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New South Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Installed

In his first message, Bishop Baluku said his main focus will be on building an integrated ministry that shall address the spiritual, physical, emotional and social needs of the people with the expected results of transforming individuals, congregations and communities.
The New Bishop was installed on sunday by the Rt. Rev. Archbishop Stephen Kazimba Mugalu

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Rev. Canon. Nason Baluku has been enthroned as the new Bishop of South Ruwenzori Diocese in Kasese District.

He was officially installed by the Archbishop of Church of Uganda Most Rt. Rev Dr. Stephen Kazimba Mugalu at a colourful function held St. Paul Cathedral at Kamaiba Hill on Sunday.

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Bishop Baluku takes over from Bishop Jackson Nzerebende Thembo following his election in August by the Church of Uganda-House of Bishops.  Nzerebende voluntarily retired after serving for 17 years. 



In his first message, Bishop Baluku said his main focus will be on building an integrated ministry that shall address the spiritual, physical, emotional and social needs of the people with the expected results of transforming individuals, congregations and communities.

Baluku also mapped out core strategic areas he will focus on including among others strengthening the mission and evangelism through opening church ministries and improving socio-economic development through resource mobilization and productive investment.

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He also pledged to improve on the quality of education in church founded institution, roll out plans for the establishment of Rwenzori Anglican University and build leadership capacity.

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Speaking at the event, the Archbishop Stephen Kazimba Mugalu applauded the out-going Bishop for spear-heading the church to a new level. The Bishop also called upon Christians to be tolerant and shun all kind of violence, especially during elections.  

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