REPORT OF DIOCESAN MEDICAL/EVANGELICAL OUTREACH HELD AT IROMI-IPESI AKOKO FROM 9TH – 11TH MARCH, 2012
DAY ONE – 9TH MARCH, 2012
ARRIVAL: The arrival and registration began at about 4.00pm after which prayer sessions was conducted in various groups inside the selected class rooms of Urelasi Primary School, the venue of the outreach.
RALLY: Immediately after the prayer session, the participant took a short rally round the venue of the programme together with the Diocesan Bishop singing warfare songs as they prophetically possessed the Land for Jesus.
REVIVAL PROGRAMME: The out reach programme commence properly at about 6.30pm with the opening prayer which was led by Bro. O. Olowodunoye and the Praise Team took the stage foe Praise and worship under the leadership of Bro. Olufemi Adefemi. The Bishop, The Rt. Revd. G. A. Akinbiyi welcomed everyone to the venue, and given instruction on what to do and how to do it. He implored the instrumentalist to please see well to the engine. After then, welcome speech by the Bishop, the Choir ministration begins and people begin to trop in from the town and surrounding town. The film ministration began immediately after the choir ministration titled: “O to ge” (It is enough) this was directed by Mr. Taiwo and Rev. Ojedeji.
MESSAGE: Immediately after the film show, Ven. E.A. Adeniyi preached a short sermon from Matt. 11:28-30, after then Canon A.O. Olusakin led the ministration /Alter Call and later prayed for all kinds of ailment, bad dreams etc. The Diocesan said the closing Prayer and Benediction to the people. At a very brief meeting with the Evangelical Team, the Bishop called upon Ven. I.B. Ariuwajoye to give the announcement to the team on where to eat and sleep. The grace was said in together at about 10.15pm. The totals of 299 people received Christ and were prayed for during the first day of revival
DAY TWO – 10TH MARCH, 2012
The second day programme is divided into two sessons. The first session commenced as early as possible at 4.30am with early morning cry led by Mr. A.O. Olowodunoye. Registration and Counseling Session started at about 8.00am at the venue of the programme. Within a twinkle of an eye hundreds of people started trouping in into the venue. There are four rooms designated for the Medical Mission programme. The Diocese has spent hundreds of Naira for purchase of Drugs and some donations were also made.
(1.) Counseling Room: Where the people were being counseled to know their problems and asking them to give their lives to Jesus Christ. It is this room that will determine whether to see the Doctor or to go for spiritual deliverance.
(2.) Deliverance Room: This is the room where prayers are being offered to those who are spiritually afflicted, various Men Of God who are there to lay hands on the sick.
(3.) Doctors, Nurses and Lab. Attendance: After going through the counselor room or Deliverance Room then the third room is now to see the Nurses and Doctor and if possibly see the Laboratory attendant for sugar level, HIV/AIDS test. Prescriptions of drugs were made to the patient. We have two (2) Doctors, seven (7) Nurses and one (1) Laboratory.
(4.) Finally, the forth room is the dispensary room, where we have the pharmacists who give out drugs to the patients. We have two (2) Pharmacists and other nurses joined to help in disbursing the drugs to the people.
At the close of this Medical Mission which lasted for almost six hours (9.00am – 3.00pm) about 299 people were attended to by the Medical Personnel. There was break between 4.00pm – 5.30pm.
EVENING SESSION: The evening session which is Revival Programme commenced at 6.00pm with choruses was led by the Praise Team. The opening prayer was led by Dr. Mrs. Olowodunoye. At the start of the continuation of film show, the rain overtook the programme for about one and half hour, the Bishop and some of the Priests, Evangelists were in the great down pour and God works mysteriously where people fell under the anointing for which 81 people were ministered deliverance and healing to.
At the close of this session around 10.55pm, the Diocesan Bishop thanked all the team for their steadfastness even when it look very impossible but the Lord took control. He discussed how the third day of the event will look like. He then called upon Ven. T.A. Adeola to give announcement and prayer of thanksgiving. The Bishop said the benediction at about 11.20pm.
DAY THREE – 11TH MARCH, 2012
CHURCH SERVICE: The Church services started at 9.00am prompt at Iromi Ipesi at Ven. Lawal House. The Choir led the Praise and Worship for about 40 minutes and the number of people begins to increase. Ven. S.A. Adepoju led the Call to Worship. The Diocesan Bishop preached the maiden subject and prayer was offered for the town and the people and the Bishop promised to visit them again on Thursday preceding the mission. The church was named Pentecostal Anglican Church of Christ, Iromi Akoko. The service ended at about 12.20pm.
Immediately after the end of the service, all the team members and the clergy mixed together for a meeting to highlight how the programme had been for this three days suggestions were made and donations were also made for buying a bible for the new convert. More donations are still needed. The Bishop informed all the team members that a land has been given out for building a Church at Iromi Akoko. Prayers and Benediction was said by the Diocesan Bishop.
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