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Dining for a Cause-Kenya

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A Networking Event for a Cause
Join the Delaware Kenya Association for an
evening of networking and connecting with DC’s professionals, wine, food, and fun.
 

 

Meet new friends and hear how the Delaware Kenya Association is helping shape the future of Kenya’s youth through entrepreneurship and innovation and how you can get involved in this worthwhile cause. Dining for a Cause is a fundraiser to help ignite growth in African communities through entrepreneurship and innovation.

Bring some friends and colleagues, and network for a cause.
Did we mention that there will be wine, catered cuisine, networking, business development, and learning of opportunities for travel or business in Kenya!
Sponsors
Delaware Kenya Association thanks the following sponsors for their generous contribution towards making this event a success.
  • Kenya Embassy
  • Karma Enterprise, Event Planning & Production
  • Kumar Purohit & friends
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KCFAs’ APromise Generation 2010 Conference- MARCH 12-14 BlackRock PA

Dear brethren,

I pray and trust you are blessed as you minister in KCFA and other areas of your calling.

This is a follow up on the email sent from KCFA H/Q. Please let me know who is planning to attend this life changing conference.

Registration deadline is approaching soon, February 15.
Details below;

A Promise Generation (also known as KCFA Singles & Young Adults Ministry) cordially invites you to the 2010 A Promise Generation Annual conference.
The Conference will be held on March 12th – 14th, 2010 at the Beautiful Blackrock Retreat Center, PA; a refuge amidst the awesomeness of God’s creation.

Register now and celebrate this year’s theme with us as we ”arise to our royal position for such a time as this”. ( Esther 4:14).
Join us and be ready to be restored, renewed and refreshed in the presence of the King of Kings.

See you there Kings and Queens !!

Please see the attached brochure and pass the information to your family and friends. For more info visit our website


 

GOSPEL CD LAUNCH
Launch Venue: I.C.C Church (International Christian Community Church)
3406 Belair Rd
Baltimore, MD 21213
Other Artists:Apostle Lucy Muthami, Evang. Rahab Kuntai and many others..
Date & Time: Sunday January 10th, 2010 from 2:00PM – 6:00PM

 

KCFA Baltimore annual christmas dinner

KCFA Baltimore annual christmas dinner

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord,Christmas is around the corner once again. It is a very significant time of the year when we take time to reflect on the gift that God gave to us all in the form of his son Christ Jesus. We at KCFA Baltimore chapter would like to extend this open invitation to you and your available family, to join us for our annual christmas dinner. We will be honored to have you join us in the spirit of unity and celebration.Food will be plenty and the atmosphere Kenyantastic!|Venue address|
5315 Harford rd, Baltimore, MD 21214

|Time and Date:|
December 20th 2009
2pm to 6pm

|Contact:|
[email protected]

Copyright (C) 2009 KCFA Baltimore. All rights reserved.


 

INVITATION…to praise & worship …..INVITATION
K.C.F.A RICHMOND CORDIALLY INVITES YOU
………………………………………………………..
TO THEIR 2nd ANNIVERSARY cum JAMHURI DAY
CELEBRATIONS
VENUE:
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
2315 PARHAM RD
RICHMOND, VA 23229
DATE: 13th of DECEMBER 2009
TIME: 2.30 PM to 6.00 PM
GUEST PREACHER: Dr. Karogi – Founding President, K.C.F.A
Dr.Joe Karogi
Theme:
1st SAMUEL 7:12…This far has the Lord brought us.
RSVP:
Pastor Ayub Kuria, Vice Chairman K.C.F.A 804-503-1048

 

Rhoda maina Promoted to Glory
INVITATION TO A MEMORIAL AND FUNDRAISER FOR RHODA MAINA.
Dear Friends,
This letter comes to inform you that Rhoda Maina went to be with the Lord on December 1, 2009. Rhoda was 26 years old, daughter to Ken and Rachel Maina of Dunwoody, GA. She was suffering from autoimmune diseases known as Lupus/Scleroderma which caused her body to attack itself, targeting her digestive system. As per her wishes, her family will be accompanying her to Kenya on December 14, 2009 to lay her to rest. Because of the huge financial requirement, her family is now calling on relatives, friends and people of good will to support them in meeting these expenses. We hereby invite you to an urgent fundraising event to be held at:
Venue: Christ Harvester’s Church Int’l, Marietta , GA
(CHMI – Apostle Karanja’s Church)
Address: 4341 Dallas Hwy, Marietta, GA 30064.
Date: Sunday, December 06, 2009,
Time: 2.00 PM.
(Refreshments will be served)
Family and friends will be meeting daily at the Maina’s home from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Their address is:
113 Summer Crossing, Atlanta GA 30350.
However, there will be a prayer service today December 2, 2009 and Friday December 4, 2009 at Christ Harvester’s Church from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.
If unable to attend, please make your contribution to:
Ken Maina
Wachovia Bank, Atlanta GA
Account number: 1010258758504
Routing number: 061000227
Or donations can be dropped off at anytime at the Maina’s home.
Contacts:
Michael Karuu (404-395-6906), Leah Kamau (678-576-1416)
Ciru Mwangi (303-931-8381), Ken Maina (678-862-3140)

 


Help Rhoda maina

 

Rhoda Maina is 26 years old and lives with her Kenyan family in Dunwoody, GA. She is suffering from autoimmune diseases known as Lupus/Scleroderma which cause the body to attack itself and can target any organ.

For Rhoda it has been the digestive system. In 2008 she was hospitalized seven times due to severely inflamed intestines. As a result she has lost a lot of weight and her body is unable to absorb nutrients. Due to her weakened immune system she has become very weak and requires constant attention.

She is receiving treatment at the Immune Recovery Foundation Clinic based in Atlanta, Georgia, where she is getting alternative medicine to stabilize the immune system.

Rhoda urgently needs $15,000 for a three- month treatment course. Because of the huge financial requirement, she and her family are now calling on friends, relatives and people of good will to support her towards meeting the medical expenses. This will give Rhoda and her family the much needed boost to continue fighting this disease.

Please let us support Rhoda.

Miss Rhoda’s bank information and mailing address

Rhoda W Maina
Wachovia Bank, Atlanta GA
Account number: 3000101408074
Routing number: 540505256

Mailing Address: 113 summer crossing, Atlanta GA 30350

For our brothers and sisters in Kenya who would like to help Rhoda, please get in touch with either one of the following contacts (Rhoda’s friend or Uncle):

Evelyn Kasiki Mudachi [email protected] 0721 898063
Edward Gachuru Wandira 0722 814276

Bank account details:
Edward and Kasiki
Equity Bank
Mama Ngina Branch A/c No. 0150193501374.


 

Thanksgiving Goat Roast Fest
November 22, 2009 @ 11am & 3pm
@
Firm Foundation Church * 6510 Frankford Avenue (Inside Best Inn Hotel) * Baltimore * MD * 21017
Tel: 443-759-1086
Featuring Gospel Singers
Phillip Kimani & Moses Ndichu
Other Events @ the Festival
**Live Music
**Great Meal
**Raffle Games – Win a Notebook Laptop Computer
(Raffle tickets are free)
All are Welcome

Abba-Phillip Kimani


 

KENYAN COMMUNITY MEETING

 

In Baltimore Maryland

 

H.E. AMBASSADOR PETER OGEGO
DATE: SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2009
TIME: 4 PM
VENUE :
1709 EDISON HIGHWAY
BALTIMORE, MD 21213 (MR. MACHEHO’S BUSINESS PREMISES)
GUEST SPEAKER:
H.E. AMBASSADOR PETER N.R.O. OGEGO,
KENYAN AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.A.
SUBJECT:
KENYANS’ ISSUES IN U.S.A. & THE CURRENT SITUATION IN KENYA
COME AND MEET WITH YOUR AMBASSADOR

KCFA WASHINGTON DC ANNUAL 2009
THANKSGIVING PRAISE-FEST
With Guest Speaker
PASTOR JULIA TCHAMBE
& other Church leaders
When: Sunday, Nov 22, 2009
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Where: College Park African Church of Nazarene
9704 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park, 20740
Featuring Sister Rahab Kuntai & Joy bringers of Tumaini Baptist Church & other Praise n’ Worship teams from our local churches.
An occasion for entertaining, & nonstop Praise/Worship in the Lord!
Please bring a dish to share in the spirit of Thanksgiving…and invite others by sharing the attached flier in your churches and events.
Joy (202-468-0002)
ORGANIZING SECRETARY – KCFA D.C CHAPTER

MAASAI: AT THE CROSSROADS
A world university premiere of a 45-minute documentary about enriching the lives of Maasai children through education while respecting their customs, traditions, and way of life.Featuring the producers and founder of Africa Schools of Kenya (ASK) who will answer questions!

