It’s the 1st Year Anniversary and the annual thanksgiving of City of Faith Ministry, Lagos. The church rolled out it’s drums in celebrating God’s faithfulness in just one year of it’s establishment in Lagos state, Nigeria. In this one year, the church has witnessed a robust numerical growth, even as new comers and visitors are trooping in every service day.
The event which was fully attended by it’s members and people from all walks of life reflected a colorful atmosphere as attendees appeared in different colorful attires.
Declaring the ceremony open, the Prophetic President and General Overseer of the Ministry; Prophet Ernest E. O Untouchable stated that ”Thanksgiving is to glorify God. It is also meant to recount what God has done and to recount the past acts of Him in your life”. The One Year Anniversary was tagged ‘’The Harvest of Abundance”. He charged members to always thank God in order to receive more blessings from Him.
Taking his sermon titled: ‘’The Power of Thanksgiving”, the Prophetic President explained that there are two levels of thanksgiving namely; thanksgiving after testimony and thanksgiving before testimony, adding that the more you give, the more you receive.
The Prophetic President led the members of the church in showing gratitude to God for His grace and mercy throughout the year.
Members took their turns to express their joy and appreciation to God for making the day a reality. They stated that God has been faithful on every side of their lives, especially as major breakthroughs are being witnessed among members of the church through God’s divine power.
Highlight of the event was the cutting of the anniversary cake, giving out of car gifts (A Highlander Jeep and A Honda CRV) to two deserving Pastors of the church namely; Pastor Jerry Ewuku and Pastor Goddey Eduihi. A whooping sum of Two Million Naira was given out to some members of the church who had various financial challenges.
There was also a drama presentation from the youth church, as well as the conferment of awards to a media firm; Wazobia FM, Lagos, and some of it’s distinguished On Air Personalities.
The team-lead of the OAPs and Head of Programs of the station, Tuebi Abidde A.K.A Tuale who received the award on behalf the media firm, thanked the General Overseer and the church leadership for this gesture and recognition. He also dedicated his own award to his team for their hard work and loyalty to service.
It was indeed, a colorful event as attendees were treated with different varieties of food and drinks to mark the one-year celebration and annual thanksgiving of the Lagos church.