A member of the congregation of a church in Soweto sheds a tear at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela
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Mandela: What does the day of prayer mean for S Africans?

8 December 2013 Last updated at 14:48 GMT

People at churches across South Africa have been gathering to show their love and respect for Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday, aged 95.

The BBC spent the morning with Pastor Joel Serasengwe and his small congregation in Soweto to find out what the 'day of prayer' celebrations meant to them.