Ugandan Pastors: Apply to Have a Club in Your Area

We are convinced that a healthy God-glorifying local church is God’s greatest  tool to transform communities. Pastors of church plants in rural areas may apply for consideration to become a local church partner in order to host a One Life 20:24 Bible Club.

A very necessary part of church planting and growth is the care and training of the next generation of believers. They are our future. We usually prefer applications that are submitted by a group of pastors, showing cooperation between local churches. 

We are convinced that a healthy God-glorifying local church is God’s greatest tool to transform communities.

We consider church partners based on the following requirements:

-       Pastors & Church leadership affirm and agree to abide by our key values upholding the mission statement and values of OneLife 20:24.

-       Sign and affirm our Statement of Faith.

-       The Pastor(s) commits to being onsite regularly overseeing the project ensuring quality, content, and accountability requirements.

-       The pastor(s) & church leadership vets/screens and provides at least 2 qualified local believers (1 male and 1 female minimum) who serve as volunteers (not paid) who will be trained for teaching and administrating the club in their church. Qualifications for Volunteers Here.

-       The pastor(s) affirms and agrees that he also meets and agrees to abide by the requirements for volunteers. Church Partners understand that they are servant leaders and are not paid or financially remunerated for their facilitation of the One Life 20:24 ministry in their community.

-       The local church(es) provides a location for the clubs to take place. (A place that is peaceful, safe, has shelter from the rain, and has accessibility to host the clubs each week.

-       The Pastor(s) takes full responsibility to ensure that proper records and accountability are kept and submitted to the National Office in Uganda. This will include registration of children, attendance records, receipts, and invoices from supplies the children earn.

Application for One Life 20:24 Club

To be completed by Church Leaders

 

Name(s) of Pastor/Church Leaders:________________________________________________________

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Contact information for leaders of church(es): _______________________________________________

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Name of Church(es): ___________________________________________________________________

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Location (Village & District): _____________________________________________________________

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Primary Language(s) spoken in church: ____________________________________________________

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Does the church have recognized status with local leaders and government? ______________________

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Is the church able to supply a suitable location for the club and put forward at least two

local volunteers from each church involved to be trained?: _____________________________________

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Does the church leaders involved agree to oversee the club and ensure the project 

requirements are kept?: ________________________________________________________________

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Does the pastor affirm the statement of faith and key values of One Life 20:24? (yes or no): __________

Are there any areas of disagreement?_____________________________________________________

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Do the church leaders agree to themselves abide by the Volunteer Code of Conduct?: _______________

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Please explain the following:

1.     What are your goals and motivations in pursuing a One Life 20:24 Bible Club? 

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2.     Tell us about your church(es)—attendance, weekly meetings, general information on community:

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3.     Please give us a general description of the people you shepherd and lead (needs, growth, general well-being and income of the community): __________________________________________________

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4.     Please share how you came to faith in Jesus Christ: ________________________________________

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5.   Please tell us about your own immediate family (Names, ages, & general info): ___________________

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6.     Please tell us the number and ages of children and youth who attend your church: _______________

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7.    Please share with us a current description of your responsibilities with the church and the approximate amount of time you currently invest each week in your church:____________________________________

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Please list the names and activities of any other foreign NGO’s or missions organizations currently operating in your community: _____________________________________________________________________

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Is there anything else you would like to share with us, or have us know? __________________________

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 Once completed please send by mail to:

One Life 20:24 Application Board

P.O. Box 24478 

Kampala, Uganda 

OR  by email: 

Onelife2024@gmail.com

Once your application has been submitted, and if it is approved a Church Partner Agreement, MOU will be signed.

An example of the Church Partner MOU is here

Please Kindly note that submitting the requirements for a club to be sponsored in your area in no way guarantees that your area will be chosen for a club. All clubs are  established at the leading of the Holy Spirit, the direction of our Board of Advisors, and God's provision and enabling through our donors.

Note to Pastors in Kampala & Jinja: although other organizations serve children in the Kampala and Jinja areas, we seek to reach the more rural unreached and impoverished areas of Uganda. 

 
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