The Bible Society of Kenya held a successful 49th National Annual General Meeting on October 31st, 2020 at Agape Fellowship Church in Madaraka.
The event was attended by members from different branches including Machakos, Kericho, Nairobi, Kakamega, Meru, and Nyeri. Other members attended the event virtually on Zoom from Bungoma, Kisumu, Nakuru and Vihiga branches.
The National Annual General Meeting is an annual forum for Bible Society of Kenya registered members come to interact, receive reports of performance for the previous year and receive projections for the Society’s plans.
The guest speaker for the day was Rev. John Gichinga. He talked about boundary markers noting that within boundaries there are many blessings; outside boundaries, there is a lot of trouble. He urged the gathering to stay within the boundaries and teach their children to stay within boundaries. He challenged the members to spend more time reading the Bible which offers guidance on what believers should live by.
The meeting was led by the Board Chairman Dr. Timothy Kiruhi who thanked the members for attending. He noted that the Society continues to thrive due to their unwavering support and prayers. He further thanked the caretaker Board members for providing leadership and ensuring that the Society continues to run smoothly.
Members received updates on the Society’s activities and performance for the year 2019. He noted that there is a lot to thank God who has continued to sustain the Society despite the COVID 19 pandemic which was unforeseen.
General Secretary Mrs. Elizabeth Muriuki expressed gratitude to all members, Board, and staff for their contribution to the growth of the Society. She added that as the ministry of BSK grows and many people get access to God’s word, they will collectively impact the community positively.