Welcome to our Diocese

Welcome to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT), Eastern and Coastal Diocese (ECD). The ECD has Parishes, Sub-parish and six Districts which make a Diocese of more than 2 million members who actively participate to spread the Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ and to serve the society spiritually, mentally and physically.

There is always something happening here, and We invite you to come and find out more about our Diocese. We hope that this Digital Welcome Kit will give you the information you require regarding life at Eastern and Coastal Diocese.

You are warmly welcome!!!

malasusa    Dear Friends
At the very outset, I want to take a moment to extend a very warm welcome for everyone to Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania, Eastern and Coastal Diocese. To give you some idea of what we’re all about, I’ll quickly outline some of our foundation beliefs.

Our vision : The Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ for all nations.
Our mission: To spread the Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ and to serve the society spiritually, mentally and physically.

We’re all about society. Every person who walks through our doors is important to us because, Christianity is all about a Person, and less about a set of rules that’s why We exist to serve the society spiritually, mentally and physically.

We value your visitation to the website and welcome any question/comment/advice you may have through addresses presented in the “contact us” page.

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

In the grip of Grace,

Archibishop Dr. Alex G. Malasusa
Archibishop of E.L.C.T

Eastern and Coastal Diocese

The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you. 1 Corinthians 16:23
Your warmly welcome to our Diocese and in any church family within the Diocese. We’re honoured to share many things about us with you as we worship God’s risen Son

We’re all about Jesus Christ. We believe that Jesus was who HE said HE was, the Son of God who came and died for our sins. So if this is your first time to visit our Diocese, We hope that you will get to know Him as we do as the believer of HIS existence, because He’s truthfully what life is all about for us!

Whether you’re just having a glance of our Diocese website, or searching out for a place to worship, we’re pleased to have you here. Enjoy coming around the webpages of our Diocese with us, and God Almighty bless you!!

In HIS service,

Rev Chediel Lwiza
Assistant to the Bishop

Eastern and Coastal Diocese

secretary General Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Colossians 1:2
“Let me wish you a warm welcome to our official website, You’re warmly welcomed to our Eastern and Coastal Diocese. We will love to see you participating with us using your special gift which God placed within you, and We want you to know the love of God and feel His presence.

You are so special to the Lord and special to us too. Let serve the Living God together by helping the needs spiritually, physically and mentally because your life has significance and there’s purpose in what you do.

Your servant in Christ,

Godfrey L. Nkini
Secretary General

Eastern and Coastal Diocese

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