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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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14th World Assembly Workshops

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REDUCING POVERTY: Workshop 1: Advocating Project Proposal Writing: Reducing Poverty Through Spiritual, Social and Economic GrowthWomen around the world form the larger population but are often left on the margins. This workshop will help women address poverty in their communities through spiritual, social, and economic growth. Reducing poverty starts with…

World Federation Day Study Program 2022-23

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The 2022-23 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.

Empowerment Grant

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The World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women have set aside funds to provide Empowerment Grants to enable women to start initiatives that empower women and girls in their community. The grant will be a one-off contribution towards part of the funding. It is assumed that either there will…

Statement of the WFMUCW concerning membership

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Our constitution states (Handbook Page 13 VI B) 'Any officially recognized group of Methodist, or any officially recognized group of United or Uniting Church women of which Methodist or former Methodists are a part, or who are involved in a church which is affiliated with the World Methodist Council, organised…

Southern and East Africa Area

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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August 10, 2022

14th World Assembly Workshops

REDUCING POVERTY: Workshop 1: Advocating Project Proposal Writing: Reducing Poverty Through Spiritual, Social and Economic GrowthWomen around the world form the larger population but are often left on the margins. This workshop will help women address poverty in their communities through spiritual, social, and economic growth. Reducing poverty starts with…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld AreasWorld Federation
July 20, 2022

Empowerment Grant

The World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women have set aside funds to provide Empowerment Grants to enable women to start initiatives that empower women and girls in their community. The grant will be a one-off contribution towards part of the funding. It is assumed that either there will…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaPress ReleaseSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa AreaWorld Areas
July 20, 2022

Statement of the WFMUCW concerning membership

Our constitution states (Handbook Page 13 VI B) 'Any officially recognized group of Methodist, or any officially recognized group of United or Uniting Church women of which Methodist or former Methodists are a part, or who are involved in a church which is affiliated with the World Methodist Council, organised…
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May 22, 2022

Bible Study Leader

We have the great pleasure of announcing our Bible Study Leader for the World Assembly 2022 is: Jill Baker Jill is a previous Vice-President of the British Methodist Conference she remains a full time volunteer with the Methodist Church in various roles, especially enjoying preaching and tutoring others on the…
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May 14, 2022

Keynote Speaker

We have the great pleasure of announcing our keynote speaker for the World Assembly 2022 will be: Amanda Khozi Mukwashi Amanda has devoted more than 25 years to working on poverty alleviation, tackling injustice and inequalities. She is now the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Lesotho as well as a…
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May 12, 2022

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals are at the heart of what the World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church women seek to do and at this year's assembly there will be opportunities to explore these further through workshops on Poverty, Gender Equality, Health and Care of Creation. Save the dates in…
Southern and East Africa Area
January 23, 2022

Tribute to Sarah Nkele Matlhale

Tribute to Sarah Nkele Matlhale 31-10-1941 to 24-12-2021 I would like to pay tribute to a great woman and mentor that Southern and East Africa Area has lost. Former President and Vice President Sarah Matlhale passed on the 24th of December 2021. Sarah served as Vice President in 1996-2001 alongside…
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…
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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…