Mozambique Episcopal Area

Poverty
Bishop Joaquina F. Nhanala of Mozambique and agricultural missionary Innocent Afful listen to The United Methodist Church’s plans for existing land in Africa during an agricultural summit held Jan. 13-16 in Johannesburg. Photo by Eveline Chikwanah.

African bishops ready to transform agriculture

United Methodist leaders pledge to move from the current subsistence farming to commercial ventures that can financially support the church.
Mission and Ministry
Members and guests of Malhangalene United Methodist Church exercise in Peace Plaza in Maputo, Mozambique, during a citizenship and health fair offered by the church and the city government. Photo by Joao Filimone Sambo, UMNS.

Church helps people obtain IDs in Mozambique

Working with municipal government, United Methodists reach out through health fair to provide ID cards, medical screenings and more.
Bishops
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer (left) of the Ohio West Area and the Rev. James Boye-Caulker of Sierra Leone bless the elements of Holy Communion during closing worship for the Africa Comprehensive Plan meeting in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo by Phileas Jusu, UMNS.

Church leaders study placement of new African bishops

Church leaders consider data on church growth, clergy and geographic area in debating where to put five new African bishops.

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