18 April 2008
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ
As leaders of the churches in Aotearoa New Zealand we have been following the situation in Zimbabwe with deep concern and know that the difficult state of the economy and the uncertain political situation must be putting a huge strain on the churches and its resources. Please be assured that our thoughts and prayers are with you as you work to make God’s love for all people known.
We write at this critical time in Zimbabwe’s history to encourage you in your work to bring hope and healing to the people of Zimbabwe, both those living within the country and those who have felt compelled to leave their homeland. Some of those people are now valued members of our congregations and we are aware of the anxiety and hopes they have for their country. We share their considerable concern regarding the delays in releasing the election results that are undermining the peaceful voting that occurred on March 29.
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