Ngoma-Reverend Emmanuel Ntazinda was over the weekend consecrated as the Anglican Church Bishop of Kibungo Diocese.
Rusizi/Nyamasheke — Hundreds of youth from Rusizi and Nyamasheke districts yesterday turned up for the two-week annual youth camp organised by the Anglican Church of Rwanda.
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.
The Anglican Church of Rwanda, Sunday 14th, enthroned Dr Laurent Mbanda as the new Bishop of Shyira Diocese, replacing the retiring Bishop John Rucyahana, who has been at the helm of the Diocese since 1997.
Following on from the gospel crusade in Shyira Diocese last week, thousands of saints have gathered for an international convention in the Anglican Diocese of Gahini in the Eastern Province of Rwanda.
The five-day convention, on the theme of effective evangelism, started on Wednesday 1st August and brought together delegates from the UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Uganda, Tanzania and Congo. It was organized to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Gahini Diocese.
The leader of the Anglican Church of Rwanda, Archbishop Emmanuel Kolini has urged Rwandans to forgive one another for the sake of pleasing God the Almighty.
The prelate said this on March 2, to over 80 participants who had come from various churches of the country to attend a five-day workshop on HIV-Aids education at Biryogo in Nyarugenge district.
In his opening remark, Kolini urged the audience to forgive one another so as to be blessed.
About 800 children recently gathered for Christmas preparations at St. John's Cathedral in the Diocese of Shyira in the northern part of Rwanda.
A one-day special children's prayer was organized by the Diocese of Shyira in an attempt to help the lambs understand the essence of Christmas Day. The event, which saw hundreds of children coming from various parishes, was graced by the Right Rev John Rucyahana, the Diocesan bishop.
Bishop Rucyahana, the leader of the Anglican Church in Musange District, advised the children to stick to biblical norms for moral development.
'Children belong to Jesus Christ. You should therefore be closer to Jesus Christ for growth and safety,' Rucyahana said, adding that jubilation day for the birth of Jesus Christ is in the offing and therefore children should welcome it.
The prelate urged the youth to unite and love one another for the sake of national development.
December 25 is a day that encourages African communities to come together in their homes and churches to celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Article by Grace Mugabe - L'Eglise Episcopal au Rwanda
The Diocese of Gippsland, Australia, has completed the first stage of a community development project in its companion diocese of Gahini, Rwanda.
With Rwanda still recovering from the effects of genocide a little more than ten years ago, Gippsland Anglicans were looking for a practical and sustainable project to help their brothers and sisters in what is still one of Africa's very poor countries.
[Rwanda - May 30, 2005] A three-day conference of the Mothers' Union of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda ended on 27th May 2005.
Anglican women joined other participants in the 49th session of the UN's Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) gathered at the United Nations Church Center for a screening of Ladies First, a film highlighting the new roles of Rwandan women in government, business, education and reconciliation.
The Mothers' Union of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda has received a pat on the back from the Archbishop of Rwanda, The Most Revd Emmanuel Kolini, for becoming a worthy role model for families in Rwanda. Archbishop Kolini said the Mothers' Union had become "a mirror for the nation because they had managed to promote the Christian way of life through teaching Christian marriage to the Rwandan society."