Leeto la Thapelo 2016

The Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) celebrated the 5th annual Leeto la Thapelo (Journey of Prayer) event over the weekend of 29th-30th October 2016. This church-wide celebration was started to help bring the church closer together and strengthen the unity of the church. The two-day event was attended by church members in their thousands from…

LECSA Honours Mrs. ‘Maletšela Mapetla

The Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) recently recognized and honoured the dedicated service of Mrs. ‘Maletšela Mapetla.  At the LECSA Executive Committee meeting held on the 16th of August 2016, the LECSA Moderator Rev. Tšeliso Simeon Masemene presented Mrs. Mapetla with a certificate and gifts of appreciation for her volunteer service to the church…

LECSA Distributes Food Aid

The 2015-2016 growing season in Lesotho was plagued by one of the worst droughts in many years.  The resulting crop failure severely impacted the lives of many Basotho people.  Even small gifts of food can make a difference and this was visible recently as the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) was able to…

Launch of Scott Hospital Improvement Project

The Scott Hospital Improvement Project (SHIP) was officially launched by His Majesty King Letsie III on Thursday the 4th of May 2016 at Scott Hospital.  Scott is an institution of the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) and was founded nearly 80 years ago with major funding from Mr. William Scott.  The hospital’s administrator…

2016 Synod Meeting

The 2016 meeting of the Seboka (Synod) of the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) was held at the Mophato oa Morija from 20th-24th April. The LECSA Moderator, Rev. Tšeliso Simeon Masemene, officially opened the Synod meeting with an address on Wednesday evening and also gave the sermon during the closing worship service on…

Storms Devastate Mantšonyane Parish

A severe windstorm destroyed buildings in Mantšonyane Parish in February.  The LECSA Executive Secretary Rev. Nelson Khethang Posholi, accompanied by the Mantšonyane Presbytery Moderator Rev. Lepekola Leonard Makutoane, visited the site on the 24th of February to see the damage. The pastor’s house at Mantšonyane had half of the roof blown off.  Next door at…

CCL Prayer Service for the Judiciary of Lesotho

The Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) held a prayer service for the Judiciary of Lesotho on the 31st March, 2016 at Maseru LECSA. The LECSA Synod Moderator, Rev. Tseliso Masemene, led the service and Archbishop Dr. Rev. Gerard Lerotholi of the Roman Catholic Church preached the sermon. His Lordship High Court Judge Joseph Teboho Moiloa,…