ARTS and WTC-Uganda

Through the generous giving of our members, The Crossing has provided significant support to African Reformed Theological Seminary (ARTS) and Westminster Theological College-Uganda (WTC-U) located near Kampala. ARTS offers a Masters of Arts in Theology Studies (MATS), while her sister school, WTC-U, offers diploma and Bachelors of Arts in Theological Studies (BATS). These two institutions offer high quality reformed theological education to the Kenyan pastors we partner to educate. So far, we have supported well over a dozen Kenyan pastors via scholarship.
A Thank You from Dr. Dave and ARTS:
We are so grateful for this VERY generous donation. This has been a HUGE boost to finishing the campus and getting us ready for students. This week we had about 20 students attending Systemic Theology I and next week the same number for ST II.  Then we host about 30 students for three weeks of Biblical Hebrew. The [enclosed] report details how the funds were spent. Please pass this on to the appropriate persons at The Crossing. We want to express gratitude to the Crossings elders and the donors for their investment in ARTS. Please get back with any questions.
In the Lamb,
Below are photos of the newly opened ARTS campus where extensive renovations were required to convert an aging primary school into a graduate seminary. Your donations helped make this possible.

Convocation & Dedication of ARTS Campus:
Student Elections:
Assembly space and classrooms:
Library with donated theology reference collection:
Men’s Dorms:
Wood-burner outdoor (safer/sustainable) kitchen: Security gates (an unfortunate necessity):Further construction of a women’s dorm is ongoing:
A note about why two campuses:
The administrations for both institutions were formerly united on one campus but were required to divide into two independent entities on two campuses to meet the criteria of accreditation by the Ugandan educational authority which prefers division between undergraduate and graduate programs. The fact than a campus was found, obtained at decent price, funded and renovated with one one year of closure of the seminary is a miracle in an of itself. Let alone all that it took to gain accreditation!
Both of these institutions have been tremendously accountable for the funds we’ve entrusted to them and have communicated very well with The Crossing leadership and our partnering donors.

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