Minister Campbell Hosts Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church to ‘Working Meeting’

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Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, along with senior officials from the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development and The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church (BCMC) at the conclusion of their Working Meeting Thursday (March 28, 2019). Pictured (from left) are: Dr. Zorene Curry, Director, BCMC; Mrs. Hyacinth Winder-Pratt, General-Secretary, BCMC; Ms. Sherrylee Smith, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; Minister Campbell; Reverend Carla Culmer, President, BCMC; Mrs. Lillian Quant-Forbes, Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, and Mrs. Charlamae Fernander, Assistant Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development. Mrs. Marva Brown, First Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, also attended the Working Meeting. (BIS Photo/Matt Maura)

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell met with senior executives of The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church (BCMC) Thursday (March 28, 2019) at the Ministry’s Headquarters, Aventura Plaza. The Working Meeting was a continuation of Minister Campbell’s personal mandate to meet with all of the Ministry’s various existing stakeholder groups — while simultaneously creating new partnerships — since assuming office in July, 2018. The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church’s delegation was led by BCMC President, Reverend Carla Culmer, who was accompanied by Mrs. Hyacinth Winder-Pratt, General-Secretary, BCMC, and Dr. Zorene Curry, Director, BCMC. Minister Campbell was accompanied by senior officials of the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development and the Department of Social Services, among them: Ms. Sherrylee Smith, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; Mrs. Lillian Quant-Forbes, Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; Mrs. Charlamae Fernander, Assistant Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; and Mrs. Marva Brown, First Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development.

The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church is comprised of 34 churches throughout the major islands of The Bahamas. The Conference operates two schools in New Providence – Queen’s College and St. Michael’s Pre-School.  In addition, it operates the Bilney Lane Children’s Home and the Nurse Naomi Christie Home for Older Persons. The BCMC also has Camp Symonette, the Celebrate Recovery Centre, and the Zion Children’s Home in Eleuthera and the Mission Camp, Makepeace, in Andros.

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell (centre) addresses senior executives of The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church during their Working Meeting Thursday, March 28 (2019) at the Ministry’s Headquarters, located in the Aventura Plaza. Also pictured (from left) are: Dr. Zorene Curry, Director, BCMC; Mrs. Hyacinth Winder-Pratt, General-Secretary, BCMC; Reverend Carla Culmer, President, BCMC; Ms. Sherrylee Smith, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; Mrs. Lillian Quant-Forbes, Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; Mrs. Charlamae Fernander, Assistant Director, Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development; and Mrs. Marva Brown, First Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development. (BIS Photo/Matt Maura)

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