Skip to main content

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

Recent News / View All News

Tribute to Enid Rose Fourie

| Southern and East Africa Area | No Comments
Tribute to Enid Rose Fourie 15-09-1929 to 16-08-2021 The Southern and East Africa Area on the 16th of August 2021 lost one of its God fearing, humble servant. She was a mentor and a leader in the World Federation of Methodist Women. Enid was married to Rev Joe Fourie and…

Christmas 2021 Message from the World President

| East Asia Area, Europe: Britain and Ireland Area, Europe: Continental Area, Latin America Area, North America Area, President's News, South Asia Area, South Pacific Area, Southern and East Africa Area, West Africa Area, World Areas | No Comments
Dear Sisters, I greet you all in the name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, whose coming into the world we celebrate with joy. I have been preparing a service for the fourth Sunday of Advent based on the two New Testament readings Hebrews 10:5-10 and Luke 1:39-45. You…

Prayer Diary for the Global Online Event

| East Asia Area, Europe: Britain and Ireland Area, Europe: Continental Area, Latin America Area, North America Area, President's Prayer, South Asia Area, South Pacific Area, Southern and East Africa Area, West Africa Area, World Areas, World Federation | No Comments
The World President has invited members of the World Executive to join her in prayer each 26th day of the month between now and August. By choosing the 26th day we shall link this time of prayer with our monthly practice of using the Federation prayer. Please take some time…

World Federation Day Study Program 2020

| East Asia Area, Europe: Britain and Ireland Area, Europe: Continental Area, Latin America Area, North America Area, South Asia Area, South Pacific Area, Southern and East Africa Area, West Africa Area, World Areas, World Federation | No Comments
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.

SIPIWE CHISVO

Area President

Southern and East Africa Area

[Zimbabwe]
Contact the Southern and East Africa Area President

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.

Southern and East Africa Area
December 18, 2021

Tribute to Enid Rose Fourie

Tribute to Enid Rose Fourie 15-09-1929 to 16-08-2021 The Southern and East Africa Area on the 16th of August 2021 lost one of its God fearing, humble servant. She was a mentor and a leader in the World Federation of Methodist Women. Enid was married to Rev Joe Fourie and…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaPresident's NewsSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld Areas
December 13, 2021

Christmas 2021 Message from the World President

Dear Sisters, I greet you all in the name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, whose coming into the world we celebrate with joy. I have been preparing a service for the fourth Sunday of Advent based on the two New Testament readings Hebrews 10:5-10 and Luke 1:39-45. You…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaPresident's PrayerSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld AreasWorld Federation
February 20, 2021

Prayer Diary for the Global Online Event

The World President has invited members of the World Executive to join her in prayer each 26th day of the month between now and August. By choosing the 26th day we shall link this time of prayer with our monthly practice of using the Federation prayer. Please take some time…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa Area
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…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld Federation
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…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld Federation
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…