St Engenas Sect of ZCC to Descend on Moria for Easter Pilgrimage After 3-Year Pause, ZCC-Star Won’t Attend

St Engenas Sect of ZCC to Descend on Moria for Easter Pilgrimage After 3-Year Pause, ZCC-Star Won’t Attend

  • Easter weekend is around the corner and the St Engenas branch of the Zion Christian Church is preparing for its annual pilgrimage
  • ZCC announced that there would be no official ceremony in the church's holy city of Moria, but that hasn't stopped St Engenas' plans
  • The St Engenas branch's pilgrimage will be the first time worshippers will set foot in Moria in three years

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MORIA - Two Zion Christian Church (ZCC) factions have different plans for the long Easter weekend.

St Engenas ZCC will be heading to Moria for its Easter pilgrimage
The St Engenas branch of ZCC will make its pilgrimage to Zion City, Moria, over the Easter weekend. Image: @GovernmentZA/Twitter &Jean-Noel DE SOY/Getty Images
Source: UGC

While the St Engenas ZCC are gearing up to make its annual pilgrimage to the church's holy city of Moria, the other branch, the ZCC-Star, has decided to sit this year out.

According to News24, ZCC spokesperson Ephriam Mafetsa said that there will be no official ceremony in Moria, but did not offer a reason why.

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The lack of an official ceremony has not dissuaded the St Engenas ZCC branch, whose symbol is the dove. Engenas branch is expected to hold a small-sized prayer meeting in the church's holy city.

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This Easter weekend will be the first time that Moria will be filled with worshippers as the pilgrimage had a three-year break following the Covid-19 outbreak, SABC News reported.

South Africans concerned about safety on the roads during the pilgrimage

While some celebrated the pilgrimage's return, others feared the likelihood of accident-related deaths.

Below are some comments:

Inger Murrish commented:

"And a couple of horrible road accidents, as is usually the case on this pilgrimage. Drive safely."

Letlotlo Aaron Thabo Maupa said:

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"This is good news"

Sma Tsotetsi wished:

"Safe travels. Pray for all of us."

Litaba Samuel Molele celebrated:

"COVID-19 is done and dusted."

Matshetse Mogotsi cautioned:

"Guys, be careful on the road, speed kills."

Woman’s passion during church service goes Twitter viral, video has Mzansi feeling the Holy Spirit

In another story, Briefly News reported a video of an elderly woman in church on Twitter caused a buzz. People were in awe of the video as the lady's faith was obvious while praising God in church.

Online users commented to share their two cents about it. People noted that the woman reminded them of their family churches.

A post on Twitter by @nampree went viral as it showed a woman doing the most in church. The video shows her singing a church hymn with a lot of passion.

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