From Friday 14th to Sunday 16th June, 2019, Lead Apostle Geoffrey Nwogu paid a working visit to the Western Area of Nigeria cared for by Apostle Oscar K Nwanza and Bishop Isaak Adelabu.
Activities line up for the visit included Youth service, inspection of facilities at the proposed venue of the upcoming Youth Convention in August 2019, meeting with District ministers and divine services.
On arrival, the Lead Apostle conducted a divine service for the youths in Lagos with .107 in attendance. He reechoed the message of our Chief Apostle at the just concluded International Youth Convention in Germany with a word from John 13:34 - 35 " A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you......."
He urged the young people to love one another without expecting anything in return but as a commandment from God.
The Lead Apostle and his entourage on Saturday, 15th, visited Abeokuta, Ogun State in the morning to inspect facilities and their reediness at the proposed venue of their upcoming Youth Convention. Thereafter, He preceded to Igbo Ora District for meeting with district ministers on the new concept of ministry. 14 ministers were in attendance.
He concluded the day's itinerary with a divine service at Igbole with 90 brethren in attendance.
He exhorted them with a text from 1 Corinthians 12 : 7 "But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each for the profit of all" In his message, he reminded all that love and gentleness are gifts inherent in us for the benefit of our neighbors, insisting that we should live our life for one another.
Our Lead Apostle rounded off his apostolic visit with a festive divine service on Sunday 16th, at Odo Ona congregation where 210 brethren were anxiously waiting for him. He charged the joyful congregation with a word from Hebrews 2 :1 ”Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away"
Here, he urged them to hold unto what they have heard about the love of God, Christ’s sacrifice, death, resurrection, ascension and his eminent return. Apostle Oscar K Nwanza, and District elder Adenekan assisted at the altar. A special moment was observed, as the lead apostle by the commission of District Apostle Michael Ehrich, served holy communion for the departed to Bishop Adelabu and District Elder Adenekan.
In the divine services at Igbo ora and Odo Ona, the lead apostle Appointed 2 district leaders.
District Evangelist Sholola Matthews for Igbo Ora and Shepherd Wilson David for Ibadan.