Southern and East Africa Area

World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women

Affiliated Units

Angola United Methodist Church
Burundi United Methodist Church
Democratic Republic of Congo United Methodist Church
Kenya Methodist Church in Kenya
Mozambique United Methodist Church
Rwanda United Methodist Church
Southern Africa Methodist Church of Southern Africa
– Women’s Association
– Women’s Auxiliary
– Women’s Manyano
Namibia Women’s Fellowship
South Africa African Methodist Episcopal
Zambia United Church of Zambia
Zimbabwe Methodist Church in Zimbabwe
United Methodist Church

Associate Units

Southern Africa Methodist Church of Southern Africa
– Connexional Young Women’s Manyano

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World Federation Day Study Program 2020

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The 2020 World Federation Day Study Program is now available to download from our website. This program is designed to be used as close as possible to October 26th – Federation Constitution Founding Day.

Thursdays in Black ambassadors: “We must enable and promote safe spaces for all”

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World Council of Churches (WCC) ambassadors of the Thursdays in Black campaign are standing behind a joint statement that urges both awareness and protection from the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and gender-based violence. “As countries respond to COVID-19 with necessary restrictions on movements and activities, more people are calling violence…

Thursdays in Black: “Pray for God’s protection for everyone”

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Thursdays in Black ambassadors and supporters are calling on us all to protect women who, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, are in situations that make them vulnerable to violence. Thursdays in Black

Maundy Thursday in Black

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We are told to stay at home and stay safe. But for some that feels impossible. Some women, some children, men even, Face another risk during this pandemic. They fear the person who Lives with them. In that secret upper room, Celebrating Passover freedom with his friends, Jesus knelt like…

SIPIWE CHISVO

Area President

Southern and East Africa Area

[Zimbabwe]
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My Story

Sipiwe Chisvo is a qualified Counselor, who specialized in Family Therapy. She is involved in the Women’s Fellowship in Zimbabwe and served both at Connexional level and Circuit. Currently she is in the final year as the Circuit Steward, a position she has held for a 5 year term. Because of her passion for World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women, she informed many women regarding the Federation. Sipiwe is a wife, mother, grandmother, business woman, florist and she loves baking.

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April 23, 2020

Thursdays in Black ambassadors: “We must enable and promote safe spaces for all”

World Council of Churches (WCC) ambassadors of the Thursdays in Black campaign are standing behind a joint statement that urges both awareness and protection from the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and gender-based violence. “As countries respond to COVID-19 with necessary restrictions on movements and activities, more people are calling violence…
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April 9, 2020

Maundy Thursday in Black

We are told to stay at home and stay safe. But for some that feels impossible. Some women, some children, men even, Face another risk during this pandemic. They fear the person who Lives with them. In that secret upper room, Celebrating Passover freedom with his friends, Jesus knelt like…
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October 11, 2019

Thursdays in Black Ambassadors

The World Council of Churches has produced a series of interviews with Thursdays in Black ambassadors highlighting those who are playing a vital role in increasing the impact of our collective call for a world without rape and violence. Alison Judd is the world president for the World Federation of…
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July 28, 2019

Thursdays in Black

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner who is Geneva Secretary for the World Methodist Council, supports the Thursdays in Black campaign. She has sent a link which invites us to contribute to a “Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance” https://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/contribute-to-a-thursdays-in-black-global-exhibit-waterfall-of-solidarity-and-resistance