Rev.: Felisberto Moniz Mbanze
Wife: Rev. Benedita F. Matsinhe, with 1 child (2 years old)
Morrumbene North District
DS: José Mateus Mapswanganhe
Church membership: 214 Church attendance: 62
New converts: 12
Local Churches: 4 (Thambajane, Xihosse, Savana, and Niniva)
Baptized: 165 Classes: 7
Founded: 1998, from Phanga UMC and Cambine UMC mother churches.
Location: The Church is located about 42Kms west of Morrumbene village.
Well: They get water from a river, which dries up most of the time, and it is not healthy for consumption. It is 3.5kms away from parsonage.
Clinic: Available 20kms away from parsonage at Cambine or to seek assistance in Morrumbene village (18kms).
Schools: There is a primary school 4kms away from parsonage (1-5th grade).
Development activities: Members are mostly agriculturists. Crops comprised of coconuts, cashew nuts, cassava, corn, etc.
Access road: Dust one-way dust road through the bush of quite difficult access.
Language spoken: Xitswa, and Portuguese
Possible telephone contacts: None.
Employment: People live on farming and selling or exchanging cashew nuts, cassava and mangoes to the neighboring areas.
Church structure: Semi-permanent. Coconut dry leaves make a wall and roof with mud floor. Tree logs make benches, and raised earth makes pulpit.
Parsonage: Small semi-permanent structure, with one bedroom and living room, roofed up with zinc sheets, mud floor and coconut dry leaves make a wall.
Fellowship house: none.
Special projects: They dream to plant corn in 5.0 hectares of church land.
Communication: Communicate through M. I. Representative Ezequiel Nhantumbo at email@example.com
by Ezequiel Marcos Nhantumbo
The Mozambique Initiative Representative
Ao c/ Igreja Metodista Unida Em Mozambique
Rua D. Francisco Barreto, 229
Maputo - Mozambique
E-Mail: Mozambique Initiative