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) will do a demo of the XO laptop after the screening.

For more information:

Moderator by the narrator of the documentary:
Professor Calestous Juma
Harvard Kennedy School

6:30-6:40 Introduction
Sarah Nam
Calestous Juma

6:40-7:25 Screening of the documentary

7:25-8:00 Q&A with the producers
Teri Gabrielsen [email protected]
Joe Dietsch
Kristin Jordan

8:00-8:30 OLPC laptop demo

Organized by:
Global Hunger Initiative (GHI), Harvard College

Co-sponsored by:
The African Caucus, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
Science, Technology and Globalization Project, Harvard Kennedy School

Biographical information:

Joe Dietsch has been making movies since he was six years old, starting with a Hi8 camera, his friends, and Legos. Throughout high school, he worked with the LifeChronicles organization, filming and editing documentaries about the lives of terminally ill people. He recently graduated from Chapman University’s film department and is currently working in Los Angeles as a director/editor on music videos, commercials, and short films. He is currently cutting the ASK documentary after a month long stay.

Kristin Jordan grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She discovered her love of film in the late 1990s as Turner Entertainment’s first high school intern. After receiving her B.S. and B.A. from CU Boulder, Kristin moved to Los Angeles to pursue her Masters in Journalism at USC. She produced, shot & edited several documentaries for USC’s award-winning cable television news magazine, including Joshua Tree: A Place of Solitude about Joshua Tree Park being on the Top 10 Endangered National Park list for the three consecutive year. She also filmed an independent documentary titled Hlabisa: An Unbroken Spirit about the daily struggles of the inhabitants of a remote, poverty stricken village that’s the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in South

Teri Gabrielsen, Founder and Director of Africa Schools of Kenya (ASK) currently resides in Santa Barbara, California with her husband and two adult children. Teri received her Multi-Subject Teaching Credential in Elementary Education and taught school for several years. Later, she specialized in Account Management and worked extensively in the travel industry. She was Media Sales Manager for both Los Angeles Magazine, owned by American Broadcast Corporation (ABC) and Cosmopolitan Magazine, owned by Hearst Corporation. As an educator, Teri has traveled extensively throughout Kenya and was inspired to start an educational organization directly benefiting the children of Kenya http://www.askenya.org

Calestous Juma is Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project. He also directs the Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He has been elected to several scientific academies including the Royal Society of London, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, and the UK Royal Academy of Engineering. He has won several international awards for his work on sustainable development. He has written widely on science, technology, and environment.

 


 

DINNER TO HELP SISTER NANCY MWANZIA
Dear Brethren,
PLEASE JOIN US for dinner to help sister Nancy Mwanzia — who has been sick and hospitalized after she was discharged from the hospital bed and only to find another sorrow of losing her job, accumulated hospital bills , and house bills.
You are a family and God is love. We need each other during this financial difficulties.Please come with harambee spirit and make a huge difference to one of our own. Please come and give with all your heart as the lord provides.
Date : OCTOBER 10TH 2009
When: 5:00pm Until 9:00pm
WHERE: 6513 Queens Chapel Road
University Park MD 20782 ( Very close to PG library and the Mall)
BRING: Bible, Note book and a dish to share
Can’t wait to see you!and pray together for God to bring miracles when we depend on Him.Amen and Amen.
RSVP:
Alice Kutsushi
6513 Queens Chapel Road
University Park MD 20782
301-864-7738/202-250-1333

 

 

Medical Prayers and Support
Hello Brethren,
The family of Joyce and Simon Ole Meeli cordially request your prayers and support towards Letia ole Kipury medical fund. Ole Kipur is Mrs. Moinkett’s brother and recently suffered a stroke. He will be travelling to India for treatment and requires an estimated 2 Million Kenya Shillings ($27,000). Family and friends are meeting on Friday October 2nd 2009 at their residence from 6PM;
2420 Ross Rd. Apt#202, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Their contacts are: Simon Ole Meeli – (240) 821-4710 Joyce Moinkett (240) 821-4708
Please pass this message to friends in the diaspora.
God Bless you
David Misoi
 

 

 



Uganda Dance Group in McLean Bible Church
McLean Bible Church invites you all for a special Labor Day service for all Nations Featuring Uganda Dance group-The Chosen
ALL NATIONS—- Sunday, September 6th from 12:30 – 2 pm in room 1410.
ALL NATIONS falls on Labor Day Weekend this month so we will be having an informal SOCIAL time featuring the CHOSEN.
CHOSEN is a song and dance group comprised of six children ranging in ages from 5-12 years old who are in the care of AOET Uganda, representing the thousands of AIDS orphans. Debuting in 2003, Chosen has achieved acclaim across the globe, having performed a diverse repertoire of song and dance throughout many districts in Uganda, Kenya and the United States.
If you are able to bring an appetizer/snack/dish to share it would be GREATLY appreciated! –
Thanks! We are really looking forward to this time together! Email me with any questions!
Natalie Burns
Coordinator of Cross Cultural Ministries/ Global Impact
“Impacting Cultures of the World from Washington DC with the Message of Jesus Christ”
McLean Bible Church; 
703.770.2969;

SPECIAL INVITATION TO THE ‘TIMES OF REFRESHING’ CONFERENCE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2JG7bKGwE4&feature=channel_page

Dear friend,

Greetings in the most precious name; Jesus. I pray you will receive this letter whilst enjoying the unending benefits of God’s Grace and Favor. I am delighted to invite you to this powerful conference that we believe is just what you need at this particular time! I am confident that the Lord will serve you a rich buffet of His heavenly blessings and I am persuaded that your Joy will be full, in the name of Jesus.

Our Special Guest Speakers are Pastors Wade and Carla Porter of Living Faith International.

Benefits and values of attending this conference include;

·Anointed Praise & Worship

·World class, Cutting edge, Challenging and dynamic teaching

·Dynamic Youth Extravaganza

·Personal ministry

·Apostolic and Prophetic decrees

·Spiritual impartation and Activation

·Networking Opportunities.

The theme for this conference is “Times of Refreshing” Acts 3:19. I’m sure you appreciate some refreshing in these ‘hot’ days we live in! Be sure to be in attendance as the Lord pours out refreshing atmosphere upon His People!

The dates are: 7th August (7pm), 8th & 9th August (2pm-5:30pm), The Venue is: Lyonsdown Hall, 3 Lyonsdown Road, New Barnet EN5 1JB.


