Conference 2013

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As the nation of Zimbabwe prepares for the forthcoming General Elections, the major thrust from all sectors be it civic, political, church leaders and individual Zimbabweans is for the elections to be peaceful. At this year’s convention, the principals and other groups such as the security departments, the media, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and many more have been invited to advise the Bishops and the church in general the plans and strategies they have put in place for peaceful elections.

As we get closer to elections, it is the church’s desire that peace will prevail during the elections. The theme for the conference is therefore PEACE.

Zimbabwe: Church Urged Not to Be Partisan

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Dr Goodwin Shana in front of Hon Nelson Chamisa, Dep Prime Minister Prof Arthur Mutambara, Dr Shingi Munyeza Conference Host, Hon Saviour Kasukuwere, Dr Simba Makoni and Dr Ibbo Mandaza

The Church should not be partisan and should support the Government in power. Church leaders gathered in Harare yesterday for the Lead Zimbabwe conference said the Church should desist from imposing political affiliations on congregants.

The speakers said Church leaders should allow divergent political views in the church.

Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara urged political parties to work together for a shared national vision.

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Lead Zimbabwe organises all stakeholders’ meeting

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Inaugural Lead Zimbabwe Conference 2012 held at Faith Ministries Borrowdale Community Church

LEAD Zimbabwe — a Christian organ­isation — has organised a high-profile meeting involving leaders in Govern­ment, business and the church to dis­cuss issues affecting Zimbabwe. The meeting will be held on Novem­ber 9 and 10 at the Borrowdale Com­munity Church in Harare. Lead Zimbabwe chairman Mr Doug Mamvura said the meeting was organ­ised in conjunction with Faith Min­istries, Heads of Christian Denomina­tions and Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe, Kairos Leadership Devel­opment and the Sapes Trust. He said stakeholders at the confer­ence would discuss challenges facing Zimbabwe such as corruption, politics, and homosexuality, among other issues.

Mr Mamvura said the purpose of the meeting was to inspire and encour­age Zimbabweans at leadership level.

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