Celebrating 25 years of Ministry in Liberia, Sierra Leone

Hoosier United Methodists are invited to Celebrate a Global Partnership: 25 years of Ministry with Liberia and aSierra Leone through Operation Classroom. This special Operation Classroom 25th Anniversary Dinner will be held Sunday, April 28, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 West 86th Street in Indianapolis. A meet-and-greet gathering will begin at 4 p.m. followed by a dinner and program at 5 p.m.

The cost of the event is $25 per person.

Edward Kawa, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Sierre Leone in Washington, D.C., will give the keynote address. Kawa is a graduate of the Operation Classroom-supported Albert Academy Secondary School in Freetown where his father, Albert Kawa, is principal.

Bishop John G. Innis of Liberia and Bishop Yambasu of Sierra Leone are scheduled to be part of the celebration. The Rev. Mr. & Mrs. Joe (and Carolyn) Wagner will be honored for their 25 years of service as coordinators of Operation Classroom, Inc. Founding leaders of OCI also will be honored.

Operation Classroom, Inc., is a Hoosier United Methodist-related non-profit organization partnering with selected schools and health care facilities in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Payment can be made by credit card or by check mailed to the Conference Center. After you have registered, you will be able to print your tickets to the dinner.

Register online at www.inumc.org/ocdinner.