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Magnus Bendu - Consecration of Bishop

Rev Magnus Bendu was consecrated as the Bishop of The Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion Sierra Leone on Sunday 7 April at St Mark’s Cathedral, Waterloo, Sierra Leone.

Born in Moyain Village in the Western rural district of Sierra Leone, Magnus was educated at Manallo village and Newton before studying at the Government Trade Centre in Magburak for a City and Guilds Certificate in construction.

Magnus followed his ministerial call in 2000, commencing on a course in Theology at The Evangelical College of Theology (TECT), supported by the Chesunt Fund through the Sierra Leone Mission. He graduated as best student in the class of 2004, with a Bachelor of Theology Honours degree in Christian Education, before going on to serve The Countess of Huntingdon’s Connexion Sierra Leone in a wide variety of valuable roles.

Pursuing his interest in promoting justice and morality, Magnus has also worked as Public Education and Communications Officer at the Anti-Corruption Commission in Sierra Leone. 

Magnus is a well-respected Motivational Speaker and he inspires both young and old through a series of Piksens Radio Talk Shows, supported by the Sierra Leone Mission. 

In addition, he supervises the Bethesda Children’s Centre, which was established to identify, accommodate, rehabilitate and help to reunify street children with their parents.

We send Magnus our warm congratulations from the whole Connexion Community!