Watoto Church


Watoto is a family of people from all over the world who are working together to ensure that the forgotten have a place to belong.

In a time of civil war, we planted Watoto Church in Kampala, Uganda to speak hope and life to the nation. 

Since then, Watoto has placed thousands of orphans in families, empowered vulnerable women to reach their communities, rescued babies and former child soldiers, sent children’s choirs across six continents, and see over 30,000 celebrate Christ in 16 church campuses across Uganda, and in Juba, South Sudan.

As we work alongside the most vulnerable in our society, our aim is to rescue individuals and raise each one as a leader in their sphere of life so that, in turn, they will rebuild the nation. 

In over 39 years, the challenges facing the nation have changed, but the vision remains the same.

In all of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.

Vision and Values

We are an English-speaking cell based community church, celebrating Christ, growing and multiplying as each one reaches one, touching those around us with the love of Jesus, bringing healing to the cities and the nations...


Watoto Church owes its growth and vision to a Godly and effective structure, where church governance is carried out by a team of God-fearing men and women...

Our Beliefs

We believe that the Bible is God's final revelation and constitutes our all-sufficient rule of faith and practice. This Church shall accept, stand-by, act upon, and adhere to the fundamental beliefs as outlined hereunder...


It all started with the broadcast of a carefully crafted TV ad, featuring the Skinner family, placed strategically after the then popular Jimmy Swaggart programme on a local Ugandan television station, UTV....


The church has a leadership structure, with a Church Council (CC) at its apex. The Church Council is the overall policy and regulatory organ of Watoto Church and ensures good practice at all levels...

Contact Us

Thank you for visiting our website. You can reach us with any inquiries on connect@watotochurch.com (Uganda) and connectjuba@watotochurch.com (South Sudan).