In 1995 David Dale began correspondence with the pastor of Nyarugenge, Rev Manasse Mugasa, father of Rev John Wesley Kabango who was the Director of the Rural Development Service. 75% of the parish at that time were widows and orphans following the genocide of 1994. Manasse lost 3 sons during the war.
1999 David Dale visited Nyarugenge and the pastor was Rev Rosemary NYIRANDAKIZE
and her husband Archdeacon Asa MUHAWENIMANA Pictured below in 1999 from the left, Rev Manasse, Rev Rosemary and in the red suit her husband Rev Asa.
Since March 1999 David Dale has visited Nyarugenge every year and was until 2010 Commissary to Bishop Jered Kalimba, of Shyogwe Diocese
There have been 6 Pastors since Pastor Rosemary and the current Pastor is Archdeacon Augustin Munyakazi who was appointed in 2013, seen below with his wife Violette.
Rev'd Jim Stevens
Commissary to Bishop Jered Kalimba of Shyogwe Diocese
St John's Church Hall
Saturday 4th August at 7.00 pm
at the Morning Service in the Church
Sunday 5th August at 9.15 am