From the website of the Anglican Church of Rwanda
"Steer to health, education and development for the good of the church." These were the words of Archbishop Emmanuel Kolini to Nathan Gasatura, the newly elected Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Butare. Archbishop Kolin said this on 11, January to the crowd who attended the consecration of Bishop of Butare, His Lordship Bishop Nathan Gasatura.
Archbishop Kolini advised the new Bishop to ensure transformation in his Diocese for the sake of building the society. He urged him to work hard in an attempt to lead saints to the green pastures. “God is the only answer for what you intend to achieve in your new assignment,” he said, adding that God's prayer is a remedy for an achievement.
For his part, the newly elected Bishop, Nathan Gasatura told the crowd that he would use the national development strategic plan to execute Diocesan work. The national strategic plan scales down vision 2020 which the Rwandan government is using to cultivate the path for national development.
The colorful ceremony which was graced by Rwandan Prime minister, Bernard Mukaza, was visibly attended by religious leaders from Rwanda , Uganda , Burundi , Congo , US and Holland .
In his message to the gathering, Honorable Bernard Makuza hailed the Anglican church of Rwanda for tremendous work, and pledged to continue working with the church for national development.
To note, the Province of the Anglican church of Rwanda has consecrated two new Bishops. On December 21 st 2008, Bishop Augustin Ahimana was consecrated as the Bishop of a new Diocese of Kivu.