A total of 26 Lay Preachers have graduated from a 3-days seminar which took place at Ntchisi Seventh-day Adventist church from 8th to 10th April 2021.
The key speaker at the Seminar was Pastor Henry Kamchanda, who is the Personal Ministries Director and Patron of the Lay Preachers Association in the Central Malawi conference. He was hosted and supported by Pastor Daniel Kwaule, the district Pastor.
In his remarks, Pastor Kamchanda urged the new graduates not to relax but to go out and bring souls to Christ.
He also implored them to be exemplary in their daily conduct and behavior where ever they are so that they should be a living message.
The District’s Lay Preachers Association Secretary, Wilford Kaonga, said they organised the seminar to equip the Lay Preachers with appropriate knowledge and skills that would enable them become more effective in their work of winning souls for Christ.
When asked for her reaction on the outcome of the seminar, one the participants from Kachenga Church, Joyce Gideon said it was a very good seminar which has given an opportunity to people and to even those that are still preachers to learn and increase their knowledge.
This graduation has added the number of Lay Preachers in Ntchisi to 47, where among other tasks they will assist in follow ups on learners of VoP Bible schools in their localities.
The seminar drew participants from 9 Churches and their branches in the district.
By Ephron Gausi