SYNOD PROGRAMME

 

The Second Session of the Thirty-Third Synod, holding from Sunday  7th  to Thursday,  11th  May,  2017.

THEME:     SERVING – Ephesians 2:10

VENUE:            

  1. OPENING SYNOD SERVICE, Sunday, 7th May, 2017 at The Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos at 4.00 p.m.
  2. SYNOD SERVICE, OPENING CEREMONIES and SYNOD MEETINGS on Monday, 8th May, 2017 at Our Saviour’s Church Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos  from 8.00 a.m.
  3. SYNOD  SERVICES  &  SYNOD  MEETINGS  on Tuesday, 9th & Wednesday, 10th May, 2017 from 8.00 a.m. daily at Our Saviour’s Church, Tafawa Square, Lagos.
  4. CLERGY CONFERENCE on Thursday,  11th May, 2017 at the Faith Plaza, Bariga from 9.00 a.m.

 

SUNDAY, 7TH MAY, 2017

4.00 p.m.               SYNOD SERVICE

                 At The Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos.

PRESIDING:        The Most Revd. Dr. Ephraim Adebola Ademowo, OON, FNAL, Ph.D

                         Diocesan Bishop of Lagos and

                         Dean Emeritus, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

Assisting:             His Excellency, The Executive Governor of Lagos State

The Chancellor

The Provost

The Synod Secretary

The Rev. Christian Okeke

The Rev. Bola Osinupebi

PREACHER:        The Rt. Rev. Phillip Adeyemo  (Diocesan Bishop of Omu-Aran)

Theme:              “SERVING” – (Ephesians 2:10)

 

 MONDAY, 8TH MAY, 2017

 At OUR SAVIOUR’S CHURCH T.B.S., LAGOS

 

8.00 a.m.              HOLY COMMUNION

Celebrant              The Ven. Olumuyiwa Adebowale Oyewole

Assistants              The Rev. Canon Francis Abimbola Aduroja

                                The Rev. Stephen Nnaemeka Ojukwu

                                The Rev. Charles Ahaemefule Ezeh

                                The Rev. Amos Abimbola Ogunsanwo

PREACHER:        The Ven. Gabriel Chijioke Ezeanya

                       Canon Residentiary, Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos

Theme:    Serving: God’s Priorities Vis a Vis Man’s Priorities for an Eternal Agenda in a Fallen World

 

9.50-10.40a.m.    BIBLE EXPOSITION  I:

Assisting to Remove the Fear of Serving God, Who Equips and Who

Alone Understands the Outcomes and Alone Rewards

 

Book:           1 Peter 1 – 5

Presenter:    The Ven. Julius Omotayo Aduloju,

Vicar, Church of the Nativity, Parkview, Ikoyi-Lagos.

 

11.00 a.m.             OPENING CEREMONIES

                              (a)        Processional Hymn: A&MNS 170

(b)        Opening Prayers

(c)        Roll Call

(d)        Introduction of Special Guests

(e)        Greetings  from Guests & other Dioceses

(f)         The Presidential Address (A)

(g)        Hymn for Short Break – A&MR 482

(h)        The Presidential Address (B)

(i)         Appreciation  – Lord Chancellor

(j)         Blessing – The Diocesan

(k)        Withdrawal Hymn – A&MR 171

 

Assistants:           The Rev. Canon Ore-Oluwa Agbelusi

The Rev. Canon Uche Ekwensi

The Rev. Opeyemi Adeyemo

 

2.00p.m.        LUNCH BREAK

 

3.00 p.m.       REPORTS & ELECTIONS          

                      (a)       Diocesan Board’s Report by the Synod Secretary

(b)       Diocesan Financial Report by the Diocesan Treasurer

 

4.30p.m         PAPER 1 –  FUNDAMENTALS OF SERVING: What God Intended

PRESENTER:      The Rt. Rev.  S. T. G. Adewole (Diocesan Bishop of Jebba)

6.00 p.m.               Closing prayers.

