Mission - Companion Links

Diocese of Kitale - The Anglican Church of Kenya

Companion Diocesan Links have been a means of developing relationships and mutual partnership in mission throughout the dioceses and parishes of the Anglican Communion for many years. The Diocese of Kitale - The Anglican Church of Kenya is seeking a new link and has given information on the diocese below. If your diocese is interested in forming a link with them please respond directly to the Bishop.

To understand more of Anglican Diocesan Links please go to Guidelines for Companion Link Relationships

Province: Anglican Church of Kenya
Diocese: The Diocese of Kitale
Bishop: The Rt Revd Stephen Kewasis Nyorsok
Address: ACK Diocese of Kitale
PO Box 4176
Kitale
East Africa
Kenya
Telephone: +254 054 31631
Fax: +254 054 31387
Email: ack.ktl@africaonline.co.ke

Brief history of Diocese:

The Anglican Diocese of Kitale was formed on the 20th July 1997, a split from The Diocese of Eldoret with Rt Revd Stephen Kewasis as the first Bishop. It is a vast Diocese with five archdeaconries and thirty five parishes with fifty Clergy. A large portion of it in the north is Arid and unreached with gospel and adversely affected by famine.

Any previous or existing Links:

None.

Reason for wanting a Link:

To develop a relationship and mutual partnership in mission work.

What expectations you have of the Link?

Partner in Mission work which includes; Social Services to the communities in our Diocese on:

  • Education
  • Church planting outreach Evangelism
  • Empowerment and capacity building through various training for church leadership and stewardship.

What part of the world you would like your Link to be?

Anywhere in the world.

Describe the style and patterns of church life and ministry in your diocese.

One creed, one faith, one head, one government blends a universality within the Diocese. All information reaches to all areas: archdeaconries, deaneries, parishes and local churches through a dissemination from one main centre - The Diocesan Office.

Would you like your Link diocese to reflect or contrast with the pattern described above?

A variety in freshness.

 

Signature of Bishop: Signed   Date: 8th September 2004