According to Pastor Edward Kiwanuka, overseer of all DCU churches in Uganda, they will be holding a series of events dubbed DCU at 50 under the theme: Restoration
From December 8-10, 2017, Deliverance church Uganda (DCU) will be celebrating 50 years of fruitful existence while impacting on millions of lives across the country and beyond.
According to Pastor Edward Kiwanuka, the general overseer of all DCU churches in Uganda, they will be holding a series of events dubbed DCU at 50 under the theme: Restoration
The church was founded in 1967 by a student's fellowship at Nabumali High school in Mbale, Eastern Uganda thereafter becoming the first indigenous Pentecostal church in Uganda.
Over 300 guests attended the fundraising
Today, DCU boosts 467 congregations spread throughout the country and others in Rwanda, Kenya, Congo DRC, Burundi and South Sudan.
Meanwhile, the celebrations were kicked off with a fundraising dinner at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala on Sunday October 15, 2017.
Over 300 guests attended and sh46millions was raised.
The funds will help to complete a multipurpose center that will also include a hall and training center for leaders at DCU headquarters in Nsambya just below the sharing hall in Kampala.
The celebrations which will include One voice music concert by the youth and a fundraising concert will spread out to various regions across the country.
"The concert is meant to raise funds towards the running and further sustainability of various DCU projects," Kiwanuka explains.
The projects include; JOY clinics, JOY primary schools, farming and drilling projects in northern Uganda.
Besides, Pastor Titus Oundo, one of the founder members of DCU explains that with a unique leadership style, 16 seasoned men oversee the appointment, operation of pastors and ministry work of this church.
"We have been able to impact the society beyond the spiritual need through social projects, child development and farming," he elaborates.
DCU also reaches out to various communities through education, health, and water drilling and community sanitation projects that have caused social transformation.
In addition, this church has cared for 1.5million people affected and infected by HIV and AIDS through the AIDS intervention program based in Jinja district, in the Eastern part of Uganda.
"We face the future full of opportunities and seek to serve this generally young country as a ministry that exalts the word of God above the opinions of men," Oundo stressed.