Malawi Communities

Village communities of Kalikumbi, Embangweni, and Mtuzuzu

Malawi, Africa


For over 20 years, FPCLY has poured into the hearts and lives of community members in the Kalikumbi and Embangweni communities and Mtuzuzu Orphanage in one of the world’s poorest countries of Malawi in southern Africa.  For years, we have sent mission teams and resources to assist with spiritual growth of the Kalikumbi Church (also known as the Lynchburg Prayer House in honor of FPCLY), classroom education, construction projects, food and water relief, medical needs, and so much more.  We have helped provide a valuable education and an empowered future to children throughout the region.  We have taken computers, soccer balls, arts and crafts supplies, games, our hearts, and most importantly the Gospel message and biblical lessons to our friends in Malawi.  We have helped support the construction of a church, orphanage, and multiple schools (primary and secondary).

You may have heard the names John and Florence Gondwe.  Perhaps you’ve seen or met them at church.  We connected with John early on in his ministry as the lead pastor at the church we support in the Kalikumbi region of Malawi.  In more recent years, he has influenced and represented the Kalikumbi Church through involvement with the Synod and General Assembly of the greater Malawi churches. We have walked alongside John for years assisting with furthering his education and assisting him as he built up the church.  We have helped empower him, which has helped to empower many other men, women, and children in the community.

On odd numbered years, we host an international mission trip to Malawi to continue to strengthen and build our relationships with the leaders and communities there. Our most recent mission team traveled in June 2023.

If you are interested in learning more about partnering with our Malawian friends or joining a trip, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director of Outreach.

Our Mission

Celebrating God’s grace, Inspiring the next generation for Christ… each and every day!!!

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1215 V.E.S. Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503

Phone: (434) 384-6231


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