I.C.C. ANGLICAN CHURCH

GOD’S FAMILY

BALTIMORE

A Place Everybody Can Call Home


 

Worship with Dr Ron Kenoly @ Eagles’
Greetings in the matchless Name of Jesus Christ our Lord!
Eagles’ Gathering Christian Centre is very humbled and highly honored to host one whom many consider to be a modern day Apostle of worship. Dr Kenoly is arguably one of the most influential gospel singers and worship leaders of our day! To quote Dr. Myles Munroe “The Ministry of Ron Kenoly was the anointed spark that ignited the explosion , acceptance, expansion, and global invasion of Praise and Worship throughout the nations like no other in our generation” and Cesar Castellanos, President of the Missionary Charismatic International Church in Bogota, Columbia, named Ron Kenoly “Psalmist of the Century”!
A Ph.D. graduate in Ministry of Sacred Music, Dr. Kenoly began his full-time ministry in 1985 when he became Minister of Music at the Jubilee Christian Centre in San Jose, California. He released his first gospel album for Integrity Music, Jesus Is Alive in 1991 and his first eight live albums with Integrity sold over four million copies! In the United States he regularly attracts congregations of 15,000 people, while in Bangalore, India, he performed for over 200,000 worshippers at a single meeting. For the performance recorded on his Majesty album (1998), Kenoly assembled a choir of 300 voices and a full orchestra to worship with a congregation of 8,000. In 2008, he led 6 million people in worship in a single meeting in Nigeria. Glory to God!
Since graduating with a Ph.D. in 1997, Kenoly has been dubbed “The Professor of Praise.” He has won many awards for his music and his worship meetings, including being nominated five times for the GMA Dove Award for gospel music, and winning it once, for Welcome Home (1996). Kenoly has made guest appearances on The 700 Club, Trinity Broadcasting Network, Hour of Power, Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, and Benny Hinn’s This Is Your Day. Two of his albums and three of his live videos have hit “gold” status for sales, a remarkable achievement for Christian music recordings.
Selected celebrated Albums
·Jesus Is Alive, 1992.
·Lift Him Up, 1993.
·God Is Able, 1994.
·Sing Out with One Voice, 1995.
·Welcome Home, 1996.
·High Places: The Best of Ron Kenoly, 1997.
·Majesty, 1998.
·We Offer Praises, 1999.
·The Perfect Gift, 2001.
·Dwell in the House, 2001.
·Solo Para Ti, 2002.
For one night only, he is ministering at Eagles’ Gathering Christian Centre. To attend this event, you need to register a REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND. ENTRY BY REGISTRATION NUMBER ONLY.

 

‘Shalom!’Dr. Stan Wangenye
Senior Pastor
Eagles’ Gathering Christian Centre+447908225336

Two years, one family,One God!

When we look back, months have turned into years and now the House of Glory is gonna be two years old. The two years have been a double portion of miracles, anointing and glory. God has brought us thus far and we are just full of praise towards Him. We are excited about the future.
We have seen families restored, broken hearts healed, redemption of all kinds. Divine growth has become our portion and the moment it started, it didn’t stop. God has been our Ebenezer.
On the 11th of July 2009, we are inviting all our friends into this great day of thanksgiving to our God. The House of Glory family is sincerely delighted to have your presence grace the occasion where the Mayor of Rancho Cordova, Bishop Allan Kiuna of Jubilee Christian Center, Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenyan ambassador to the U.S, His excellency, Peter Ogego among others will be present. See attached flier for details.
Bishop Allan Kiuna will be sharing in our main Sunday service and later in an impartation service in the afternoon.

Surely, you cant miss this great ocassion. Looking forward to see you there!

Sincere regards,

Pst Martin
House Of Glory
Sacramento

 


 

KCFA-Washington, D.C. Metro Chapter invites you to its
June Fellowship Meeting
With Anointed Guest Speaker:
Rev. STEVE CHEGE (from Kenya)
Dates: Sunday, June 28th, 2009
Time: 4:00 – 6:30pm
Venue: Africa Church of Nazarene College Park
9704 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
Remember to visit our www.kcfa.net to register for the annual conference from July 2nd-5nd.
May the Lord bless you . Please save the dates for the two events
Josphat Kimindu
Chairman DC Chapter
Contacts: Chairman, Josphat Kimindu (240-476-4816); Secretary, Joyce Gacuca (202-468-0002)

 

 


 

2009 Jamhuriwood Awards(c) Nominations
Greetings,

 

 

Every man, known or unknown is capable of contributing to all and all men’s lives can be touched however, briefly by ONE man – Rev. Leon Sullivan.

 

 

The challenges we face in our world today maybe enormous, but the solutions to these problems begin with individuals making changes, taking risks, helping others, etc. – these individuals/organizations sometimes need get recognized /honored for their achievements to cheer them on. It is with this spirit that the recently formed Association of Kenyans in the Diaspora (AKD) announces its first ever – Jamhuriwood Awards©.

 

 

Please take a few minutes to nominate someone you know for a Jamhuirwood Award© for outstanding achievement in the following categories:
  • Peace Initiative Award
  • Human Rights Award
  • Media/Internet Blog Award
  • Humanitarian/Non-profit Award
  • Entreprenurial Spirit Award
  • Reinvestment Award
  • Rising Star Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Friends of Kenya Award

 

 

Follow the link below and fill out the survey. Survey responses are limited in number. DEADLINE is midnight June 21st, 2009

 

 

The Jamhuriwood Awards© will be awarded at the Kenya Renaissance & Empowerment Conference – Kenya Vision 2030 (KREC) event to be on July 17th-19th 2009, in Boston, MA. Visit our site – for more information. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, comments or suggestions.

 

 

Survey Link:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=YKKdJDjjw2jfJKWFmcyMZg_3d_3d

Kenya Diaspora Has a Book

SPECIAL INVITATION TO THE 2nd ANNUAL ‘LIVING WORD’ CONVENTION
Greetings in the most precious name of Jesus. I pray you will receive this letter whilst enjoying the unending benefits of God in this great year. I am delighted to invite you to this powerful conference that we believe is just what you need at this particular time! I am confident that the Lord will serve you a rich buffet of His heavenly blessings and I am persuaded that your Joy will be full, in the name of Jesus.
Benefits and values of attending this conference include;
  • World class, Cutting edge, Challenging and dynamic teaching
  • Anointed Praise & Worship
  • Dynamic Youth Extravanganza
  • Personal ministry
  • Apostolic and Prophetic decrees
  • Spiritual impartation and Activation
  • Networking Opportunities.
The theme for this conference is “Times of Refreshing” Acts 3:19. The dates are: 7th August (7pm), 8th & 9th August (2pm-5:30pm), . The Venue is: Lyonsdown Hall, 3 Lyonsdown Road, New Barnet EN5 1JB. This will be followed by a Blacktie/Evening Dress Dinner on 10th August @7pm (Registration is required for the dinner)
Attached, please find your invitation flyer. I hope these dates finds favour in your diary.
My desire is to host you in a befitting manner, so please confirm your attendance at the earliest opportunity by either replying to this email or calling/texting Ms Essi Williams on 07813303318. Also, please do register for the dinner with Ms Williams at £35 per person (children under 12yrs will be charge £5.50 upwards depending on what the child orders) Remember! Dinner dress code is Blacktie / Evening dress, so get those tuxedos and dinner dressess out and let’s go dine in style!
If you have friends and relatives, please forward this invitation to them and let them experience a conference with a difference!
See you soon!
“Times of Refreshing” that comes from the Presence of the Lord are here!!

‘Shalom!’

Dr. Stan Wangenye
Senior Pastor
Eagles’ Gathering Christian Centre
+447908225336


Jamii 5th Anniversary Banquet and Fundraising Celebration
You are invited to Jamii 5th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Banquet and fundraiser
“Saving one Child at a time”
Saturday June 20, 2009- 5pm-10pm
Reception at 5pm, Dinner served 7pm
“He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will
reward him for what he has done.” (Proverbs 19:17)
We will have a wonderful time of worship,
testimony, dinner, fellowship and more!
$5o.00 per person
Hilton Hotel
8727 colesville Road
Silver spring MD20910
For more information please call:
Maurice Kinyanjui
301-928-5727
Emily Soroko

 


 

Pastor Mwenda Mbijiwe Of Glory Cathedral Church

 

Pastor Mbijiwe Mwenda senior Pastor of Glory Cathedral Church in Nairobi and author of the followings spiritual inspiring books, Dreams & visions, breaking poverty curses, America fear no evil, God’s supernatural power to make wealth, Indentifying and breaking sexual altars etc will be ministering this Sunday the 31st may 2009 at Christ Worship Center International in Bethesda. Welcome this anointed servant of God and you shall be blessed.

