TASK TEAM AFRICA ECUMENE

Goal

Strengthening of collaborative relationships with sister churches

  • South of the Sahara
  • Central and
  • Southern Africa

to serve and witness for Christ, in and from Africa .

Focus

We focus here with the clear understanding and expansion of our

  • interdependence (as one body, one family on their way to a visible church)
  • our co – responsibility for the preaching of the gospel (e.g. with theological training; various practical service and witness projects), and
  • for our mutual assistance to each other (e.g. joint visioning regarding our mission task in the world; material assistance) (See guideline 7.2.2.1).

Co-management and maintenance

of vested, expanded partnership relations with ministries of our sister churches in southern Africa:

  • RCZ and CCAP Harare in Zimbabwe
  • CCAP Nkhoma in Malawi
  • IRM Mphatso and IRM Tumbine in Mozambique

Development and maintenance

of partnership relations with limited financial assistance and service support to our sister churches in Africa , South of the Sahara :

  • NKST in Nigeria
  • RCEA in Kenya

Network interaction, currently limited involvement

  • RCJ in Japan ( via Mission Japan )
  • Open Doors in South Sudan ( AIC )
  • Free to Serve in India and Indo – China

Strategic partners and co – workers

  • NetACT
  • Member Care
  • DRC General Synodical Office
  • DRC Free State Commission for Witness
  • UMSW (DRC Family Service and Witness )
  • CLF (Christian Literature Fund)

Manager

Kobus Odendaal
021 957 7204
missio@kaapkerk.co.za