Tuesday, August 12, 2014

St. Thomas Church Of Uganda, Kibutika (Anglican)



Sunday 3rd August 2014 will always remain an historical day for the people of Kibutika Church of Uganda in Kabowa Parish. It is the day, the Archdeacon of Mengo Ven. John Gitta Kavuma officially opened this Church as the newest in the Archdeaconry.


Brief Report 

1. HISTORICAL BACK GROUND OF THE CHURCH
An evangelistic team from St. John’s Church, Ndejje (South of Kampala, Uganda, East Africa) organized an evangelistic outreach in this area and discovered that the area was remote and far away from the existing church. One Christian couple Mr. and Mrs. Kityo offered their compound temporarily to begin a church. On Sunday 8th September 2013, the first service was conducted under a tree shade and was attended by 9 people. The following Sunday a small tent was hired together with chairs. Later as more people joined, funds were raised to buy a 100 seater tent.


2. ACHIEVEMENTS

a. Evangelism
More people have received Christ and more have joined the church. We now have about eighty
(80) Christians on the church list with about sixty (60) in children’s church.
b. Giving
The few available Christians have worked had, bought a tent, church chairs and are now raising money to buy land for construction of a church.
c. A vibrant church choir has been formed.
3. APPRECIATION
We thank all Christians who have given sacrificially towards this church ministry. We also thank Rev. Hebert Zziwa, the parish priest, Mr. Mayombwe, the lay leader and the Christians of St. John Church. We thank Mr. and Mrs. Kityo for offering their home where Christians fellowship. we also thank the management and staff of Abesther primary school for offering a class which is used as children church every Sunday.
Dancing to the Lord



Sunday School children



Maama Margaret Gitta with Sunday School children

Cross section of the congregation

The Choir

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the congregation

Ven. John Gitta Talks to those who had accepted Christ as their personal Lord and savior

Ven. John Gitta prays for the Christians of Kibutika


Holy Communion

Ven. John Gitta blesses the Children flanked by Rev. James Kaana

Holy Communion


4. FUTURE PLANS
a. Continuing preaching the gospel to Christians.
b. Looking for funds to raise at least 40,000,000 to buy land for the church.
c. A need to mobilize More Christian to join the church choir.




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