SHYIRA DIOCESE
Shyira Diocese Cathedral

Shyira Diocese Cathedral

Our Mission is: To proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, nurture believers, encourage and enable Christians to live after Jesus in obedience of the Holy Scripture.

Shyira Diocese is located in the Musanze district, the most mountainous district of Rwanda. Our diocese's headquarters is in Ruhengeri. We work to meet the needs of our faith communities in the Musanze, Burera, Gakenke and Nyabihu districts.
Established in 1984, the Syria diocese consists of::
· 323 local congregations served through 42 parishes
· A faith community that serves over 75,000 people.
· 52 schools subsidized by the government, but whose spiritual leadership, nurture and infrastructure development is in the hands of the diocese.

There are over 200 pre-primary care centers in our local congregations designed to offer pre-primary education and care where the government does not.
· Sonrise Christian Boarding School whose mission is to provide the educational, physical, health and spiritual needs of the children that God has placed in our care.
· A health center
694 economics savings groups created to empower people economically and foster saving.

Mother's Union, A Women's Ministry that also runs economic empowerment programs designed to teach widowed and HIV Positive women marketable skills.