The Diocesan and Missioner, The Rt. Rev. Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, Mama Lagos, Prof.(Mrs.) Motunrayo Olumakaiye and the entire members of Lagos Diocese converged at the Centenary city recently for the maiden edition of the Emmaus Experience in celebration of Galilee.
The Diocesan , Olumakaiye wished the people a joyous celebration while explaining to them the meaning of the Emmaus Experience.
The event featured amongst others, presentation of songs and dance in different dialects and culture by the Archdeaconries in the Diocese. At the end of the presentation, Marine Beach Archdeaconry, Victoria Island Archdeaconry and Lekki Archdeaconry emerged first, second and third positions respectively. Peak of the event was the visit to “Jerusalem” by everyone, where notable places in Jerusalem, such as the Sepulcher, garden of gethsemane, Golgotha are replicated. It was a beautiful sight to behold!
In his address at the event which was graced by eminent personalities like erstwhile Bishop of Lagos Diocese and Dean Emeritus, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Revd. Dr. Ephraim Adebola Ademowo and his wife, Mama Oluranti Ademowo, the Bishop Theologian, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion and the immediate past Vice Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University, Prof. Dapo Asaju, Bishop Olumakaiye prayed that as God has started yet another new thing in the Diocese, and will continue to do new things in the lives of everyone.
He admonished all to emulate Jesus Christ and shun acts capable of bringing dishonour to the Saviour of the world.