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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Deaconess Albertina Muwowo – thank you

Deaconess Albertina Muwowo thanks everyone for their warm welcome last Sunday.  She is, hopefully, safely on her way back to Zambia.  She will have two weeks of quarantine before she returns to her family in Lusaka.  Please hold her in your prayers.

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National Prayer Day — Zambia, 18 October

Today, 18 October, is the annual National Prayer Day in Zambia. Citizens will gather at churches, arenas, sports grounds and schools to give thanks to God, to pray for rain, and to share in the joy of being a free nation. Please hold the Zambia in your prayers today — the people, the animals, the […]

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