The Church Commissioners for Kenya
The Church Trust (precursor to The Church Commissioners for Kenya) was incorporated under the Companies Act on 7th December 1957 to hold both movable and immovable property of The Anglican Church of Kenya in trust. The Trust’s name changed to The Church Commissioners for Kenya (CCK) on 17th May 1962 with an amendment to its Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Today, The Church Commissioners for Kenya, a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital, is the investment arm of the Anglican Church of Kenya. It not only holds movable and immovable property in trust for the Church but also generates income from the property and assets held in trust purely for the benefit of the whole Anglican Church of Kenya.
CCK draws its mandate from the Provincial Synod as an organ of the Anglican Church of Kenya. It exists to support the mission of the Anglican Church of Kenya. Its mission is:
‘’An ACK company established to hold in trust the real properties of the Dioceses and professionally maximize the returns to help facilitate the Church in its holistic purposes.’’
‘’To be the leading institution in providing professional advice to ACK and the Dioceses by enabling the Church to access appropriate material support, ideas and opportunities for sustainable growth and the spread of the gospel.’’
- The Gospel.
- Superior customer service.
- Transparency and accountability.
- Integrity and good stewardship.
- Enhanced Strategic Investments.
- Enhanced Partnerships with Dioceses (Diocesan drive to self-sustenance)
- Church workers personal development
- Growth of the ACK Staff Provident Fund
- Strengthened Trusteeship Role
Board of governors (Composition)
- Chairman – The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya
- Two Bishops of the Anglican Church of Kenya, one of whom shall be the Chair of the Provincial Board of Finance
- The Provincial Secretary of the Anglican Church of Kenya
- The Managing Director of the company
- Four members elected based on their business abilities
Church Commissioners (members of The Trust)
- The Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya
- Diocesan Bishops of all the Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Kenya situated in the Republic of Kenya.
- One clerk in Holy Orders (a Clergy) from each Diocese nominated by the Standing
Committee of its Diocesan Synod
- One layman from each Diocese nominated by the Standing Committee of its Diocesan Synod
The Most Rev. Dr. Jackson Ole Sapit is the current Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya. He is also the Bishop of the All Saints Cathedral Diocese and the Bishop in Ordinary of the Kenya Defence Forces. He holds a Diploma in Theology from the Berea Theological College, Nakuru, a Degree in Divinity from the St. Paul’s University and a Master’s Degree in Social Development and Sustainable Livelihoods from the University of Reading, England. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Global University for lifelong Learning in California.
Prior to his Current Posting, he served as a clergy in various Dioceses within the Anglican Church in Kenya and as the Bishop of Kericho Diocese. Currently he sits on various other Organization’s Boards where he brings his knowledge in leadership and Development. He is also the Chairman of the St. Paul’s University, Limuru.
The Most Rev. Dr. Jackson Ole Sapit is committed to building the church and ensuring holistic growth within communities. Through the ACK strategic Plan 2018-2027, he intends to drive the Church’s agenda is social transformation in the country.
The Rev. Dr. Canon Rosemary Muthoni Mbogo is the Provincial Secretary of the Anglican Church of Kenya. A dynamic leader, trainer and manager, Dr. Rosemary holds a Bachelor of Education (University of Nairobi) and a Masters of Arts degree in Theology and Biblical Counseling from the Nairobi International School of Theology. She has worked as a teacher, Head-teacher, Inspector of schools, lecturer, and University Council Member at St. Paul’s University. In addition, she is an ordained clergy in the Anglican Church. Until 2018, she was the Chairperson of the National Council of Churches. She has also been involved in other national advocacy engagements which have contributed immensely in addressing issues affecting the country. These includes, among others, the National Council of Churches of Kenya as the Commission Member.
Dr. Rosemary has also published two books namely “Woman, a vessel of Honor” and Great Potential” explores various issues that affect women and the place that they hold in the growth of a vibrant society. She passionately, highlights the dignity of women in Development both in terms of personal and community growth.
Prof William Otiende Ogara has over 25 years of experience in both the financial and Civil Society (FBO) sector. He has worked with Price water house Coopers as an auditor, CORAT Africa as the Executive Director for consultancy and research and currently as the Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Leadership Renewal Africa. He is also an expert in coaching support and Organization Development.