Church leaders were tasked to shepherding their congregations in this times of Covid-19 through social media in Kenya.

An elderly man amazes the netizens by preaching in the maize field. The man talks about the benefits of knowing Christ and the blessings that come with it.


In the video the man is heard quoting the book of psalms 120:1-2 which talks about distress.

The interfaith council appointed by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi and Health CS Mutahi Kagwe has recommended that places of worship re-open on July 14.

On 6th July, President Uhuru Kenyatta updated guidance for re-opening of churches, while still observing hygiene and physical distancing requirements.

  • Only 100 congregants allowed.
  • Services to take a maximum of 1 hour.
  • No Sunday school/madrassa.
  •  Ages below 13 years and above 58 years not allowed.
  • People with underlying conditions not to be allowed.

Other guidelines issued by the council today include rethinking of church collections, which usually involves passing of items around to each congregant.

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