Installation of Archbishop Joseph Ochola Omolo of the ELCK

Archbishop Joseph Ochola Omolo takes the oath of office

Sunday January 26th was a special day. Rev. Dr. Joseph Ochola Omolo was installed at the newly elected Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya (ELCK). Bishops and pastors from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Africa, South Sudan and Uganda came to support and celebrate their brother in Christ.

Bishop Emeritus Walter Obare was the presiding minister, and presented Archbishop Ochola with the Book of Concord and the Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Afterwards, Archbishop Ochola is congratulated by his brothers in Christ.

Also in attendance of this most joyous occasion were family, friends, mission partners and congregation members who brought messages of greetings and congratulations to the new Archbishop.

Rev. Shauen Trump, Area Director for Eastern and Southern Africa brings greetings from the LCMS
Newly installed Archbishop Ochola stands with his brothers in Christ