Bishop David Nkaabu Takes over as new Bishop of Meru

The Rt. Rev. David Muuro Nkaabu has been Consecrated and enthroned as the new Bishop of the ACK Diocese of Meru. He succeeds the Rt. Rev Charles Mwendwa who retired early this year; and becomes the third Bishop in the Diocese that was created in 1997.  Until his enthronement, Bishop David served as Provost of the St. Peters Cathedral and Archdeacon of the Mutindwa Archdeaconry in Meru Diocese. The Diocese covers Meru and Tharaka Nithi Counties.

While delivering his Charge, he pledged wide-ranging reforms that would further deepen ministry within the Diocese. Top on the List was capacity Building for clergy and the different Church departments. He also pledged more investment in Gender, Youth and Children programs, as well as prioritizing Technology, Socio-Economic Empowerment, Partnerships, Governance, Education, and art in Ministry. He urged Christians in The Diocese to support him as he built on the already laid down Foundations,’ in steering the Diocese into the Next Phase.

Bishop David holds a Degree in Theology and a Masters in Religious Studies. He is married to Jacinta Wanja, and are blessed with 3 children.

The Most Rev. Dr. Jackson Ole Sapit, Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya, presided over the Service while the Rt. Rev. George Mechumo, ACK Bungoma Diocese, delivered the sermon. The Service was held at the Kinoru Primary School Grounds, in Meru Town on the 26th of September, 2021, and attended by well over a dozen Bishops, Hundreds of Clergy, and over a thousand Christians from across the Diocese and Country. Various Leaders from the National and County levels also attended the event.