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City Light lnternational Church marks thanksgiving in Awka

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 CITY Light International Church, Umeri Awka, recently celebrated her annual convention and harvest/ thanksgiving.

  Speaking during the service, with the theme, ‘Behold He Cometh’, the guest speaker of the programme, Bishop Obed Osin said: “Anytime the spirit of God comes into a man, old things in the life of that person will move away for the spirit of Christ to dominate.

  He encouraged believers to always believe, obey and trust in the lord who is capable of taking every challenge confronting them in life.

  He commended the founder of City Light Church International, the late Bishop Felix Nwachineke, saying he was a strong warrior that fought the good fight of faith, a humble father  , a man of faith who does not discriminate.

  Bishop Osin said he was his mentor and a role model who he cannot forget whether dead or alive, adding that the oil and grace sustaining his ministry and life today was as a result of his prayers.

  He prayed for the congregation, asking that the wind of poverty, backwardness, will not blow them away and that the lord will settle every challenge fronting them as children of God.

  The wife of  the late Bishop Nwachineke, Mrs Ifoma Nwachineke, expressed how happy she was, adding that annual thanksgiving is time for  praising and thanking  God for his  blessing and protection throughout the whole year.

  The first son of Bishop Nwachineke and the chairman, harvest planning committee, Onyeka Nwachineke, said the event was a memorable one “especially for keeping the good legacy of his late father and thanked God for the gift of life.

  Onyeka further said that the church had being in existence over 30 years and prayed for everyone that came to celebrate with them.

  The residents pastor, Rev. Dr Michael Moneke and the administrator and lecturer in Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) , Rev Dr Victor Okezie said the thanksgiving was worth celebrating because the lord enriched the church with abundance.

  He advised the congregation to embrace Jesus, trust and obey Him always both in prayers and sacrifice, saying that sacrifice moves the hand of God.

  He used the opportunity to thank God for the just concluded election in the state that went peacefully as a result of prayers of the children of God

  He commended the governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano for the good works he has been doing in the state, and called on the incoming governor, Prof Charles Soludo to follow his foot steps.

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