Council of Churches in Zambia

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The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has called for proactive measures from all African leaders to end the continued violence attacks in Cabo Delgado in Mozambique.

Speaking during a virtual media briefing hosted by The Fellowship of Christian Councils in Eastern and Southern Africa (FOCCISA) on Wednesday morning, CCZ General Secretary Rev.Canon Emmanuel Chikoya said African leaders needed to work together to harmonize various challenges the continent was facing which includes violent attacks in Mozambique.


The three Church Mother Bodies namely Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ), Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) on Sunday held a virtual joint ecumenical prayer service in the midst of the second wave of covid-19. The Church Service which was also physically attended by Minister of National Guidance and Religious, Affairs Rev. Godfredah Sumaili, was held at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka.

And speaking when he delivered the Homily, ZCCB Secretary General, Fr. Cleophas Lungu, called on the nation to put aside tribal, regional, religious and political differences and stand together as 'ONE ZAMBIA, ONE NATION' until COVID-19 is defeated.

The Council of Churches in Zambia mourns with the Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR). May the Soul of the Departed Colleague, Sister, Mother, and Friend Rest in Eternal Peace.

We at the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) have observed with great concern the continued recalling of the HoneyBee Pharmacy supplied drugs and personal protective equipment by the Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA), five months after distribution was done.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Glenda Mweni as Assistant Programmes Officer in charge of OneHope Southern Africa project.

Council of Churches in Zambia General Secretary Fr Emmanuel Chikoya has urged Citizens and media personnel in the country to effectively contribute to the fight against COVID-19 by taking caution against dessemimanting fake news about the pandemic on various media platforms.

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The Council of Churches in Zambia is an ecumenical umbrella organization of Christian churches that seeks to promote cooperation and fellowship between Christian churches and organizations in the nation. We therefore seek to bring together members and stakeholders for consultation and discussions in an effort to help form an enlightened Christian opinion on all issues affecting the spiritual, social and physical well being of Zambians.

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