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Rev. James Bukomeko elected to replace Kaziimba

By Vicky Wandawa

Added 7th November 2019 02:41 PM

He will succeed the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu who was elected the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and automatically became the Bishop of Kampala Diocese.

Rev. James Bukomeko elected to replace Kaziimba

Bishop elect of Mityana Diocese. Photo by Courtesy

He will succeed the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu who was elected the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and automatically became the Bishop of Kampala Diocese.

RELIGION      CHURCH OF UGANDA

KAMPALA - Rev. Dr. Bukomeko James has been elected the 5th Bishop of Mityana Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned as Bishop on February 02, 2020 at St. Andrew's Cathedral.

He will succeed the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu who was elected the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and automatically became the Bishop of Kampala Diocese.

Rev. Bukomeko was born on November 01, 1968 in Luweero district and is the youngest of 12 children. He earned a Masters of Divinity degree from Uganda Christian University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Uganda Management Institute, a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma in Education from Nkumba University.

He also has an Executive Certificate from Hertfordshire University, United Kingdom. He was given an honorary doctorate from the London Bridge Business School.

When Rev. Bukomeko was 21-years-old, a bishop visited his home and challenged him about his faith. It was during that visit that he fully committed his life to Jesus Christ and has never regretted the decision.

Rev. Bukomeko was ordained a deacon and a priest in 1994. He has served in various capacities in Namirembe Diocese, including parish priest and Assistant Vicar.

Rev. Bukomeko married Rose Bukomeko in 1996. God has blessed them with five children, including twin girls.

The election was made by the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda sitting at Namirembe Guest House on 7th November 2019.

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