It is a fellowship for Clergy and Lay Readers widows in Namirembe Diocese.
Minus one literally means “now I am minus one, therefore alone”.
It was initiated in 1997 by the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese. The Rt. Samuel Balagadde Ssekadde and was approved by the Diocesan Synod, after focusing the challenges the widows of the Clergy and Lay Readers were facing.
To have a common cause as widows.
To empower Clergy and Lay Readers widows spiritually and economically.
Strengthen the Widows and to enable them attain the objectives of the fellowship.
- To promote Christianity among themselves
- To improve their social and economic status through gaining skills
- To promote unity and fellowship among themselves
- Sharing the faith in the Lord Jesus Christ
- Encourage the physically and emotionally weak
Organize monthly fellowships. In which all members’ welfare and prayers.
Identifying the sick, the bereaved and down casted for visitations.
Skills training in tailoring and cookery
Identify themselves with women’s desk in organizing focus fest an annual women’s conference.
Patron-Maama Faith Luwalira
Chairperson-Mrs Bulime Rose
Treasurer-Mrs. Izimba Betty
Development- Maama Kauma Geraldine
Press- Nyanzi Harriet
Minus-one fellowship for Clergy and Lay Readers Widows under the patronage of Mrs. Faith Luwalira. Membership is open to all Clergy and Lay Readers’ widows whose husbands passed away in active service in Namirembe Diocese.
Its activities as programmes are funded by people of good will.