Oc­to­ber date for late Apos­tle Chiris­eri burial

Chronicle (Zimbabwe) - - National News - Nqo­bile Tshili Chron­i­cle Correspondent

APOS­TLE Charles Chiris­eri, the founder of His Pres­ence Min­istries In­ter­na­tional, will be buried on Oc­to­ber 22.

The date was set in con­sul­ta­tion with his wife Pas­tor Petu­nia Chiris­eri, who is still in the in­ten­sive care unit at Bu­l­awayo’s Mater Dei Hos­pi­tal.

Apos­tle Chiris­eri died on the spot last Thurs­day night after the ve­hi­cle the cou­ple was trav­el­ling in hit a don­key along the Harare-Bu­l­awayo Road near Mbe­m­besi.

Pas­tor Chiris­eri, a mem­ber of the Zim­babwe Hu­man Rights Com­mis­sion, sus­tained some in­juries and was taken to hos­pi­tal.

Fam­ily spokesper­son and founder of Har­vest House In­ter­na­tional Min­istries, Bishop Colin Ny­athi, said Apos­tle’s Chiris­eri’s burial date had been agreed with his wife and he would be buried in Bu­l­awayo.

“The Chiris­eri fam­ily would like to an­nounce that the cel­e­bra­tion of the life of the late Apos­tle Charles Chiris­eri, founder and se­nior pas­tor of HPMI, will be held on Satur­day 22 Oc­to­ber in Bu­l­awayo, Zim­babwe,” said Bishop Ny­athi.

He ex­pressed grat­i­tude for the sup­port from mem­bers of the pub­lic who have proved to be a pil­lar of strength for the fam­ily dur­ing the time of be­reave­ment.

The Bishop said al­though Pas­tor Chiris­eri was still hos­pi­talised, she was re­cov­er­ing.

He said more de­tails about the burial would be availed in due course.

Apos­tle Chiris­eri founded His Pres­ence Min­istries In­ter­na­tional, which has branches in the United King­dom, South Africa and 10 branches across Zim­babwe.

At the time of his death, he was a mem­ber and leader of the Evan­gel­i­cal Fel­low­ship of Zim­babwe (EFZ) and Coun­cil of Apos­tles.

He is sur­vived by his wife, four chil­dren and a niece. — @nqot­shili.

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