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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.

The Christian community in Zambia on Friday, March 4, 2016 converged at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross to celebrate an annual event in the Christian calendar the World Day of Prayer.

Political parties have been urged to desist from political violence as it does not reflect the agenda of the nation but personal and selfish agendas, CCZ Heads of Churches have said.

The Christian Churches Monitoring Group (CCMG) has appealed to all political parties to refrain from acts of violence including hate speech, physical violence, and harassment and declaring “no go zones” during campaigns, and encourages political parties

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YWCA) will soon be implementing the three year project titled Areal Man Is. National Council of Zambia YMCAs Executive Director Moses Malunda said the project is a three year programme based on the

The United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Lusaka Presbytery Chilenje Consistory has described Rev Silishebo Silishebo as a great man of God with vast experience in various portfolios, an attribute which will help church growth.

The Church has described as unfortunate the inclusion of the death penalty in the just amended Constitution which upholds the imposition of the death penalty.

The Pilgrim Wesleyan Church National Superintendent Dr Alfred Kalembo has unveiled the church’s 2016 theme: YEAR OF HAVING THE MIND OF CHRIST IN OUR GIVING according to the book of Luke chapter 6 verse 38.

The CCZ run Kingsley Mweenda Centre located in the Makeni area off Kafue Road, Lusaka has undergone a facelift at a cost of K1,3 million.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) says the infrastructural development being undertaken in North –Western province is as a result of lobbying and advocating for the mining communities by the church.

Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) Programme Officer for Emergency and Development George Chibwana says four 10,000 litre tanks of water have been installed at two community schools in Zambezi district namely Kasesi and Chinzenzi Primary schools.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) will be part of the 2015 World AIDS Day celebrations on December 1, an annual event which began in 1988 aimed at raising awareness of the disease and remembering those who died of the disease and those living positive.

The Local Christian Council in Eastern Province says there is need to empower the girl child in order to groom them into responsible women who will take up positions of power to challenge the norms and practices that hinder women from acceding to positions of power.

A Church leader in Eastern Province has bemoaned the low number of women actively serving in senior positions of leadership in churches across the province.

The Church has been described as a platform for speaking on behalf of the poor and marginalize in accordance with biblical teachings.

On December 19, 2011 the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC).

Nineteen officer cadets of the Salvation Army Church in Zambia have been ordained, commissioned and appointed as ministers of the word with the rank of Lieutenant after graduating from a two-year training in theology and development studies from the church training centre.

The Heads of Churches of the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) have published a pastoral letter ahead of the October 18th ,2015 National Day Repentance, Prayer and Fasting declared by President Edger Chagwa Lungu.

The Joint Country Programme joined the rest of the country to re-affirm the importance of climate justice issues to Zambia and the world at large by participating in the “We Have Faith Climate Campaign” match past and Church service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka.

Zambia needs a long term vision for future generations through the application of the word of God to offer positive direction by wearing it as a ‘necklace’ to use it daily.

Christian women from various church denominations in Lusaka’s Kabanana Township joined hands to support the Salvation Army Helping Hand Project by attending a fundraising luncheon hosted by Lieutenant Miyanda Nangwala.

Following the successful deliberations at the just ended 30th CCZ General Conference, delegates at the Conference yesterday elected members to represent them on the CCZ Board, which is the highest policy making body in the structure of the organisation.

Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge has hailed the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) for being a great supporter to successive governments throughout the years.

The church has been identified as key in speaking on issues of climate change in various communities.

Delegates at the just ended 30th CCZ General Conference have heard that the 3-year audited reports are qualified, a situation that has pleased the CCZ membership.

Delegates at the 30th Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) held at Mindolo Ecumenical Foundation (MEF) Kitwe observed a moment of silence in memory of a member of the Executive committee Joyce Mbaza.

Poverty has been attributed to the resistance by leaders to embrace change of attitude.

There is urgent need for CCZ and its member churches to address the communication bottlenecks that hinder free flow of information between the mother body and its members. This was resonated by the General Secretary of CCZ Rev.

All Africa Theological Education by Extension Association General Secretary Rev. Kangwa Mabuluki says the Church cannot be taken as a model for leadership due to the fact that the Church systems lack transparency, they are autocratic, gender insensitive and in certain cases embrace nepotism.

The 30th CCZ General Conference opens with a worship service at Mindolo United Church of Zambia (UCZ) church.

“As we celebrate the 100 years of CCZ’ existence, we seriously appreciate the role that the early missionaries played many years ago as it is because of their work that we are where we are now.” Says CCZ President Rev. Dr. Alfred Kalembo.

Exposure visits to Mufulira’s Kankoyo area and Kalulushi district have been described as an ‘eye opener’ as delegates had an opportunity to get first hand information on the social issues that are affecting the mining communities.

Past Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) President Rev Lucas Mwale says 100 years of the council’s existence is worth celebrating.

CCZ has been challenged to ensure that poor communities benefit from the various programmes that the organization is carrying out in the country.

About 150 delegates are expected to attend the 30th CCZ General Conference which is officially opening today 15th September 2015 here at Mindolo Ecumenical Foundation (MEF) in Kitwe, Copperbelt Province.

An 11 year partnership between St Peter’s Anglican Church of Lusaka and Church of St John the evangelist of Melbourne Port , Somerset, England has improved the lives of over 100 people who have been receiving financial support for education and welfare.

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) will be holding their 30th General Conference at Mindolo Ecumenical Foundation (MEF) in Kitwe from 14-18 September 2015 under the theme “Celebrating 100 Years of God’s Providence in Promoting Service, Justice, Peace and dignity for All”.

The Pilgrim Wesleyan Church of Zambia 85th Anniversary Organizing Committee will be holding a fundraising dinner on 7th August 2015, at Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka at 19 hours.

In 1 Thessalonians 5:11 the apostle Paul tells the church to “……. encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

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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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