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Walter Mujuru, the music director for the United Methodist Zimbabwe West Conference, uses music to raise awareness and action for human rights. Read more

Advocating Justice

United Methodist bishops call for prayers for peace in Zimbabwe as violence breaks out following the first national election since President Robert Mugabe was deposed in 2017. Read more

In the World

Missionary Tawanda Chandiwana arrives home in Zimbabwe expressing gratitude for all the church members who signed a petition and prayed for his release from detention in the Philippines. Read more

Global Nature

Zimbabwe United Methodists joined with other faith leaders to demonstrate for peace in advance of national elections slated for July. Read more

Global Nature

Mugabe Leave

Photo via UMNS

United Methodists in Zimbabwe ask for continued prayers as their nation emerges from the 37-year rule of former president Robert Mugabe. Read more

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Robert Mugabe

AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File via RNS

A Jesuit priest who has been a religious adviser to Zimbabwe's president says the confined leader is a spiritual man. Read more

Global Nature

Zimbabwe Churches Exec

Zimbabwe Council of Churches Photo

The heads of churches call for prayer, peace, respect for human dignity, a transitional government of national unity, and national dialogue in a spirit of reconciliation. Read more

Global Nature

Africa University

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Staff from the Zimbabwe Annual Conference and Africa University officials report that United Methodists are safe after the country's military has removed longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Read more

Global Nature

Old Mutare Mission Property

NewsdzeZimbabwe Photo

Vehicles, office furniture and solar heaters were removed from the mission as part of a unfair termination judgment against a church-related orphanage by a former administrator. Read more

Finance and Administration

Standing Rock Winter

Photo by Allen Buck

The struggle to hold on to hope in these chaotic times requires our witness to God's love and justice as Jesus taught, writes Cynthia B. Astle Read more

Views from a Ridge

Zimbabwe Litter

Photo by Eveline Chikwanah, UMNS

Coming just days before Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change, reports from Zimbabwe and the Philippines prompt David W. Scott to ask if United Methodist Central Conferences will lead the denomination in caring for God's creation. Read more

Global Nature

Africa Pride

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The Rev. Jeremy Smith examines the reasons why Zimbabwe wasn't chosen to host the first General Conference outside the United States. Read more

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Dr. Mazinga

GBHEM Photo by Vicki Brown

In Zimbabwe, a counselor who earned her doctorate with help from the United Methodist Woman of Color scholarship program is helping children with hydrocephalus live longer, happier lives. Read more

UM clergywomen Zimbabwe

UMNS photo by Taurai Emmanuel Maforo

United Methodist clergy in Africa share their stories about the hardships and achievements of being a traveling pastor. Read more

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