Church of Nigeria’s Owerri province prays for Imo people
The second edition of the “Annual Imo Prays,” organised by the Owerri Province of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) held recently at Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu Square, Imo State, with the theme: “At The Name Of Jesus.”
The Archbishop of Owerri Province and Bishop of Okigwe South, Most Rev. David Onuoha led the event, with support from Bishops and clergy of the province.
The Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Maduwike, who preached at the event explained that Jesus Christ is sufficient for man and that it is only through Him that God can make man’s needs possible.
He added that at the mention of the name, Jesus Christ, every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord.
The Bishop of Ideato Diocese, Rt. Rev. Henry Okeke led prayers for the people, communities and the state. The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, who graced the event, commended the Anglican Church and the people for their support in uplifting the state. He also encouraged other denominations to emulate the Anglican Communion and pray for the nation.
Anglican faithful from the 12 dioceses across the state, and traditional rulers (Ndi Eze) of various autonomous communities in the state graced the event.