Opening Service - Mama LessonThe Official Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Women’s Conference started at 10am on the 2nd day of Conference, 15th July. After the opening Prayers by the Conference Chaplain- The Rev Bola Osinupebi, the President of Conference, Mrs. Oluranti Ademowo ( Mama Lagos) officially declared the Conference open at exactly 10.05am. The Co-Chairpersons of this years’ conference are Engr. Dr. O. Olumide and Dr. Mrs. Olutoyin Phillips. They were supported by other special guests from all the churches in the host Archdeaconry – Etiosa.

Goodwill messages were received from sister dioceses, Clergy, retired Clergy and wives and friends and relatives of the President of Conference and the Diocese of Lagos. Some Bishops wives were present at the Official Opening ceremony. They include Mrs Bassey Akinde (Mama Mainland), Mrs. Motunrayo Olumakaiye (Mama Osun North East) Mrs. Sola Oluyamo (Mama Ijesha North), Mrs. Blessing Onuoha (Mama Arochukwu), Mrs. Foluke Adebayo (Mama Igbomina West) and Mrs. Olubunmi Odejide( retired mama Ifo). Also present were Mama Oluwole and so many other retired clergy wives and the Clergy from Lagos diocese. The President also read her presidential address during the official ceremony.

 

Awards/Recognition were also given to churches, departments and individuals as shown below

BEST CHURCHES IN EACH ARCHDEACONRY

  1. Lagos          –        St. David’s Lafiaji
  2. Apapa        –        St. Peter’s Church Olodi
  3. Epe             –        St. Michael’s Church Epe
  4. Etiosa        –        St, John’s Church Aroloya
  5. Ikoyi           –        Anglican Church of Nativity, ParkView.
  6. Victoria Island     –       New Era Church, Lekki
  7. Marine Beach       –       Immanuel Church Mobil Road.
  8. Kirikiri                   –       St. Phillips Church, Sari Iganmu
  9. Peninsula              –       Church of Transfiguration, Abijo
  10. Etiokun                 –       Christ Church, Akodo
  11. Ifesowapo             –       All Saints Church, Epe
  12. New Era                –       Church of Ascension, Badore
  13. Lagoon                  –       Anglican Church of Divine Providence, Adeba

BEST CHURCH ——   Anglican Church of Divine Providence, Adeba

 

BEST DEPARTMENT

  • Newsletter                     –        3rd position
  • Outreach                        –        2nd Position
  • Ladies Department        –        1st position

 

BEST CHURCHES IN FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

  • Our Saviour’s Church                       –        Group A
  • ANCOPEN, Lekki                                       –        Group B
  • Kings Church Enu-Owa                             –        Group C
  • Church of Penticost Ajah                            –        Group D
  • New Era Church Lekki                      –        Group E
  • Church of Redemption Lekki           –        Group F
  • St. Peter Church, Sangotedo             –        Group G
  • Church of the Living Faith, Lakowe –        Group H

 

BEST CHURCHES IN SACRIFICIAL GIVING

Our Saviour’s Church, TBS                      –           1st Position

Anglican Church of the Peninsula          –           2nd Position

Anglican Church of Nativity Parkview –         3rd Position

 

BEST INDIVIDUALS IN SACRIFICE

Mrs. Kate Isa            Church of Nativity              –           1st Position

Mrs. Ify Amuche: Our Saviour’s TBS                –           2nd Position

Mrs. Ego Okafor Our Saviour’s TBS

 

BARAK MISSION PARTNERS (men who are part of the Sacrifice contributions)

  • Our Diocesan: The Most Revd. Dr. Ephraim Adebola Ademowo – 1st Position
  • Ven. Segun Ladeinde                            – 2nd Position
  • Ven. Olabanji Egbiola                            –
  • Ven Oludare Otoki                       –
  • Rev. Joseph Ezenwa                    –
  • Arch. Olufemi Majekodunmi        –

 

BIBLE QUIZ

Victoria Island Archdeaconry                 –           1st Position

Marine Beach       “                                    –           2nd Position

Cathedral                  “                                 –           3rd Position

 

BEST GIRLS GUILD IN THE DIOCESE, Miss Blessing Chukwu (Anglican Church of divine Providence)

BEST INDIVIDUALS;

  • LAITY ——————- Mrs. Amaka Okekeocha (All Souls church, Lekki)
  • Best Clergy Wife —- Mrs. Modupe Okupevi (Church of Resurrection, 1004)
  • BEST STAFF ———— Mrs. Adedoyin Olatunji ( Faith Plaza Staff)

 

THE BEST ARCHDEACONRIES AWARD

Eti Osa Archdeaconry                   –           1st Position

Lagoon Archdeaconry                  –           2nd Position

Marine Beach Archdeaconry      –           3rd Position

 

A DAY AT THE FEET OF JESUS

A nine hours Spiritual programme on the 3rd day of the Conference tagged “At Jesus Feet”  started at exactly 6.00am with  a 30 minutes showers of blessing by the Conference Chaplain Rev. Bolajoko Osinupebi. After a period of quiet and praises, he gave an exposition on the theme ”My Totalty in Christ”  – Acts 17: 16 – 34 . The Chaplain summed it up by informing all present to release themselves for the spread of the Gospel and the service of God.

The song and drama ministration,  Word ministration, Testimonies and Sessions of prayers were all soul lifting periods in the presence of God. All participants which included the Conference delegates and other Parishioners from all the Churches in the Diocese and  non members from Bariga environs were touched, blessed and went back with satisfaction that of indeed they had met with the Lord.