EPISCOPAL VISIT TO IMO ACHDEACONRY

EPISCOPAL VISIT TO IMO ACHDEACONRY

VISITATION OF THE BISHOP AND MAMA ILESA TO IMO ARCHDEACONRY
ST JAMES’ CHURCH IMO


The Bishop and Mama Ilesa were welcomed by the good people of St James’ Imo. The Vicar and Archdeacon, Ven I.O Ariyo welcomed the Bishop and introduced him officially to the congregants. Chief (Mrs) V.M Dada introduced mama Ilesa, Barr (Mrs) Seun Dapo-Asaju. Asiwaju Amos Ajiferuke also welcomed the Bishop & Mama Ilesa to the church.
The Bishop greeted all the congregants. He thanked the church for the support rendered to the Archbishop of Lagos, Humphrey Olumakaiye during his tenure as Vicar of the church. He admonished the church to preach the gospel and accept it with faith and joy. He enjoined members to go out on evangelism. He also enjoined them to support the work of evangelism with their substances. He stressed on the need for peace with the sister dioceses and building of Ijesa Anglican Heritage Centre.
Mama Ilesa greeted the members and enjoined women to join hands together and demonstrate love to each other. The Bishop blessed the parish.

BISHOP JOHN FALOPE MEMORIAL CHURCH OMI ASORO


The congregation welcomed the lord Bishop and mama Ilesa to the church. The Vicar, Ven. A. A Ajadi welcomed and introduced the Bishop and mama Ilesa. The Bishop greeted the congregants and thanked them for their support so far. He requested for more support. He enjoined the parishioners to put on the nature of Christ. He also charged them to checked up on one another. He said the Anglican church being the ‘original’, the youth are to be brought back and be trained.
Mama Ilesa greeted the church and enjoined the women to always be spiritually sensitive. Mr Ajayi appreciated the Bishop. The bishop then blessed the members in prayer.

STEPHEN AKINBOLAGBE ANG. CHURCH ORITA ILOKO


The congregation welcomed the Bishop and Mama Ilesa. The Vicar, Rev Canon P.O Adewuyi welcomed and introduced the Bishop and Mama Ilesa. The Bishop greeted the members. He enjoined members to look out for the missing souls. Mama Ilesa also greeted the congregants and admonished them to thank God always regardless and always keep the fire burning. The Bishop asked the archdeacon to pray for members and the Bishop gave the benediction.

ST STEPHEN’S ANG. CHURCH OMO IJESA


The members trooped out in their numbers to welcome baba and mama Ilesa. The traditional ruler, Olomo of Omo Ijesa, Oba Adeolu Adejola welcomed the bishop and mama Ilesa. The Vicar, Rev Canon A.O Fasakin welcomed and introduced the bishop and mama Ilesa. The bishop recognised the kabiyesi and greeted and thanked the of the church. He charged the members to uphold the church. Mama Ilesa also greeted the congregants. The bishop then asked Ven Ajadi to bless them and he gave the benediction.

CHRIST ANG. CHURCH ILERIN


The members embraced the bishop and mama Ilesa with a warm welcome. The Vicar, Rev Canon K.B Opajobi welcomed and introduced the Bishop and mama Ilesa. He introduced all parishioners to the bishop. The bishop greeted them and charged them to take care of the church. He enjoined them to preach the gospel. Mama Ilesa also greeted and charged them. The Bishop and mama Ilesa promised to renovate the church building. The bishop prayed for the members and blessed them.

ST PETER’S ANG CHURCH IJEMBA


The members welcomed the diocesan and mama. The Vicar, Ven. E.O Jogbodo welcomed and introduced the Bishop and mama Ilesa. He introduced every member of the church. The Bishop appreciated the Vicar and member for taking good care of the church. He charged them to continue in love, contact their children to always come home. Mama Ilesa prayed for the members. The bishop cancelled the outstanding assessment of the church as being requested. Ven K.O Adekunle prayed for the church and the Bishop gave the benediction.

Reported by
Justice Ajiferuke
Adeolu Oguntominiyi
For the Diocesan Media Team

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