Message from the Africa Pre-Assembly Consultation
Africa_Pre-Assembly_Message.pdf [PDF, 162KB]
In the Africa Pre-Assembly message, delegates named land access, water, education and gender equity as top priorities for the region.
LWF youth representatives in Africa are calling for more recognition of young adults’ contributions to evangelism and teaching work.
A Zimbabwean church leader has encouraged African Lutheran churches to adapt theological education to the continent’s needs.
African female delegates are urging the churches in their region to embrace the gift of women in leadership and promote inclusiveness in governing bodies.
The LWF vice president for Africa has stressed the importance of acting together as a communion in order to establish justice in society.
Africa Pre-Assembly delegates were urged to step up efforts to meet human need despite limited resources in the region.
24-28 March 2010 | Abuja, Nigeria