- 40 000 couples to re-dedicate their marriages
Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe in partnership with the Government of Zimbabwe, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, Universal Peace Federation will hold a Peace and Family Festival on November 17 at the National sports stadium in Harare.
The festival which is themed “Peace starts with me, peace starts with my family will see the marriage re-dedication and holy blessing of forty thousand couples based on the motto-“Strong and Healthy Families make a healthy and prosperous Nation”
Archbishop Ndanga said the couples will receive a special Blessing prayer.
“Couples will be committing to renew their marriage vows and to create God centered families as originally intended by God in the purpose of creation,” he said.
He also added that the major purpose of the event is to create a culture of peace and for this instance it starts from a family level.
“This festival will bring together people from all walks of life, which includes religious leaders, political leaders, civil society, families, youths, women and chiefs.
“The purpose of the event is to heal the wounds of the past and support the Zimbabwe government endeavors for peace and reconciliation.
The President is expected to grace the event and other leaders like Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon, the global leader of Family Federation for World Peace and Unification an advocate for peace and reconciliation.
“Founder of the SunHak Peace Prize and the Peace Starts with Me movement, Dr. Hak Ja Han Moon will be coming to Zimbabwe.
“Mother Moon will be coming to pray for a peaceful and prosperous Zimbabwe and she will be accompanied by more than 200 countries.
The festival will be embellished with prominent artist and choir groups in Zimbabwe showcasing the beauty and Unity.
“There will be a celebration of arts, music, and inspirational words, highlighting the diversity and creative power of our human family,” said Ndanga speaking to Church and Society News.
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