Mary and Friday Ganda

Serving in Africa East | Africa

Friday and Mary Ganda are assigned to the West Africa Field with the Church of the Nazarene.  Prior to this assignment they served on the East Africa field and in the Horn of Africa.

Graduating from Kagumo College in 1982 with a teaching certificate, Friday then pursued a Diploma of Theology from Nazarene Bible College, a degree in education from Kenya Institute of Education, and a Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies) from Christian Life International Bible College.

Prior to appointment as missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene Friday served as a pastor for five years, as district superintendent for six years, as mission coordinator of Kenya for two years, and as JESUS film coordinator for East and French Fields for two years.

The vision of Friday and Mary is to reach the unreached, nurture them, identify and train leaders and deploy

The Gandas have five children: Beatrice, Daniel, Phillip, George and Marcy.

Home Assignment Dates

Feb 01, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019, United States

Going Where the Church is Not Yet

Today there are over 4.3 billion people who live in areas where there is little to no gospel witness. 4.3 billion people who have not heard the message of the gospel, who have never heard the name of Jesus. We believe that everyone deserves to hear. God continues to call the Church of the Nazarene to spread the message of the gospel, to preach holiness, and to bring good news to the poor all over the world. The task is enormous; far too big for anyone to do alone, but together we can go where the church is not yet and see people, communities, and nations transformed. Reaching these people begins with one step, a step of obedience and faithfulness that says yes to God’s call. Take your first step and start your journey toward serving in missions today.


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