Address: 5209 Alta Vista Road (Maplewood Park)
Bethesda Maryland 20814
Time: 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
For further information contact (Pastor Martin kathurima 443 416 0962)

 



 

A View from Kenya

Friday, June 12, 2009
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

(Light breakfast available at 8:45 a.m.)

The Brookings Institution

St. Louis Room

Eighteen months ago Kenya’s abortive elections lead to widespread, unexpected violence, which was only quelled when the international community lead by Africans helped create a coalition government. What does this look like now and where is Kenya likely to go? Recent scholarship has raised serious issues about the efficacy of the democratic model for African countries. Does the Kenyan experience combined with lessons coming out of the recent Zimbabwe experiment with coalition and successful South African elections provide insights into the validity of democratic models in the African context?

On June 12, Dr. Constance Freeman, Regional Director for East and Southern Africa of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Nairobiwill lead a roundtable discussion on “Democratic Elections and Coalition Government?? A View from Kenya”. Dr. Freeman has over 40 years of experience working in and working on Africa. Previously Freeman was Professor of Economics/Senior Advisor at the African Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) in Washington D.C. and she served as Director of African Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). During her 14 years as a U.S. diplomat, Dr. Freeman was the Director of the Economic Policy Staff for the African Bureau where she helped craft U.S. economic policy for sub-Saharan Africa and she worked as Economic Counselor at the American Embassy in Nairobi where she developed U.S. economic policy towards Kenya.

Dr. Freeman will be joined by Dr. Mwangi Kimenyi, Senior Fellow of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution. Previously Dr. Kimenyi was the founding executive director of the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (1999-2005), and currently focuses on Africa’s development including institutions for economic growth, political economy, and private sector development.

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Constance Freeman
Regional Director for East and Southern Africa of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), in Nairobi, Kenya

Moderator:

Dr. Mwangi Kimenyi
Senior Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative, The Brookings Institution

Seating is limited for this event. To RSVP or for questions about the roundtable, please contact Sara Messer, 

Democratic Elections and Coalition Government??


SWAHILI OPEN DAY (PROCLAIMERS SANCTUARY)
Dear Brethren’s,
Greetings in Jesus name, trusting God that you are all blessed and highly favoured of the Lord. Receive greetings of joy and gratitude as we focus on the goodness of the Lord. It is a joy to know that he completes our life.
Kiswahili Cultural Club in conjunction with Proclaimers Sanctuary invite you for an open day on the 30/05/09 at GRAYS METHODIST CHURCH IN THE AFTERNOON.
KISWAHILI SCHOOL IS FUNDED BY TRUST AND SUPPORTED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITY IN THURROCK. IT IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING SCHOOLS THAT EMPHASIS ON TEACHING CHILDREN BORN IN THIS COUNTRY WITH ROOTS FROM AFRICA.
KISWAHILI BEING ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING LANGUAGES IN THE WORLD, WE CURRENTLY HAVE MANY TAKES FROM ALL OVER AFRICA AND UK.
THIS OPEN DAY WILL BE A DAY OF FUN THAT IS SUPPORTED BY THE COMMUNITY COHESION BOARD (CIB) AND WE EXTEND A HAND OF INVITATION TO YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS. IN ATTENDANCE WILL BE REPRESENTATIVE FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY, TRUST, CIB, AMONG OTHERS.
REFRESHMENTS AND FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED.
COME AND JOIN US US WE MAKE THIS FUNCTION A JOYOUS ONE.
PASTOR. KARANJA J

 

Ministry launching invitation

 

 

Pastor Hezron and Eunice Mukuria are launching a new ministry in Richmond Virginia.After a long time of active participation in community activities and Christian leadership,the Lord has called them in full time service,a call they accepted.
The launching ceremony will be on 7th June 2009 at 2pm- 6pm and all are invited.
VENUE
FOREST HILL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
4401 FOREST HILL AVENUE
RICHMOND VA 23225
May the Lord continue blessing you as you plan to be with us
In Christ
Pastor Hezron Mukuria
Rev Eunice Mukuria
804-276-8854

 

Dear Kenyan community in Columbus, Ohio

It is with deep regrets that we announce the deaths of hundreds of Kenyans on a daily basis. 1 in 4 Kenyans or 10 million people are faced with starvation in 2009. The deceased were the fathers to some, mothers to others, sisters and brothers to all of us and are being laid to rest everyday all around the country. We always come together when one of us has lost a loved one and this time we are all affected.

There will be prayers and a fundraiser on Sunday May 3rd from 2:00 PM at The Revival Missions International Center starting from 2:00 p.m. Please join us as we console our fellow Kenyans and say enough is enough, it is time to rise and help. May God bless you as you continue to intercede for and behalf of Kenya.

$ 1 feeds 6 people 1 meal a day
$ 3 feeds 6 people 3 meal a day
$ 10 feeds 60 people 1 meal a day
$ 100 feeds 600 people 1 meal a day
$ 150 feeds 900 people 1 meal a day
$ 200 feeds 1200 people 1 meal a day
$ 250 feeds 1500 people 1 meal a day
$ 500 feeds 3000 people 1 meal a day
$ 1000 feeds 600 people 1 meal a day

Together we will feed villages. Every big tree started off with a small seed and we can meet this big problem by planting a small seed.
What would Jesus do? May God Bless You.

Please open the flyer for more detail and come help us rally for this cause. Special guest will be Henry Rono, 1988 1500 Olympic champion. Lunch will be served. This is an open invitation to people’s of all ethnicities, religious backgrounds, nationalities, gender etc. please forward it on. There are many opportunities to help with this event, please contact us if you want to get involved and plan to attend!

Your Sincerely,

John Washika – (614)-657-8961
Daniel Kimethu – (216)-513-6752
Joseph Wambugu – (614)-432-6062
Makena Kaibunga – (614)-316-1097
Gabriel Mungai – (614)-432-6621
Duncan Ndegwa – (614)-804-4775
Pastor John Kareithi – (614)-598-3545
KENBEN Benevloent Fund
The congregations of all Kenyan churches in Ohio
KACO – www.kaco-us.com


UPDATE:
ON WEDNESDAY 4TH MARCH 09,EZEKIEL WAS TRANSFERRED TO INS DETENTION IN TEXAS.
Assistance and Prayers for Ezekiel Mwololo
Friends,
Our friend Ezekiel Mwololo was picked up last week from his home in Gaithersburg, MD and detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers on an immigration infraction. He is currently being held in the York, PA ICE facility under threat of deportation. As his family (wife Mukui and her mother and daughter) and friends grapple with this unfortunate situation, we are inviting you all to come and pray with the family and offer them comfort and financial assistance to overcome this difficult time.
We will meet:
At the home of:
Julius Kakui and Jane Mutunga
19012 Jamieson Drive
Germantown, MD 20874
On: Saturday March 7, 2009
Time: from 7:00 PM
Contact Persons:
Julius Kakui Mutunga 240.401.6626
Jane Mutunga 240.401.6804
Muia Kivuvani 240.413.3086
Mukui Mwololo 301.916.4505

Kidney Transplant Appeal for Geoffrey Muiruri

 

Jane Kipsang Kabon’s Fundraising

 

Dear friends,

The Organizing Committee and Tumaini Church wishes to invite you to Jane Kipsang Kabon’s fundraising. Jane has been sick and is currently hospitalized at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. The fundraising will be held at Tumaini Church in Lanham Maryland on Saturday March 14, 5 p.m. Please kindly come support our Dear sister. For further information please contact Rev. Richard Rotich 240 765 9776, Mrs Salome Chumba 301 257 5712, Kipsang Melli 301 633 9313, Steve Sergon 240 593 8254, Claire Kelum, Regina Ngeno 202 246 2925. May God Bless you.

