The Youth Camp Gisenyi 2023
The youth Camp is took place on August 6-25, 2023 at Gisenyi Presbytery, located in the Western province of Rwanda. The theme of this camp was «Together at Gisenyi : The Power of Unity». It has been organize by Gisenyi Presbytery in collaboration with Church District of Hattingen-Witten in Germany. It involved the youth from both churches: On the side of Germany delegation, Mrs Bettina Claudia Schulte genant Gelderman and Mr Sebastian Hermann Schmidt chaired the Germany youth while Pastor Eugenie Manirankunda and Pastor Rukera Eraste led the youth from Rwanda. During the camp, some activities were done such as:Visit to the diaconal and social projects implemented in different parishes. Gahondogo, Ruhengeri, Kigarama, Rugarama and Bigogwe parishes were visited. They have seen schools, projects sponsored by Compassion International and the project that take care of teenage mothers implemented at Bigogwe parish. They joined the church members in worship God during of inauguration ceremony of the realizations of EPR at Remera Rukoma presbytery on August 13, 2023.
The Germany group, on the journey of turning back home, they met The President and Legal Representative of Presbyterian Church in Rwanda, Rev Dr. Bataringaya Pascal, He thanked their time in Rwanda for all activities done. As the initiator of this partnership, He appreciated its growth and the good relationship.