By Nicholas Oneal
The Seventh Day Adventist Church has launched a satellite evangelism crusade as part of the Church’s main activity to mark Uganda’s golden jubilee.
The satellite evangelism will be broadcast worldwide from the studio based at Bunga SDA Church in Kampala with all the activities relayed on a world SDA broad HOPE channel where people in different countries with decoders will tap into.
The crusade which kicks off on September 22, to October 6 will be presided over by Seventh Day Adventist East and Central Africa division president Pastor Blasions Ruguri.
Adventist women welcoming Pastor Ruguri at Najjanakumbi SDA Church. Photo by Nicholas Oneal
Ruguri who was accompanied by his wife are in the country for a two-week effort told a news conference at Najjanakumbi SDA church on Wednesday that his early visit to Uganda was to prepare for the event.
The eleven countries in the Division include Uganda, Tanzania Ethiopia Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, DRC Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan and the Kenya with the head offices.
Seventh Day Adventist Church archbishop in Uganda Pastor Dr. John Kakembo said that it is the right time for the country to join the rest of the world in sharing the good news (gospel) and experience the love of God as Uganda celebrates her golden jubilee.
Pastor Kakembo the SDA Church archbishop in Uganda welcoming Pastor Ruguri. Photo by Nichoals Oneal
According to Pastor Kakembo, members of the SDA Church will be engaged in community service including provision of free health services, family and marriage counseling, visiting the sick and inmates to give them hope and to reaffirm God’s love to them.
He appealed to SDA members and Ugandan at large to embrace the satellite evangelism. “The world we live in today has many challenges. People are seeking for solutions but God the creator of heaven and earth has all the answers,” Kakembo said.