Kipsang
Secretary Org. Committee


CHAPATI AND MANDAZI ON THE GO!
HOLDING A PARTY AND HAVE NO TIME TO COOK OR YOU JUST WANT TO EAT CHAPATI,.MUKIMO,
KIENYENJI, MANDAZI AND ……..
WORRY NO MORE…
WE WILL DO THE COOKING FOR YOU JUST CALL US AND PLACE YOUR ORDER
MAMA NJOROGE
TEL: 202-545-9685


Prayers and Condolences for the Kimindu Family
Greetings Brothers and Sisters,
Recently we met at Mr. & Mrs Kimindu’s house to offer our support and prayers following their elder brother Jame’s severe injuries. We regret to announce that James sadly passed away on Tuesday.
Three months ago, Bro Kimindu’s elder brother James was found brutaly beaten. He was admitted at the private wing of Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. Unfortunately, he developed additional complications since his admittance to the hospital. He had recently shown improvement and there was hope of recovery.
We are inviting relatives, friends and well-wishers of the Kimindu family to join us for prayers and support to the Kimindu family. Josphat is travelling to Kenya to organize for James’ funeral and help the family through these difficult times..
Date/Time: Saturday February 21 from 6.00 p.m.
Address: 2707 Fairdale Terrace, Silver Spring, MD 20905
Please feel free to contact the Kimindu’s to offer prayer and support on cell 240-476-4816 and home telephone 301-388-2234.
For additional information contact the following:
Sis Rose Kioko (Coordinator) 703-863-4330
Pastor Maurice Kinyanjui 301-928-5727
Bro Luka and Gladys Rotich 240-731-0082
Bro Fred Muroki 202-640-9449
Bro John Mutie 301-465-9501
Thank you and God bless you abundantly.
David Misoi
Cell: 202-257-2941

 


June’s fundraising
On Jan 17th, June Rose Wambui, An adopted daughter to Nelly Nyagah, Niece to Perpetual Nyambura and Jane Wanjiru, a Med student at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, was involved in a terrible car accident where she lost her best friend. Through Gods mercies, June is recovering well here in Atlanta where her adopting mum and Aunties are taking care of her. June is an orphan and has been charged with Vehicular homicide and her case is currently on proceeding.
She has a lawyer who is representing her in Charlotte and June needs all the support and help she can get at this trying moment she is going through. The lawyer’s fee is at $15,000.00. With God all things are possible, Please join June together with her relatives and friends for a fundraising to off set the attorneys fees on Saturday Feb 21st at KACC (G.G’s church) at 771 Elberta dr, Marietta, GA, 30066 at 4pm.
Donations from well wishers can be made to Nelly Nyagah (June’s adopting mum) at Wachovia bank account no. 1010165743259, routing no. 061000227. For more details pls contact Nelly 4048192984 or Tina 6785579502 or Jane 4044551253. Be blessed.

Atlanta Kenyans community action requested!!
01/29/2009.
From:
The Presiding Committee, the Kenyan Community in Atlanta (T.K.I.A) & Friends of the Late Peter Kamau Mwangi.
2021 Greenhouse patio drive,
Kennesaw, Ga. 30144
To:
His Excellency Ambassador Peter N.R.O.Ogego
Embassy of Kenya Washington DC,
2249 R. Street, N.W
Washington, DC, 20008
Your Excellency Sir,
RE: PETITION TO ACT ON THE CURRENT COURT DECISION AS PERTAINS TO THE DEATH OF THE LATE PETER KAMAU MWANGI
This Petition comes in lieu of the recent court decision where Bail was granted and set at $150,000 for the perpetrator giving him a chance be set free awaiting trial.
Your Excellency, This petition is not a demand but rather an earnest request for your honorable office to take charge and ensure fair representation and justice for the deceased.
This petition is based on the following observations:
The committee and members of the community question how the Judge got to grant bail even after the investigating detective clearly explained that he was not done with the investigation and still has a few more witnesses to question.
The amount of bail set is also questionable especially when it regard two felony counts of murder, The Judge did not explain how he came up to that conclusion leaving a lot of questions to doubt.
The District Attorney clearly expressed his doubts as to the possibility of the perpetrator being a flight risk since he has Family ties in Both the United states of America and Jamaica.
Your attention and address of this matter will be greatly appreciated and thanking you in advance we remain.
Yours sincerely,
The Presiding Committee,
The Kenyan Community in Atlanta (T.K.I.A)
Friends of Kamau.

Teak Furniture and Gift Items Website

 

 

We have now developed a website for teak wood furniture and gift items. You are welcome to have a look at www.teakfurniture.co.ke and see a variety of unique items, both indoor and garden furniture. The website is still being developed and this is a trial version. You are welcome to give any feedback, comments and suggestions. You are also welcome to shop online. You can reach us on [email protected] or by telephone 020-3552182 or 0722614667.

Tragic Loss In Our Community
As many of us know by now, our community was dealt a severe blow on Saturday January 17th when an auto accident claimed the life of one of our own, Anne Nthambi Kituku. This is a loss not just to the Kituku family but also to our entire community.
In the midst of the sadness and the tears, our community is once again called upon to rally around this inflicted family and shower them with our love and support. Our strength as a community is once again being called upon in the face of this grave tragedy. Our cohesion as a community and our brotherhood and sisterhood will be tested. But for those of us who have been around and have witnessed similar challenges in the past, the outcome is not in doubt. We will come together and meet this challenge to the fullest.
The challenge is not small. This family needs our prayers to keep them strong as they deal with the loss. Just as importantly, we must show them our financial generosity as they struggle to transport Anneʼs remains to its final resting place in Kenya . The need is huge. The estimated cost will be $12,000.00. But the generosity and kindness of our community is even bigger. We are very confident that this need will be met!
To that end, we invite you to join us in our nightly prayer and fundraising meetings which we are holding at the residence of Matthew and Nancy Kituku.
Their address is
811 ANCHOR WAY
KANNAPOLIS , NC 28083
In addition, viewing and paying last respects will be this Saturday Jan 24th 2009 at Back Creek Presbyterian Church located at 1821 Back Creek Church Rd, Charlotte NC 28213 at 2:30pm-3.00Pm and church service to follow immediately .
For more information, contact;
Benson Metho (980)622-3183
Edward Muiruri (704)724-5928
Moses Wanyoike (704)906-9280
Robert Kamau (704)609-9765
Thank You and God Bless You All
Koine Kinyua

 


 

PROMOTION TO GLORY

THE DEATH OF REV. DR. MBAABU’S MOTHER
Greetings to you in the name of our Saviour Jesus Christ.

We have received information that the mother of Rev. Dr. Elias Mbaabu has passed on in Kenya.

We are therefore, requesting you to pray for Mr. & Mrs. Rev. Dr. Elias Mbaabu and family during this time of grief.

We have plans to meet at Rev. Dr. Mbaabu’s Residence in Fontana on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.after our Worship Service.
The address is:
13536 Whipple St,
Fontana, CA 92336

Tel. No.909 463 6942

The Lord bless you and Happy New Year!!!.

Rev. Dr. Benson Andebe

 

Sabena Njoroge
KICC – Administrative Assistant

SHILOH AFRIQUE
medical training Center

Yes! We Are Back!

