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BISHOP ONEKPE PRAYS FOR NIGERIA, HOLDS ARCHDEACONRY CONFIRMATION

Oct 12, 2018

The  Bishop of Ika Diocese Anglican Communion, Rt. Revd. Dr. Peter Onekpe has prayed against election malpractice rocking the nation. He made the prayer on Saturday September 29, 2018 while celebrating St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Owa-Alero Archdeaconry confirmation service where over 24 candidates were confirmed.

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The Bishop while lamenting election malpractices, insecurity and the abominable happenings in the society today, enjoined Christians to increase their prayer lives, saying that those doing evil things in the land lack God’s knowledge. His words, “God is with us in good and bad times, even amidst the political crisis where election malpractices are rocking our country, Nigeria. In all, we should trust in the Lord and pray to Him”.

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While congratulating those who received the confirmation sacrament in the Anglican faith, Bishop Onekpe reminded them that by virtue of their confirmation, they are renewing their faith in Christ and enjoined them to read their bible always and live a Christ-like life. He equally urged them to flee from their old ways which do not glorify God.

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He used the opportunity to intimate the Owa-Alero worshipers on the happenings in the Anglican Communion, announcing Ven. Godfrey Ekpenisi as the Bishop-Elect and would be the Bishop that will succeed him after his retirement. He commended the Vicar in charge of St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Owa-Alero Archdeaconry, Ven. Dr. J.O.C Adudu for his commitment and prayer, calling on his congregation to give him all the needed support.

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Ven. Adudu on his part thanked the Bishop and his wife for coming and prayed God to grant them good health; both of mind and body as they retire. He urged his congregation and Christians in general to keep faith alive in God.