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CLCM Leadership

Meet Our Leadership

Pastor Hamlet Kollie and First Lady

Rev. Hamlet B. Kollie, Sr. & Lady Hawa Kollie
Founders & General Overseer CLCM-Liberia/ USA

Rev. Hamlet B. Kollie, Sr.
Senior Pastor -CLCM Missions

Min. Hawa Sirleaf- Kollie
Administrator/ Asst. Pastor- Worship-CLCM

Min. Charlie Brown
Asst. Pastor - Evang. & Maintenance -CLCM

Mother Aminata D. Berry
Head of Intercessory Dept.-CLCM

Mother Kweta Dolo
Mother of the year 16/17

Rev. Frederick Umoja
Christian Education Dept.-CLCM

Mother Veta Umoja
Asst. Education Dept./Head of Women's Ministry-CLCM

Bro. Theophilus N. Pawa
General Secretary-CLCM

Brother Moses N. Tubman
Director Music-CLCM

Sis. Asata Sheriff
Children/ Youth Ministry

Bro. Peter Karkulah
Financial Department-CLCM

Bro. Abraham Morris
Maintenance Dept.-CLCM.

Liberia-CLCM Mission Leadership:

Rev. Harris B. Sumo
Head of CLCM- Liberia's Mission Senior Pastor Headquarter Church

Pst. Fitzgerald Domah
Senior Pastor -CLCM Bensonville Church

Min. Joshua Jomah
Asst. Pastor -Worship

Bro. Chris Manun
Evangelism & Mission CLCM

Sis. Veronication Passawee
Administrator CLCM-Liberia

Bro George Diah
Financial Department-CLCM

Bro. Jimmy Kollie
Youth/ Young Adult Dept.

About Liberia

Area: 111,369 sq. km. (43,000 sq. mi.). Slightly larger than Ohio.

Cities: Capital--Monrovia (pop. 1,010,970). Principal towns--Ganta (pop. 41,000), Buchanan (pop. 34,000), Gbarnga (pop. 34,000), Kakata (pop. 33,000), Voinjama (pop. 26,000).

Terrain: Three areas--Mangrove swamps and beaches along the coast, wooded hills and semideciduous shrub lands along the immediate interior, and dense tropical forests and plateaus in the interior. Liberia has 40% of West Africa's rain forest.

Nationality: Noun and adjective--Liberian(s).

Population (2009): 3.955 million.

Annual population growth rate (2008): 2.1%.

Ethnic groups: Kpelle 20%, Bassa 14%, Gio 8%, Kru 6%, 52% spread over 12 other ethnic groups.

Religions: Christian 85%, Muslim 12%, other 1.5%, no religion 1.5%.

Languages: English is the official language. There are 16 indigenous languages.

Education: Literacy (2008)--58%.

Health: Life expectancy (2008)--58 years.

Work force: Agriculture--70%; industry--15%; services--2%. Employment in the formal sector is estimated at 15%.

Type: Republic.

Independence: From American Colonization Society July 26, 1847.

Constitution: January 6, 1986.

Political parties: 20 registered political parties.

GDP (2009): $876 million.

Real GDP growth rate (2009): 4.9%.

Real per capita GDP (2009): $128.

Average annual inflation (2009): 7.4%.

Natural resources: Iron ore; rubber; timber; diamonds; gold; tin; possible offshore deposits of crude oil.

Agriculture: Products--coffee, cocoa, sugarcane, rice, cassava, palm oil, bananas, plantains, citrus, pineapple, sweet potatoes, corn, and vegetables.
Industry: Agriculture (61% of 2009 GDP); rubber; diamonds; gold; iron ore; forestry; beverages; construction.

Trade (2009): Exports--$148 million (rubber 61%). Major markets--India (26.5%); United States (17.9%); Poland (13.9%). Imports--$551 million (rice 29%; machinery/transport equipment 23%). Major markets--South Korea (27.2%); Singapore (25.5%); Japan (11.8%).

There are 16 ethnic groups that make up Liberia's indigenous population. The Kpelle in central and western Liberia is the largest ethnic group. Americo-Liberians who are descendants of freed slaves that arrived in Liberia after 1820 make up less than 5% of the population.

There also are sizable numbers of Lebanese, Indians, and other West African nationals who comprise part of Liberia's business community. The Liberian constitution restricts citizenship to only people of Negro descent, and land ownership is restricted to citizens.