Interested in…

CNA, PCT, EKG, CPR/AED/FIRST AID,
HOME HEALTH AIDE, PHLEBOTOMY…

Contact…

CHRISTINE MUCHENE
678-887-4702

[email protected]; [email protected]

 

Fundraiser for Ruth Mwendwa’s family:
Dear friends,
Greetings! We are writing to invite you and your friends to the above function.
Following the accident that occurred on Sunday April 15th 2007 where Ruth Mwendwa lost her husband, Ruth survived the accident to return to her waiting children; thank God.
The accident changed her life so fast and in such a devastating way. The injuries sustained on her leg rendered her semi-incapacitated consequent to which she lost her employment; worsening her financial burden.
Additionally, she had her driving license suspended on account of the accident fatality, and the case continues to drag on. From then on, she has continued to rely on assistance from compassionate friends to keep her and the children going. To all those that have had the opportunity to help since day one to date, thank you and may God bless you all.
In the same compassionate spirit of love and goodwill, having considered the health and the financial difficulties Ruth continues to face, we appeal to all men and women to whom this message comes, to come to the fundraiser and give generously to help Ruth get on her feet on the road to recovery. We figure she needs at least 6 months assistance to help her as she awaits the decision from DMV Sacramento on her license, which is critical for her employment after recovery. Further, we hope the doctors will have the same period to review and conduct the pending operation of her leg. We feel this help is timely and worth the sacrifice; after all, she is better off up and running than down and helpless amongst us.
Fundraiser for Ruth Mwendwa’s family. September 27th 2008, 3:00 pm,At Brookhurst Park, 2271 W Crescent Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801
Feel free to contact Ruth on 9516570417, Dr. Alex Mukathe 5623674770, Esther Gichohi 7143816426, David Thairu 3109958942, Mwaura Mwembu 2132412158, Moses Ndereva 7149008141, Respective Pastors for your churches or friends that can forward your gift at the event. All we want is to help Ruth and her children. Invite all those you come across and see what we can do together God helping us.
Regards,
Moses K. Ndereva/ Pastor: Lifeline Community Fellowship/
For the organizers

 

 

 

 

ARE YOU TRAVELING TO KENYA AND NEED CAR HIRE? CALL JOSPHAT WARUI OF -503 515 3282 OR [email protected]

FAITH & GRACE WORSHIP CENTER, INC.
WELCOMES YOU TO THE
1ST ANNIVERSARY
VENUE: Faith & Grace Worship Hall
8800 Philadelphia Rd. Balt. MD 21237
SUNDAY
AUG. 10, 2008
@ 1:30 PM.
Bishop Samuel K. Gathuma
Guest Speaker
(Faith Gospel Church, Kenya)
Special Sunday Morning Service to be held at the same address starting from 10:30am

 

 

The Late Joanne Nyawira Kamwene
With deep regret we announce the death of Joanne Nyawira Kamwene.
She was the younger sister to Sandra Mumo. Sister Joanne went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 14th 2008 at the Nairobi Women’s Hospital – Kenya.
Friends and relatives are meeting for prayers at the residence of Sandra Mumo & Patrick Muasya from 7p.m.

14801 Cartagena Drive
Gainesville
VA, 20155.
Cell # 703 859 6407

Sandra and Patrick will be leaving for Kenya on Tuesday the 20th May, 2008 for the funeral of the late Joanne Nyawira Kamwene.

May her soul rest in peace.

Joyce
Organizing Secretary

KCFA-DC Chapter

It is impossible for that man or woman to despair who remembers that his Helper is Omnipotent.

 

 

 

 

Death Announcement of professor Stephen Kinoti’s Son
We regret to report the sudden death of Mr. Edwin Mutuma Kinoti that occurred in San Francisco on Friday morning 4/4/08. Mutuma was the son of Rachel Tina Kinoti and Professor Stephen Kinoti of Rockville Maryland. He is the brother of Mukami Kinoti Kimotho (Pittsburgh), Nina Kagendo Kinoti Metz (New York) and Lee Kithinji Kinoti (Denver). He was a brother in law to Kim Muhota and Christopher Metz. Mutuma was also the uncle to Ruha Muhota Kimotho. Mutuma lived in Denver Colorado and had gone to work in San Fransisco where he passed away in an accident. Please remember the family in your prayers. There will be prayers at the parents home in Rockville on Saturday the 12th of April at 6:00 PM. The address is
10753 Gloxinia Dr.
Rockville, Md. 20852

 

The late Edwin Mutuma Kinoti

 

 

 

THE LATE SAMUEL GOIMA MICHIEKA (MARCH 1982 – APRIL 2008)
The Death has occurred of Dr. Samuel Goima Michieka (Mose) of Karen, Nairobi. Dr. Michieka died of a road accident in Nairobi on April 4th, 2008. He was the son of Mr. David Ombogo Michieka and Mrs. Mary Michieka.
He was a brother to Diana Michieka, PA., and Mbula Michieka – Lobosky, Miami. Beloved nephew of Sister Grace Nyatome, NJ., Brenda Michieka, NJ., Isabella Michieka, TX., Rose Michieka,TX., Eleese Onami, DC., Abigail Ouko, DE., Helen Nyabiosi, DE., Martha Onyambu, NC.
Amenya Michieka, TX., Thomas Michieka, MA., Stanley Michieka, NJ., Paul Ouko and Joseph Nyabiosi of Delaware, Hezron T. Maturi,MN., Zablon M. Nyarangi, NC.,
Edward Mogaka Onyiego, NC., David Ogega Omete, TX., Simeon Nyatome, NJ., Robert Onchiri, NJ.
He was brother in law to Francis Obuya (PA) and Rurie Lobosky (FL).
He was beloved uncle to Alex, Maria, Al and Antoinette.
Cousin to Prof. Richard Nyamwange and Monica Nyawange, Terrence Onami, Sammy Tirimba Michieka, Moraa Michieka, Fred Michieka, Moraa Nyamwange, Daphne Ogega, Kate Nyatome, Nyakundi Michieka, Eric Oenga, Patroba Michieka, Phillip Nyamwange, all of NJ.,Prof. Thandi M. Onami, TN., Kepha Nyamwange, DE., Keen Machuki Nyamwange, Ill., Lyneth Nyabiosi, DE., and Nyamusi Kiarie, TX., among others all of USA.
Friends and relatives are meeting at Diana’s house for condolences and fundraising to assist family to travel to Nairobi for the funeral.

 

There will be a memorial service in Delaware on Friday, April 11at 7pm details as follows
LOCATION : Abundant Life Ministry Church
42C Albe Dr. Newark DE 19702
TIME: 7:00PM
DIRECTIONS CONTACT : Kennedy Nyairo tel # 908 672 6044

 

Diana Michieka 610-364-1676
Francis Obuya 610-587-5578
Moraa Michieka 302-384-2786

 

The Late Samuel Githiabii

 

Boston, MA
March 11, 2008

Dear Kenyans and Friends,

It’s with profound sorrow that we relay the sad news of the passing away of our dear brother, father and friend Samuel Githiabii, popularly known as ‘Sam Mrefu’, member of the Kenyan community in Boston MA.

Sam was driving westbound on the MassPike on Sunday March 9 at about 8 PM , when he complained of a headache to his two friends who were riding with him .As per witness reports , Sam tried to pull over the car to the side of the highway and in so doing hit a guardrail. Sam exited his vehicle to check on the damage when he accidentally tipped over and fell into the frigid Sudbury River. A massive search effort conducted by State Police divers led to his body being recovered the next day , Monday, March 10 th, 2008.

Sam is survived by his loving parents Ephraim Gitonga and Mary Wangui both of Thika. He also leaves behind his four year old son Joseph Ndungu (JoJo), his sister Cecilia Jemimah Njeri, brother Francis Gitonga, sister-in-law Hellen Kibuika, nephew Gabriel Gitonga all of Boston, MA and brothers Lawrence Muthoga and John Mwangi of Thika and friends from both Thika, Kenya, and in the USA.

Friends and family are meeting daily for prayers at 8pm 61 Ingalls Street, Lynn MA 01902.

