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District Apostle visits Lukulu

By Curren Machona in Lukulu


District Apostle Charles Ndandula during a meeting with ministers and their spouses in Lukulu on December 9, 2017DISTRICT Apostle Charles Ndandula visited New Apostolic Church members of Kaoma – Lukulu Apostle Area from December 8 – 11, 2017.

 

On Saturday, December 9, 2017, District Apostle Ndandula conducted a meeting for ministers and their wives at Lukulu central church. He used the text word from Mathews 28: 19 – 20:

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son, and the Holy Spirit; teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you always until the end of age.”

 

During the meeting, District Apostle Ndandula encouraged the ministers to go out and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to all people; and encouraged wives of the ministers to support their husbands. The ministers should talk about their faith and also testify through their conduct at home and in society. Whatever they do should be driven by their love for God and their love for their neighbour. They should also know that they will never be alone, the promise given by Jesus to His disciples to be with them until the end of the age, also applies to them. 

 

The meeting was attended by 330 ministers and 125 wives.

 

District Apostle Charles Ndandula interacting with the members after the divine service at Libala congregation in Lukulu on December 9, 2017On Sunday, December 10, 2017, the District Apostle conducted a divine service at Libala Congregation in Lukulu where he used the text word from 1 John 3: 2:

“Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.”

 

During the service, District Elder Bukolo Mukisi of Lui District was placed into retirement, while two (2) District Elders and three (3) District Evangelists were ordained.

The Divine Service was attended by 2,161 members including 25 guests.

 

After the Divine Service the District Apostle presented a donation on behalf of the sisters’ fellowship of Kaoma – Lukulu Apostle Area, and from the office to Lukulu District hospital, valued at K13, 000.

 

Making the donation at the hospital, the District Apostle said the donation came about as a concept of partnership between the church and the Government departments.

 

District Apostle Charles Ndandula hands over assorted items, as a donation from the sisters’ fellowship to Lukulu district hospitalDistrict Apostle Ndandula said the New Apostolic Church remains committed to providing soul care and cultivate a warm fellowship in which everyone shall experience the love of God and the joy of serving Him and others.

 

“In line with the mission of the New Apostolic Church, our purpose is not only to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, but as a church, we remain committed to supplement government’s efforts in providing social services to the people, whenever this is possible from our limited resources,” he said.

 

The items, which included four (4) wheel chairs, 40 hospital blankets, 20 bags of 25kg mealie meal, cleaning detergents, sugar and salt, among others, were received by Lukulu Acting District Medical Officer Mr. Amos Hamukale. Mr. Hamukale commended the New Apostolic Church for supplementing government efforts, saying the donation would go a long way to help the patients even in their recovery and will be put to good use.

 

The District Apostle commended the sisters’ fellowship that came up with the concept of the donation for their motherly thoughts for the people at the hospital.

 

DA in LukuluThe District Apostle further urged the sisters’ fellowship to continue with the spirit of sharing among other activities they do such as taking care of orphans and the elderly in their communities.

 

Earlier before the donation, the District Apostle paid a courtesy call on the acting District Medical Officer Amos Hamukale and further toured the hospital. Also present at the handing over ceremony were the Acting Commissioner for Lukulu, the Council Chair persons for Lukulu and Mitete and the District Hospital Administrative Officer, Mr. Pius Mishengo.