Category Archives: Zimbabwe

#FollowTheStar A Mancunian from Zimbabwe reflects

Growing up in Zimbabwe, one of the enduring memories of the rural environment is the night sky on a cloudless day. Unpolluted by any lights from electricity, the thick darkness and the eerie sounds of the night that surrounds you … Continue reading

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The 1970s: Bioscopes, Guava and refugees

Continuing our fascinating series about childhoods of people with connections to our Church in the different decades covering the Queen’s life we move from the 1960s to the 1970s and to a different part of the world. Admos grew up … Continue reading

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Two favourite African churches

We’re a wonderfully varied people at St C’s and that’s expressed in lots of different ways, not least in the choice of favourite churches. It’s wonderful to think of the many links we have with brother and sister Christians around … Continue reading

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Thank you for Munamato! A Fresh Expression?

From a church ‘Fresh Expressions’ website: “A fresh expression of church is a new gathering or network that engages mainly with people who have never been to church. There is no single model, but the emphasis is on starting something … Continue reading

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Our Tariro fundraising

Laura writes: During Lent we raised money for Tariro, a charity that supports young people living in Zimbabwe. The word Tariro is from the Shona language – the main language of Zimbabwe – and it means hope, which is what the … Continue reading

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Bernard Mizeki 18th June

Today, 18th June, is the Feast of Bernard Mizeki, a great saint for Anglicans of Africa and especially Zimbabwe. One of the greatest Christian festivals in Africa takes place at his shrine around the date of his martyrdom, June 18th. … Continue reading

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