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,…

2016 LECSA Worship Service at Matsieng

For a number of years the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa (LECSA) has been requested to hold a service of worship every January at Matsieng, home of Lesotho’s monarch, King Letsie III. The purpose of the service, held on the grounds of the Royal Palace, is to thank the Almighty for life and protection…

LECSA Pilgrimage for Justice & Peace 21st-24th October 2015

In September 2015 the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa held a Walk for Peace and Justice. At that time it was hoped a much longer walk would take place in conjunction with the LECSA’s annual Leeto la Thapelo event. This longer pilgrimage became a reality when 170 participants walked approximately 160 kilometres during the…