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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)

Friends United Meeting congratulates the newly-appointed leadership of Friends Church Kenya (FCK), the national umbrella organization for the 20 yearly meetings in that country. At the Triennial conference held 13-17 April, 2016, on the campus of Booker Academy in Mumias, the delegates approved: Henry Mukwanja, Presiding Clerk (from East Africa Yearly Meeting – North…(Read More)

Friends United Meeting’s Water Projects Fund has recently made a grant to Friends Theological College for the purpose of demolishing the old cement water tank that was rotten and leaking, replacing it with a new tank, and installing new rain-water harvesting gutters on the dining hall roof. This will allow the dining hall…(Read More)

Friends Theological College welcomes two new staff members: Edna Tadayo joins the college as the Front Desk Receptionist, while Perucy Ongalo returns to FTC’s staff after three years away, to take up the post of Registrar and Administrative Secretary…(Read More)