Ellis Park filling up ahead of Good Friday service

2016-03-25 09:12

Johannesburg - Congregants of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God have started arriving at the Ellis Park Stadium ahead of their Good Friday Service.

Young and old were taking their seats with bags full of snacks to receive the message of God and also listen to President Jacob Zuma expected to speak later in the day.

Those at the stadium said they were happy to celebrate the day with the president. A marshal said: "It's great that the president will be joining us today and I'm very happy being here and doing the Lord's work, showing people were to go."

Politicians have gone to various churches in the country on the Christian religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane will speak at Faithways Bible Church in Orlando East, Soweto while Deputy President of the African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa will join the congregants of the Zion Christian Church (ZCC) for their Good Friday service in Moria, Limpopo.

ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize will bring at the Enlightened Christian Gathering Church at the Tshwane Events Centre.

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