LL congregation set to quit Livingstonia CCAP Synod over Chimwemwe Mhango’s dismissal

Hundred of members of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) Synod of Livingstonia at Kanengo congregation in Lilongwe have threatened to quit the church in protest of the dismissal of Reverend Chimwemwe Mhango.

Rev Chimweme Mhango: I did not sin

Rev Chimweme Mhango: I did not sin

The synod has dismissed Mhango citing rebellious acts after he and the congregation protested his transfer from Kanengo to Euthini in Mzimba.

Mhango is reportedly mobilising the congregation to form a membership of a breakaway church.

Kanengo congregation’s deacon’s court clerk, Rose Ng’oma, said the congregation is ready to dump Livingstonia Synod and operate under another name.

“We already warned them that should anything happen to him, we will leave the church,” Ng’oma said.

Mhango argues that the transfer was not done in good faith, arguing that, for one to be removed they must have committed an offence, been promoted or going for studies.

The congregation held vigil at the synod offices in Mzuzu and obtained an injunction to stop Mhango’s transfer. However, the synod went ahead to dismiss the reverend with the injunction in force.

Meanwhile, Synod moderator Douglas Chipofya has said “Kanengo members are at liberty to express their views, but Mhango ceases to be a reverend.”

Mhango was ordained on April 24, 1994 and has served as a minister for various congregations up to date. He is also a renowned gospel musician and Musicians Union of Malawi (MUM) president.

On his next move, Mhango said he will seek God’s guidance through prayers first before making any decision on the matter.

“What I know is that I have not sinned and I have not wronged anybody; I’ll pray to God for his guidance,” he said.

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dolo
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Mtumbuka ndi mtumbuika basi. manyazi alibe kuti alongololtsane ku chipinda ayi koma kutulutsila poyera komanso kwa eni osati kwao. ndiye anthu ngati amenewa angavoteredwe kuti adzalamulire dziko0 lathuri la Malawi. Ndiponso mmalo mokapangira maphokoso amenewa kwao ku Nyika, ayi ndithu ali mmahotera akuno kwawo kuti ma resthouse a Lunyina pa boma ku Rumphi. ma hotera amawaonera kuno that’s why amakanilila akbwera kuno. Ngati pali Lucifer wa mumpingo ndiye NYONDO ndi MEZUBA. asatana a thereto. a Chimwemwe musaiwale kuti moyo wanu mwakulira kuno ku chigawo cha pakati. Alekeni atumbuka ndi ma savage ionu you are civilized bcoz mudakulila pakati ndi kumwera,… Read more »
yohane
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Mr kenkkk I think you tumbukaz you have grutoney for money not spread the gospel. If you go to the north you will find that most communities have no churches but you want to develop it in central and south. You just show how foolish you are and regionalistic/tribalist. Church yanji yodzadza ndi mtundu umodzi wa anthu. Shame on you.

Kenkkk
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Yohane, I don’t think you are following my story on this. All you know is fowl language. If you are a real christian then you will know that God said go and spread his word throughout and everywhere on earth. He didn’t put any state or political boundaries in spreading his Word. If these so called synods put political boundaries on how they should spread the word of God, then they are against God’s instructions. What matters is that the Word of God is spread everywhere, it doesn’t matter who spreads it. You are the one adhering to tribalistic behaviour… Read more »
Bob
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Mwataninso a CCAP. Mukadagawanikanabe mpaka liti?

harraizal
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Mwaona nokha mmene amaganizira Chimwemwe akuti ” I have not sinned” Kukana ma orders, akuti apite ku Euthini, I have not sinned, kukana amakana ndi amene wa uzidwayo, apa okana ndi Cimwmwemwe and kukanako ndikumene anauza anthu ena onse amene sanawerenge nawo kalata ya transfer, anthuwo ataonetsa mtima osakhutitsidwa ndi kuchoka kwa Chimwemmwe akapempha mkhumano wa anthu okha okha kukambirana za kuchoka kwa Chimwemwe koma Chimwemwe podziwa za malamulo a ma transfer akanauza aanthu kuti Mulungu akutndituma ku Euthini osati GS ayi pakuti munagwirizana kale za ma transfer pokha pokha ngati mumangopanga zimenezi. Komanso nkhani ya ma orders ngati pali… Read more »
harraizal
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Chimwmwe Mhango, is an evil in the church, you think he is as clean as you see him and or as you hear him say I will Pray before……….bilm mbu dadada!!!!!. Ask those who have worked closely with him in some circles. He is an architecturer of violence, a silent one. If the church want him in Enukwenu, On your bike!!!!!, who is going to be the MUM president and COSOMA Board chair in the central, Don’t mention Gods name in vain. When you want to ordain Church Pastors, Bishops and priests….Pray that God gives you people with sole interests….not… Read more »
Masuzgo
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Atumbuka tiyeni tichepetse kudzikonda ndi makani opanda pake. We will always remain like this when our friends are maneuvering. Do we expect us to be on leadership positions if our behavior remain like this??? I doubt.

Precious
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Anthu Anachoka Kuma State House Osafuna, Ths Is How Life Goes. Were You Promised To Work At Kanengo For Life? Members Worship Ur God Not Mhango, Akamwalira Mawa Muzatani? Is He The Only Man To Preach The Gospel? Where Is Ur Faith? Amakunamizani Chani Iyeyi. “if I Know My God, Am Not Flustrated Of My Life”

Lloyd Mpofu
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Even the churches; practice appeasement policies. Today I heard that he was preaching in his cogrtn; the synod is afraid of losing rich TUMBUKAS to Mhango

Chalo ichi ?
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The intention of taking this church to central is evil. Devil. Church of pple of the same region only

Kenkkk
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Mwiza, as I understand it the origins of our synods stem from the fact that they are not strictly speaking the same churches. Their commonality is the fact that all are Presbyterian. The similarity is like seventh day Adventists and Baptists. The livingstonia synod to give it its true name is the Free Church of Scotland whilst as I understand the Blantyre one is Church of Scotland whilst the Lilongwe one seems closer to the bt but it has Dutch origins. Free church is more strict than church of. For example the Free church expels any member drinking alcohol or… Read more »
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