5-11 March 2016

This years’ African Continental Assembly (ACA) was hosted by EYN -The Church of the Brethren in Nigeria.  Among other things, the Assembly discussed the new Mission Statement of Mission 21, which will be adopted by the Synod in June. Other agenda points included a presentation by Dr Emery of the strategic plan to combat the spread of HIV/Aids in the countries where Mission 21 is active. Dr Yakubu Joseph, Coordinator of Mission 21 Nigeria, made a presentation on the security situation in the Northeastern part of Nigeria, which is still in crisis as a result of the Boko Haram insurgencies. The delegates also had the opportunity to visit a school for internally displaced children.

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