Christians raised slightly shs.20m in four years to erect Church


The Omoro House of God in unfinished status.

Are Christians now too poor? Whereas this question is quite a tricky one to answer, poverty has been cited as one of the many reasons why these days, Christians are offering petite amount to their God.

In Omoro district, it took children of God four good years to try to finish up a Church they started building.

Denis Ojara, with more.Christians of St. Luke Church of Uganda in Opit village, Lakwana parish in Omoro district, Northern Uganda Diocese have raised slightly shs.20m in four years to construct their Church.

The House of God, partly finished is the new sub parish in Lakwana parish, Omoro town council.

According to parish Finance chairperson, Michale Odida, he says part of the money was Christians’ contributions and some amount came from locals politicians.

He cited one of the dedicated Christians in Engineer Jimmy Odonkara who contributed bags of cement and gave a vehicle to aid the work.

Nearly shs50m is wanted to finish up the remaining works, leaders say.

The parish warden, Kibwota Walter said plans are underway to raise the parish to Eucharistic center and into a full sub-parish.

Reverend Walter Bonny Okodi urged Christians to raise their socks and donate more money to complete the remaining works.

Plastering and fixing of doors and windows are some of the remaining tasks.


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