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FAST FOR LIFE: CALL FOR PRAYERS AND SOLIDARITY FOR THE HUNGRY AND MALNOURISHED PEOPLE ON THE OCCASION OF ASH WEDNESDAY 2016
Lenten Campaign- Fast for Life: Pastoral Letter to the Churches in West Africa on Ash Wednesday.A time to give care and show solidarity for the hopeless people who are desperately in need of God's love; the hungry, the sick, people with disabilities, orphans, the poor, etc..through our generosity, hospitality and through our public witness.
Churches in Liberia under the auspices of the Liberian Council of Churches (LCC) and the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) held a week long field visit in support of Local Food Producers in Nimba, Bong and Bomi Countries. Church leaders were able to meet with Member of Parliament, Hon. Larry Younguoi, who is also a Christian Farmer to lobby and advocate for change in support of small scale farmers in Liberia.
Churches stand together with Small scale farmers in West Africa and call for increased support to family farmers as serious way to fight hunger and poverty in West Africa Food week of Action and World Food Day, The Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA) together with the Evangelical Church of Mali launched the Annual Churches’ Week of Action on Food and Nutrition 2014. The Food Week of Action from October 12 - 19 is a time to join with the worldwide ecumenical movement to speak out and advocate for policies and food systems towards just food production and consumption pattern.
People of Faith & International Partners,
The Psalmist David says “Call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you and you will give me glory” Psalm 50:15.
Brothers and sisters, this is what God says, “I will deliver thee”: that is out of trouble: as He is able, so faithful is He that hath promised, and will do it and thou shall glory Him.
Lomé, 17 – 19, 2014: The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) and the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA) hosted a three day Strategic Planning Meeting on how to engage with the African Union’s Year of Agriculture and on the issues of food sovereignty and agro – ecological farming. Together, over 30 participants shared experiences and reflected on the struggles of the food sovereignty movement in Africa.
Churches In Sierra Leone Express Huge Disappointment At Government Failure To Uphold The Principles Of Inclusiveness In National Level Consultation On The ECOWAS – EU EPA
Addressing dozens of senior church leaders and members of the media at a press conference in Freetown at the end of a one – day church leaders’ consultative meeting on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), the President of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone, Rev. Chief Gbokowai D. M. Speck and President of the West African Methodist Church in Sierra Leone,
- West African Churches Call On Political Leaders To Move Away From Rhetoric To Stimulate Long – Term Economic Growth To Save Humanity
- CHURCHES WARN ECOWAS COMMISSION: WHAT DID NOT HAPPEN IN 10 YEARS, SHOULDN’T HAPPEN UNDER PRESSURE!
- “POVERTY IN WEST AFRICA IS UNNECESSARY” SAYS REV. Dr. TOLBERT THOMAS JALLAH, Jr, SECRETARY– GENERAL, FECCIWA
- Social Protection as way to Fight Hunger and Poverty
- FECCIWA and the Churches call out for an integrated vision for agriculture and food security in West Africa