesus Christ (Jn 14,16,17; 1Pe 1:2; Acts 1:18).

5. Humanity’s Fall: Humanity is sinful, fallen and unable to save themselves (Gen 3; Rom 3:23).

6. Sin is lawlessness (1Jn 3:4); wrongdoing (1Jn 5:17); failing to do the right thing one knows to do (Jas 4:17); humanity’s ungodliness and unrighteousness (Ro 1:18); trespassing against God’s law (Mt 6:12).

7. Satan or the devil is a wicked fallen angel, the author of sin and God’s archenemy (Jn 8:44; 1Jn 3:8, Mt 13:38-39). He is the prince of all the powers of darkness (Jn 14:30; Eph 6:11, 12) and is destined to the judgment of eternal punishment in the lake of fire (Rev 28:10; Mt 25:41). Through humanity’s fall and because of sin, the entire human race is lost and in enmity against God (Ro 5:12).

8. Salvation is God’s offer to redeem fallen humanity. Though fallen humanity is not beyond redemption, they can experience God’s gracious favor and provision for their salvation only through faith in Jesus Christ’s atoning death, bodily resurrection and ascension into heaven and His eminent physical return to earth someday (Ro 5:8; 1Pe 1:18-19). This salvation is appropriated by faith, apart from works, and through the regeneration of the Holy Spirit (Ro 10:9-10; Eph 2:8-9; Tit 3:5).

9. The Church is the assembly of all such people who through saving faith in Jesus Christ, having been regenerated by the Holy Spirit, are spiritually united in the body of Christ of which He is the head (Acts 2:47; Co 12:14, 27; Col 1:8). We also believe in the existence of the Local Church, which is the visible part of this body.

a. It is the duty of the Church and its members to witness and seek to win the lost to Christ (Mt 28:18-20; Acts 1:8).

b. The Church is separate from the state, but we acknowledge our responsibilities toward earthly governments (Ro13:1-7; Lk 20:21-25).

c. The Church is to maintain purity in its doctrine and life and separate from sin (2Co 6:14-18; 1Co 3:16-17); apostasy (Col 2:4-8; 1Ti 6:20, Tit 3:9-11); and from those who walk disorderly (2Thess 3:11-13).

10. Eminent Return and Final Judgment are part of God’s agenda. Jesus Christ will return to earth visibly and receive those He has redeemed to Himself and finally judge the world (Mt 23:29-31; 25:31-46; Acts 1:11; 1The 4:16; 2Co 5:10; He 9:27; Rev 20:11-15).

11. Death and Resurrection await humanity. The dead will be raised back to life bodily, believers to everlasting blessedness and joy with the Lord and of the unbeliever to judgment and everlasting conscious punishment away from God in hell (Jn 5:28-29; 1The 4:16; Rev 20:11-15).

12. Heaven and Hell are real destinations for human beings after death. Heaven is a place of bliss in God’s presence that awaits God’s children (Rev 21) but hell is a place of torment and torture away from God’s presence and awaits all who die in rebellion against God (Rev 20:12-15).

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Our Mission:

"Is to mentor member churches capacity wherein they will demonstrate God’s love completely: promoting justice, protecting human rights and rejecting all forms of poverty by responding with Christ-like compassion."

Our Vision:

"Is a Liberian Church faithful to God’s calling to love as Christ loves, as evidenced in its response to human need."

OUR ACTIVITIES

AEL provides a platform that gathers Evangelicals in Liberia around God’s Great Commission and Great Commandment. We are inclusive by nature and engage in intra-faith and interfaith dialogues over issues of common concern.

Community & Ministry Level

AEL promotes the needs of its constituencies and their communities and finds ways to meet them. We provide our members with services and products that seek to build, equip and generate greater capacities for effective and efficient ministry in the Evangelical community.

AEL’s Ministry Strategy

We RECRUIT, EQUIP and RELEASE local churches and ministries to lead holistic human transformation. We promotes a culture of collaboration among members, identifies stakeholders and provides a platform to convene them around potential areas of partnership.

