The Lutheran Church of Uganda held its Regional PLII conference, a gathering of church leaders, pastors and laypersons from across the Northern Deanery. The conference was held at the Ngetta Lutheran Church in Lira Town and it focused on equipping leaders to effectively serve their congregations in a rapidly changing world.
The conference featured a lineup of experienced speakers who provided valuable insights and teachings on various topics pertaining to ministry and leadership. Some of the speakers included Bishop Charles I Bameka, the National Presiding Bishop, , Rev Raymonf Kaija the Dean Mid Western Deanery, Rev James Odoo Okello the Dean Northern Deanery also the national synod cordinator, Mr Magezi Fred the Head of Laity, Madam Eve Bameka and Monica Kaija.
The Five-day event was filled with workshops, prayer sessions, and fellowship activities to ensure that attendees were well-equipped to return to their respective congregations and serve effectively in their leadership roles.
According to Reverend James Odoo Okello, one of the facilitators at the conference, the event was a great success, and he was impressed by the level of commitment and enthusiasm displayed by the attendees. “It was inspiring to see the passion and dedication of those in attendance. The Lutheran Church of Uganda has a bright future,” he noted.
The conference was also an opportunity for the 28 delegates to network and share experiences on various challenges faced while serving in different ministry contexts. The exchange of ideas and sharing of knowledge was aimed at enhancing collaboration and unity among the church leaders.
The Lutheran Church of Uganda has a long-standing history of commitment to serving their congregants, and the PLII conference is one of the ways the church continues to invest in its leaders. The conference seeks to empower them with knowledge and skills to effectively serve their communities while remaining true to the teachings of the Gospel.
The attendees after recieving their certificates of completion, left the event invigorated and inspired, ready to continue sharing the gospel message of grace and transforming lives.