 

TUESDAY, 9TH MAY, 2017

at OUR SAVIOUR’S CHURCH T. B. S., Lagos

 

8.00 a.m.           HOLY COMMUNION

Celebrant:             The Most Revd. Dr. Ephraim Adebola Ademowo

Assistants:             The Very Rev. Adebola Ayodeji Ojofeitimi

The Rev. Canon Ore-Oluwa Agbelusi

The Rev. Canon Uche Ekwensi

The Rev. Opeyemi Adeyemo

The Rev. Silas Ewere Okoh

The Rev. Henry Azubuike Mooh

 

PREACHER:        The Rev. Canon Taiwo Awosika

 

Topic:                    BENEFITS OF SERVING: Privilege Few, Preparing for Eternal Blessing

 

9.50-10.55a.m.    BIBLE EXPOSITION  II:

Assisting to Remove the Fear of Serving God, Who Equips and Who

Alone Understands the Outcomes and Alone Rewards

Book:           1 Peter 1 – 5

 

Presenter:    The Ven. Julius Omotayo Aduloju,

                           Vicar, Church of the Nativity, Parkview, Ikoyi-Lagos.

 

11.00-12.55pm.   COMMITTEE MEETINGS

1.00-1.50p.m.       LUNCH BREAK

2.00 – 4.00p.m.     COMMITTEE  MEETINGS

4.00- 5.00p.m       PAPER II: The Realities of Serving: Perspectives on Present-day Definition

Presenter:      THE RT. REV. DR. ALEX IBEZIM (Diocesan Bishop of Awka)

5.00- 6.00p.m       PLENARY SESSION

6.00 p.m.                (i)   ADOPTION OF MINUTES

                                (ii)  CLOSING PRAYERS

 

WEDNESDAY, 10TH MAY, 2017

AT OUR SAVIOUR’S CHURCH, T. B. S., Lagos.

8.00 a.m.              MATTINS

Conductor:           The Rev. Canon Ohwoefe Akpoghene Okoro

Assistants           The Rev. Innocent Ifeanyi Okafor

The Rev. Raphael Oladapomoye Gbenle

The Rev. Edwin Uche Sesay

PREACHER:        The Ven. Samuel Olaitan Ifeyemi

                                Vicar, St. Peter’s Church, Ikota, Lagos.

Topic:                    THE PITFALLS OF SERVING WITH RESERVATIONS

 

9.50-10.40a.m.    BIBLE EXPOSITION  III:

Assisting to Remove the Fear of Serving God, Who Equips and Who

Alone Understands the Outcomes and Alone Rewards

Book:           1 Peter 1 – 5

Presenter:    The Ven. Julius Omotayo Aduloju,

                                                   Vicar, Church of the Nativity, Parkview, Ikoyi-Lagos.

 

10.50 a.m.             EPISCOPAL AWARDS CEREMONY

12 noon                 PLENARY SESSION

1.00 p.m.              LUNCH BREAK

2.00 p.m.             PLENARY SESSION

4.00 p.m.             CLOSING CEREMONIES

                               (a)           RESOLUTIONS

(b)           COMMUNIQUÉ

(c)           ADOPTION OF MINUTES

(d)           CLOSING PRAYERS


THURSDAY, 11TH MAY 2017

CLERGY CONFERENCE

AT FAITH PLAZA, BARIGA

 

9.00 a.m.                    HOLY COMMUNION

Celebrant:                  The Ven. David Olabisi Adebayo

Assistants:                  The Rev. Matthew Sunday Oyekan

                                     The Rev. Luke Ezechukwu Egwuatu

                                     The Rev. IyanuOluwa Ayodele Amoo

                                     The Rev. Ikeolu Adetunji Idowu

PREACHER:             The Ven. Olumuyiwa Adebowale Oyewole

                                     Vicar, Church for All Nations, Victoria Island, Lagos

TOPIC:      BECOMING A TOTAL MAN OF GOD WITH A DESIRE TO FINISH WELL

11.00 a.m.     SPECIAL SESSION

  • PAPER III             SERVING WITHOUT COUNTING THE COST
  • PRESENTER:      The Rt. Rev. Isaac I. Oluyamo (Diocesan Bishop of Ijesa North)

12.00 noon    DIOCESAN’S HOUR

2.00 p.m.       Prayer of Commitment, Synod Hymn, Synod Prayer and Benediction.

2.30p.m         LUNCH & DEPARTURE