Anglican Missions has been supporting the Anglican Church of Tanzania for many years. As in other parts of Africa, the Church in Tanzania is experiencing rapid growth and is working hard to train clergy and build churches.
The $10,000 grant for 2019 will go towards the Archbishop’s pastoral visits. During 2019, the proposed dioceses to be visited are: Victoria Nyanza (DVN), Dar es Salaam, Rukwa, Kibondo, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tabora and Central Tanganyika.
Read here recent news from the Diocese of Kibondo (2018/2019).
Photo to the right is of a recent House of Bishops (and wives) retreat in the Diocese of Newala, which recently celebrated a 10 years anniversary. Sept 2019
Five Archbishops were at the retreat – two former Tanzanian primates (Donald Mtetemela and Jacob Chimeledya), the Primate of the Congo (Masimango Katanda), the General Secretary of the Anglican Consultative Council (Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon) and the current Archbishop (Maimbo Mndolwa).
In 2018, $18,000 was provided of which half ($9,000) was allocated for Archbishop pastoral visits to 7 of the Dioceses, and the other half ($9000) of the grant towards the Strategic Plan workshop held to formulate a Five Year ACT Zonal Strategic Plan to provide the direction of the Church for the next 5 years. The workshop was held for 6 days and involves participants from 7 Dioceses.