• Celebration of 100 Years of Orthodoxy in Uganda at Lubya Hill
    Holy Liturgy during the Celebration of 100 years of Orthodox Christianity in Uganda at Lubya Hill - Lubaga Division

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 Eastern Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. The government of Uganda recognized the Orthodox faith in 1946. Currently, the Orthodox faith in Uganda consists of Two (2) administrative structures which include the Holy Metropolis of Kampala and all Uganda headed by His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga and the Holy Diocese of Gulu and Eastern Uganda headed by His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu. The headquarters of the Orthodox Church in Uganda is located at Namungoona a suburb of the capital city Kampala (6kms on Hoima road). The clergy consists of 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.


By the grace of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu recovered from #COVID19 and celebrated ...
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LIFE SERVING THE WILL OF GOD – Sermon by Metropolitan Jonah on Sunday before Epiphany.

Rightly, this Lord’s Sunday is named, the Before Epiphany or, the Before Theophany. (God’s appearance, Mt 3:16-17. Mk 1:10-11. Lk ...
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New Year’s Message from Bishop Silvester Kisitu of Gulu and Eastern Uganda

Beloved Brethren and Children in Christ, As I extend to you my New Year wishes, I humbly thank our Lord, ...
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UNBELIEF AS A VICE TO THE VIRTUE OF FAITH – Sermon on Sunday after Nativity by Metropolitan Jonah

(Biblical Reading Ac 6:8-7:5, 47-60, Mt 2:13-23) From Christmas itself, the next to it Lord’s Sunday is called After Christmas ...
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