SYNOD PROGRAMME

SUNDAY, 6TH MAY, 2018

4.00 p.m.   SYNOD SERVICE

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: 

The Chancellor

The Provost

The Synod Secretary

The Rev. Canon Akpoghene Okoro

The Rev. Canon Adekunle Ajado

Mr. Dan Horsfal

 

PREACHER: 

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Johnson Akinwamide Atere, Ph.D

 (Diocesan Bishop of Awori)

 

Theme:

“Ebenezer: Sursum Corda” (I Samuel 7: 12, I Timothy 2: 8)

 

MONDAY, 7TH MAY, 2018                     

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

8.00 a.m.   HOLY COMMUNION

 Celebrant:   The Rev. Canon Taiwo O. Awosika

Assistants:  The Rev. Canon Christopher O. Afesojaiye

                       The Rev. Obioma Nwankwo

                       The Rev. Charles Ahamefule Ezeh

                        The Rev. Ayodejo Oluwasina Oso

 

PREACHER:      The Rev. Joseph Ifeanyi Ezenwa

                           ANCOPEN, Royal Gardens Estate, Ajah

                  

Theme:      Lifted Hearts Still Opens Heaven’s Doors

 

9.50-10.40a.m.   BIBLE EXPOSITION  I:   God’s Work, God Strength:

                                                Rejecting Divine Engagement, Upholding

                                                Human Agenda Yet Empty Without Help

                                                From Above

 

Book:  I SAMUEL 1 -20

 

Presenter:    The Rev. Bolajoko Osinupebi

                                  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 188

(h)     The Presidential Address (B)

(i)      Apprecication  – Lord Chancellor

(j)      Blessing – The Diocesan

(k)     Withdrawal Hymn – CH 631

 

Assistants: The Ven. Ore-Oluwa Agbelusi

The Ven. 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 –         Rejecting God’s Help and It Is Eden, All Over Again

                  

PRESENTER:    The Ven. David Olabisi

                                      Vicar, King’s Church, Enu-Owa, Lagos

 

 6.00 p.m.   Closing prayers.


TUESDAY, 8TH 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 Ven. Levi E. Opara

                   The Ven. Folorunso Ore-Oluwa Agbelusi

                   The Ven. Uchenna Eleazar Ekwensi

                   The Rev. Opeyemi Adeyemo

                   The Rev. Ewere Silas Okoh

                   The Rev. Iyiola Oluwasegun Sopeju

 

PREACHER:      The Ven. Olumuyiwa Adebowale Oyewole

 

Topic:         Always Victorious and Full of Thanksgiving in God’s Agenda

 

9.50-10.55a.m.   BIBLE EXPOSITION  II:        God’s Work, God Strength:

                                                Rejecting Divine Engagement, Upholding

                                                Human Agenda Yet Empty Without Help

                                                From Above

 

Book:  I SAMUEL 1 -20

 

Presenter:    The Rev. Bolajoko Osinupebi

                                  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: God Needs Man to Fulfill Divine Agenda:

                                      Fact or Fiction

Presenter:    The Ven. ’Tunde Oduwole

                                      Our Saviour’s Church, T.B.S., Lagos

  

5.00- 6.00p.m     PLENARY SESSION

 

6.00 p.m.   (i)      ADOPTION OF MINUTES

                   (ii)      CLOSING PRAYERS

 

WEDNESDAY, 9TH MAY, 2017

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

 

8.00 a.m.   MATTINS

Conductor:    The Ven. Ebenezer Olufemi Onipede

Assistants      The Rev. Canon John Ifeanyichukwu Nriama

                         The Rev. Geoffrey Chukwudi Anajemba

                         The Rev. Joseph Olanrewaju Owoeye

 

 

PREACHER:      The Rev. David Akintunde Coker

                              Vicar, Church of Praise, Eputu, Lagos

 

Topic:         So Far, God Has Brought and Helped Us

 

 

9.50-10.40a.m.   BIBLE EXPOSITION  III:      God’s Work, God Strength:

                                                Rejecting Divine Engagement, Upholding

                                                Human Agenda Yet Empty Without Help

                                                From Above

 

Book:  I SAMUEL 1 -20

 

Presenter:    The Rev. Bolajoko Osinupebi

                                  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, 10TH MAY 2018

 

CLERGY CONFERENCE

AT FAITH PLAZA, BARIGA

9.00 a.m.        HOLY COMMUNION

Celebrant:     The Ven. Ebenezer Olufolahan Olubajo

Assistants:     The Ven. David Olugbade Adekola

                         The Rev. Canon Basil Ndubuisi Iberosi

                          The Rev. Canon Oladimeji Adekunle Dina

                          The Rev. Emmanuel Ugochukwu Mordi

 

 

PREACHER:      The Rev. Asoliye Douglas-West

                   St. Peter’s Church, Sangotedo

 

TOPIC:      Sustaining God’s Help for an Impatient Generation, Maintaining

                   Church Relevance When the Devil has Gone Digital

 

 11.00 a.m. SPECIAL SESSION

 

PAPER III  Can an Anglican Clergyman Fulfill His Ministry in a Suspecting

                   and Declining Generation?

 

PRESENTER:    The Ven. Dr. Festus Oluwole Ajayi

                             Our Saviour’s Church, T.B.S., Lago

 

12.00 noon         DIOCESAN’S HOUR

 

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

                   and Benediction.

 

2.30p.m     LUNCH & DEPARTURE