The new Deputy Secretary General the Rev. Alfred Kanga was inaugurated to take up his new office. Before his election he was the Parish minister at Kitengela Parish.
    Rev. Alfred Kanga

Inauguration ceremony of the new PCEA Deputy Secretary General Rev. Alfred Mugendi Kanga, who took over from the immediate former Deputy Secretary General Rev. Thegu Mutahi. This was witnessed by over 600 Commissioners, delegates, invited guests, relatives and friends.



Mandated by the 18th General Assembly April 2006


The HIV/AIDS problem is large. It is a health and socio-economic problem affecting the individual, family, community and all humanity. As of the end of 2005 more than two million Kenyans [adults and children] have died from AIDS.

Transmission of HIV [the virus causing AIDS] is through (1) sexual intercourse with an infected person, (2) blood infected with HIV and (3) an infected mother to her infant. Of the three ways of transmission, sexual intercourse accounts for 80 to 90% of the spread.

In society HIV/AIDS has been much talked about, but in reality little has been done. It can be asked why should the church be any different; why should the church become involved? The answer to these questions is not just because the church’s own members are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS but because the church of Jesus Christ is a body that loves and cares for all of God’s children. The church has the potential to effectively address the HIV/AIDS problem due to its grass-roots infrastructure as well as the general respect that society shows towards the church.

Article Nine of the Constitution of the PCEA reads: “This Church, in the discharge of its mission in the world, cannot confine itself solely to the preaching of the Word and the administration of purely religious ordinances. Believing that it is entrusted with a ministry not only to the souls of men, but also to their bodies and minds, and following the example of its master, who went about doing good, it claims the right, as it shall see fit, to undertake educational, medical or charitable work for the benefit of all who desire its help; and declares its willingness to cooperate with governmental and other agencies in promoting the mental, physical and moral welfare of the whole community.”  


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Deputy Secretary General responsibilities

    • Maintenance of effective liaison with the Presbyteries, a three-fold task:
      • to secure effective communication between the General Assembly and the Presbyteries.
      • to consult with the Presbyteries regarding the implementation of. General Assembly policies.
      • arising from his contacts with Presbyteries, to advise and inform the Secretary General regarding developments in the Church.
    • He shall also:
      • represent the Secretary General in the Standing Committees and the Boards of Governors of schools/institutions, and to deal with all matters that relate to those committees and boards, when so requested by the Secretary General.
      • be the secretary of the Appointments Committee.
      • deal with the Immigration Department in connection with work permits for expatriates; to deal with other documents which come under this department, and deal with all visitors.
      • be appointed the Deputy Clerk of the General Assembly, for the time being.
      • as the Deputy Clerk of the General Assembly, be in charge of the Assembly Office in the absence of the Secretary General,
      • in all matters, work in consultation with the Secretary General for the smooth running of the Office of the General Assembly and the Church as a whole.

      He is the current hospital co-ordinator of Kikuyu, Tumutumu and Chogoria hospital