The loss of the Rev. A. Mark Conard is being felt by United Methodists in both the Great Plains and in an African nation where he helped establish a partnership. “He was loved by both people in Zimbabwe and in the Great Plains Conference,” said the Rev. Kalaba Chali, Mercy and Justice coordinator for the conference. “He will be missed by a lot of people,” Chali added. A retired pastor and former district superintendent, Conard died Tuesday, Oct. 18, at a Wichita hospital. He was 68. Funeral ...
My name is Lloyd Chaukura. I am a church member of the Zimbabwe East Conference in Mutasa Nyanga District. I was born in 1988 on the 14th of January at Old Mutare Hospital. My father has worked for Hartzell High School as a general worker for 33 years now. We stay as a family at Old Mutare Mission. I am the only boy in a family of five children. I grew up at the Mission and have been attending church service at Ehnes Memorial church ever since l was 12. I have been a circuit youth president for ...
Lloyd Chaukura is the Mutasa-Nyanga District Chabadza communicator. The Great Plains Conference communications department is pleased to have Chaukura add news and information about his district's partnership with Wichita West. This a trial project for how we report on what is happening between Great Plains and Zimbabwe Area churches. Chaukura is a graduate of Mutare Polytechnic College with a certification in computer systems. We look forward to his reports and photos of the great things God is doing in Zimbabwe through Chabadza.
By Susan Cooper, Kansas communications associate director In the spirit of the Chabadza Covenant, four United Methodists from Zimbabwe travelled to Kansas to share how they make disciples of Jesus Christ. The trip was sponsored by the Wichita East and Wichita West districts. Portia Kanoyangwa explains Zimbabwean section meetings at Wichita Woodland UMC. (photo by Susan Cooper) Daniel Mutidzawanda talks about the things Jesus commands Christians to do during the class meeting at ...