FULL REPORT Of FOUR DAYS CONFIRMATION/ADMISSION BY RT. REV. ALOYSIUS E. AGBO FROM Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th March 2020
Mission is the heart beat of God. It is one of the channels through which souls could be saved from the grips of the devil and be fit for the Kingdom of God. In bid to fulfill this kingdom mandate, the bishop of Nsukka Diocese has launched a great mission outreach for a great exploit for God. Here is a full report of the recent mission and confirmation as well as discipleship outreached done at Enugu-Ezike Archdeaconry in Igbo-Eze North Local Gov’t Area of Enugu State
The bishop arrived Ijekpe Ette at about 10.30am. the bishop and his group were welcomed by the entire members of the church and vigilante members. The vigilante members stayed till the end of the service and continued throughout the night till in the morning when the bishop left the community. The Igwe of the community, H.R.H clement Ogwuche for Odeya autonomous Ette though a roman catholic member came to welcome the bishop and stayed till the end of the confirmation service.Later in the day Mr. Omakwu Michael, the Igwe elect of the proposed autonomous community and the PDP chairman ward 1 of Ijekpe Ette visited to welcome Bishop. Many other members of the community also came to welcome the Bishop at the vicarage
In the evening, the bishop visited one of the churches within the parish at Umuagada Ette. Due to the bad road bishop used motorcycle for the journey accompanied by others. In the night bishop had discipleship and mentoring session with the priest’s family. The stay at Ijekpe Ette was an enjoyable moment
Early in the morning the bishop left Ijekpe Ette to Umuiyida, the confirmation at Umuiyida was a successful one. The Igwe of Umuiyida autonomous community sent the town union president general and Onowu to welcome the Bishop on his behalf. After the confirmation service the Bishop visited other six churches that made up the parish. It was observed that those churches are doing extremely well.Bishop also had mentoring session with the parish priest’s family.
On Saturday the Bishop arrived Aguibeje community. It was observed that the All Saints church Aguibeje has already roofed their parsonage in the view to host bishop there but could not because of the interior finishing. After the confirmation, the Igwe elect, chief Leonard Eze with chief Augustine Ekere and chief Emmanuel Adonu came to welcome the bishop on behalf of the community with a financial gift. They said although they are Roman catholic members but they are seeing the coming of the Bishop in the community as a sign of victory and peace to the land. In the evening, the bishop visited all other churches within the parish including the church after Ofante, the remotest of the parish. At night the bishop had mentoring session with the priest’s family where they discussed and chart. It was an exciting moment with the family.
The bishop moved to St. Stephen church Ogurute, the Archdeaconry headquarter. He arrived around 8am and visited four churches within the St. Stephen’s parish in the morning and three other churches after the church service which dismissed around 3.20 pm in the evening. The confirmation service was wonderful as God Himself came down in power with His holy spirit and anointing. Bishop arrived at his court at about 6.35 pm.