social ministry

Video: Child choir at Mother of Peace Community in Mutoko

December 19, 2012
Set up in 2004, Mother of Peace Community UK provides funding for the MOPC orphanage in Mutoko, Mashonaland East Province. The orphanage was founded in 1994 in response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Zimbabwe. A central part of life in the community is the Roman Catholic Church, although people from any ...

Video: Zimbabwe’s Pastor Scott Marques at 2012 Newday event in the UK

December 18, 2012
Trumpet Call Agriculture is an ecumenical initiative to feed the nation of Zimbabwe through Christ-centered faith, love and practical action. In the video below, initiative’s co-leader Pastor Scott Marques of the Newfrontiers churches talks to Joel Virgo about the Zimbabwean ministry during his visit to the UK. Marques was there for 2012 Newday, an annual Christian youth festival ...

Amai Mugabe should help Zimbabwe’s anointed people of God on a friendly visit to North Korea

December 14, 2012
Donating goods and food at Midlands Children’s Home recently, Zimbabwe’s First Lady Mrs Grace Mugabe has challenged Christians to translate their words into action.  Some time before, Grace Mugabe broke down into tears after Pastor David Mabvuramiti dedicated a song to her at the ZAOGA-organized women’s conference at Glamis Arena Stadium in Harare.  The choir sang, “Amai ...

I hope gospel stars use God-given talent to put food on fellow Zimbabweans’ tables

December 7, 2012
This week, Religion in Zimbabwe talked a lot about various gospel music performances around the country: Kwekwe, Harare, Bulawayo. Gospel is clearly faring well. Gospel artists in Zimbabwe seem to be in the positive mood as well. Let’s talk about their responsibility before Zimbabweans in need, both spiritual and material. “Their ...

Canadian donors consider responsible action for Chiweshe community

December 6, 2012
After a decade of raising money, awareness and facilitating the travel of dozens of volunteers from Peterborough, Ontario (Canada) to Howard Hospital in Mashonaland Central Province, a grassroots group of Canadian supporters is at a crossroads. Having raised close to $240,000 for the Salvation Army facility and its surrounding community, the group ...

Outgoing Salvation Army leader brings equipment to Matobo District hospital

December 6, 2012
Salvation Army-run Tshelanyemba Hospital in Matobo District, Western Zimbabwe, received an anaesthetic machine and surgical led light. The equipment is expected to reduce the number of referrals to overburdened Bulawayo hospitals.The anaesthetic machine is used in all operations while the surgical led light is essential to provide different light colours during ...

Catholic Relief Services looks for Technical Coordinator in Bulawayo (Deadline: Dec 5)

December 5, 2012
Catholic Relief Services – Zimbabwe Program, an international humanitarian and development organization seeks qualified candidates for a USAID-funded, multi-year food security, nutrition and agricultural development project in Zimbabwe. The Technical Coordinator/Deputy Chief of Party will report directly to Chief of Party for Development Food Aid Program (DFAP). The TC/DCOP will oversee ...

Salvation Army avoids outside independent audit, turns back on long-time friend photographer

November 28, 2012
Today I was denied permission to photograph at the Howard Hospital. They were skeptical of me. Despite the fact I photographed there in 2001, 2006, 2008 and 2010; despite the facts my photos raised thousands of dollars and inspired many doctors to volunteer; despite the fact the Salvation Army has published ...

Adventists donate goods to Kwekwe General Hospital

November 26, 2012
Seventh-Day Adventist church (SDA) recently donated various goods worth thousands of dollars to the ailing Kwekwe General Hospital. The goods that were donated to the hospital include 80 blankets,120 bed sheets, a color television set, a decoder, 4 bins, 100 pillow cases, 50 pillows, 50 kg’s of wheat, a tone ...

Salvation Army links orphanage with international donor

November 22, 2012
When visitors from Germany heard about the work Letty Mhizha was doing, they bought a five-bedroom house for her to take more children in. Mhizha, who was speaking at the official opening of the house, said she started looking after orphaned children in 1999 when a church couple died and ...
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