Clergy, members of the PCEA church in Kenya and the whole country is in mourning following the passing on of Reverend Peter Kania (pictured above), the former Secretary-General of the PCEA General Assembly.
Outgoing Secretary General of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) Rev Kaniah passed on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Nairobi Hospital where had been admitted for the last two weeks.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent his condolences to congregants of the PCEA Church, friends and the family of Rev. Peter Kariuki Kania.
In his message of condolence, the President remembered Rev. Kania as a gifted minister of the gospel.
“Death has robbed our nation of a dedicated evangelist and distinguished church administrator whose immense contribution to the development of the Christian faith in Kenya shall be dearly missed,” President Uhuru said.
“Rev. Kania’s good work as an evangelist and Church administrator can be seen in the growth of the PCEA Church in the country during his time as its Secretary General and in the parishes where he served over the years,” the President eulogised.
The President wished the family of the departed prelate, the PCEA Church and all Christians in the country God’s comfort as they come to terms with the passing away of Rev. Kania.
Reverend Kania who hailed from Aguthi/Gaaki Ward in Tetu Constituency, was a well-known figure at Gaaki Parish Nyeri Presbytery and the county.
The late Rev. Peter Kariuki Kania will be laid to rest this Thursday.