Life As An African Pastor

The following pictures are from an article by UM Communications which was featured on the UMC website about the Bikes and Bibles ministry as it was applied in 2015 in Sierra Leone, a West African country and Annual Conference. The article can be read by clicking here.

Pastor Moses Sandy (right) and Henry Tucker lead worship at the United Methodist church in Fulawahun, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Pastor Moses Sandy (right) and Henry Tucker lead worship at the United Methodist church in Fulawahun, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy walks to the first of two churches near Bo, Sierra Leone, that he will lead in worship this Sunday. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy walks to the first of two churches near Bo, Sierra Leone, that he will lead in worship this Sunday. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Pastor Moses Sandy leads worship at the United Methodist church in Kortihun, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Coconuts, received as part of the offering, lie on the altar. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Pastor Moses Sandy leads worship at the United Methodist church in Kortihun, near Bo, Sierra Leone. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Coconuts, received as part of the offering, lie on the altar. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

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United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy prepares to leave from his home near Kortihun village, outside Bo, Sierra Leone, for the first of two churches he will lead in worship this Sunday. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church's Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy prepares to leave from his home near Kortihun village, outside Bo, Sierra Leone, for the first of two churches he will lead in worship this Sunday. Several villages in the Bo district will receive new, insecticide-treated mosquito nets from the United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in the first planned redistribution to replace nets given in 2010. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy prepares to leave from his home near Kortihun village, outside Bo, Sierra Leone, for the first of two churches he will lead in worship this Sunday. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy prepares to leave from his home near Kortihun village, outside Bo, Sierra Leone, for the first of two churches he will lead in worship this Sunday. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

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United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy walks between the two churches near Bo, Sierra Leone, that he will lead in worship this Sunday. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

United Methodist Pastor Moses Sandy walks between the two churches near Bo, Sierra Leone, that he will lead in worship this Sunday. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

 

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