Thematic Program Areas (Our Programs)

Biblical Training and Capacity Building · Advocacy & Peace Building · Child Protection . HIV and Aids & SGBV awareness and Counseling · Food Security, Nutrition and livelihood · Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) . Women Empowerment .Youth Empowerment





We Unite- AEL provides a platform that gathers Evangelicals in Liberia around God’s Great Commission and Great Commandment. AEL is inclusive by nature. It however, qualifies membership through its statement of faith and expectations of, and adherence to a Biblical standard of living.

We Represent- AEL speaks on behalf of Evangelicals to both society and government. We engage in intra-faith and interfaith dialogues over issues of common concern. We speak for the voiceless and promote peace and justice in Liberia.

We Serve- AEL promotes the needs of its constituencies and their communities and finds ways to meet them. We provide our members with services and products that seek to build, equip and generate greater capacities for effective and efficient ministry in the Evangelical community.

We Network- AEL promotes a culture of collaboration among its members. It identifies stakeholders and provides a platform to convene them around potential areas of partnership. We also network with other umbrella church organizations like the Liberian Council of Churches, New African Research and Development Agency (NARDA), Women in Peace Building Network (WIPNET), Faith and Justice Network (FNJ) and other Evangelical bodies, including, Fellowship of Full Gospel Ministers, Pentecostal Union and Prophetic Call to Ministry.

• Tearfund (UK) · Tearfund Canada ( Formerly World Relief Canada) · World Relief USA . Irish Aid . DFID . ECHO . Disaster Emergency Committee(DEC).Jersey Oversea Aid . Oxfam Liberia . UNDP . UNICEF . Government of Liberia . World Hope USA . Barnabas Fund . Guernsey . AEA . Mission Alliance . UNMIL . Samaritan Purse . NARDA . CHICO . African Enterprise . UN Women . Liberia WASH Consortium

Bomi, Bong, Grand Cape Mount, Gbapolu, Grand Bassa, Grand Gedeh, Lofa, Margibi, Montserrado, Nimba, Rivercess, Sinoe, Maryland & Grand Kru

AEL is a member of:


• Association of Evangelicals in Africa

• World Evangelical Alliance

AEL Currently Maintains Coordination in the following Counties: • Bong • Grand Bassa • Grand Gedeh • Grand Kru • Lofa • Margibi • Maryland • Montserrado • Nimba • Rivercess • River Gee • Sinoe



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Who Can Be A Member Of AEL?

AEL Membership is opened to Churches, Ministries, and Christian Schools of Evangelical Persuasion. Membership forms can be picked up at our head office on ELWA Compound or from any of our County Coordinators. The forms can also be downloaded directly by clicking on Download Membership Form

  • At AEL, We RECRUIT, EQUIP and RELEASE local churches and ministries to lead holistic human transformation. In other words, we exist to build the capacity of our members to demonstrate Christ’s compassion through uncompromised and holistic evangelism that promotes Justices, and protect rights and respond to poverty...





