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Fashola to declare Methodist Synod open tomorrow


Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola will declare open the yearly Synod of the Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Lagos West tomorrow March 20.

The four-day event, which holds at the Methodist Church Nigeria, Idimu, Mushin, Lagos, will commence on Thursday, March 19, with the ministerial and lay sessions. The Synod will be rounded off with a Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, March 22, at the same venue.

With, ‘Aglow With The Spirit,’ as theme, Chief Host of the Synod, Reverend Oluyemisi Ogunlere said the promise of God to us as a nation is to bring an end to all our calamities and ultimately turn all our challenges to opportunities if we allow the Holy Spirit to take control of our lives.

According to the Lay President of the Diocese, Otunba Morakinyo Hanson, this year’s Synod, which is the ninth edition, is expected to attract notable personalities within and outside the Methodist family.

The Methodist Church Nigeria, Lagos West Diocese was adjudged the best diocese out of the 56 dioceses in the Methodist Church Nigeria at the 42nd and seventh Biennial Conference that took place at Methodist Theological Institute, Mission Hill, Umuahia, Abia State in 2010.

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