Heads of Ministries and Missions

Dedicated and visionary, the Liberia Annual Conference, Liberia Episcopal Area Heads of Ministries, Departments and Missions lead with passion, fostering spiritual growth and social impact within The United Methodist Church Community in Liberia.

Fth. P. EmMersyn Harris

Fth. P. EmMersyn Harris

Director of Connectional Ministries

Fth. P. EmMersyn Harris, Director of Connectional Ministries, a Liberian United Methodist, holds academic qualifications in Public Sector Management, including a Master of Public Sector Management and Project Management Professional certification. With a background in church activities from youth fellowship to leadership roles in Liberia, Fth. Harris now oversees program areas, manages human resources, and reports to the Liberia Annual Conference and Conference Council on Connectional Ministries & Strategic Commission. Under Fth. Harris’s leadership, the Liberia Annual Conference focuses on eight pillars for institutional development, including Evangelism, Financial Management, Agriculture, Education, Health, Peace, Age-Level Ministries, and Ecumenical Relations.

Fth. Lewis Teah Togba, Sr.

Fth. Lewis Teah Togba, Sr.

Director, Department of Communications

Ft. Lewis Teah Togba Sr., Director of Communications in the Liberia Episcopal Area, brings four decades of seasoned expertise as a Liberian Media Specialist. With 12 years at the State Broadcaster, he’s authored scripts for agricultural development and is the visionary force behind the Versatile Vocational Training Center (VVTC) and Lewis Togba School of Journalism and Media Services. Serving as station manager for Radio Monrovia and LNet Radio, Ft. Lewis Teah Togba Sr. is a widower and proud father of four sons and eight grandchildren.

Sis. Lango W.  Toe

Sis. Lango W. Toe

Department of Health

Director of Health of the Liberia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, also serving as the Council Chair at Amelia Ross Memorial United Church. With a foundation in nursing from the Tubman National Institute of Medical Arts (TNIMA) and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Stella Maris Polytechnic, she have furthered her education through training in countries including China, Japan, USA, and Australia. Currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health at the University of Liberia School of Public Health, she is dedicated to advancing her career while contributing to healthcare improvements in Liberia.

Bro. Jefferson B. Knight

Bro. Jefferson B. Knight

Department of Human Rights & Justice

Jefferson B. Knight, a devoted member of the United Methodist Church in Liberia, brings a wealth of experience and education, including an MPA and a BA in Sociology, complemented by certificates in human rights and social dialogue. With roles ranging from Program Director for Human Rights Monitor to Founder of the New Life Drug Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, his dynamic leadership and commitment to human rights have left a lasting impact within the church and his community.

Rev. Dorothy W. Macaulay

Rev. Dorothy W. Macaulay

Liberia United Methodist Empowerment Foundation (LUMEF)

Influenced by her father’s devout Catholicism and her mother’s role as a lay-speaker at the Georgia Pattern United Methodist Church, she embraced Christianity early. Her educational journey, extending from the St. Mark Episcopal Mission to the Gbainga School of Theology, culminated in a Bachelor’s in Theology and a Master’s in Education, Administration, and Supervision. Reverend Dorothy Walters Macaulay’s commitment to pastoral roles and her role as Coordinator of the Liberia United Methodist Foundation is emblematic of her dedication as a family-oriented woman with a lasting legacy of service and faith within the United Methodist Church.

Sis. Dehkontee P.  Tarr

Sis. Dehkontee P. Tarr

United Methodist Volunteers-in-Mission (UMVIM)

A dedicated servant leader, she specialize in social orientation and value integration for meaningful human existence. With expertise in post-war conflict resolution, interventions, capacity building, and effective communication, she have contributed to the coordination and sustainability of Volunteers in Mission programs at the Liberia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Her background in sociology and public administration, along with a Master’s in Public Administration, has equipped her to facilitate positive change and impactful results in diverse community settings.