     Church/Para church organization	         Location/Address	                  Contact Number
    Abide in the Vine Fellowship	            Jacob’s Town	                 0886543735 
    Bible Society in Liberia	  12 Street, Sinkor, Monrovia	                0770229587
    Blessed Hope Pentecostal Church	  West Point, Bushrod Island	          0886523076 
    Calvary Chapel Fellowship	    Rock Hill Community	                        0770143232
    Calvary Revival Church	          Duala, Bushrod Island	                    0886566612
    Central Christian Assembly	      Capitol Bye Pass, Monrovia	            0886516035
    Child Evangelism Fellowship	  Robertfield Highway	                    0886512503
    Christ Unity Agape Mission	    ELWA, Rock Hill, Paynesville	            0777017716
    Christ Temple Church	      ELWA, King Gray, Paynesville	                0886524492
    Christian Association of Liberian Farmers	Camp Johnson Road, Mon.	        0776751949
    Christian Missionary Foundation	 GSA Road, Paynesville	                0886828359
    Crossroad Assembly of God Church	  New Georgia Junction	       0886521552/0886556631
    Duport Road Baptist Church	      Duport Road, Paynesville	                0886548343
    Dr. Horton Memorial Baptist Church	        Paynesville	                 0886584295
    Evangelical Christian Church of Liberia	Divine Town, Old Road	        0886454363
    Evangelical Free Church	   Robertfield Highway	                        0886925079
    Evangelical House of Prayers	     Logan Town, Bushrod Island	            0886663336
    Evangelical Theological Seminary of Lib.	    SKD Boulevard	            0880260607
    Evangel World Outreach Ministries	     Robertfield Highway	            0777072883
    Family Life Mission	         Monrovia	                       0886575338
    First Assembly of God 	           Buchanan Street, Mon.	                 0770517895
    First Union American Methd. Episc. Church	       Paynesville	             0886535266
    Free Pentecostal Mission of Liberia	     12th Houses Community	             0886675273
    Free Pentecostal Global Mission Church	         10th Street, Sinkor	     0886550943
    Gethsemane Prayer Garden	     Zubah Town, Paynesville	                    0886
    Great Commission Movement	         Tubman Boulevard	             0886550035/0880898982
    Gardnersville Wesleyan Church	     Stephen Tolbert Estate	            0886679549/0880540331
    Highway Fellowship of Christian Assemblies	           Robertfield Highway	
    International Bible Church	                 Soul Clinic, Paynesville	
    Impact Community Church	                Monrovia	                 0886534606
    International Church of Monrovia	          ELWA Compound	             0886451434
    Liberia Association of Theological Institutions		                 0770377216
    Liberia Center for Leadership Development	Robertfield Highway	0777018781
    Liberia Translation and Literacy Organization	13th Street, Sinkor	0776739617
    Living Hope Mission Church	Congo Town	0777051501/0777228636
    Logan Town Wesleyan Church	Logan Town	0886539519
    Living Word Outreach Mission		0886424034
    Maranatha Apostolic Pentecostal Church	5th Street, Sinkor	0777062261
    Mighty Fortress Global Outreach Min. Inc.	Bernard Farm, Paynesville	0770387977
    Mighty Wind Fellowship & Ministries	Airfield, Sinkor	0886449597
    Messiah Mission Church	Morris’ Farm, Paynesville	0886540216
    Mount Carmel Fellowship	GSA Road, Paynesville	0886575813/0777416496
    National Grass Root Pastors Association
    New Georgia Baptist Church	New Georgia	0777231731/0886841284
    New Testament Pentecostal Church	Logan Town	0886574354
    Old Road Wesleyan  Church	Old Road	0886572700
    One Flesh Family Ministries Int’l	Banjor, Virginia	0880696532
    Open Bible Standard Church	Congo Town	0886927678
    Paynesville Assembly of God Church	ELBS Community, Paynesville	0886557769
    Paynesville Wesleyan Church	72nd Paynesville	
    Philadelphia Central Church	Congo Town	0777018781/0886675895
    Reunion Christian Fellowship Church	SKD Boulevard	0886902374
    Stockton Creek Wesleyan Church	Caldwell Road	0886514404
    Trumpet of Faith Baptist Church	Jamaica Road	0886569837/0886541577
    United Liberia Inland Church	VP Road, Old Road	0886524870
    Victory Temple Annex # 1	Mount Barclay, Paynesville	
                                      West Africa Gospel Mission	Paynesville	077019209
                                      
    World Changers Intercessory Temple	Thinker’s Village	0777032894
    Young and Adult Ministries	Duport Road	0886664485
    Omega Community Church	Omega Station	0886532163
    Evangelical Theological Seminary of Liberia	Monrovia	0770377216
    Faith Chapel Evangelical Ministries	SKD Sports Complex	0777297014
    Calvary Temple A.G. Church	Jacob Town	0886451054
    World of Truth Church International	Caldwell Road	0886512718
    Open Bible Standard Church	New Kru Town	0770118140
    Ebenezer Baptist  Church	Caldwell Road	0880831935
    Rapture Missionary Baptist Church	Jacob Town	0886914404
    Abundant Life Christian Center	LPRC Road	0777085801
    PHP Evangelical Church (AICA)	PHP Community	0886758033
    Prison Fellowship of Liberia	12th Street, Sinkor	0886272253
    Star Baptist Church	Neeglay Town, Paynesville	0886450297
    Emmanuel Temple (AICA)	24th Street, Sinkor	0777002535



