Anglican Aid and the Ugandan Christian University (UCU) have partnered to recruit and train the next generation of leaders in Uganda.
There is an urgent need for theological and leadership training in Uganda. The future leaders of the Ugandan Church need to be equipped with the leadership and development skills to meet the complex needs of their communities.
Anglican Aid funds scholarships for students to undertake a three year theological course at UCU. These scholarships are equipping students with development and leadership skills so that they can meet both the spiritual and physical needs of their future parishoners.
Student Biography - Ezekiel
Ezekiel was born in 1977. After his primary education, he served as an evangelist from 1996 to 1999. He became a deacon in 1999, and was ordained as a priest in the same year. After serving in a number of parishes in the old Diocese of Mara, he joined Msalato Theological College in 2001 and graduated with a Certificate in Theology in 2004. Ezekiel joined St Philip's Theological College in 2004 to study for a Diploma in Theology. He completed this in 2007 and served in a number of parishes in the old diocese of Mara until 2010 when Tarime became a Diocese, curved out of Mara. He became the first Diocesan Secretary of Tarime in January 2011.
Student Biography - John Msuma
John Msuma was born in Tarime on 11 April 1972. After his primary education at his home village he attended secondary education at Magoto from 1992 to 1995. He served as a lay minister in his home church from 2004 to 2006. In 2007, he joined St Philip's Theological College, Kongwa and graduated in 2010 with a Diploma in Theology. He was made a deacon on 2nd November 2010, and was ordained as a priest on 18th September 2011. He served at Nyabitocho Parish from November 2010 until December 2013. He became the Diocesan Secretary in January 2014. He continues to hold this post to-date.
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- Please pray that Ugandan Gospel ministers will be trained and equipped to lead Uganda into the future.