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Prayers for FTC

One of the Friends Theological College staff, Edna Tadayo, was accidentally shot by a stray bullet while visiting a nearby town in Kenya. Another FTC staff person was with her at the time. According to Robert Wafula, FTC Principal, she was rushed to the Jumuia Hospital (formerly Kaimosi Hospital) where they attempted to stabilize her…(Read More)

The recent statement issued by Kenyan Quaker leaders—calling into question the hostile rhetoric being used by both of Kenya’s national leaders and asking for restraint in politicking and language—was featured in Kenya’s national news. You can see an excerpt here, read the statement here, sign the petition here. &nbsp…(Read More)

The leaders of all of the Kenyan Quaker yearly meetings met for a retreat in Nakuru to discern about the future of the Quaker movement in our region. During their meeting, they felt strongly led by the Holy Spirit to speak to their political leaders with a Scriptural word of warning about the threat to…(Read More)

The FUM General Board met on February 2-3, 2017 at the Mabanga Farmers Training Institute near Bungoma in western Kenya. With over 75 Friends in attendance for the two-day meeting, the Board enjoyed deep worship, warm fellowship and engaging discernment on important matters of business. Highlights included: The student praise and worship team…(Read More)

Friends United Meeting is pleased to announce the appointment of Oscar Siema Mmbali to serve as the first pastoral minister for the Friends work in Belize. Oscar is a member of Nairobi Yearly Meeting, in Kenya. He first learned of FUM’s work in Belize in 2004 through reading articles in Quaker Life magazine while…(Read More)

This Friday, October 7, Friends Theological College will be having a Harambee—a community fundraiser—for the building of a new men’s residence hall (hostel). The goal is to raise 30 million Kenya shillings (approximately $300,000 USD) in three phases of 10 million Kenya shillings each. Funds raised in the first phase are…(Read More)

Power for Pastors Goal: $20,000 By Fredrick Amwoka Friends Theological College (FTC) is an institution dedicated to the training of Friends pastors, as well as to the academic progress, personal development, and spiritual growth of the students whom God is calling to other ministries. Located on the Kaimosi Mission in Kenya’s Hamisi District…(Read More)

On Friday, May 6, the Friends Theological College community gathered in prayer to dedicate two new vehicles for use in the ministry. The Toyota Land Cruiser seats 10 people and will be a tremendous asset to FTC and its outreach activities. The Subaru Forester will provide much-needed transportation for the Business Manager who serves…(Read More)

Friends Theological College (Kaimosi, Kenya) has just received a significant shipment of donated books from the Theological Book Network, an ecumenical organization committed to providing theological resources for the formation of leaders called to serve the global church. The donated collection specifically engages biblical perspectives on Poverty and Stewardship, and comes in response to FTC…(Read More)

to the newest meeting in Friends United Meeting. Nakabosan Village Meeting was launched on April 15, 2016, as part of Katilu Monthly Meeting, East Africa Yearly Meeting (North). Nakabosan is in the southern part of Turkana County in northwestern Kenya. John Moru, Director of Turkana Friends Mission, led the inaugural worship under the tree that…(Read More)

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