A team of 9 people from the parish of St. John’s Vancouver Cananda arrived in the country on Monday the 17th of July 2017 with the aim of strengthening the partnership that exists between the two institutions.


The team which is made up of people from different background and these include Medical doctors, Teachers, Priest and Young people will hold a number of activities within the period of two week they will be here. The medical doctors shall be allocated to St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Martin’s hospital to work as volunteers for a period of one week. The team shall also hold a series of training targeting different groups of people.


During the visit, the team will also meet the beneficiaries of micro credit loans project which the partners from St. John’s church of Vancouver funds

Bishop Malasa (Red Jacket) and the visiting team from St. John’s at The Diocesan Offices after a brief meeting

Dr. Chris from St. Luke’s Hospital Briefing the visiting doctors in the Paediatrics ward

Friendly chart between the Nurses on duty and one of the Canadian visitors

Friendly chart between the Nurses on duty and one of the Canadian visitors


Rev. James Wagner who is the Director of Pastoral care said he and the team are very happy to be in Malawi, and they are looking forward to a number of activities line up for them during this visit. He emphasised that the main aim of this visit is to strengthen the partnership that exist between the Anglican Diocese of Upper Shire and St. John’s Church of Vancouver.


The team shall depart Malawi on 31st of July, 2017 via Chileka Airport.