2021 Theme – United Church of Zambia

Each year the United Church of Zambia chooses a theme that provides unity throughout the denomination as it guides worship, Bible Study, retreats and personal devotion resources. The theme for 2021 is “ALL ONE IN CHRIST”. Please pray for unity  within the United Church of Zambia as they join together in Christ.

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Zambia prays for Salisbury

You may not realise that every week prayer requests and prayer concerns are sent from Salisbury to Zambia, through our Global Link with St John’s United Church in Zambia.  As we hold St John’s in prayer, they are holding in prayer the three Salisbury churches in the partnership — ourselves, Salisbury Methodist Church and Bemerton […]

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Greetings from Albertina, Zambia

Happy to hear that good news about Rev Tod’s recovery. Glory be to God our healer. It’s our prayer that God continue keeping and protecting you in his mighty wings . Here in Zambia we are experiencing the critical third wave.  School pupils and University students are on break due to the outbreak. I am […]

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Prayer exchange with Zambia

Each week prayers are exchanged between St John’s Mtendere, United Church of Zambia, and the three churches in Salisbury that are part of the Global Link: Salisbury United Reformed Church, Salisbury Methodist Church & Bemerton Methodist Church. Here are the prayers sent to St John’s recently.  These are shared with nearly 2000 worshippers each week, […]

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Live Stream Worship with Zambia

Many United Church of Zambia congregations, including our Global Link — St John’s Mtendere UCZ, live stream and archive their church services on Facebook providing us with a window into their worship and Christian witness. Have a look and join in! You can find the services, photos and singing by clicking on these links or […]

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Sad news from Zambia

The Revd Benson Chilombo (on the right in the photo), who visited us here in Salisbury to share in the Spring School in 2019, passed away suddenly on 20 December. Please keep his wife and family in your prayers.

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Farewell for Bishop Chomba

This screen shot shows Bishop Chomba, his wife Gertrude and their younger son at the Lusaka Presbytery Farewell Service as he completes eight years as Presbytery Bishop.   The service was live streamed from St Paul’s Lusaka United Church of Zambia. Wessex Synod of the United Reformed Church in Great Britain sent the following message: “The […]

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Prayer for Zambia — by Nigel Appleton, World Church Group

Prayers for Zambia by Nigel Appleton, Wessex Synod World Church Group Prepared for use in worship by congregations throughout the Synod Gracious God, We give thanks for the resilience and faith of our sisters and brothers in the United Church of Zambia, and particularly for those to whom we are bound in fellowship through our […]

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Zambia Girls Brigade Enrolment & Rededication

Praise God for the roll Girls Brigades plays in the life of so many girls in Zambia. During this lockdown, they are surely missing their regular GB gatherings and activities. Please pray for all the members of Girls Brigade in the United Church of Zambia, especially in the 4th Brigade in Lusaka who enroled in […]

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Zambia Appeal reaches £10,000

Sincere thanks.  Salisbury URC collected and donated £200 to the Zambia Appeal. The appeal for funding to support our sisters and brothers of the Lusaka Presbytery of the United Church of Zambia in responding to the consequences of drought in parts of Zambia has been met with astounding generosity from the churches of the Wessex […]

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