The Reformed Church in Zambia Chipata congregation celebrates 100 years of existence.

The Reformed Church in Zambia, RCZ Chipata congregation has celebrated 100 years of existence.
And government says that the country cannot boast of development without appreciating the tremendous role played by the church.
Speaking during the event Eastern Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Zechariah Luhanga noted that cooperation between the church and government can be seen through several mission schools and hospitals in Zambia.
And guest of honour professor Martin Pauw encouraged the church to continue soldiering on and serving the community in faith.
Meanwhile the RCZ church in Chipata has challenged the synod moderator to consider opening a nursing school for enrolled nurses at Nyanje Hospital in Sinda District and a teacher training college at Katete Girls’ Secondary School
Speaking in a vote of thanks at the centenary celebration yesterday, Dorothy Banda said that this should be done in a bid to expand the relevance of the church to the community.
She however, said that the church has already used some of the local resources to embark upon an ambitious project to build pre-primary and secondary schools in Guluni area.
Mrs. Banda also said that the church has endeavoured to propagate a holistic gospel which meets not only the spiritual but also the physical needs of the local community of Chipata.

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