Drum rolls as the archdeacon, church dignitaries, members as well as members of the brigade came out to welcome the diocesan, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Oludaisi and his entourage to Ikereku archdeaconry on the 16th of June, 2017.
The Diocesan and his entourage arrived at the Holy trinity Church, Ikereku at 11: 15am as members of the church rejoiced to see their spiritual leader visiting them. The bishop when addressing members of the church encouraged the church to embark on evangelism and plant more churches in areas where Anglican churches are not available.
The archdeacon and dignitaries of the church which includes Chief and Mrs Oyebolu, the Iya Ijo , the Iya Egba Aya Bishop, Chief Dr. Akin Majekodunmi and others spoke in turns and asked questions. The bishop took his time to explain in details issues raised by the members of the Church. The People’s Warden of the Church appreciated the bishop for creating time out of his schedule to visit the archdeaconry.
E maa wole, e marora Ojise Olorun Eledumare was the song children likewise members of St. Timothy and St. Titus Church, Adedotun sang melodiously to welcome the diocesan into their midst. The bishop was elated at this gesture as he joined and taught the children how to sin the son more appropriately.
The bishop appreciated the efforts of Mrs. Olurin towards the growth of the church and Baba assured the church of a land in order to build the church. He prayed for the church as well as for the children worshipping in the church.
The train moved to St. Johns Church, Arakanga where the bishop dedicated the land donated to the church by Holy Trinity Church, Ikereku.
At Anglican Church of Advent, Saje, the bishop commended the work of the priest and the Malomo family towards the growth and sustenance of the church. The bishop donated 50 bags of Cement towards the building project of the church. The visit was brought to a close as the Diocesan offered Episcopal prayers for the archdeaconry and members at 3:30pm.