June 12, 2021

Anglican Diocese of Niger West ordains Deacons and Priests:

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More servant were today added to the household of God in the Anglican Communion as the Bishop Diocese of Niger West, Rt. Reverend Dr. Johnson Ekwe ordained deacons and Archdeacons, according to a report from Njideke Okoye of ABS News.

Archdeacons and Canon were also installed and collated respectively by the bishop at the Cathedral Church of St. Gabriel Umueri, Anambra East Council Area.

Bishop Ekwe while performing the function charged priests to minister the word of God in all truthfulness and holiness and as well be faithful pastors to whom they are called to serve.

The bishop urged them to fashion their lives and that of their household according to the way of Christ and live up to their oaths.

In a sermon, the retreatant and guest preacher Ven. Prof.Onyinye Okpala thanked God for the new priests and changed them to be true ministers of the gospel,win souls for Christ and make the Holy Spirit their partner in order to get to the height of their ministry. He stressed the need for total repentance to make heaven.

The ordination featured commissioning of the priests and blessing of the new priests and their ministry by the bishop, praise worship and thanksgiving.


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