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Bishop Obi dedicates Anglican Church of the Holy Spirit



AN ultra modern church edifice built by an individual, Sir Chris Aluegwu, handed over to the Anglican Diocese of Nnewi, has been dedicated by the Anglican Bishop of Nnewi, Rt. Rev. Ndubuisi Obi.

  Bishop Obi had in his dedication session commended the builder and said   that there were many ways of being grateful to God for His grace, mercy and protection to mankind.

  He also inaugurated the Parochial Church Committee (P.C.C.) members whom he urged to see themselves as co-progress projectors of the young parish he carved out from the other parish, St. Christopher Church, Ndiakwu Otolo Nnewi.

  In his sermon, the Archbishop of Enugu, Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma reminded Christians that were blessed by God to be active in  programmes and structural provision for places of worship as demonstrated by Prince Chris Aluegwu  whom he admires in spread of his love for God from his abroad church in Enugu and home church in  Ndiakwu Otolo Nnewi.

  The archbishop urged Christians to exercise brotherly love among themselves so that other religious sects will see them as undivided irrespective of proliferation of churches which goal was to worship one indivisible and Holy God.

  Personalities at the occasion included the immediate retired archbishop, Dean of Anglican Province of the Niger, His Grace, Most Rev. Godwin Okpala, Bishop of Arochukwu, Ohafia. Rt. Rev. Onuoha and other clergy from Onitsha.

  Dr. Nwabueze Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour was in the church and at the residence of his friend, Prince Chris Aluegwu,  Igwe Kenneth Orizu III, former gov. of Anambra State, Dame Etiaba graced the day. Over 60 priests were at the occasion. The Anambra State Commissioner for National Population Commission (NPC),  Sir Sam Ben – Nwosu was active at the occasion ushering in guests from the reception.

  The host, Prince Chris Aluegwu said that  that most people built churches and named them after their Christian names but he  declined to do that.  

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