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JPRC

Who We Are

Preamble 

JPRC Stands for Justice, Peace, Reconciliation and Creation Committee. It is a standing committee in the Presbyterian church of East Africa.  

Mission/vision ; 

To reach out to people of all nations in line with the Great Commission.

The Church in the discharge of its mission in the world, cannot confine itself solely to the preaching of the word and the administration of purely religious ordinances. Believing that it is entrusted with a Ministry not only of the souls of men, but also to the bodies and minds, and following the example of its master, who went about doing good, claims the right, as it shall see it fit, to undertake educational, medical or charitable work for the benefit of all who desire its promoting the mental, physical and moral welfare of the whole community.

Objectives

  1. Work for justice and to bring as the true Spirit of nationalism, collaboration and co-existence.
  2. Plan and arrange services and workshops to equip church members on the government policies in order to make a positive contribution towards the implementation of such policies.
  3. Take appropriate action after studying and investigating all social, economic and political issues that are likely to affect the community and ministry of the church at any given time.
  4. Undertake issues pertaining to the environment and creation: “the earth is the Lord’s and the fullness there of the world and they who dwell in it.” (psalms 24).
  5. Challenge the Kenyan society whenever it departs from standards expected of a just society.Winning the souls of fellow Christians and also taking care of their bodies and mind.
  6. Emulate Christ who went about doing well to the physical and earthly needs of people.
  7. Promote human justice in church, community and co-existence of community and the society at large.
  8. Promote justice, collaboration and co-existence of communities
  9. Reconcile humanity in the context of church fundamentals.
  10. Guide on civic education on matters of church and state.

 

Achievements/Within the church.

                       i.            JPRC in collaboration with the MCA, the Kahawa Sukari Welfare and the Engineers have been overseeing the cleaning of the drainage along Kahawa Sukari Avenue.

                     ii.            JPRC has been very instrumental in enlightening the congregation on the current affairs and more specifically invited a speaker to speak about the Building Bridges Initiative Report to the church and wrote a few messages in the bulletin.

                      iii.            Collaborated with law enforcement officers (we give them a chance to conduct the service during the JPRC week and tree planting) in enhancing peaceful coexistence.

We have also involved them in tree planting events.

Future goals

  1. More collaboration with government agencies
  2. Engage more professionals in mentoring the young professionals.

 

Officials 

Patron :Elder Caroline Ngunjiri
Chairman : Mr. Peter Wambugu
Vice chairman : Mrs. Veronica Kamau
Secretary: Ms. Purity Gathigia
Vice secretary: Sofie Muthoni
Treasurer : Mr. Peterson Kamau

 

NO.

ACTIVITY

DATE

1.

Group Members Retreat/ Full Council Meeting

18/01/2021

2.

Young Professionals  Breakfast

07/03/2021

3.

Full Council Meeting

05/04/2021

4.

Collaboration with the Youth

25/04/2021

5.

Full Council Meeting

05/04/2021

6.

Civic Education- Dinner with a message

09/05/2021

7.

Community Environment/ Public Event

23/05/2021

8.

Full Council Meeting

27/06/2021

9.

JPRC Week and Sunday

05/07/2021

10.

Collaboration with Sunday School

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