    Leadership

    Secretariat Senior Managers

    Pastor James T. Cooper, I

    General Secretary/CEO

    Pastor James T. Cooper was born on October 7, 1970 to Rev. Rufus A. Cooper and Mrs Hawa Cooper in Tubmanburg, Bomi County. In 2001, he became the Assistant Pastor of Maranatha Apostolic Pentecostal Church and remains in that position up to present. He is also an executive on the church’s Financial and Educational Committees, and co-chairs the church’s board. Pastor Cooper joined the AEL in 2009 as Finance Manager and in 2017, became the General Secretary or Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the AEL, he served as a class room teacher from 1996 to 2007; and an accountant and administrator for Gray Construction Company from 2017 to 2009. Pastor Cooper has a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance (MBA), and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration (Majoring Accounting with emphasis in Economics) both from the University of Liberia. He has certificates in Biblical Studies, Christian Counselling, Teaching Methodology & Evaluation, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, MANGO Training, Public Sector Finance, etc. He sees the pastorate as a calling; Business Administration and Management as his profession. In short, he is a professional pastor. He is married to Mrs Juliet S.T. Cooper and they are blessed with a girl and two boys (Edwina, James and Joseph). His work philosophy is, “Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today”.

    Mrs. Abigail E. M. Togbah

    Finance Manager

    Abigail E. M. Togbah holds a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration(Majoring in Accounting), all from the University of Liberia. She is a Candidate for Bachelor of Theology Degree from the Monrovia Bible College.Mrs. Togbah joined the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) in 2008 as Book Keeper and in 2010 served as Senior Accountant up to 2017. She was elevated to the position of Finance Manager in 2017 where she now serves. She has been serving as the Assistant Pastor of Victory Temple Church Annex # 1 since 2015. She is also the founder and CEO of the Gethsemane Prayer Garden Ministries, a Para church organization. Mrs. Togbah is married to Atty. Augustine S. Togbah and the union is blessed with beautiful children.

    Mr. Curtis G. Dabieh

    Food Security Officer

    Curtis Garmunee Dabieh, Sr. is a Liberian citizen, born on December 4th, 1974 in Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County, Liberia to Mr. Austin Christopher Haynes ( Deceased) and Mrs. Doris Diggs Dabieh. He holds a Master’s Degree in Regional Science with emphasis in community Development and Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, all from the University of Liberia. He has certificates in Project Management, Logistics Proficiency, Situation Assessment, Agriculture Extension Services and Public Sector Management from studies in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Kenya. Mr. Dabieh is a Development Expert and Food Security Practitioner in Rural and Agro-innovations planning and development. He currently serves as a Food Security Program Officer with the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL). Mr. Dabieh is married to Mrs. Precious Nelson Dabieh and the union is blessed with three (3) children, Curlyn Dabieh, Curcious Monee Dabieh, and Curtis Garbleegar Dabieh Jr. He is a Christian, and currently lives in Duazohn, Lower Margibi, Margibi County. His language of communication is English and Bassa, a local dialet fluently. He is fully committed to developing the lives of our rural poor through innovative agricultural activities. This he believes is the key to lasting and sustainable development for his beloved country.

    Mr. Oscar Z. Y. Badio

    Logistics Officer

    Mr. Oscar Z.Y. Badio was born onto the union of Mrs. Robert S. B. Badio and Mrs. Hawa Badio on May 30, 1975 in lower Careybury, Montserrado County, Liberia. Mr. Badio is a Liberian with four children, two boys and two girls. He presently resides in the Soul Clinic Community, Paynesville, Monrovia, Liberia. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology with minor in population studies from the University of Liberia, Capitol Hill, Monrovia, Liberia in 2009. Mr. Badio holds a Diploma in public procurement from Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA). Mr. Badio joined the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) as a volunteer in 2009, later moved to the level of Assistant Logistics Officer and head of the Logistics Department in 2013. Before joining the AEL, Mr. Badio worked at the Ministry of Internal Affair (MIA) as Special AID to the Montserrado County Superintendent, the World Food Program (WFP) as Survey Monitor, the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation (LPRC) as Fuel Tanker Inspector, LISGIS as a Supervisor for the National Census, and a class room teacher. He is committed to his work and loves team work.

