Radio Station for BS
Blantyre Synod covers the whole of the Southern region of Malawi. It has over 1.2 million members. Most of its members live in rural areas. There are only 185 ordained ministers serving over 600 churches and 700 prayer houses. every Sunday 450 congregations do not have a minister.
To reach its members Blantyre Synod believes that the Radio is a key tool. Almost all households in Malawi have access to one radio.
Watch this interview with the Deputy General Secretary rev Nyekanyeka to find out more.
The first phase of the radio station will cover the southern region of Malawi. However, Blantyre Synod is working hand in hand with Nkhoma Synod and Livingstonia Synod so that the CCAP will have a radio station for the whole of Malawi.
As at date 17 September 2012, Mk 2.9 million has been raised with a budget target of Mk 35 million.
Broadcasting from the historic Blantyre Mission the radio station will have two studios, one for live broadcasts and the other for recording.
The CCAP is the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, part of the world-wide church.
Blantyre Synod is the component part of the CCAP for the southern region of Malawi. Our mission is as follows: – the proclamation of the gospel for the salvation of mankind; the shelter, nurture and spiritual fellowship of the of the children of God; the promotion of divine worship; the preservation of the truth; the promotion of social righteousness and well-being of mankind.
Different departments and institutions have been set with specific mandates to pursue programmes to achieve the objectives in order to fulfil the mission of the Synod.
Read More on What We Believe
Worship With Us:
Sunday Services at St. Michael and All Angels
The St Michael and All Angels cathedral is situated on the mission grounds in Blantyre. Our services are there or immediately next to the main church in the Multi Purpose Hall. All are welcome to worship God with us. Our normal Sunday services times are:
Find services at other CCAP Churches here.
Meet the Management Team
At the Bi-Annual Synod meeting that took place between 22-25th August 2011, the Synod have chosen a new General Secretary, Rev. Alex Maulana, a new deputy General Secretary, Rev Cliff Charles Nyekanyeka, and a new Vice Moderator, Rev. Andrew Kamponda. Rev. M. Chilapula was elected as Moderator for a second term.
[In the picture from left to right: Rev. Andrew Kamponda, Vice Moderator, Rev. M. Chilapula, Moderator of the Synod, Rev. Alex Maulana, General Secretary, Rev. Cliff Charles Nyekanyeka, Deputy General Secretary.]
New Volunteer Position
Are you a Christian with recording studio skills or experience? Would you like to be involved in music video and audio editing with our Music Department? Can you help teach others? Would you like to volunteer short or medium term in Malawi? If so find out more and get in touch by clicking here. A fantastic opportunity to experience Africa! Position available on a short or medium term basis.
New: An interview with the Synod Music Director
We have just published an interview with the Blantyre Synod Music Director Rev Mbeza. There is a lot of varied and interesting content here including exciting plans for the future and opportunities for getting involved.
180 bibles and 150 hymn books distributed around the prisons. On the 28th June 2012 the Blantyre Synod Prison Chaplain and the CCAP 'Friends of Prison' completed a distribution of bibles and hymn books in six prisons. Read More on the Prison Chaplaincy page.
WATCH THE TRAILER FOR THE RECENT EVENT 'CELEBRATING THE POWER OF MUSIC IN THE CCAP SYNOD OF BLANTYRE' that took place on the 20th OCTOBER 2012.
The CDs for the celebration can be bought from the Synod's Offices at the cost of MKW800 each or MKW1,600 for the series (2 CDs).