House on the Hill Church

House on the Hill Church

House on the Hill is a vibrant church that loves God, loves people and lives life with passion.

NCLC is a vibrant church that loves God, loves people and lives life with passion. Led by Pastors Jon and Dee Cook we're building an awesome church (and Kids Church) that'll help put a smile the face of Mwanza. At NCLC you can expect a great welcome, extravagant, modern worship and Bible-based teaching that's relevant to your everyday life. As Christians we believe we are called to reach out to the poor, the marginalised and those who society has cast aside. We have a responsibility to begin writing a new story in and through their lives. This is a story of hope, of value and worth, where people are not only loved but also believed in. Where the individual – the one- is to be celebrated for who they are and given the opportunity to contribute to the transformation of their world. This is why we are going to Mwanza,Tanzania, this summer. And we won't be going-it-alone. Believing in the power of connection we have carefully selected local organisations to partner with such as Bridge2aid – a well-established dental charity. A key focus will be working with them at Bukumbi Care Centre, located just outside of Mwanza, on some innovative community development and micro-enterprise initiatives. We passionately believe that the answer to socio-economic problems encountered in Tanzania can be found in the unlocked potential of the Tanzanian people. If we can help create an environment of belief, hope and value where we can teach and equip Tanzanian nationals to build and develop dormant entrepreneurial skills – then a nation will be impacted by the very people who call it home. The Bukumbi Care Centre has become a haven of support and care for some of the most marginalised people of Tanzania. In biblical terms the people thought of as 'the least of these' – the very ones Jesus calls us to care for. Some residents are there because of illness and disability, some simply because they are albino and face mutilation or death because of this. In partnering with Bridge2aid, and with your support, we believe we can bring something new and vital into an already thriving project creating an environment to impact many more lives. We’ll also be contributing to other projects too, including Kuleana – an amazing project helping street children and the Forever Angels orphanage, to name just two.

Mission: To reach and influence the world by building a large Christ-centred, Bible-based Church, changing mindsets and empowering people to lead and impact in every sphere of life.

Work is underway on two new classrooms, office and toilet blocks at House on the Hill Church.

We are having an African food fundraiser at the Westgate Hall, Newcastle, Saturday 13th October 4pm-6pm. It's £10 for adults and £5 for kids and students. Simply make a donation on the website and come with the email receipt on your phone (or bring cash on the day).

You will enjoy an African meal and hear a short update on what is happen in Mwanza.


Today we had a great session with Compassion Tanzania training our staff and volunteers in child protection. It’s so good to be around these great people!

I’m so excited that this Sunday, we are going to see our own kids sponsored through Compassion International. It’s a new season of blessing for them and whoever gets the privilege of sponsoring them.

Our amazing team at House on the Hill Church hosting 100 children and their families on their first day as a Compassion centre. This is the dream!

First day as a Compassion centre. Our amazing team at House on the Hill Church welcoming 100 children and their families. This is the dream.

Here is the amazing team in Mwanza starting their training with Compassion International in preparation for opening a new Compassion centre. So excited for this new adventure! Compassion UK

Reaching out to the community on Christmas Eve. Happy Christmas everyone.

A great first Sunday for The House on the Hill Church. The best is yet to come!

The roof is going on fast. Not long now before we move into the new building!

[12/24/16]   Tomorrow there is no church service. We wish you all a great Christmas day with family and friends. See you all again for a New Year's day service 11am on 1st January 2017!

Today we gave gifts of food packages to help families from our community who are facing difficult situations this Christmas. Samueli also played games with the kids.

[12/10/16]   Tommorrow is our Christmas service. Come for carols, drama and Christmas fun! Service starts at 11am, Isamilo Lodge

Digging the toilet pit for the new building; dirty work but someone's got to do it. And, taken delivery of all our bricks!

More progress on the building

It was great to have Bishop Rev Dr Barnabas Mtokumbali to come and see the progress of our building work and pray with us there.

The foundations for House on the Hill Centre are being built. Exciting times!

The team doing a great job of leading church while we are in England.

Getting ready to lay the foundations for our new church building. So excited!

Pastor Dee speaking to 162 students at the TAG Bible college in Mwanza

Getting involved in the building. 💪🏻

The wall is going up fast!

Starting with the boundary wall.

Work begins on the land!

Shaidu helping some local children with extra tuition

Today we did a blessing of one month old baby Judith.

Bahati preaching for the first time. Such a faithful servant of Christ.

Amazing to have Pastor Jon with us today!

House on the Hill Church

The guys looking smart on their first day of vocational training.

The guys looking good on their first day of vocational training

[01/26/16]   Just about to take most of the team to the airport. We are going to miss them. They have had such an impact on all of us. At least we get Andrew Gordon for another week!

Dan and Samueli speaking to our kids and youth.

[01/19/16]   Can't wait for our team from England to arrive on Wednesday. It will be life changing for them and us.

Thanks to International Language School Isamilo for providing 4 free Nursery spaces for children from our community.

This is the land that we just bought! Believing for great things to be accomplished here in this place.

[10/25/15]   Today Tanzania chooses a new president and ruling party. We are praying for. Peaceful and just elections. God loves Tanzania.

NCLC Chicks.

We have chickens! This is our new chicken business to train those in our House on the Hill project.

Great day in church today completely packed service and sharing food afterwards.

[09/20/15]   Celebrating 10 amazing years of NCLC and 4 years here in Mwanza. God's Church is not peripheral to the world; it is the hope of salvation for all. This is no other place I'd rather be planted.

Emily making some new friends at the NCLC cinema night.

On location filming Emmanuel's story. Coming soon!

Great to have Emily with us teaching some of our amazing youth.

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Opening Hours

Sunday 10:00 - 11:15
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