Nsibambi had translated his love for music and instruments into adoration for choir members. They speak fondly of him, and many believe that in his death, the choir has lost a chord. Every Sunday, before the 10; 30 a.m. Luganda service, Nsibambi would play the pipe organ, a ritual he repeated during Easter celebrations.
Diocesan Secretary, Rev. Canon Moses Banja said in a statement that the designate Sunday as day to pray for the country was made by the diocese provincial assembly. He asked all churches, church leaders and Christians to take the occasion seriously.
According to Nagawa, their client extended Shillings 2,577,019,954 billion to COU. Shillings 1,191,710,450 billion was meant for health systems strengthening grant activities, Shillings 1,156,783,904 for malaria activities and Shillings 228, 525,600 million was for overhead costs.
It follows the suspension of the elections for the replacement of the outgoing Bishop, Rt. Rev. George Erwau. Bishop Erwau is expected to handover office this morning following his retirement after serving Soroti Diocese for nine years.
While summing up his sermon, Archbishop Orombi said the Most Reverend Nkoyoyo lived a life of testimony, passion, stewardship, humility and nationalism. Orombi took over from Nkoyoyo as archbishop of the Church of Uganda in 2004.
Ruth Nkoyoyo, the widow of Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo, has asked mourners not to feel sad but celebrate the life of the departed prelate. We have come to celebrate the life of my friend. He has gone to be with his God whom he served and loved very much, Ruth told mourners.
he casket containing Archbishop Nkoyoyos body was rolled into the sanctuary to the sound of What a Friend We Have in Jesus hymn, starting what is the final journey for a man who has served the church for nearly 50 years. President Yoweri Museveni is among the mourners who have filled up the church for a service led by Kampala Assistant bishop, Right Reverend Hannington Mutebi.
The House of Bishops sitting at Lweza Conference Centre in Wakiso district on Tuesday elected Rev. Canon Amos Magezi, the Provincial Secretary of the Church of Uganda, as first Bishop of newly-created Northwest Ankole Diocese. At the same sitting, the Rev. Canon George K. Turyasingura was elected the second Bishop of East Ruwenzori Diocese.
A priest in the Church of Uganda diocese of South Buganda is reportedly in hiding after he tried to evict a group of Christians from their land sparking a revolt against him. On May 19, 2017, Reverend Canon Herbert Tumwine secured an eviction order from Masaka High Court cementing his ownership of a piece of land located at Kanoni village in Ntusi sub county in Sembabule district.
In an interview with Uganda Radio Network, Bamucwanira who clocks 65 years in November says that he has already written to the Church Synod expressing his plans to retire in line with the constitution of the Church of Uganda which makes it mandatory for a Bishop to retire at that age.
In a sermon delivered by Reverend Daniel Byamureba at St. Luke, Kazo Church of Uganda, Namirembe Diocese, Christians have also been urged to uphold their responsibilities amidst several temptations. Rev. Byamurebas sermon was drawn from the Dioceses theme for this year, Come Now, And Let Us Reason Together.
Archbishop Stanley Ntagali is leading prayers assisted by at least 26 bishops to remember a church leader who stood his ground in the face political threat and paid the ultimate price. Michael James Nazir-Ali, the retired bishop of Rochester Diocese in the United Kingdom and Mike Hill, the Bishop of Bristol are among the bishops, according to Reverend Francis Okot, the Missions Director of Kitgum Diocese.
The preacher of the day Rt Rev Dr Kazimba Mugalu, the bishop of Mityana Diocese spent most of his preaching castigating Christians that opposed Lubowas election. He however counseled Lubowa to remain focus and forgive them.
The House of bishops has elected Reverend Canon Charles Collins Andaku as new bishop for Madi and West Nile Diocese. He becomes the seventh bishop of the diocese whose first bishop, Silvanus Wani later served as Archbishop of Uganda.