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Ghana

December 2019

From Collins Prempeh: The Deaf congregation from Sefwi Wiawso, Ghana is delighted to receive the compact projector donated by Lovers Lane United Methodist Church.
We thank you and God bless you.
(The Lovers Lane Deaf Fellowship bought and sent a compact video projector to the Methodist Deaf church in Sefwi Wiaso, Ghana. They needed a compact video projector to show translations of the bible in Ghanaian sign language. A couple of years ago, Collins Prempeh helped start this Deaf church as part of the Methodist Church of Ghana. The video projector was delivered by a missionary of the Deaf, Jason Hopkins, who is a sign language translation consultant for Wycliffe Bible translators. Jason had been in the USA when he and Tom Hudspeth were corresponding about Jason's return to Ghana and delivering the projector to Collins. Jason and Collins had been part of a Ghanaian sign language translation team for DOOR in Nairobi, Kenya where they worked as a team to translate New Testament stories into GSL versions on video. Tom Hudspeth met Collins for the first time during the 3rd Global Methodist Missions conference of the Deaf in Nairobi, Kenya in 2013.)
a congregation watches as sign language is projected on the wall.
a side view of the same group.
several of the group dance and sing.
the group stands around the projector and waves or signs I Love You.

August 2019

From Collins Prempeh: the deaf congregation at Tepa was happy to receive a visit from the bishop, who encouraged my attendance at the theological school in Zimbabwe. Seated in the first row: left to right, Rev. Fredrick Assam, bishop Rt. Rev. Christopher Andam, and Very. Rev. Acheampong Kwaku Adusel.
photo or a large group, some signing I Love You, seated in first row are three clergy.

Easter 2019

We the Deaf are Happy during this Easter Sunday service at Sefwi Wiawso, Ghana.
Indeed, Christ has risen.
photo of a large group inside, signing I Love You.
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February 2019

photo of a large group outside of a meeting house.
photo inside a meeting house, people seating and most are listening to a speaker.
photo inside, showing front row of people, some are signing.
photo inside, a row of people in prayer.
photo outside the building, the people standing in a semi-circle.
two men stand side by side.