River of Life Evangelical Church (RoLEC)
Leader Ps Mvula Mvula - 40 churches; now 16 pastors
1 We that three RoLEC leaders were able to encourage a wide variety of churches
in the UK when they visited in June (see picture below).
Left to right - Pastors Justice Chiphwanya, Gift Mtintha
Mvula Mvula watching the Falkirk wheel
Th RoLEC are aiming to plant one church in each district of Malawi
3 Fr for the clear vision that the RoLEC leaders have: to proclaim
the Gospel and make disciples.
4 Sa the
key role that women’s
ministry plays within RoLEC; for
their safety as they use public transport to get to their meetings and
5 Su for the many Malawians who are likely to be hungry after erratic
rainfall early in 2018.
6 Mo that the leaders of the church will remain united and lead the
7 Tu for the members of RoLEC; p that they would grow spiritually as
they take part in bible studies.
Zambezi Evangelical Church (ZEC) Malawi
Chairman, Pastor Joe Tsokalida and his deputy, Pastor Gerald Malindah;
General Secretary, Pastor Luckwell Mtima and his deputy, Pastor Willard
8 We the
maize project at Chipande ZEC harvested 100 x 50kg bags this year (see
9 Th ZEC’s training programme is going well.
10 Fr for those who receive both leadership and discipleship training:
that they would receive it with open hearts and allow God to work in
11 Sa Pastors Muwalo and Tsokalida were recently able to visit and encourage
the far-flung ZEC churches in South Africa.
12 Su ZEC are producing a handbook to help church administration. p for
its smooth completion.
13 Mo the
pig farming project at Chikwawa ZEC: three piglets are now living in the
Chikwawa team and their pigsty
14 Tu for the ZEC Synod meetings planned between 23rd and 25th August.
These will include elections of new leaders. Please pray for God’s
wisdom and guidance to be upon all delegates.
15 We for
the many positive developments taking place in health and education through
ZEC Orphan Daycare Centres (ODCs)
At Chifunga, Nthorowa and Ntonda
16 Th zm are finalising a project proposal for a rice mill at Nthorowa;
farmers currently have to travel 10km to process locally grown rice.
Nthorowa rice field nearing harvest
17 Fr Nthorowa
now have 24 goats, providing the opportunity for additional income and
18 Sa the Chifunga maize mill project has halted, awaiting funding. p
for its continuation.
19 Su over 180 children are cared for by the ODCs.
20 Mo for all those who are involved with running the ODCs - that God
will sustain them.
Children for Christ Ministry (CFCM)
Elevate Mzinga, Joseph Jeke, Lackson Makawa
21 Tu CFCM
trained 140 Sunday school teachers during their tour of northern Malawi
22 We for funding, location and staff for a planned CFCM nursery school
23 Th for the open door to train EBCoM students.
23rd to 25th August - ZEC Malawi Synod meeting
24 Fr those students would promote children’s ministry wherever
they serve God in Malawi.
25 Sa t for the establishment of bible clubs following CFCM training seminars.
26 Su for those writing CFCM’s child protection policy.
27 Mo for the training of potential trainers, being held in September
in Rumphi (north Malawi).
28 Tu for the CFCM team in Malawi, missing Ruth MacBean.
29 We for unity and vision within the CFCM team.
30 Th for wisdom as CFCM consider a variety of possible ways to become
less dependent on overseas support, particularly from zm.
Zambezi Evangelical Church (ZEC), Malawi
Fellowship of Youth (FoY)
Gift Mphongolo, FoY Co-ordinator.
31 Fr for the passion with which the young people worship God.