Moderature 2018 from left to right Moderator: Rev I Pandasvika
Vice Moderator: Rev Dr C Munikwa General Secretary: T Masimba
Vice General Secretary: Rev Madanire Actuary: Rev T Baloyi Secretary: Mr S Banda Vice Secretary: Mrs Hwaire
The Reformed Church in Zimbabwe (RCZ) on August 30 elected a new moderature which will steer the affairs of the church and its other various institutions for specified periods, TellZim News has learnt.
The elections, which were held at Morgenster Mission, saw Reverend Isaac Pandasvika being elected new moderator to replace Rev Dr Rangarirai Rutoro, and will be deputised by Rev Dr C. Munikwa.
The new general secretary is T. Masimba who replaces Rev Charles Juro, with Rev Madanire being the new vice general secretary.
The new actuary is Rev T. Baloyi who replaces Rev Makaudze. The new secretary is S. Banda, who will be deputised by Mrs. Hwaire.
When contacted for comment, RCZ director of business development, information and public relations, Stephen Chikozho confirmed the development and wished the new moderature well.
"The new moderature has an important role of making sure the vision of the church is achieved through the implementation of the various strategic objectives of the church," said Chikozho.
Besides preaching the gospel of the Lord, RCZ has a secondary mission of evangelism through community engagement in areas of education, health and promoting inclusivity.
The church has a long history of making a difference in the lives of ordinary people through its various mission stations that host such institutions as primary and high schools, special needs schools, teachers colleges and hospitals.
The church has also established the Reformed Church University (RCU) which is located some seven kilometres along the Masvingo-Bulawayo highway.education