    Mrs. Fetha Yeahgar Kollie

    HR Administrator

    Mrs. Fetha Yeahgar Kollie was born unto the union of Rev. & Mrs. S. Augustine Yeahgar in Buchanna, Grand Bassa County on April 15, 1988. Mrs. Kollie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting with minor in Management. She also earned a certificate in Human Resources Management from the Liberian Institute of Public Administration (LIPA). Mrs. Kollie joined the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) in 2014 as an Administrative Assistant to the Human Resources Manager. Due to her dedication and productiveness, she was elevated to the position of Human Resource Administrator in 2016. Mrs. Kollie before joining the AEL, worked for The Samaritan Publications as sales agent (2008-2009) and St. Augustine Academy as Registrar (2009-2010). Mrs. Kollie is a Christian and happily married to Mr. Lamnie R. Kollie Sr. The union is blessed with a boy (Lamnie R. Kollie Jr.)

    Mr. Ebenezer M. Binda

    WASH Officer

    Ebenezer Moses Binda is a Liberian born on 3rd January 1970 in Sarnoyea District, Bong County, Liberia to Mr. Abraham Binda ( Deceased) and Mrs. Wayanwo Binda. Mr. Binda’s mode of communication is English (verbal & written) and Kpelle, a local vernacular in Liberia He is a candidate for the degree of Master of Science in Health Science with emphasis in Environmental Science from the Cuttington University School of Graduate and Professional Studies and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from AME Zion University. Mr. Binda earned several certificates in various areas including Project Cycle Management, Disaster Management & Conflict Transformation, Good Practice in Disaster Management Program, Program Design and Planning, Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation, WASH Good Practice, Team and People Leadership, Environmental Assessment, Program Effectiveness, etc. These studies were held in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Kenya and Cambodia. He is a development practitioner involved in WASH and Livelihood Program activities for over 10 years. Mr. Binda has been involved in mobilizing communities to identify self- initiatives and take strategic decisions in transforming their unbearable conditions. Mr. Binda primary goal is empowering people to lead their lives transformation through sustainable development initiatives. Ebenezer M. Binda joined the AEL in 2004 as volunteer, and moved on to Community Development Officer, Field Project Manager, and in 2013 appointed to serve as WASH Officer. He is also involved with livelihood programs at the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL). Mr, Binda is married to Mrs. Jumbo Yarlon Browne Binda and the marriage is blessed with four girls: Edna Massa Binda, Esther Leelia Binda, Ebelisah Leemu Binda and Chrish Leesiah Binda; named in order of descending ages. Mr. Binda is a Christian and happy family currently resident in Red Hill Community, Thinker Village Community, Paynesville City – Monrovia, Liberia. Addressing the sustainable WASH and livelihood needs of especially rural communities is the heartbeat of Mr. Binda.

    Board of Governance

    Dr. Samuel K. Monwell

    President

    Former President:

    • Monrovia Bible College
    • Christian Theological Seminary
    • Wesleyan College Liberia
    • Liberia Association of Theological Inst. (LATI)
    • Bomi County Community College
    • Vice President- Liberia Christian College

    Lecturer: United Methodist University
    Qualification
    MA, PHD, PHD Biblical studies Education Adm.
    Graduate
    Of the Louisiana Baptist University
    Candidate
    AIU- Organization Behavior
    Pastor/Teacher
    Mighty Fortress Ministries - Bernard Farm, Liberia

    Rev. J. Beyan Kollie, Sr.

    Vice President

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    • University of Liberia - graduated 2013 with Master of Arts Degree (MA) in Peace studies and Conflict Transformations. 2009 PGD
    • Vision International University and Bible College: 2007- MTS.CC
    • Cypress Bible College: 2001- MTh
    • Zion Community College/UICEF Trauma Program: 1993-Certificate

    Senior Pastor:
    Maranatha Apostolic Pentecostal Church - 5th Street
    General Executive Council (GEC) member and Assistant General Overseer
    of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church International (APCI) - Brewerville City, Liberia
    Presbyter Greater Section III (UPCL)
    for four years (1999 to 2003)
    Class Room Teacher
    Apostolic Foundation School (1992-1995)
    Member - Board of Directors
    CREDO (1992- 1997)
    Instructor and Administrator for ten years
    Maranatha Bible College of Theology, administration, Dean of registration and admission/records (1995-2005)
    Sectional Secretary/Treasurer for nine years (1989-1998)
    Sectional youth Secretary (UPCL) ten years (1989-1997)

