St Peter’s College, in the diocese of Soroti, exists to equip rural church leaders with a basic theological understanding of the faith which they teach. These church leaders (male and female) study at St Peters over a period of two years, take the certificate in Theology and then return to the village churches, which they lead. They come from two language groups – Ateso and Kumam and the teaching at the college is done in English. Currently there are over 100 students, of whom eight are women. Most of them are in their twenties and thirties. They have a love for God and exuberantly witness to Christ. They are led by four full-time tutors.
The college uses redundant buildings, so was never designed with theological education in mind. It has some basic dormitory accommodation, classrooms and a library, but is in need of considerable enhancement. Earlier in 2019, the Jerusalem Trust sent a grant towards furnishing some of the most necessary improvements and other grants are being applied for.
Many of the students in the college have completed their courses and three have continues to go for a degree and consequent ordination through the Uganda Christian University in Mukono.
Anyone visiting the college will find a group of eager young people determined to learn more in their discipleship of Jesus.
Click on the below link and then in the centre picture to view a short clip of the students singing.
St Peters Students Singing