(Volume 6, Number 5)
by Southern Africa Network-ELCA
with Joan Gerig (editor), Carol Carol Thompson (layout), Jonathan Frerichs, Sarah Wieland, Marvin Rothfusz, Ecumenical Documentation and Information Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Contents: Help Us Fight This Battle • FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT • A Landmine in the Garden: The Story of Janita Domingas • Absolutely Amazing! • COMPANION SYNOD REPORTS • Southwestern Minnesota Synod-South Eastern Diocese ELCSA • Companion Synods of the ELCA and Churches in Southern Africa • ADVOCACY • Synod Assemblies Pass Resolutions • Pray • Work • Support • "Freedom to Walk" • Election Resource • SOUTHERN AFRICA NEWS BRIEFS • Churches Urge Regional Intervention • Landmines in Zimbabwe • Botswana Military Buildup • Church Burnings • CALENDAR OF ACTION AND REFLECTION • Day of Prayer for Landmine Victims • NETWORK NOTES • The newsletter includes artwork by Judith Mubindagomo. The newsletter includes an insert JUSTICE FOR THE POOR, an excerpt from Challenge, an independent Christian magazine, which includes an interview of Rev Dr Molefe Tsele by Albert Nolan. The newsletter discusses Zakeu Kamalamba Ian, Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Moises Gourgel, Adao Mateus, Lutheran World Relief (LWR), the Center for Global Education, Rev. Johannes Mbatha, the South Eastern Diocese (SED) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Africa (ELCSA), Bishop Gomez of the Lutheran Church in EI Salvador, Gustavus Adolphus College, the Ecumenical Service For Socio-Economic Transformation (ESSET), the SACC (South African Council of Churches), Steve Biko, SASO (South African Students Organization), AZASO (Azanian Student Organization), SANSCO (South African National Students Congress), SPCC (Soweto Parents Crisis Committee), NECC (National Education Crisis Committee), the Fellowship of Council of Churches in Eastern and Southern Africa (FOCCESA), Rev. Angetile Musomba, the Christian Council of Tanzania, UNITA, MPLA, Zimbabwe National Army Engineers, San Nujoma, Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the Religious Action Network of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Nelson Mandela, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Lutheran Peace Fellowship, the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), Carl Jakobsson, Beda Knutson, and Tom Witt.
Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Network-ELCA.
Collection: Solveig Kjeseth Southern Africa Collection, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections