Rev. Dr. Bukomeko James has been elected the 5th Bishop of Mityana Diocese. He will be consecrated and enthroned as bishop on 2nd February 2020 at St. Andrew’s Cathedral.
Rev. Bukomeko will succeed the Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu who was elected the 9th Archbishop of the Church of Uganda and will automatically become the Bishop of Kampala Diocese.
Rev. Bukomeko was born on 1st November 1968 in Luwero and is the youngest of twelve children. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Uganda Christian University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Uganda Management Institute, a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma in Education from Nkumba University.
He also has an Executive Certificate from Hertfordshire University. He was given an honorary doctorate from the London Bridge Business School.
When Rev. Bukomeko was 21 years old, the Bishop visited his home and challenged him about his faith. It was during that visit that he fully committed his life to Jesus Christ and has never regretted the decision.
Rev. Bukomeko was ordained a deacon and a priest in 1994. He has served in various capacities in Namirembe Diocese, including parish priest and Assistant Vicar.
Rev. Bukomeko married Rose Kokomeko in 1996. God has blessed them with five children, including twin girls.
The election was made by the House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda sitting at Namirembe Guest House on 7th November 2019.