Related News
MSNBC
The Boston Channel

Donations to help out with the final funeral expenses can be sent to

Francis Gitonga
Bank of America , Account # 004620094560

For more Info, Contact the following

Patrick Kaba : 781-521-0903
Owen Njuguna :781-983-5472

or call 781-598-8329

 

 

 

 

 

THE LATE DR. MWANGI KARANGU

 

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Dr. Mwangi Karangu on March 10th, 2008.
Prior to his demise he was a distinguished professor of economics and statistics at Morgan State University, Baltimore Maryland and at Coppin State University where he was an adjunct professor.
Over his lifetime Dr Karangu made immense contribution to his Kenyan/Africa community as well as other minority groups. Dr Karangu cherished the value of education and was vocal in encouraging young minds to pursue education to the highest echelon of academia. He is credited to have been directly and indirectly involved in bringing a lot of Kenyans to the USA to further their education. Dr Karangu wore many hearts, namely: father, grandfather, teacher, mentor, counselor, elder, role model and community leader.

 

People are meeting daily for prayers and funeral arrangements at: 2353 Hamiltowne Circle, Baltimore Maryland 21237.

Any financial assistance towards the cost of the repatriation of the body to Kenya will be much appreciated and can be paid to:
Account Name: Anna Karangu or James Karangu
Bank: Municipal Employees Credit Union (MECU)
Routing number: 252076468
Account No: 85545
May God rest his precious soul in eternal peace.
The Viewing of the body will be on the Friday March 14th 2008 at Vaughn C Greene funeral home 4905 York Rd Baltimore MD between 3.00 pm to 9.00pm
There will be a Fundraiser on Thursday13th of March 2008 at 6:00 at 2353 Hamiltowne Circle, Baltimore Maryland 21237. (James Karangu’s residence)
There will also be a Memorial Service on Saturday 15th of March 2008 at 10:00 am at the Rock City Church, 1607 Cromwell Bridge Rd, Baltimore MD 21286.

 

For further information you can also reach the following people:
  1. James Karangu 410 790-6411
  2. Mugo Gachucha 443 838-4802
  3. Steve Mwangi 443 621-0551
  4. Alan Kiguru 443804-5907
  5. Dr Nyaga 410 652-2214
  6. Dickson Kamau 443570-8680
  7. Abidah Wangui 410 736 2544

 

The Late Raphael Karanga Keingatti
 
With gratitude to God we announce the passing of our brother, father and friend, Raphael Karanga Keingatti, after a brief illness.
Karanga was called by the Lord on Monday, March 3, 2008 at the University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A. He is survived by his wife, Mary and three children – Jude Keingatti (7), David Kimani (5) and Briana Nduta (3).
Friends and well wishers are meeting in Columbia for funeral arrangements.
A fund-raiser (Harambee) will be held at his residence (5011 Alpine Dr., Columbia, MO, 65202) on Saturday, March 8,2008 at 3:00 p.m., followed by another one the next Saturday (March 15, 2008).
Kindly send your donation to this Bank of America account number: 354003031308 (routing number 081000032). Checks should be made payable to Mary Keingatti and mailed to the residential address above. All donations shall go towards his funeral expenses, hospital bill and children’s welfare.
For further enquiries, please contact any member of the funeral committee listed here: Uche Onyebadi ([email protected]), Joseph Mwangi ([email protected]), Phillip Gitau (205-563-2917), Esther Njuguna (573-639-9410), Mary Keingatti (573-529-6214) and Loise Mumbi ([email protected]).

 

 

NANCY MUTHONI GICHUMBI
1st ANNIVERSARY
It is exactly one year since you left us and went to be with the Lord. Not a single day has gone by that we haven’t thought of you. We miss you so dearly, we miss your smile, laughter, and with the confidence you portrayed in life.
Our lives were change forever, and the gap your left can never be filled. Your fond memories keep us going. We know we shall meet again
You are fondly missed by your parents, brothers, sisters and all family and friends. The Gichumbi family would like to thank all our family and friends who stood beside us, gave their money and time so we send her back to Kenya. We would like to give our sincerest thanks to the KCFA Dc Chapter for all the time, prayers and financial support they provided for our family
May the Good Lord bless you abundantly.

 

 

 

Bishop JB Masinde at Elijah Gate Christian Center
Bishop JB Masinde who is the keynote speaker at the KCFA 18th Annual conference (3rd to 6th July) will later be ministering at The Elijah Gate Christian Center on July 13 at 2pm.The Elijah Gate Christian Center

115 Harrison Street, NE, Leesburg, Virginia

 

115 Harrison Street, NE
Leesburg, VA 20176

OTHER MEETINGS:-

Bishop Masinde will also hold a prayer meeting on Friday, July 11 at 8pm at Elijah Gate Church.

-On Wednesday, July 9 at 7pm he will be speaking at Word of Life International Church, Ashburn VA

21641 Beaumeade Circle #319
Ashburn Va 20147

Contacts:

 

ANNOUNCEMENT
John Njoroge Muturi
Dear Family and Friends,
The family of John Njoroge Muturi is kindly requesting your presence at a fundraiser on July 12, 2008 to assist the family in their financial needs. Mr. Muturi was diagnosed with colon cancer and has been undergoing treatment since Dec 06, 2007 when he was inserted a colostomy bag. He then began chemotherapy treatment for 8 weeks. On May 20th, 2008, Mr Muturi underwent major surgery to have the tumor removed. He is now at home recovering which will take about 3 months.
We kindly ask you to assist the family in their financial needs as Mr. Muturi is unable to work at this time. The fundraiser will on July 12, 2008 beginning at 3:00pm at;
Power House Baptist Church
10778 Rhode Island Avenue
Beltsville MD 20705
For more information please contact
Jane Muturi – 301-920-0746
Peris Karanja – 301-452-2800
Peter Chege – 301-806-0511
George Wainaina – 240-350-1534
Francis Gachuki – 301-292-3714
Contibutions can be mailed to:
Jane W. Muturi

 

2811 Terrace drive Apt. 115
Chevy Chase MD 20815

 

 

Death of a Ken
The late Peninah Mbaire

 

Peninah Mbaire was born in Ndenderu Village in Kiambu district. She migrated to the United States 20 years ago and has lived and worked in Anchorage, Alaska since 1987. Her sudden death that shocked us and left us devastated occurred on
2nd June 2008.
She will be buried in Anchorage, Alaska on Friday 13th June 2008.
Her brother Peter lives in Anchorage with his wife and kids and can be contacted on 907 – 929 – 0448 or email [email protected] Physical address 5419 E 42nd # 24 Anchorage Alaska 99508.
May the Lord rest her in eternal pea

 

Lydia’s Journey Comes to a Close

 

 

 

It is with profound sorrow, sadness and regret that I inform you of the death of our dear sister Lydia Abincha. Lydia succumbed to her long and painful battle with cancer on June 2, 2008. Hers was a long and painful journey that tested her endurance to the limit and yet one that she faced with realism, courage, and a firm hope that she would be one of the fortunate ones. While in the end she was not, her remarkable strength in the face of mounting adversity was a rare lesson in endurance for those of us that knew her and walked these her final days behind her steady though slowed step.

 

Lydia, you are treasure to those of us that knew you. You will be sorely missed. May our good Lord rest your humble soul in eternal peace.

 

Sincerely,

Gerald Keraro.

For more info,visit Lydia’s we

 

 

The late Susan Awuor Odaga Antonio

 

On Friday May 30, 2008 our beloved Susan Awuor Odaga Antonio passed away in Germantown, Maryland. She is survived by her husband, Tetteh Antonio and two children, Korletey and Korlekie, as well as her parents James and Asenath Odaga, and siblings, Peter and Adhiambo Odaga.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate her life on Saturday, June 7, 2008 from 12 Noon to 4.00 PM at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2601 Colston Drive, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 (at the corner of East-West Highway and Grubb Road).
The family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the scholarship fund for her children Korletey and Korlekie Antonio.

