Christ The King Church of the Soche Anglican Parish recently went to the polls electing leaders who will run the affairs of the Church for the year 2012.
Elected in the Church’s executive were Dr Henry ‘Kaka’ Chibowa and L. Kapakasa who will serve as Wardens, N. Medi and L. Mwale as secretaries, and Treasures; Boma Chirwa and James Salaka.
In the projects department, which among other projects sprouting at the Church include construction of a state-of- the-art hall, will be led by James Chimwaza and Mc Donald Chapalapata.
The Church also gave a fresh mandate to Joyce Chitete to propel fundraising activities with the assistance of Charles Mankhokwe.
George Mzumara and B. Zimba were re-elected to take charge of the Maintenance department, but the Church’s Youth will be supervised by B. Kambenja and Vincent Chibowa, while Welfare department is under George Mandala and Nancy Namachapa.
D. Baluwa and Joyce Namachapa were mandated to manage the Church’s training programmes, while Evangelism activities would be taken care of by Mwase Chirwa and Debora Chapenga. Baptism and Confirmation programmes will be coordinated by R. Chapenga and A. F. Medi.
Bernard Chimwaza and Upendo Chirwa will take charge of the music department and the congregation also elected Limbani Medi and Joyce Katunga to head the Celebrations department, which among its tasks will be to coordinate the Church’s historic golden jubilee celebration later in the year.
Situated in Chitawira Township in Blantyre, Christ The King Church, is one of the big churches and is headed by Venerable Father George Mapundula, who is also head of Soche Anglican Archdeaconry.
At the Church, Fr. Mapundula is assisted by Canaan Father Patrick Asani. The Church is in the Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi whose Bishop is His Worship The Most Reverend Dr. James Tengatenga.