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Kampala hosts regional Adventists meet

By Apollo Mubiru

Added 30th January 2020 09:30 AM

Presiding over the opening ceremony the Seventh-Day ECD president Dr. Blasious Ruguri highlighted achievements the church has attained in the last five years.

Kampala hosts regional Adventists meet

Dr. Blasious Ruguri the President of the Seventh Adventist church for East -Central Africa Division delivering his speech during the conference at Nambole stadium in Waksio district January 29 2020.Photo by Wilfred Sanya

Presiding over the opening ceremony the Seventh-Day ECD president Dr. Blasious Ruguri highlighted achievements the church has attained in the last five years.

RELIGION      

WAKISO - Hundreds of people from all over the world are flocking Mandela National Stadium Namboole for a four-day Mission Extravaganza 2020 organised by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

The celebrations kicked off Wednesday and will run till February 1, 2020. The majority of attendees are members and friends of the world Adventist Church representing sister Unions, fields and the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

  cross section of eventh dventist hristians attending extra vaganza conference A cross-section of Seventh Adventist Christians attending the conference

 
Themed Arise and shine, the festival is mainly about spiritual renewal through praise, prayer, and worship; community service through helping the needy, promotion of health through blood donation, health checkups and simple treatments, promotion of healthy lifestyles and counseling, among others.

The event features high profile talks and workshops on marriage and family life renewal, business skills and personal bible study and gives participants opportunities to network with others and also help participants to celebrate our cultural diversity.

Presiding over the opening ceremony the Seventh-Day ECD president Dr. Blasious Ruguri highlighted achievements the church has attained in the last five years.

 ome of the eventh dventist church pastors attending event Some of the Seventh Adventist Church pastors attending the event

 
They include increment in returning of tithe and offerings, spiritual development, evangelism and construction of hospitals and schools.

ECD covers 11 countries that Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo all of which will send delegates. 

In his sermon Dr. William Terrell Cox, Sr asked Christians to totally surrender to God.

"God loves us with everlasting love, regardless of our history or who we are. He has set before you, life and death, blessings and curse …..choose life today," he said.

The archbishop of SDA church in Uganda Dr. Daniel Matte appealed to faithful to be a channel of blessing to someone in need.

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