Bunda C. Chibwe
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Bunda C. Chibwe is a member of the Council of Twelve Apostles, the lead missionary quorum of Community of Christ. He is assigned to the Central and West Africa Mission Field.
He previously served as president of the Sixth Quorum of Seventy; Africa Region associate administrator for Zambia, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo; and treasurer and president of the Zambia National Church.
A native of Lubunda, Zambia, Bunda earned a graduat in theology from the Kananga School of Theology, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo); and completed a program in elementary education administration from the University of Zaire, Lumbumashi. He received a master of arts in religion from Park University, Parkville, Missouri. He is fluent in seven African languages, as well as English and French, and is certified to teach French and Kiswahili.
Bunda was also an elementary school headmaster in the Zaire National Education System.
Community of Christ has 250,000 members in more than 60 nations. The church’s mission is to “proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.” Community of Christ International Headquarters is located in Independence, Missouri, USA.