48 Sunday school teachers were trained for Bumoozi and Namalemba Parish Churches and 12 Sunday Schools Teachers for Ivukula Archdeaconry- Central Busoga Diocese. The trained Sunday School Teachers of Namalemba and Bumoozi received 48 Children’s Bibles, 48 Bible stories for children, 120 New Testament Bibles with stories for Children (5 – 14 years), 40 teaching guide for Sunday School Teachers, 108 Books with stories for Children to read and 24 Books with title God speaks to Children.
12 Sunday school teachers were trained for Ivukula Archdeaconry The trained Sunday School Teachers received 12 Children’s Bibles, 24 Bible stories for children, 480 New Testament Bibles with stories for Children (5 – 14 years), 12 teaching guide for Sunday School Teachers and 480 Books with stories for Children to read. The trainings were conducted by FAMI with the support from Bittern Church Uk and Samaritan Purse.
The following are the results of sunday School teachers trainings at Ivukula, Bumoozi and Namalemba Parishes.
Improved discipline among the children in the communities especially for Christians. This has interested even some Muslim Parents especially women during holidays to send their children to attend discipleship classes such that their Children are not spoiled by peer group influence.
Decreased drop out of children from schools because of Sunday school ministries where Sunday school teachers have encouraged the children to study and also the testimonies given by their fellow children who are still at school as well as testimonies by Sunday school teachers.
Increased confidence among children whereby children who were shy, today they can read lessons in the church, some can give testimonies and also recite and explain at least 20 verses from the Bible.
Many children now attend church services and this has led to establishment of children churches throughout the Diocese.