Mutare District Partnership

District Priorities

The following projects have been named priorities for the Mutare District. If your congregation is not yet ready to form a church-to-church partnership, but you would like to participate in Chabadza with United Methodist in the Mutare District of the Zimbabwe East Annual Conference, here are four projects or ministries the district is working on.

  • District parsonage construction
  • Camp ground retreat center construction at Zimunya
  • Gwese United Methodist Orphan Trust
  • Munyarari Hospital/Clinic

Breaking ground on the Zimbabwe East Conference head office

On March 8, 2015, the Zimbabwe East Conference broke ground on a new head office. Read more about the breaking and view photos below.

Liturgist, the Rev. DS Diana Matikiti

Preaching by Bishop EK Nhiwatiwa

Closing prayer by CM Chair, the Rev.
A Gurupira

Guest of honor, Mr. Mutsa Munjaji
donated $2,000

Honourable Minister Mandy Chimene

Assistant to the bishop, the Rev.


Guests came to witness the event

Guest, Africa University vice
chancellor, Professor Furusa

Hartzell high school students came to
witness the event.

Guest choir, Resurrection Choir

Conference BOT chair,
Mr. A Chaguma

Bishop and the ZEAC Cabinet officials

Bishop turning the ground as a mark
to start the project.

AREA RRW President Mrs.
Greater Nhiwatiwa

AREA RRW President Mrs.
Greater Nhiwatiwa






Children`s ministry L Temberere

Childrens ministry R Dozva

Honourable Minister Mandy Chimene

Harare East District represented by
DS, the Rev. Joseph Bonga

Harare West District represented by
DS, the Rev. Phillip Musharu

Below are some images of the projects which are under construction in Mutare District.

Rural circuits


Zimunya East Circuit

Pastor-in-charge is Pastor Takura Bango. These photos were taken during touring by district projects committee members.

Manzununu local church.
In the middle is Pastor Takura Bango,
and the far right is Mr. Mufute, the
member from ZimuyaEast. The other
three are members from the District
Projects Committee.
Mambwere Local Church
Mukwindidza local church





Zimunya South Circuit

This is the parsonage where Pastor Preston Majoni is staying.

Muromo local

Rowa Circuit

The pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Ancaria Munyoro in yellow blouse with District Projects Committee.

Mandindi local
St. Thomas







Zimunya West Circuit

Pastor-in-charge is Pastor Gilbert Matowe in the pink shirt.

Chigombwe local
Gwerekwere local







Gwese Circuit

Pastor-in-charge is Pastor Caleb Rubando.


Urban circuits


St James Dangamvura Circuit

The Rev. Mutanho is in blue shirt and the Rev. Chikosi is in white shirt with navy blue suit with their two lay leaders and one man of projects committee.

Zimunya East Manzununu Local Church
Dangamvura East Sanctuary roofed. The
Pastor-in-charge is the Rev.Eric Mufori.







King Solomon Circuit  

Temporary shelter (Hobhouse). Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Moore Ganda.


Zimbern Circuit  

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Crispen Musuruware

Temporary shelter

Holy Trinity

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Marufu Danda standing at the centre of Mr Pharoh Chiwanza left and Mr Alban Mushambi right the two man are members of projects committee.


Chikanga East - Streamview  

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Lilian Mufute.


St. Johns Chikanga

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Togarasei Bobo and associate is the Rev. Eunice Nduna

Layers project
Guest house at Gable level







St Peters

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Elisha Kabungaidze and associate is the Rev. Chenjeari Chikosi.

Innercity hall

King David

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev.Tendai Makono

Temporary shelter

Zimunya Urban  

Pastor-in-charge is the Rev. Edith Moyo (the woman).

Parsonage project

Mutare District parsonage

Bishop Nhiwatiwa dedicating the district parsonage