    Pastor James T. Cooper, I

    Secretary

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    • University of Liberia - Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance (MBA)
    • University of Liberia - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration (Majoring Accounting with emphasis in Economics
    • certificates in Biblical Studies, Christian Counselling, Teaching Methodology & Evaluation, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, MANGO Training, Public Sector, Finance, etc

    Assistant Pastor since 2001:
    Maranatha Apostolic Pentecostal Church - 5th Street
    Executive on the church’s Financial and Educational Committees
    Maranatha Apostolic Pentecostal Church - 5th Street
    Co-chair church’s board
    Maranatha Apostolic Pentecostal Church - 5th Street
    Class room teacher (1996 - 2000)
    Accountant and Administrator (2009 - 2017)
    Gray Construction Company

    Rev. Garbey R. G. Bestman

    Treasurer

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    • Two Associate Degrees, one in Building Construction and the other in Biblical Education

    Senior Pastor:
    Evangel World out Reach Ministries Inc. - Roberts Field high way branch
    Secretary
    EWOIM - Monrovia District.

    Rev. Peter F. Kollie, Sr.

    Member

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    • University of Liberia - Bachelor Degree – Mass communication
    • Christian Leadership & Theology, Evangelical Theological Seminary of Liberia (ETSEL) - (Candidate) for Master Degree
    • Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia - (Candidate) for LLB
    • certificates in Leadership, Project Cycle Management, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) Good Practice, Disaster Risk Reduction, Basic Chaplaincy Course, Religious Reporting, Radio Production, Fundraising Strategies & Excellence, etc

    District Superintendent:
    Wesleyan Church of Liberia
    Senior Pastor:
    Logan Town Wesleyan Church - Logan Town, Bushrod Island, Monrovia
    DBA Member, Secretary and Co-Chairman
    Radio Producer & Presenter (AEL)
    ELWA Compound, Paynesville, Liberia
    Instructor - Project Cycle Management

    Rev. Stephen A.S. Henries

    Member

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    • University of Liberia Graduate School (2009 - 2017) - Master Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision (MA)
    • Monrovia Bible College (MBC) (2005-2008) - Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology (B.Th)

    Senior Pastor (2016 - Present):
    First Christ Temple Church - King Gray Township, Paynesville
    Assistant Pastor (2008 -2016)
    First Christ Temple Church - King Gray Township, Paynesville
    Registrar & Ethics Teacher (2014 - Present):
    Paynesville Community Night School, Paynesville Joe-Bar, Paynesville
    Vice Principal for Instruction, Secondary Division (2008 - Present):
    Carver Mission Academy
    Literature Teacher & Vice Principal for Administration (VIA) (2011 - 2014):
    Soul Clinic Public School Afternoon Session, Zayzay Community Soul Clinic, Paynesville
    Bible Teacher(2005 - 2008):
    Carver Mission Academy

    Pastor Venice S. Garty

    Member

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    Rev. S. Perrick A. Stephens III

    Member

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    Field Project Supervisor



