St. John’s Cathedral Deanery is active in fulfilling the great commission:Preaching, teaching, baptizing, and winning many for Christ. It has ministries that reach out to children, the youth, the married and the general community. In addition to regular fellowship meetings and periodic evangelistic activities, it organizes a special week of revival, the week before holy week targeting different sections of the community such as school children, singles, the married, etc.
St. John’s Cathedral Deanery is characterized by small and large business enterprises in the heart of Fort Portal town, small agricultural activities, in the peripheral and large tea estates and factories of Rwenzori Commodities and Mpanga.
St. John’s Cathedral Deanery hosts a number of government aided and private Primary and Post-Primary Schools such as Kyebambe Girls SSS and St. Leo’s College Kyegobe, tertiary institutions such as Fort Portal School of Clinical Officers, Virika School of nursing, and Fort Portal International School of Nursing, Business Colleges, as well as Mountains of the Moon and Uganda Pentecostal Universities.
St. John’s Cathedral Deanery offers many opportunities including higher educational institutions, business in a strategically growing town of Fort Portal connecting to Kamwenge and Kasese towns, Bundibugyo - soon to connect to Democratic Republic of Congo and Kampala city. It has also potential for tourism evidenced by the good hotels and easy accessibility to Semuliki, Rwenzori Mountain, Kibale and, Queeen Elizabeth national parks, the crater lakes, and Tooro Kingdom cultural sites.
2015 Beginning of Year Message
Bishop Rt. Rev. Reuben KisemboI greet you all in the precious name of our Lord and Saviour – Jesus Christ. We thank God for enabling us to finish 2014 and landing us safely in 2015...We ask God to make us better people in this New Year. The writer in Revelation 21:5 says: “Behold I make all things new…”
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.