Bible Society of Kenya, the host of the just concluded United Bible Societies Publishers’ Convention, 2019, held in Nairobi, won an award for hugely and successfully planning the World Convention of United Bible Societies.
Led by the General Secretary and CEO of the organization, Mrs. Elizabeth Muriuki, the staff and management of the society expressed their excitement for the award.
The event which was officially opened by the Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency, Dr.William Ruto on Sunday 24th February evening was concluded on Thursday evening. Other key leaders who attended the welcome party included His Grace, the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Jackson Ole Sapit, Mike Perreau,Director General of the United Bible Societies among other dignitaries from over 140 UBS member
Speaking during the convention dinner held on Thursday evening, Mrs. Muriuki said Bible Society of Kenya was honoured to host the one week convention. ‘It is an honour for the Bible Society of Kenya to host the 2019 United Bible Societies Publishers’ Convetion.We are humbled as an organization and we thank all our partners from Kenya and from all over the world ,the United Bible Societies’ team and other leaders who graced the event, but most important we thank God for a successful convention.’’
The convention which is a United Bible Societies’ initiative is held every two years and seeks to convene participants and leaders from all Bible Societies from the entire world. It is characterized by different learning and exchange sessions, talks from experts, devotions and networking opportunities for teams from the different Bible Societies represented.
Being one of the largest Bible Societies and a member of the United Bible Societies, Bible Society of Kenya played a key role in hosting and planning the event.
Kenya is the second country in Africa to host the United Bible Societies Publishers’ Convention.
Indeed, we give glory to God.