Lagos Mainland Diocese Holds Synod


The Anglican Diocese of Lagos Mainland will open its annual four-day Synod with worship at the Cathedral Church of St Jude, Ebute Meta on Thursday, May 26.

The theme of the event is “Let the Children Come to Me: A Focus on Baptism and Sunday School (Matthew 19:14)”.

In a statement made available to reporters on Sunday, it was said that the Bishop of Pankshin Diocese in Plateau State, the Most Reverend Olumuyiwa Ajayi, will preach the sermon during the event, while Dr Jude Onwueringo would serve as a singer.

The business session will officially open the following day at All Saints Church, Yaba, where various plenaries will consider how far young people will be prepared by the church for greater spirituality and participation in church and community. the society.

The Bishop of Lagos Mainland, Reverend Akinpelu Johnson, will preside over the deliberations of the first session of the sixth synod for the 16-year-old diocese.

Various churches in the diocese, guests and friends from other dioceses and civil society will come together to analyze pressing issues facing the church and society during the synod, which is the bishop’s annual festival.

To focus the attention of the church for the next twelve months, recommendations are drawn at the end and shared with members and the wider society to achieve this.

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