Bishop. Dr Shekutaamba Vaino yaVaino Nambala
(2012 – 12 December 2021)
Shekutaamba Vaino yaVaino Nambala was born on the 05. 08. 1952 in Onewawa village, Omuntele, Ondonga. He attended pastoral training at Mapumulo, South Africa and obtained a Diploma in Theology in 1977-1980. He was ordained as pastor on the 12. 07. 1981, at Ongwediva. Nambala furthered at ST Paul, Minnesota, USA in 1983, from 1984 to 1986 he obtained a Masters of Theology in History. As from 1987, he obtained a Doctorate in Theology 1988-1990. He was consecrated as Bishop of the Eastern Diocese, and Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN) on the 13. 03. 2011 at Ongwediva. He was consecrated on some day together with Bishop Josafat Shanghala of the Western Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN), by Presiding Bishop Dr Tomas Shivute.