Organizational Identity

Church Ministers at PCEA Makadara Parish are motivated by the love of God and the call to make disciples of all nations. During the strategic planning workshop and lengthy consultations, the participants developed vision and mission statements and core values of our church as shown below:

Vision Statement

A preferred Centre of Worship

Mission Statement

PCEA Makadara Parish exists to spread the word of God to communities in Nairobi and its environs through Evangelism, Discipleship, Counseling, Economic empowerment, Capacity building, Formal education, Provision of health services and Social responsibility.

Core Values

The guiding core values of PCEA Makadara church are:

Stewardship

PCEA Makadara church believes in responsible planning and management of resources within the church. We have a responsibility to take care of all stakeholders of the church in the same way Jesus Christ cared for his flock as a good steward

Integrity

PCEA Makadara Church is committed to upholding the principles of honesty, consistency,
truthfulness and accuracy of information disseminated. We are dedicated to act in accordance to the values, beliefs and principles of the Christian Faith.

Transparency and Accountability

We value the responsible and effective stewardship of human, physical and financial resources as a means of maximizing benefits to the community we serve.

Discipleship

We are devoted to role modeling and teaching Christian doctrine, Christian living, prayer and worship through intentional leadership development

Teamwork and Unity of purpose

We endeavor to work together for the good of the community and involve all persons in the community for the furtherance of the welfare for all.

Fellowship, Relationship and Belief in prayer

In unity of the body of Christ, we are committed to having a Christian communion with all believers in Christ and seek new approaches to minister the gospel of Jesus Christ to all.

Excellence, Commitment and Passion

We pledge to enthusiastically do God’s work with excellence through our energies and resources.

Upholding Family values

As PCEA Makadara church, we pledge to uphold family values with the knowledge and belief that the family is the most important unit within the community and therefore needs to be highly
protected.

Democratic Governance

We endeavor to follow the Presbyterian form of governance in which democracy is a key aspect. We are also committed to observing order and discipline in all that we do.

Self-reliance

We believe in economic empowerment of our members in line with the Presbyterian motto of ‘Jitegemee’. We recognize that every member is a faithful financial partner in provision of financial resources required for an effective and influential church.

Creativity and Innovation

We are committed to creating an environment that encourages and welcomes new ideas, opportunities and tap talents that exist within the community at large.

The Church Profile

P.C.E.A. Makadara Church is located along Jogoo Road in Hamza Estate. The church is a parish within Nairobi Central Presbytery currently having a congregation of close to 850 members and 400 children in both services. The church has three services;
Youth Service at 7a.m. – 8.30 a.m.
English service at 8.45 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.
Kiswahili service at 10.45 a.m. to 12.45 p.m.
The current staff include:
• Parish Minister
• Evangelist
• Secretary
• Caretaker
• Machine operator/technician
• Security guard
The Church has various ministries including Youth, Church/Sunday School, Evangelism, Woman’s Guild, Presbyterian Church Men Fellowship (PCMF), Boys and Girls Brigade, Christian Education, Health Board and Church Choir. Church activities are coordinated by various committees including: Development, Finance, Social Responsibility, School Academy and Justice Peace and Reconciliation (JPRC) Committees.
The Church also has a school,P.C.E.A Makadara Academy with 25 teachers and a total of 450 pupils.
The Church is managed by a Kirk session made up of Parish Minister and 29 Elders inclusive of 10 retired Elders and a Congregation Board, consisting of 150 Deacons, the 30 Elders and 50 Church group leaders. Refer to annex A for details of the Church’s organizational structure.