DELEGATION FROM THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL (AME) CALLS ON THE PNCR LEADER --PRESS RELEASE Thursday, March 05, 2009




A delegation from the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church called on the Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform, Mr. Robert H. O. Corbin, M.P. at his Congress Place, Sophia office on Wednesday, March 4, 2009. It was led by Rt. Rev. Sarah Frances Davis, B.A., M. Sc., M. Div., D. Min., L.L.D., Presiding Bishop. She was accompanied by Rev. Andrew C. Morris-Grant, B. Soc. Sc, Presiding Elder.

Mr. Corbin was accompanied by the General Secretary of the Party, Mr. Oscar Clarke, National Chairperson of the National Congress Women (NCW), Ms. Cheryl Sampson, M.P., Ms. Africo Selman, M.P. and Ms. Genevieve Allen, Executive member of the NCW.

Among the issues raised during the meeting was the role of the church in Guyana and further afield, violence against women and children, the challenges facing Guyana and the church and the role of the church in addressing these challenges.

The AME Church was founded in and is headquartered in the United States of America. For administrative purposes it is divided into twenty (20) Episcopal Districts in the USA, Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. The Caribbean comprises of the 16th Episcopal District and is further divided into Annual Conferences, of which Guyana and Suriname comprise one such Conference.

The annual Guyana/Suriname Conference is currently taking place over the period March 4th – 8th, 2009 in Georgetown.

People’s national Congress Reform
Congress Place, Sophia,
Georgetown, Guyana
Thursday, March 05, 2009