CHARIS MISSIONARY CHURCH was started in Venda on 2nd April 1989 with the foundation and purpose of its existence centred on the following 5-columns.
- Worship God in Spirit and in Truth
- Communicate the Gospel through Evangelism
- Educate Gods people through discipleship making mission
- Grow strong fellowship & partnership by making new members a part of the family
- Serve the world through poverty alleviation instruments.
Implementation of these pillars facilitates the fulfilment of CMC vision, “to go throughout the whole world doing missionary work thereby also fulfilling that which CHRIST himself sent us to do as believers.
[blockquote style=”quotation-marks”]Mark 16:15 and he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.[/blockquote]
The Church was founded by the late Apostle and Dr NL Khorommbi of Sibasa Makwarela. The name is derived from the scripture, “Titus 2:11 for the grace of GOD that brings salvation has appeared to all men” which forms a slogan for the church. The word CHARIS is originated from the Greek word KARIS, meaning GRACE.
Vision and Mission
[blockquote style=”dashed-box”]CMC looks at fulfilling its mandate as it service to the Lord Christ by following this pillars set out as core Visions.[/blockquote]
Charis in Tembisa
In 1999 Charis was started in Tembisa Zone 10 as a home grown church on 19th September with just a hand full of members under the leadership of Prof.Apostle JB Makananisa and his wife Dr. Pastor Eunice Makananisa. Since then the church grew and moved to an open ground in 2006 located off Madiba drive in Zone 5, Tembisa, South Africa. The church now hosts a capacity of more than 10 000 members. Sister churches were established in Limpopo at Bochom – Sebotlane under Pastor Sipho Sekgobela, Venda – Ha-Masia under Pastor Khensani Baloyi, at Bugersfort under Pastor Eva Kgwete, at Standerton – Sakhile under Prophet Eric Khorombi, at Heidelberg – Ratanda extension 26 under Pastor William Makusha, at Bethlehem – Free State under Pastor Malele, Maseru – Lesotho under Pastor Khotso Chapi and other International locations such as UK – London, Verona – Italy, Barcelona – Spain, Kenya, Nigeria, Congo DR, Zambia, Botswana and counting…