Saint Nicholas welcomes Kajiado visitors for ‘rest day!’

By karen

The team in Saint Nicholas.

The team in Saint Nicholas with the rector the Rev Elizabeth Hanna.

The Parish of Saint Nicholas, Lisburn Road, Belfast, welcomed the Rev Naftaly Lemooke and a team from the Diocese of Kajiado, Kenya, for a ‘rest day’ on April 13.

Naftaly had spent several months, first in Magherally and Annaclone, Diocese of Down and Dromore, and then in Saint Nicholas’, while he studied at Belfast Bible College.

‘Tour Guides’ for the day were Mrs Heather Griffen and the Rev Elizabeth Hanna, both of whom had been on the CMS Ireland Pamoja team which helped to build a church at Lemasusu in the Diocese of Kajiado.

The Rev Naftaly and Mrs Elizabeth Adhiambo Sunda in the robes of Belfast City councillors at City Hall.

The day began with a tour of Saint Nicholas’ Church and a catch-up with parishioner Dr Gary McKee who, with his wife Dr Patricia, had worked in the clinic in Kajiado while their sons did general maintenance around the site. Saint Nicholas is one of the churches in a partnership link with Kajiado and every opportunity to renew friendships is welcomed.

The team then enjoyed lunch at the rectory before joining a conducted tour of Belfast City Hall. In the …read more

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