Japhet Ndhlovu

Executive Minister - Church in Mission @ The United Church of Canada

The Rev. Dr. Japhet Ndhlovu is an admittand from the Reformed Church in Zambia, recently served as a member of the Global Partnership Program Team in the Church in Partnership cluster of the Church in Mission Unit, as the Regional Program Coordinator for Southern Africa & South Asia (Philippines and India).

Before joining the General Council Office staff five years ago, Rev. Ndhlovu served the Epworth Pastoral Charge in Newfoundland.

Rev. Dr. Ndhlovu has extensive ecumenical leadership and managerial experiences. He has served in diverse and varied leadership roles include: The Council of Churches in Zambia as its General Secretary, Executive staff at the All-Africa Conference of Churches, Senior lecturer and Head of Theology Department at the Presbyterian University of East Africa, and National Moderator of the Reformed Church in Zambia.

He holds PHD from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa; MPhil in Ecumenical Theology from the University of Dublin, Ireland; MTh in Missiology from the University of South Africa and undergraduate in Theology from Justo Mwale University, Zambia.

He has been ordained for over 33 years. One of the longest serving ministers of his denomination from Zambia.