Rev. Dung John Dayuru was born to the family of John Dayuru on the 11th September, 1965 in Chwel of Riyom Local Government of Plateau State of Nigeria.

He accepted Christ in 1983 through Mr. Pam Dung Nyam and Rev. Bulus Dung Tsok and was baptized in 1984 by late Rev. Zakka Bupwada of ECWA Bishara 2, Jenta Jos, Plateau State.

He is happily married to Chundung Ibrahim Bot on the 26th March, 1994. The marriage is blessed with five children and they are: Ruth Dung John (late), Grace Nerat Dung John, Joy Yeipyeng Dung John, Elijah Netyang Dung John and Joseph Reto Dung John.

Rev. Dayaru went to LGED Primary School Gyel 1975 – 1980, ECWA Bible College Kagoro 1986 – 1991 and the Theological College of Northern Nigeria 1997 – 2002.

He was ordained as a COCIN Pastor on May, 1995 by Rev. Dr. Musa Gotom at COCIN RCC Kuru.

He has worked at COCIN CC Kogom, LCC Kaduna Vom, COCIN LCC Kaduna Vom, COCIN LCC Tya Vom, COCIN LCC Gyel Bukuru, Chairman COCIN RCC Gyel and COCIN LCC Ikeja, Lagos and is currently the Leading Pastor of COCIN Uganda.