ECS – Consecration of Bishop Elsir Hassan

Despite the harrowing war in their country, this week has seen celebration for the Episcopal Church in the Sudan, particularly in the Nuba Mountains region.  Bishop Elsir Hassan Kuku was consecrated as the first Bishop of the newly established Diocese of Heiban. The consecration, led by the Most Rev. Ezekiel Kondo, Archbishop of the Episcopal […]

ICETE Competency Based Theological Education and Micro Credential – Rome

In February 2024 Daniel Magagnin and Doug Ingram participated in the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education’s (ICETE) Competency-Based Theological Education (CBTE) and Micro-Credentials (MC) Consultation in Rome. The event, set against the stunning backdrop of the Instituto Maria Santissima Bambina, with views extending to St Peter’s and the Vatican, was an opportunity for the […]

Inaugural Training Session At Mount Zion Training And Retreat Centre – Sierra Leone November 2023

During the recent opening celebrations at the Mount Zion Training and Retreat Centre in Sierra Leone, the inaugural training session took place.  Daniel Magagnin and Ella Marshall, our new Regional Relationship Management team for the Internal Province of West Africa (IPWA), led a comprehensive operator training session for Decibel Training’s new theological training multimedia device, […]

SOMA’s Mission to South Sudan: Empowering Youth Leaders through Anglican Discipleship

In late October 2023, a Sharing of Ministries Abroad (SOMA) UK team embarked on a training mission to South Sudan. Their mission aimed to nurture and equip young leaders with the tools for spiritual and community transformation. SOMA UK is providing Youth Leadership Conferences through support from the Relay Trust and in collaboration within the […]

Visiting our partners in South Sudan – October 2023

In late October, John Inglis-Jones, our new Regional Relationship Manager, and Doug Ingram, our Chief Operating Officer, travelled to Juba to visit our partner church, the Episcopal Church of South Sudan (ECSS). The purpose of the visit was to strengthen our relationship with our brothers and sisters in the ECSS, discuss the progress of ongoing […]

Empowering Ministry: Rooted in Jesus Training in DR Congo

In October, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s eastern regions, the Relay Trust supported the Diocese of Bukavu in running a series of “Rooted in Jesus” grassroots ministry training conferences. This partnership aimed to empower clergy and lay leaders within the Diocese of Bukavu, enabling them to become facilitators who could, in turn, train […]

TLT Training in the Gambia – October 2023

In mid-October 2023, participants gathered at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Fajara, The Gambia, to commence the first module of the Timothy Leadership Training (TLT) basic certificate programme. The Gambia is a small West African country with a population of around 2.5 million people and a diverse cultural heritage. Although Islam is the dominant religion, […]

Timothy Leadership Training in Liberia – September 2023

In September 2023, participants gathered at Cuttington University in Liberia to undertake the final module of the Timothy Leadership Training (TLT) basic certificate programme.  Coordinated by the Relay Trust and facilitated by Rev Moses Lincoln, this training empowered the attending pastors and lay leaders with the skills to guide families “From Harm to Harmony” (FHTH). […]

Visiting Freetown Diocese

In August Doug Ingram (our COO), Daniel Magagnin (Regional Relationship Manager) and Ella Marshall (Regional Relationship Officer) travelled to Freetown, Sierra Leone to visit the Anglican Church within the diocese and to assess the progress of the construction of the Mount Zion Training Centre. The visit followed the team’s time in the Diocese of Guinea, […]