    1. Rev Jimmie K. Dugbeh, sr.

    2. Bishop William Nah Dixion

    3. Rev. Dr. Leaid S. Zeyoe

    4. Rev. William F. McGee

    5. Rev. Lemuel H. Harris

    6. Dr. Nuwoe- James Kiamu

    1. Rev. A. Jonathan Shea

    2. Rev. Gonwon Dahnweih -- 1989-1990

    3. Rev. Jasper N'dorbolor ---- 1990-1993

    4. Rev. Brian Johnson ------- 1993-1996

    5. Rev. T. Debey Sayndee ---- 1996-2001

    6. Rev. Beyan M. Bakai -------- 2001-2005

    7. Mrs. Victoria H. Wollie -------2005-2016

    8. Rev. Isaac S. Wheigar ------ 2012-2017

    Organogram

    LATEST NEWS

    OCT. 2016

    AEL graduates Ebola Survivors & Affected in Soap Production

    In March 2014, Liberia suffered an outbreak of a dreaded disease, the Ebola virus disease. The EVD epidemic took a significant economic and social toll on Liberia. This was a strange type of disease that many Liberians knew little or nothing about. As such, at the onset, the disease was interpreted in many ways. Some Liberians interpreted it as demonic and devilish requiring spiritual remedies, while others thought it was a myth, yet others said it was a government strategy to solicit over sea support, among others. Whatever it may have been, we lost over 5,000 lives, schools and hospitals were closed for a significant period of time and the vulnerability of our population doubled. As a consequence, it had very negative impacts not only on the health system and the social fabrics, but also on the mental and economic conditions of the survivors, affected families and the wider communities. The disease led to significant losses of lives, property, esteem, social relations and income sources as businesses were shut down causing substantial unmet needs. But most importantly, fear permeated every spectrum of our country as stigmatization became the order of the day. However, in pursuit of the government’s goal to eradicate the Ebola Virus Disease epidemic and stabilize the economy, government and all her partners (INGOs and NGOs) including AEL made significant progress in eradicating the EVD, and putting the country back on the path to economic stability through many projects implemented. One of those project was Soap Production Project.

    This component of this project provided support to national priority after the Ebola outbreak to the “Liberia Economic Stabilization and Recovery plan” Social Protection and Welfare” with special emphasis on specific “Strategic Objectives: To build a comprehensive and fiscally sustainable social protection system that support the poorest and most vulnerable households and groups in their recovery from the EVD crisis and builds their resilience against risks and future shocks.”

    During the project implementation, 300 Ebola survivors and affected persons benefited from three months training in soap production and were provided start-up packages (a bag of caustic soda, 15 gallons of palm a large tub, a pair of horse, a pack of plastic bag, etc.). The training was originally planned for 200 Ebola Survivors and affected. But due to interest generated in the program, upon request to Tearfund, additional funding was provided to train 100 additional beneficiaries (94 females and 6 males). In total, 75 males and 225 females benefited from the soap making program totalling 300 beneficiaries. In an effort to create an easy access to beneficiaries in soap production, three new soap production sites/factories were constructed and furnished in three project communities (David Cooper and Peter Town in Margibi and Rock Hill Community in Montserrado). These production centers, have added more effectiveness and have reduced distances beneficiaries travel in order to produce their soap. The lives of these beneficiaries have been impacted through the soap production in the following ways: i. Skills have been enhanced or provided to vulnerable Ebola survivors and affected who thought they could not survive with the loss of their breadwinner ii. Soap produced are sold and profit generated are used for the payment of children school fees, settlement of medical, daily provision of food, etc. iii. Self-independence and reliance have been realized as a result of interest generated from soap production. While group production has been encouraged, most of the beneficiaries preferred individual production. According to interviews with some of those concerned, individual production will provide a venue for more time for the production process and ensure effectiveness in sales. This also brings about competitiveness into the production and sale. While others have been progressing on the soap production, others (figure will be determined after impact survey analysis) have changed from soap production to other businesses such as coal burning, sale of local produces etc.

    Written by: Ebenezer M. Binda

    March 2018

    AEL completes new water points in Zota District - Bong county

    The project is a three years implementation in Zota District - Bong county as part of AEL in partnership with Mission Alliance, WASH interventions in schools and communities.This project has reached 6033 households with safe and accessible drinking water. The total of 9127 households have been reached through access to sanitation, hygiene awareness in schools and communities.

    For the 2017 implementation, community and school structures have been organized and trained, safe, clean and affordable water sources provided in some communities and schools. Some school have benefited from the erection of sanitation facilities. Community and schools have been trained on the maintenance of the water facilities and households in communities to ensure the effective maintenance of the water facilities in communities.

    Written by: Ebenezer M. Binda

    May 2018

    Update on the Jersey Food Security Project

    The Liberia Ebola Recovery project with funding from Jersey through TEARFUND UK is a three years intervention in two districts (Kakata and Gibi districts) in Margibi county, Liberia. There are four hundred beneficiaries of both Ebola survivals and effected. This project is designed to expand the choices and opportunities for men and women farmers to engage in and lead competitive value added agricultural production and marketing efforts at community level through a farmer direct machanism that prioritizes local innovation and ownership, as well as household food access and supply.

    Conservation based methods and farmer field school approaches to building capacity in agronomic skills and practices, and a range of tailored nutrition knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAPS) will help contribute to the project goals i.e. improved food, nutrition and income security for targeted population.The project is currently in its second year of implementation.

    Written by: Ebenezer M. Binda



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