ELCT Press Release
Date: September 23, 2014
Press release No. 001/09/2014

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Mwaipopo Becomes Bishop of Lake Tanganyika Diocese

Bishop Ambele Anyigulile Mwaipopo was consecrated and installed on 21 September this year to lead the newly inaugurated Lake Tanganyika Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT).

The Prime Minister, Hon. Mizengo Peter Pinda (2nd R), poses with Bishop Ambele Mwaipopo. On the left is Mrs. Tunu Pinda and on the right is Mrs. Tunsume Mwaipopo The picture was taken after his installation to lead Lake Tanganyika Diocese of ELCT.

The Tanzanian Prime Minister, Hon. Mizengo Pinda graced the occasion held in Sumbawanga at a Church Service attended by members of the ELCT Executive Council, congregants and well wishers from Rukwa and Katavi regions and beyond.

Covering Katavi and Rukwa regions, Lake Tanganyika Diocese has 17 congregations; 18 pastors and 15 evangelists.

For more information go to: http://www.elct.org/news/2014.05.002.html

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