Midlands State University (MSU) is planning to build a new chapel on the campus, a Senior Ecumenical Chaplain Reverend, Dr Menson Mpofu has revealed.

Speaking during a memorial service dubbed ‘In Memory of the Departed’ held in Gweru at the campus recently, Reverend Mpofu, revealed that plans are underway for the construction of a chapel.

“We have a programme that we have of building a chapel on the campus and please pray for this programme,” he said.

 In an interview, with RelZim, Increase Gumbo a student at MSU and also a Lutheran follower hailed the plans for the construction of a new chapel.

“On behalf of various religious denominations, we welcome the programme since there is a need for a large chapel at the campus

“With the population of more than ten thousand students, the current chapel accommodates not more than 200 people,” she said.

The event was graced by pastors from different churches such as Roman Catholic, Zimbabwe Assembles of God in Africa (ZAOGA), Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe (AFM) and Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) who had come in solidarity to pray for strength and comfort to the bereaved families

Also in attendance were MSU students, parents and relatives of the deceased students. 

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