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Wesleyan Church boosts female inmates

May 23, 2019

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One of the inmates receiving the items

The Brookfield’s Wesleyan Church has yesterday visited and donated assorted food and non-food items to inmates at the Female Correctional Centre, former Special Court premise in Freetown.

Chairman, Welfare Committee of the Church,Dr.Joseph Kamara expressed delight for the visit, stating that as a church they don’t only believe in sharing the word of God but also cares about the social aspect of people’s lives.

“We have a Welfare Committee which carters for people that are in need. We even provide scholarship to our members who cannot afford. We are here to share the word of God and donate some items to you,” he said.

He promised the inmates that the church would be making quarterly visit to share the word of God with them and console them that the future is great.

Senior Pastor of the church, Reverend Bagbon S.Mansaray,said  “As a church, we believe in the holistic ministry  by providing the spiritual and physical needs of people as Jesus did.”

He called on the inmates to believe in God through His son Jesus Christ and “your life would be renewed.

He said their mission is to console the broken hearted through the word of God, asking the inmates to surrender their lives to Jesus Christ “and it shall be well.

Deputy Commanding Officer of the Female Correctional Centre,Mrs.Irene  Sesay told the inmates that the presence of the Wesleyan Church showed that “People always think about you and always have you in mind.” She expressed thanks and appreciation for the donation, which she said would boost the morale of inmates

The donated items include: Sugar, Garie, bathing soap, milk, toothbrush, sanitary pads, diapers for kids, and foam surf.

 

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