 

 

 

 

Passing away of Pius Kiilu’s Dad
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It’s with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing to Glory of Mr. John Kiilu Mosa, the father of our friend Pius M. Kiilu. The cruel hand of death struck late last week in Nairobi, Kenya. Our prayers and condolenses are with Pius and the entire family as they grief their dad’s passing and as they prepare for the funeral. Their mom passed away late last year.Friends and family will be meeting at Pius Kiilu’s residence on Saturday June 7th, 2008 from 6pm – for prayers and to support the family.
His address is : 5509 Ruxton Drive
Lanham, MD 20706

Contact Persons:
Andrea Onwong’a 301-346-7643
Kim Muia 240-355-5058
Muia Kivuvani 240-413-3086
Justus Mulwa 301-455-303


 

PROMOTION TO GLORY

 


Attached, please find your invitation flyer. I hope these dates finds favour in your diary.

And to crown this outstanding Conference, YOU are invited to an exceptional Black tie / Evening Dress Dinner on 10th August @7pm at the prestigious Western Park Lodge Hotel, Hadley Chase (Registration is required for the dinner)

My desire is to host you in a befitting manner, so please confirm your attendance at the earliest opportunity by replying to this email. Registration is open and we now have less than 40 places left! Register without delay! Call/texting Ms Essi Williams on (+44) 07813303318 at £35 per person. Remember! Dinner dress code is Black tie / Evening dress, so get those tuxedos and dinner dresses out and let’s go dine in style!

If you have friends and relatives, please forward this invitation to them and let them experience a conference with a difference!

See you soon! “Times of Refreshing” that comes from the Presence of the Lord are here!!

Shalom!

Dr. Stan Wangenye

Senior Pastor

Eagles’ Gathering Christian Centre

+447908225336

The book Leadershipis a blue print, a road map and a manifesto to promote Millennium Development Goals in Kenya and to strengthen the democratic leadership afforded to freedom of democratic leadership by the nations of the north and United States, the Leader of Democracy of the free world.
This book is particularly good for all Diaspora and their descendents who have little knowledge of their roots, if you think you know it all this is not your book.
Thus, I am very proud of the hard work put in by special people like you and others who were behind the book Leadership since inception of the manuscripts into the final production of the first series of Solomon on Leadership in Print! Together, we communicated and relied on each other’s skills, talents and gifts from the beginning until the end of the project.
I strongly believe that in every hard work it gives rise to a good quality product. Along these lines, the Psalmist in 26:7 was right, “That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.” I cannot wait to put Leadership into your hands.
The literature is intended to educate the masses, expose minimum standards of honesty and integrity as it relates to the golden principles of the rule of Law and the hallmark of democracy.
Leadership covers the origin of African descent, the tribes of Africa and in particular, East Africa.
Log onto in the PayPal section to order your copy today, the cost of $39.00 includes shipping and handling to any zip code in the USA.
Solomon Kimuyu, Founder, Author, PHD
Solomon Center for Leadership, Nairobi, Kenya
Solomon Home for Children, International
10239 Deermont Trail
Dallas, Texas 75243

 


 


 

 

Medical Fundraising Dinner for Mr. Phillip Wambua

 

The fundraising committee on behalf of Mr. Phillip Wambua and his family cordially invites you along with your family and friends to a dinner and an enjoyable evening of entertainment and prayer. This medical fundraiser is to help Mr. Philip Wambua raise funds to schedule and undergo an amputation of his right leg in his fight with life-threatening complications arising from diabetes.
Mr. Phillip Wambua, who is the father of Preston Wambua (Pastor at the Gospel Assembly Church in Laurel, Maryland), who is a cousin to Pastor Paul Mulani (DFI), son-in-law to Mr. and Mrs. George Kieti, brother-in-law to Chris Kieti, relative to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Valenza, Joshua Nzueni and Dr. Mwalali (North Carolina). Mr. Wambua has been confined in hospital for the last 19 months and has undergone 4 amputations that have resulted in him loosing his left leg and all toes on his right leg. Additional surgical procedures are expected in the coming months to stop the infection from spreading to the rest of his body.
Mr. Wambua’s health has been progressively declining since early 2008 when he was diagnosed with a variety of complications due to diabetes. He was hospitalized in Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya for 6 months, and underwent an initial amputation of his left leg below the knee. Thanks to the generous contributions of family and friends following a plea made earlier this year, some of Mr. Wambua’s medical bills were paid off in the amount of ($4,000) were covered. As the wounds on his left leg were healing, he gradually started developing gangrene (infection characterized by decay of body tissue) on his right leg. With mounting additional medical bills, and a rapidly spreading infection, Mr. Wambua had to move to a smaller hospital where the doctors were left with no other choice but to amputate all his toes one by one whenever medical funds became available. Now Mr. Wambua has no toes on his right leg and only tries to walk with his heel.
These tragic series of events have taken a severe toll on the financial resources of the entire Wambua family. In addition, Mr. Philip Wambua’s wife Esther Wambua is both diabetic and has high blood pressure and can hardly take care of her ailing husband. Due to lack of medical finances, Mr. Wambua’s success in securing a proper amputation of the right leg and fighting this painful life threatening condition is critical.
We therefore need your generous support. The committee is kindly requesting your help to raise $10,000 that will enable Mr. Philip Wambua schedule and undergo a much needed amputation of the right leg and cover the outstanding hospital bills that have kept him in hospital away from his family.
Come help us meet this attainable goal which will enable Mr. Wambua obtain the necessary medical attention and give him a reason to smile once again. Your personal participation in this worthwhile cause will be highly appreciated. United we can achieve this desired goal.
Fundraiser Details:
When: October 17th 2009
Venue: Church of the Nazarene
9704 Rhode Island Ave
College Park, MD 20740
Time: 5pm
Bank Account Details:
Bank: Bank of America
Account Name: Philip Wambua
Account Details: Routing # 052001633; Account # 446017429762
Sincerely
On Behalf of Committee Members:
Kyalo Kibua: Committee Chairman (301) 335-3231
Chris Kieti (301) 675-5504
David Mikanga (240)-423-7001
Rose Kioko (703) 863-4330
George Kieti (240) 505-8867
Mary Hayward (301) 768-3123
Gladys Ondari (240) 644-3986
Preston & Phoebe Nancy Wambua – (301) 412-7620
Joseph Mecha (301) 905-7677
Joshua Nzueni (240 -0 593-3403
Josphat Kimindu (240) 476-4816
Daniel Mutooni (240) 432-4211

 

Advise on share holding and capital venture by Dr Lukas Njenga

 

 

Reverend Dr. Lukas Njenga, CEO, Heart for the City, Glasgow, Scotland

Rev. Dr. Lukas Njenga is Founding Director and CEO of the Heart for the City an International Christian Charity based in Scotland working with over ten nations with a mandate of addressing the Scourge of Poverty. He is also the Anglican Chaplain of the Glasgow Caledonian University, Advisor to the Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal church of Scotland on African matters, Board Member of the Priority Areas strategy Group, The Chief Promoter of Ushindi Commercial Bank (under-formation) and Chairman of Faith Initiative Group of Companies.Rev. Dr. Lukas Njenga has wealth of experience in the ICT, SME, regeneration, reconciliation, micro-finance and community development sectors which he has transformed into the current Heart for The City integrated business model. The integrated model seeks to balance between the two objectives of outreach to as many member-clients as possible and commercially sustain and record profits for the business. He was trained as a theologian in Kenya, and then persued Specialized Ministerial formation Training in Geneva Switzerland. He obtained B.Th. (Hons.) at The University of Natal and did Masters Degree in same University. He did his Ph.D. research in the United Kingdom at Birmingham University, Sellyaok College. For more information please visit 


 

 

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