By: Bester Kayaye
Young people congregating under Church of Central Africa Presbytery (C.C.A.P.) of Blantyre City Presbytery are set to host Jesus March in Blantyre.
Through the March scheduled for Friday 11 December 2020 the Presbyterian youths intends to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, denouncing acts of rape and gender based violence among others.
President elect for Blantyre City Presbytery Youth Tipson Mchenga disclosed that the march will commence from 08:00 hrs and it will run from Limbe CCAP via Highway to St Columba CCAP.
Mchenga said; “The objective of the March is to preach the gospel, proclaim our Lord Jesus Christ, make His deeds known and celebrate together in the Lord as a family.”
“So far the preparations are going on well and as a matter of fact, 90% of the preparations are already done.”
Among other activities programmed for the day include; Preaching, Singing, Dancing, Worship to be led by Joint Praise Team, Music from different artists, Motivational talk by Henry Kachaje, Induction of the new Presbytery Committee as well as a get together with swallowship.
According to Mchenga it is of paramount importance for the Youth to get involved because the event is dwelling on talking about heavenly glory.
He said; “As the Youth, we look forward to building the Church now and for tomorrow. To accomplish this, there are goals and standards meant to help every Youth not to lose focus and direction. We look forward to having a restored, revived and transformed Youth in the Church which shall live a disciplined Christian life.”
“As Blantyre City Presbytery Youth, we believe that to have a Church in the future that will also pass on the mantle to the next generation, we ought to impact the word of God that transforms man-kind through these activities.”
The President then urged fellow youths to guard their faith during the festive season citing that during this period young people encounter myriad number of temptations against one’s faith.
Mchenga added; “I would like to urge the Youth to remain vigilant and responsible during this festival season. One thing which remains intact is that Jesus is the reason for the season and it’s very important to use this season to preach Christ.”
“Let’s reach out to the needy and share our joy with them for this will portray the love of our Lord Jesus Christ. Lastly, we promote NO TO RAPE and NO TO GBV.”