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Engage: Thursday 6 June 2013

Juliet Nasuuna and her band will be performing

Juliet is a Worship Leader/ Song writer and the founding Director of Project Shalom based in Jinja, East of Uganda, near the source of the River Nile. Juliet herself was once orphaned but later fostered by Christian relatives who inspired her life to start caring for other orphans and vulnerable children in need. She’s been to the UK on several visits as an ambassador for Project Shalom and recently participated on the Praise Bus leading worship and sing some of her inspiring Afro- Beat Gospel songs.

Juliet shared her story with us and told us about her involvement with the Praise Bus which travelled around the country ahead of the Olympic Torch earlier this year - see videos of the Praise Bus.

New: read two reports from Project Shalom:

The money raised during the evening will be split between Project Shalom and IMC - In Ministry to Children

Project Shalom

Project Shalom was established in 2002 and it is now Non-Government Organization (NGO), and currently cares for 23 orphans at Shalom House and supports another 40 in the community, with relatives or foster parents.

Project Shalom believes in “The transformation of orphans, vulnerable children and other dispossessed young people into responsible, upright and God loving citizens, through Christ’s practical love and care.” The work is sponsored by individual church members of different congregations in the UK. However, as a growing ministry, we are still looking for more partnerships between the churches UK and Uganda, especially with the beneficiaries all are welcome to visit, for ministry, experience, to see what God is doing in the lives of the once “hopeless” young people but now full of “Hope” and a sense of belonging, transforming and getting rooted in Christ. There will be a Craft stall at end of the session and you will can find out more about Shalom and browse Ugandan crafts made in the local community some by the orphans and the widows supported by Project Shalom.

This project, based in Jinja district, Eastern Uganda since 2003, now provides

Sponsors in the UK support this children’s home, as well as the 40 children being fostered within the local community. As teenagers leave school, Project Shalom attempts to secure funding so that they can attend high school to develop suitable skills allowing them to secure a job.

See videos of
Project Shalom
      Visit the
Project Shalom web site
      Visit the
Project Shalom Facebook Page

IMC is well known to members of PACT - see their latest news on the IMC page of this web site - and don't forget the IMC Fun Day - Saturday 29 June, 9:00 am to noon.

Engage is a town worship event hosted by Life Church Petersfield and Supported by PACT (Petersfield Area Churches Together).

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