Nov. 29, 2016 | EDMONTON, Alberta (UMNS)
The hymns in Shona mingle with sounds of the hosho gourd and a drum, creating a bit of home for the 25 members of the Zimbabwean diaspora community gathered for Sunday worship.
The enthusiastic gathering and response to the sermon by the Rev. Tazvionepi Nyarota give no clue to the struggles faced by the United Methodist Church-Edmonton and other churches in Canada started by Zimbabwean migrants. A new partnership and funding from the United Methodist mission agency will help.