It was an exciting and memorable event as over 3,000 sisters from the 19 Districts cared for by Apostle Effiong Ekpenyong of South Central Area, Nigeria, gathered simultaneously in 19 centres for this year’s Area Convention.
The 4-days’ event, started on Thursday October 11th through Sunday 14th October, was tagged ‘The Chosen Generation (1 Peter 2:9)’. The event featured Bible teachings, song competition, Bible quiz, seminars and outdoor activities.
Apostle Effiong Ekpenyong who declared the convention opened at Ikot Akpa Centre charged participants to always remember their election as the chosen people who are expected to show forth their praises of God, who has called them out of darkness into His marvelous light.
The event was rounded off with divine services on Sunday. The Apostle who conducted the divine service at Afaha Ube District centre based on the text word Isaiah 41:13-14, reminded all that God grants salvation. In concluding, he said that we are being prepared as the bride of Christ for His eminent return.
He was assisted by District Elder Armstrong Inyang. The Apostle also Holy Sealed 31 souls and ordained two Deacons.
Bishop Ime Udombang also conducted the divine service at Ikot Akpa while other District Leaders were on hand to serve at the other centres.