Officiating: Bishop Joaquina Filipe Nhanala
The South Africa Annual Conference met Nov. 18-20 at Wilberforce Community College in Johannesburg. The coronavirus limited the gathering, although it was open for all delegates and observers. Only 200 were allowed indoors at any one time because of regulations.
There was a resolution passed to keep abiding with COVID-19 restrictions.
Two delegates to General Conference were named, The Rev. Blossom Nobuhle Spiva (clergy) and Abel Mandeya (lay).
Fourteen people were ordained, commissioned or received into associate membership. Their average age was 40.
Membership stands at 10,790, up 10,000 from the previous year. Worship attendance stands at 50, up 188. Church school attendance stands at 100, up 100.
Professions or reaffirmations of faith for 2020 were 10,000. There were 80 adults and young adults in small groups.
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