Monday, August 25, 2008

AOI July 2008 Report

PREAMBLE : The month of July was a wonderful month for us as we set it aside to give thanks to God for successfully bringing us to the second half of the year.
ATTENDANCE; the attendance at the Ikot – Ekpene main campus stood at 160 for our Sunday services and 75 for the Itak assembly.
We started the New month with a day of prayer and fasting committing the new month into the hands of the Lord. This took place on Tuesday 1st of July.
Thanksgiving Service: Sunday 20th of July was a day we set aside at FBC to corporately thank God for bringing us to the second half of the year. It was a great time of jubilation and rejoicing as the choir was on hand to lead us into the presence of God.
YOUTH FELLOWSHIP: By 4:00pm of the same day the Youth Fellowship gathered for a time of sharing Gods word, Bible Quiz and other activities.
ALL NIGHT SERVICE; Friday 25th of July, was an all-night of praise, prayer, Word exposition. The event started by 9:00pm and ended 5:00am Saturday morning.

AFRICA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY: Preparation is on top gear to welcome both old and new students to a new academic session in August. The
entire Faculty Board had a meeting in July to map out plans for the new school year. Dr. Udo presided over the meeting.
AFRICA MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP: The month of July was a very busy month for the executive members in preparation for the first National Pastors Conference at Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria. Friday 25th to Saturday 26th of July, Dr Udo and the wife led other 7 AMF pastors to facilitate the conference at Port Harcourt. There were plenary sessions on leadership led by Dr. Udo and family life and marriage by Judy Udo, as well as break out seminar session on church growth and worship led by other AMF pastors.
The high point of the event was the official Inauguration of the AMF Chapter Rivers State. This was another milestone in the progress AMF is making to reach out to Pastor in Nigeria. Plans are on the way to soon have another National Conference at other locations.

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