Salvation Army Pledges More Investments to Liberia’s Reconstruction Drive -Ends 35th Anniversary Celebration Of Existence In Liberia

The Salvation Army William Compound situated on the pipeline Road in Paynesville, Montserrado County, was a colorful scene when several hundreds of Salvationists from across the fifteen counties of Liberia, including Sierra Leone and Guinea converged for the 35th years of celebration of the organization’s existence in Liberia.

Speaking to reporters during the celebration in Paynesville, the Territorial Commander of the Salvation Army Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Territory Lieutenant Colonel Luka Khayumbi disclosed that the organization stands ready to invest in the education and the health sectors; while spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ on earth.

Lt. Col. Khayumbi noted that the Salvation Army has schools in several parts of the country including Clinic that are responding to the human needs and molding the minds of the upcoming generation.

The Salvation Army head of mission also stressed that the institution is interested in helping the needy; something he said is part of the workings of the Salvation Army which says hands to man and hearts to God.

He used the occasion to praise the government of Liberia for the many assistances the organization has received in every aspect of life and the free movement of the organization in all parts of the Liberia without any intimidations. He added that they will do all they can to buttress the government’s efforts in the educational and the health sectors; noting that these sectors need more attentions in the reconstruction process of Liberia.

The Territorial Commander of the Salvation Army Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Territory Lieut. Colonel Luka Khayumbi also challenged Salvationists and Liberians at large to unite for the common good of the organization which according to him if done will also help in the national healing process.

At the same time, the Territorial President for women’s Ministries Lieut Colonel Rasoa  Khayumbi told reporters that she enjoys working with women from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea Territory.

According to her when she came to Liberia Mission, the women she met yesterday are not the same women today, adding that transformation has taken place, something she stressed that women from the three countries are always sharing their experiences for the common good of the organization.

The Territorial President for women’s Ministries Lieut Colonel Rasoa  Khayumbi also pledged her support in training the women of the three countries Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and sharing her experience with them from Keya

The Salvation 35th years anniversary was celebrated under the theme “Celebrating the past and embracing the future with text from the book of Philippians 3:13-14

The Salvation Army is one of the youngest and the fastest growing Christian organizations operating in Liberia. The Salvation Army according to its history entered Liberia in the year 1988 and since then it has been spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Salvation Army also operates one the most vibrant school system that is helping to mold the minds of the younger generation under the watchful Directorship of David S. Massaquoi Sr.

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