Who We Are


The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) is a family of Christian communions and organisations in fellowship and witness.

It was established in June 1913 during the United Missionary Conference held at Thogoto, near Nairobi. The delegates in the conference, representing the missionary institutions working in the country at the time, affirmed their wish to work towards a united church that would impact the lives of the people. This dream remains true and is reflected in the Vision and Mission statements of the Council, which read:



One Church; United in Faith and Mission Witnessing to Jesus Christ and Transforming Lives



To transform lives through ecumenism, capacity building, advocacy and service delivery



In all its work, the NCCK is informed by its core values, which are:

Integrity, through accountability and transparency

Stewardship, through sound resource management

Professionalism, through competence and efficiency

Partnership, by collaborating with others, and

Servanthood, through fair and humble service



The objectives of the Council are:

i)                    To promote and facilitate fellowship, partnership and unity within the membership

ii)                   To promote consultations and joint action by the membership in all matters that bear upon our faith and witness, whether doctrinal, liturgical or missiological

iii)                 To build the capacities of the membership to enable them undertake their mission

iv)                 To facilitate the membership so that they can give expression to the Lordship of Christ over all aspects of human life and together with their communities identify needs, acquire necessary resources and promote services that is holistic, relevant and self sustaining

v)                  To promote the Council’s corporate health, identity and growth for faithful and effective stewardship of the corporate vision, mission, heritage and sustainability