It was a joyful day for  the congregants of Nazareth sub-parish whereby Bishop Dr. Stephen Munga officially opening of the new church building.

The service was attended by Rev Dr Stephen Munga (North Eastern Diocese-Bishop), Rev. Dr Eberhardt Ngugi(Principal Dean-NED), Rev. James Mwinuka(General Secretary-NED), Prof Didas Kimaro from the Sokoine University of Agriculture, the four heads of Deaneries, pastors, Deacons and evangelists, heads of institutions and Nazareth congregants.

Bishop Munga consecrating the new church building at Nazareth Sub-parish

 

During a worship service

The service started by Bishop Munga laying the foundation stone, then followed by the opening  the church building.  He preached the word of God from Philipians 2:12-13. He insisted  on the commitment of Christians in their faith “People of God as the church should be accountable for their faith ".

 

Bishop Munga Preaching in the worship service

In this service five children were baptized.

 

Rev. Dr Eberhardt Ngugi(Principal Dean-NED) baptizing one of the children at Nazareth

Rev. James Mwinuka(General Secreatary-NED) greeting Nazareth Congregants

Four choirs participated in the worship service

"Habari njema" choir singing a song in the worship service

“Friends of Nazareth sub-parish” from Dar es salaam singing

Trumpet choir

A group of women from Dar es salaam (friends of Nazareth Sub-parish) presenting a gift of a clock

One of the church members presenting a brief history of the new church building

Nazareth congregants

Nazareth church