• His Eminence with the OCMC Teaching team and priests that took part in the Clergy retreat at St. Spryidon Orthodox Parish Nsinze.

Welcome to Uganda Orthodox Church

Uganda is the first country below south of the Sahara on the African continent where the Orthodox faith germinated among the indigenous Africans in 1929. Gradually, the faith was echoed to many parts of the country from central Buganda to the East, North, West and beyond in the Eastern Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. The government of Uganda recognized   the Orthodox faith in 1946. Currently the Orthodox faith in Uganda is headed by Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga and the Metropolis is located at Namungoona a suburb of the capital city Kampala (6kms on Hoima road). The clergy consists a team of 76 priests and 5 deacons. There are over 100 communities, 41 brick and mortars churches, 17 medical clinics and one Holy Cross Orthodox Hospital.


2nd Annual Orthodox Youth gathering at St. Antonios parish Monde, Luweero
The Orthodox youth of Uganda under the umbrella of Orthodox Christian Youth Network Uganda (OCYNU), have gathered for the 2nd ...
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Appointment of Bishop Elect Silvestros Kisitu of the Bishopric of Gulu and Eastern Uganda
On the 26th. November 2018, the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa headed by His Beatitude Pope ...
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Bishop Innocentios Byakatonda Elevated to Metropolitan of Burundi and Rwanda
Today November 26, 2018, during the First day of the Holy  Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa, ...
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His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga launches Ten year Education Strategic Plan 2018 -2028
His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah has launched the ten year education strategic plan on the theme: “He who sows sparingly reaps ...
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