Pastor Tom Kula who is also husband to Pastor Imelda Namutebi was pronounced dead on Thursday afternoon after battling with short illness. “Liberty family with great sorrow announces the passing on of our dear father and loving kind pastor Dr Thomas kula today at 2 pm,”, Liberty Worship Centre international posted on Facebook to announce the sad news.
Many tributes have been pouring from both international and national congregants of not only Liberty Worship Centre Church but also Men and Women of God with messages to strengthen Pastor Imelda Namutebi and the family.
Close friends and colleagues recalled the Born-again preacher as a ‘father figure,’ mentor, and Bible teacher, who devoted himself to the Gospel. At Kansanga Miracle Centre, the lead Pastor Isaac Kyobe Kiwewesi said, the Church “stands with Pr Imelda Namutebi and the Liberty Worship Centre lnternational as they have lost a Father Figure.”
“We extend our thoughts and prayers to you and the entire family at Liberty Worship Center,” Pastor Ben Ochola said in a ministry statement to Pastor Namutebi.
“May the God of peace Himself supply you strength and comfort during this trying time,” he added.
In a release, Pastor Charles Kasibante of House of Inspiration Church Mutundwe said the deceased “has been a great and solid man of God in this country and to the rest of the world.”He will be missed, he added.
“We have lost a pastor, husband, father and a minister of God,” Pastor Joseph Ngooma said on his part.
Apostle Umar Mulinde, Dr Joseph Serwadda, Apostle John Bunjo and others have also paid tribute to Pastor Kula.