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Nov
27

UCU officially opens writing centre

Prof. Mushengyezi cuts a ribbon to officially launch the UCU Writing Centre. (Photos by Joel Muhuza) By Nyapendi Best Irene Uganda Christian University (UCU) has officially launched its writing center, the first of its kind in any Ugandan higher institution of learning. Intended to improve the writing skills of both students and staff, as well […]

Nov
27

A Time to Give Thanks

Last week, we hosted our 6th Thanksgiving gathering! Thanksgiving is an inherently American holiday, but even more than that it’s a way of life that God calls us too. These words from Catechesis Books, a publishing company, really sum up our heart for hosting and sharing Thanksgiving to those around us here in Cambodia. “As […]

Nov
24

Taxi business keeps UCU student in school

Tabura (foreground) and one of his taxis By Vanessa Kyalimpa When one listens to the story of Jonan Tabura, a student of Uganda Chrsitian University (UCU), the most likely conclusion is that he is a living testimony of someone who has been pushed by fate to achieve success. Tabura, a UCU graduate with a Bachelor […]

Nov
22

UCU cultural gala returns after two years of forced Covid break

The Bagisu cultural team performing a dance. By Vanessa Kyalimpa The waning threat of Covid-19 in Uganda is returning many pre-pandemic activities to the calendar. One such event is the Uganda Christian University (UCU) cultural gala that returned to the UCU Nkoyoyo Hall after a two-year hiatus.  Held on October 22 under the theme Culture, […]

Nov
20

UCU Mbale University College seeks $400,000 for infrastructure expansion

The Rev. Assoc. Prof. John Mulindwa Kitayimbwa (right) hands over a dummy check to UCU Mbale College Principal, Mrs. Mary Manana. (Photo by Andrew Bugembe) By Vanessa Kyalimpa Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mbale University College in eastern Uganda has launched a drive to raise funds for the expansion of the institution’s infrastructure. With the sh1.5billion […]

Nov
17

Former vice chancellors re-visit UCU’s beginnings at public lecture

Rev. Prof. Stephen Noll receives gifts of art portraits from a fine art student at UCU after the public lecture. By Kefa Senoga The Uganda Christian University (UCU) silver jubilee public lecture was delivered by two eminent men who surprised the audience by saying they initially did not want to work for the institution.  However, […]

Nov
16

Missionary lecturer narrates how he set up UCU moot court infrastructure

Brian Dennison with his students at UCU By Kefa Senoga “Our law students are participating in the John H. Jackson Moot Court competition in Geneva. They are among the four teams representing Africa after defeating 28 universities in Africa.” That was a tweet posted by the Uganda Christian University (UCU) Twitter handle on June 25, […]

Nov
16

Outside the Camp

In September, I found myself in the beautiful mountains outside of Asheville NC for my first New Wineskins conference. I was excited to be at the conference and to be in the mountains. I knew going into the week that God would clarify some things for me, but I had no idea what that might […]

Nov
13

In school, but Olwit still creates the time to change people’s livelihood

By Pauline Luba As a child, Aiko Olwit often traveled with her father to their upcountry home in Lira district, northern Uganda. Each time she made the trip, Olwit says she would look with empathy at the kind of life most of the people there led. Some were unable to have more than one meal […]

Nov
08

UCU journalism students produce movie

Students who participated in the movie pose for a photo at the premiere. By Asenath Were and Vanessa Namukwaya Uganda Christian University (UCU) students of Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication have turned their classroom knowledge into action by producing a short film about university life. The 11-minute film, named My Degree, with a […]

Nov
04

UCU@25 anniversary activities

Uganda Christian University (UCU) held a public lecture on  October 26, 2022, in Nkoyoyo Hall as one of the activities to mark UCU@25 – the university’s 25th year of existence.  The main speaker was UCU’s first Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Noll, and the main discussant was his immediate successor, Canon Dr. John Senyonyi. Under the […]

Nov
04

The History of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

“No Christian should sleep well at night while our brothers and sisters are being martyred.” — Charles Colson, 1931-2022 November 6, 2022, and November 13 — for those who cannot participate on the previous Sunday — mark the 27th annual commemoration of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. The late Charles Colson, […]

Nov
03

Looking back at vice chancellors as UCU marks 25 years

Mushengyezi, Noll and Senyonyi during the UCU alumni homecoming event at the university’s main campus in Mukono. The event, held on October 25, was part of the activities to celebrate 25 years of UCU. Photos by Joel Muhumuza By Constantine Odongo A 1992 meeting of the House of Bishops in the Anglican Church in Uganda […]

Nov
03

20 Years of Being Silent No More

By: Canon Georgette Forney I recently received a phone call from a woman who contacted the Silent No More Awareness Campaign to say ‘thank you’ for helping her face the truth of her abortion experience. She had seen two women at a March for Life event carrying the “I Regret My Abortion” signs associated with […]

Nov
03

Alleviating “Poverty of Self” in Ecuador

Roberto and Cameron Vivanco have been serving together in Ecuador under SAMS for over 16 years. (Cameron, 2001, Roberto, 2006) Cameron and Roberto serve in an international non-profit Cameron started in 2009 to help children in desperate and difficult situations. This ministry resources Ecuadorian churches to come alongside children and families trapped in poverty, through […]

Nov
03

A church in the Netherlands zealous to make disciples of Christ

Pictured: Women of Christ Church Heiloo pray together Deuteronomy 31:12Assemble the people together-men, women and children, and the foreigners residing in your towns- so they can listen and learn to fear your God and follow carefully all the words of the law. Christ Church Heiloo (CCH) in the Netherlands is a multicultural, multiethnic, and diverse […]

Nov
02

Meet the Christmas Card Design Contest Winner! 

By Kristen Nagy and Sydney Alleyne This summer, we hosted the inaugural AFL Christmas Card design contest. The contest, which is open to all Anglican students, gives students the opportunity to submit their original artwork. This year’s theme was Luke 2:1-20.  We received a number of beautiful submissions, but ultimately, thirteen year-old Nate Caughran’s artwork […]

Nov
01

Law alum accesses UK group to help disadvantaged

Luminsa (center) receiving the consignment from the UK By Vanessa Kyalimpa One evening in 2019, as Uganda Christian University (UCU) student, Kizza Arnold Luminsa,  surfed the Internet, he came across a UK-based organization, Workaid. On reading more about the charity, he discovered that it was possible to present to them a proposal for a donation. […]

Nov
01

Beauty from Pandemic Ashes: On the Eighth Day

How could we be missional? How could we move into the world with the love and the reality of Jesus when everything was shutting down around us? That’s the question a small group of friends was asking as Covid-19 pulled most of the world into isolation. On the Eighth Day came into being out of […]

Oct
31

Church’s Unique “Garden” Provides Healing

Anglican priest Fr. Steve Kelley and his wife Lorita have been uniquely called to serve St. John Lutheran Church in Roanoke, VA. Lorita contacted Anglicans For Life to share news of their church’s Remberance Garden project in hopes that additional Anglican churches would be interested in replicating their efforts.  “The Remembrance Garden for the Unborn” […]