Fth. Wilfred N. Gray-Johnson

Fth. Wilfred N. Gray-Johnson

Department of Youth & Young Adults Ministries

Fth. Wilfred N. Gray-Johnson currently directs the Youth and Young Adult Department of the Liberia Annual Conference, United Methodist Church. With a diverse career, he served as Commissioner at the Independent National Commission on Human Rights of Liberia from 2016 to 2021 and played key roles in peacebuilding and policy development, including spearheading the Liberia Peacebuilding Programme and contributing to significant government documents. Fth. Wilfred holds advanced degrees and certificates in theology, peacebuilding, conflict management, and human rights, and he has published articles in notable journals.

Rev. Joseph T.  Theoway

Rev. Joseph T. Theoway

United Methodist Rural Development & Agricultural Program

Rev. Joseph T. Theoway, II, currently serves as the Director of the United Methodist Rural and Agriculture Development Program (UMRADP) at the United Methodist Conference Center in Monrovia, Liberia. He holds a Certificate in Theology from Gbarnga School of Theology and the United Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in General Agriculture from the William R. Tolbert College of Agriculture & Forestry at the University of Liberia. Rev. Theoway has also actively participated in various professional trainings, workshops, and conferences related to community development, substance abuse, disaster preparedness, and more.

Rev. Christopher G. Marshall

Rev. Christopher G. Marshall

Department of General Education & Ministry (DGEM)

Rev. Christopher G. Marshall is a dedicated elder in full connection in the United Methodist Church, known for his roles as a former District Superintendent and Dean of the Bishop’s Cabinet. With a strong educational background, including a B.Th and MA in Education Administration and Supervision, he currently serves as the Director of the Department of General Education and Ministry at the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Mth. Eliza D.J. Kronyanh

Mth. Eliza D.J. Kronyanh

Board of Trustees

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Bro. David T.  Worlobah, II

Bro. David T. Worlobah, II

Hope for the Deaf Ministry

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Mth. Pauline N. Roberts

Mth. Pauline N. Roberts

Department of Women’s’ Work

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Rev. Anna S. Kpaan

Rev. Anna S. Kpaan

Department of Ministry to the Aging

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Rev. Morrison M. Wleh, Sr.

Rev. Morrison M. Wleh, Sr.

Department of S. Edward Peal Center for Trauma Healing & Counseling

PRev. Morrison M. Wleh, Sr. is an esteemed Elder in full connection with LAC UMC, bringing decades of pastoral service and a strong educational background to his role as the Director of the Peace, Reconciliation, and Trauma Counseling Council for LEA-LAC UMC. His extensive experience spans various local churches within the Monrovia district and includes notable positions such as district superintendent and Associate Pastor at J.E. Marshall UMC, reflecting his commitment to ministry and community development in Liberia.

Rev. Ebenezer M. Belleh

Guinea Ministry Mission

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Mth. Karwolokia Yah Gbongolo

Department of Christian Education & Children’s Ministry

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Rev. Weh Weah Beetieh

LAC-UMC Conference Center Chapel

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Rev. Robert N. Sieh, Sr.

Bishop Judith Craig Children Village

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Rev. Priscilla Legay Gilenyaneh

Ganta Mission Station

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Mth. Emma B. Okai-Wleh

Liberia United Methodist Development Services (LUMDS)

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Rev. Robert D. Tommy

Camphor Mission

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Rev. J. Moses K. Yahyah

Gbarnga Mission Station

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Fth. Allen S.D. Zomonway

Ganta United Methodist Hospital

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Bro. Clarence L. Benson

Skills Training & Empowerment Program (STEP)

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Rev. S. Edward Holt

Department, Board of Pension & Pastors Welfare

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Rev. F. Shaffa Seward

Bopolu Mission Station

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Rev. Matthew B. Williams

Department of Evangelism & Missions (DEM)

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Location: Post Office Box 10-1010, Tubman Boulevard (12th & 13th Streets) Sinkor, 1000 Monrovia 10 – Liberia

Telephone: (+231) 777-813-803       (+231) 886-538-626

Email: pemmersyn.harris@liberiaumc.org

Working Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm