Mzuzu, St. Andrews Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP), Mzuzu Congregation, under the Synod of Livingstonia, on Sunday May 12, held prayers for peaceful forthcoming tripartite elections.
The prayers took place at St Andrews CCAP Church in Mzuzu, under the theme: Leaving in harmony with one another as we are approaching tripartite elections on May 21.
St. Andrews CCAP Church, parish minister, Rev William Tembo said when a church, families and community leave in harmony, the whole nation will follow suit.
He urged aspirants to leave in peace with one another and do peaceful campaign and elections.
Peace is one of the components that bring developments in the nation. Conduct a peaceful campaign, speak unity and may God be with you all, he said.
He asked electorates to go and vote on May 21.
I ask all Malawians who have registered to go and vote. It is your right to vote, said the parish minister.
United Democratic Front (UDF) president, who is also contesting for a presidential seat, Atupele Muluzi, took his time to worship with St Andrews CCAP Church congregants, before he addressed a political rally at Chiwanja in the city.
Muluzi, who is a Muslim, said he was blessed to worship with St Andrews CCAP church which he said is his mother’s church.
My mother is a women’s guild of the CCAP church, so my visit to St Andrews is just another return to my home, Muluzi said.
Muluzi also said it is important to put God first for this forthcoming tripartite election.
Thank you for this opportunity to allow me worship with you here, it is important to put God first and let us all be one in God, he said.
Source: MANA Online