The church ministers to the whole person through medical ministry and public health education, as well as maternity and nutritional centers. Hope Hospital of Kibuye is highly respected throughout the country. All churches are pastored by trained Burundians. The Mweya Theological Institute, founded in 1950, has trained a steady stream of leaders year after year. Hope Africa University (HAU), a Free Methodist liberal arts institution, prepares Christian scholars and professionals to effectively apply economic, political and social principles in African society. Pastors are also trained through HAU at bachelor and certificate levels.