The Theology Department in the School of Education undertook a one day seminar to reach out to pastors and church leaders around the globe on Friday 13th November 2020. The outreach, led by Dr Elkanah Cheboi, targeted church leaders such as pastors, chaplains, missionaries, and lay leaders.
The theme for the seminar was ‘Dynamics of Ministry During and After Covid-19’and the topics presented included; exploring historical lessons on how the modern church can respond to the Covid-19 Pandemic, promoting an understanding of Christian ministry in diverse contexts, creating an understanding of emerging Ecclesial leadership threats and opportunities and empowering church leaders to be effective in their God-given mandate amidst challenging circumstances.
The event was attended by 134 participants from four countries; Uganda, Ethiopia, United Kingdom, and Kenya. At least fifteen church denominations were represented. Key participant groups included chaplains from high schools, colleges and universities, and police service and leaders from parachurch organizations.
The seminar was facilitated by Rev. Dr. Elkanah Cheboi, Lecturer, Kabarak University, Dr. Bill Rhodes, Missionary Surgeon, Kapsowar Mission Hospital, Rev. Ken Kimiywe, Immediate Former Deputy Bishop, CITAM Ministries and Rev. Justus Mutuku, Chaplain, Kabarak University.