This email has been received from the Rev Asayiwe in Malawi
I am sorry to inform you that COVID-
This has resulted into:
( a) drop out in Church services attendance
( b)low income collection in the Church due to poor giving since Church attendance is low and this has caused a big problem in our six congregations in the presbytery to meet all required programs of the Church hence all congregations in limphasa have accumulated huge balances of money on the presbytery share and synod share.
This has resulted into a great challenge for the presbytery to pay stipends and salaries to its ministers and presbytery workers respectively.
Church programs are now at a stand still in limphasa, ministers and their families experiencing tough times as we on depend on stipends after good collection and enough collection from congregations.
Truly speaking things are not moving this time here.
(c) very few individual Church members and vestries are able to buy COVID-
Remember us in your prayers.
God be with you as you share our situation to members of the Church there in Scotland.
Rev. Asayiwe -
The presbytery is appealing for cash to aid Malawi. If you wish to donate this can be done online using the following information.
Sort Code 80-
Account number 00931213