ACC to consecrate new Bishop for Kenya
Sep 25, 2015
The College of Bishops meeting in Athens next month will be an historic moment for the ACC in Kenya.
At a synod held on June 27th, 2015 the missionary diocese elected its Archdeacon, the Reverend John Ndegwa, to be its first bishop. Four months later to the day, in a ceremony at the pro-cathedral of St. Stephen, that process will come to its fruition, as Archbishop Mark Haverland and two co-consecrators will lay hands on newly elected Bishop's head.
A graduate of the Carlile School of Theology and Africa International University, much of Father Ndegwa's career has been spent carrying out humanitarian work in the the Korogocho slums, one of the most impoverished sections of Nairobi. One of his most successful projects has been the establishment of St. Anectus High School in the Kayole district of Nairobi. There, young men and women are taught languages, science, history, geography, religion, business studies, and computer programming. Upon completion of the course, students at St. Anectus are prepared for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination, which qualifies them for admission to university.
Because of the cost associated with a trip to the US, few of Father Ndegwa's parishioners will be on hand for the consecration. However, an induction service will be held on 15th November 2015 at his own Church of the Resurrection is Kayole, Nairobi. Those who wish to offer congratulations may do so by contacting the bishop's office at the address below.
P. O. Box 22379 00100,
Tel +254 720087919
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