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At a joyous colourful farewell appreciation service held at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross on 11th June, 2017, Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Rev Dr Suzanne Matale was referred to as a unique icon of the church in Zambia whose name will go down in history.

The Luthern Evangelical Church,(LECA) a member of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) held a capacity building conference for women aimed at empowering them with skills and knowledge on how they can effectively participate in the affairs of the church.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Rev Dr Suzanne Matale has called on advocates of justice to stand for the marginalised in society.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) will be holding a farewell appreciation service for Rev Dr Suzanne Matale on the 11th of June, 2017 at the Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Lusaka.

The Reformed Church in Zambia (RCZ) Kamwala Congregation will be holding an annual event the African Pastors Conference on the 15th and 16th of June, 2017.

After 13 years of service at the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) as Head of Programmes (HOP), Abraham Chikasa was celebrated at a farewell luncheon fellowship by members of staff at the secretariat.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) in partnership with the Joint Country Program (JCP) Zambia has handed over a K600,000.00 “Transforming Women Lives through Water and Sanitation” Project to people living in Shinenge’ne and Kimakolwe Communities in Solwezi, North Western Province.

The United Church of Canada through its Program Coordinator for Southern Africa Church and South Asia Church in Partnership, Rev. Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu called on the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) to strengthen the existing partnership between the two faith-based organizations.

The Council of Churches in Zambia wish to invite applications for the positions of General Secretary to run its organization.

The Salvation Army, a Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) member church will be holding a Territorial School of Music from 20th– 27 th August, 2017 at Chikankata Mission in Mazabuka.

Hundreds of Christians congregated at the United Church of Zambia (UCZ) St Paul’s Congregation in Kabwata, Lusaka on 19th February, to attend the 2017 Ecumenical Unity Prayers.

Women and youth from CCZ member churches gathered for a One-Day Capacity Building Workshop on Natural Resource Governance organised by the Social and Economic Justice Department, at Makeni’s Kingsley Mweenda Centre, Lusaka.

The year 2017 opened on a spiritual note with reflection, self-evaluation, motivation and inspiration for members of staff of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) as they went on a three day annual retreat.

The Council of Churches in Zambia wish to invite applications for the positions of General Secretary and Head of Programmes to run its organization effective April, 2017.

The Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) has commended the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) for the work it is doing in lifting the living standards of people in Zambia through the implementation of NCA funded programmes especially in rural areas.

The University Christian Community (UCC) will be holding a harvest thanks giving Sunday , on 18th December,2016.

The African Methodist Episcopal Conference Church (AMEC) a member of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has re-assigned Bishop Rt Rev Dr Wilfred Jacobus Messiah to superintend over the affairs of AMEC.

The Oasis Forum has called for an urgent enactment of the enhanced bill of rights to address the arbitrary detention, right to media freedoms and the freedom of information.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) says it attaches great importance to its two teacher training colleges because they play a major role in the process of teacher education.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has distributed about 4300 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) in an effort to prevent malaria under emergency and development programme.

The church has described the peace experienced during the just ended August 2016 General Elections as a sign of God’s hand being present.

Leaders of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) member churches have shared reflections for consideration on the forth-coming August 11, 2016 General Elections and the Referendum in a Pastoral letter released today at a press briefing in Lusaka today addressed by

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) will be holding a public discussion to discuss the 2016 Referendum, Bill of Rights and the Constitution Making Process on Thursday 28th, July,2016. The guest speaker is

The leadership of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has called on government to consider postponing the 2016 referendum scheduled for Aug, 11 to a later date.

Several people turned up for a peace march organised by the Law Association of Zambia in partnership with the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) and the

The University Christian Community (UCC), a ministry of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has donated various items to Mukobeko Maximum Prison in Kabwe.

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia Ambassador on Access to Information Rev Suzanne Matale says the success of the forth-coming August, 11 general-elections depends on the Zambian media.

NOTICE OF MARCH FOR PEACE ON TUESDAY 19TH JULY 2016 AT 14:00HOURS

The church has described as regrettable the continued illicit financial flows generated from Zambia’s mineral wealth which drains domestic resources necessary for development and poverty alleviation

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) President Bishop Dr Alfred Kalembo says the church is hopeful that the forth-coming Aug 11, Elections will be

The Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) has called on the media in Zambia to give the public credible information on issues of elections ahead of the August 11,2016 general elections.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) is among the nine Civil Society Organisations that have received grants amounting to 1 million Euros to support environmental project across the country.

The 16th Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) opened in Lusaka with over 120 Anglican leaders from Botwana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe (Province of Central Africa) being part of the over 500 congregants attending the ceremony graced by Zambia’s Republican President Edgar Lungu.

Friends and relatives of the late Rev Violet Sampa Bredt, came together in solidarity to remember her at a memorial service held at Lusaka’s UCZ Trinity Church on 2nd April 2016.

The department of International Emergency Service of the Salvation Army Headquarters in London says it is encouraged by the work being undertaken by Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) in addressing food insecurity through its work in Zambia.

Three Church mother bodies, the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ), the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia (EFZ) and the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) successfully brought together 18 political party leaders to dialogue over

Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) General Secretary Rev Suzanne Matale has urged women in church to vie for positions of power in politics.

The Local Christian Council (LCC) Lusaka Women’s Fellowship has donated chairs worth over K3000 to the University Teaching Hospital Special School for the disabled children in Lusaka.

The Salvation Army a member of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has issued guidelines on how pastors should conduct themselves ahead of the forth-coming elections set for August 11.

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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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