TO KNOW HIM AND MAKE HIM KNOWN​

About CHARIS

About the Pastor

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Kelvin Namwanza, is a Rhema Bible school graduate. He holds a Masters in Public Management and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management. Kelvin is married to Kuzengu Namwanza.

Kelvin has been actively involved in full time ministry since 2005. He served as a Bible School Lecturer, Director and Resident Pastor until 2015 when he and his wife felt a need to step down from their ministerial responsibilities. After taking a 3 year break from active ministry, they co-founded Charis Church with the aim of pointing people to the Finished Work of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Kuzengu Namwanza is an Occupational Therapist, ardent Speaker, Mentor, Intra and Entrepreneur.

She is sold out for the cause of Jesus Christ and believes people should be intentional, fuel their lives with purpose and strive to make their unique contribution to society as we are interdependent beings and need each other to bring about the change we collectively seek in our lives, communities and in society at large. Kuzengu and Kelvin have a son, Bukata Namwanza.

our 5 CORE VALUES

WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE​

ACCEPTANCE​

We believe that acceptance precedes change.

just to fit into the culture of the church.  Our responsibility is to create an environment which allows people to be transformed into the likeness of God.  Every single person is welcome!

Desire continuous growth

AUTHENTICITY​

We believe that those who commit to be followers

of Christ should be authentic and desire continuous growth.  This includes personal authenticity, character, and wholeness

Desire continuous growth

Serving

We believe that those who commit to be followers

We are a compassionate community of believers who understand that our faith in God calls for good works towards others.  As we grow in the knowledge of Jesus and His Grace, we are then empowered to mitigate and respond to the needs of those around us. 

 

Desire continuous growth

COMPASSION​

respond to the needs of those around us

When we experience His grace, serving Him and others becomes natural.  In the kingdom of God the great are those who serve others. 

To discover your gifting attend our “Discover Your Why” Course and join our EMERGE team. 

good works towards others

COMMUNITY

respond to the needs of those around us

We are not just a church, but one family.  We believe in building a strong community by connecting members to one another. We also strive to build strong marriages and families through biblical principles.