Uniting Reformed Church divided after council revolts

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Uniting Reformed Church divided after council revolts

A Botshabelo congregation has been fighting the appointment of a new minister for almost two years

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A Pretoria church has lost its faith in the election process for a new reverend, with congregants turning to the courts for salvation.

The Botshabelo Uniting Reformed Church has been without a legally assigned minister since late 2018, when the nomination process for a new leader caused consternation.

It all started in September 2018 when Rev Zach Mokgoebo conducted the nomination proceedings by way of secret ballot. A list of nine nominations emerged from the meeting that had 14 attendees, but the attendees never saw the nominations in writing. Instead, they had to rely on Mokgoebo reading out the names...

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