ELCT Press Release
Date: December 20, 2012
Press release No. 001/12/2012

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Bishop Kinyunyu consecrated to lead Dodoma Diocese

Pastor Amon Manase Kinyunyu, was consecrated Bishop of Dodoma Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) on November 18, 2012 taking over from Bishop Festo Ngowo and during the same service Rev. Samweli Mshana was officially inducted to become Assistant to the Bishop.

The Regional Commissioner of Dodoma, Mrs Rehema Nchimbi, represented the Government during the well attended ceremony held at the Lutheran Cathedral in Dodoma. Those in attendance included ELCT Bishops; Bishop Marcus Lohrmann from the United States; Secretary General Mr. Brighton Killewa and ELCT Deputy Secretary Generals.

Bishop Kinyunyu after his consecration.

ELCT Presiding Bishop Dr. Alex Malasusa flanked by Bishop Kinyunyu
(right) and Rev. Mshana. PHOTO © 2012 ELCT/ RSI/ BY PHILEMON FIHAVANGO

(For more details visit News Archive Press Release dated May 24, 2012)

Issued by the:
Secretary General's Office, ELCT.

Elizabeth Lobulu
Communication Coordinator,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania
Box 3033, ARUSHA, Tanzania.
Phone: +255-27-250-8856/7
FAX: +255-27-254-8858
E-mail: Elizabeth Lobulu <ELobulu@elct.or.tz>

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For more information contact:

Elizabeth Lobulu
Communication Desk Officer, ELCT
E-mail: ELobulu@elct.or.tz