By the grace of God we had an extraordinary Holy Week and Resurrection Feast, here in St. Mark’s Church in Lusaka. The theme for the week was based on Isaiah 43:19, “Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it?
The retreat was attended by 13 of our fathers throughout Kenya. We Grace began by sharing with a word of encouragement explaining how much the Lord has equipped us with all the necessities for victory. The spoke about the following points:
We led a group of fathers and missionaries on a trip to Kigoma, Tanzania to a village in a very remote area to pray during Holy week and celebrate the Easter liturgy. Upon arriving, we were greeted by hundreds of Tanzanian Copts who welcomed the group while singing along the road.
Christmas came early for the children of St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Lusaka, Zambia. Thanks to generous donors and supporters in the United States, each of the boys were each given a new suit and each of the girls a new dress.