Following the inauguration of the Diocese of Lagos Mainland on August 23, 2006 as the 95th diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and the enthronement of the Rt. The Ven Tunde Owoyele works with Mama Bishop as the Chaplain for the Women Organisation. The said Rt. Churches in Maidan and Mende under the old Sub-Urban District Council and Churches in Ketu, which were formerly under Ebute-Metta Archdeaconry later, became part of the Ikeja Archdeaconry. Individuals and all churches contributed generously to the take off. NOW THEREFORE this Deed of Relinquishment witnesses that in fulfillment of all the conditions laid down by the provisions of the Constitution of the Church of Nigeria, The Most Reverend Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye BD., D.D., Dip. Already the rooms have been allocated for the various offices for the Diocesan and Administrative works. The Central Working Committee continued to meet every Monday for some time. ARCHBISHOP, PRIMATE AND METROPOLITAN CHURCH OF NIGERIA. It seemed that was novel, but there was a meeting of the mind with the Bishop of the Diocese who formulated and adopted a "Vision and Mission Statement" as its content coincided with his own Vision and Mission in the new Diocese. Rev. The Cathedral is at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, Ikeja GRA, Lagos Others are working on this. Rev. The Lord Bishop the Diocese of Lagos West, the Rt Revd James Olusola Odedeji made an Episcopal Visitation to Ojo Alaba Archdeaconry today, and he has graciously named two churches which are - Our Saviour s Anglican Church Igbonla formerly known as Anglican Church Igbonla and All Souls Anglican Church Mosafejo formerly known as Anglican Church Mosafejo Over the Ikeja, Agege, Somolu, Badagry, Ojo and Ikorodu Archdeaconries be hereby relinquished to and be hereby vested in the Right Reverend (Dr) Peter Awelewa Adebiyi BA., M.A., Ph.D., Dip. Same minds, they say, think alike. This is due to the Government rules and protocols in opening of worship places as a result of pandemic of covid-19. - Duration: 43:02. As set out in the Deeds of Relinquishment and Acceptance just read and executed, the work of God in the .Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) in the Ikeja, Agege, Somolu, Badagry, Ojo and Ikorodu Archdeaconries of the Diocese of Lagos has developed so well as to justify the constitution of the said Archdeaconries into an autonomous See, under the tittle of the Diocese of Lagos west. In order that the new Diocese would be focused from the beginning, the Committee adopted the Vision and Mission statement of the Diocese. 5K likes. --TUNE: EVELYNS 18.104.22.168.D COMPOSED BY: THE REVD. Sequel to the pronouncement of the Primate and Diocesan at the Diocesan Board meeting, preceding the second session of the 27th Synod of the intention to carve a new Diocese out of the existing Diocese of Lagos, a meeting of the affected Archdeaconries concerned in the proposed New Diocese was convened on Monday 26th April, 1999. Th., to be Bishop of the said Diocese. After the said Remo Diocese was created, the residue of the Diocese of Lagos was divided into several Archdeaconries for effective evangelical outreach under the Rt. Committee on Diocesan Headquarters and Bishop's Seat The division of the Western Equatorial Africa Diocese into two Dioceses which synchronized with the retirement of Bishop Tugwell on the 4th March, 1921 brought the succession of Archdeacon F.M. The Diocese of Lagos has duly petitioned the General Synod of the Church of Nigeria to constitute the said Archdeaconries into a Diocese. Dr. Peter Awelewa Adebiyi. Diocese of Lagos West. Revd Peter Awelewa Adebiyi, himself being familiar to the area, having as an Archdeacon in the now Old Lagos Diocese, before he was elected as the bishop of Owo Diocese in 1993, was coming with a great zeal for Evangelism and Church Planting. Search our database of The Church Of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Diocese of Lagos West and connect with the clergy and churches of the The Church Of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) - Diocese of Lagos West - Anglican Communion. Committee on Logo and Map of the proposed Diocese As required by the Constitution and Canons of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) 1997 (as amended) Archbishop Nicholas D. Okoh retired administratively as the Primate of All Nigeria and Archbishop Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba was presented as the 5th Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of the Church of Nigeria on the 25th March 2020. by the leading of God it was declared as the âThe Decade â¦ We welcome to Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, Ikeja website. Revd. He was the Assistant Bishop of the Diocese on the Niger and became the second Bishop of Lagos. Justice Oguntade formally moved the motion for' the creation of a new Diocese. After consideration of facilities and amenities, and after a sober consideration of the enormous expenses involved it was unanimously agreed that the Bishop's Seat for the proposed Diocese be at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church, G.R.A. Climb from height to height. But because God was moving ahead of the church, the decision to create the Diocese in question came from the Diocesan level. ID TITLE SURNAME OTHERNAMES PHONE ... Lagos Seminary: 370: Revd. ',-. The Diocese of Lagos West (Anglican Communion) gladly announces the election of our amiable Dean of Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral (AVMCC), GRA, Ikeja, the Venerable and Mrs Adegoke Agara as the Bishop-Elect of the Diocese of Ido-Ani. The current bishop is Samuel Oludele Ogundeji. L.G Vining (1940-55); The Rt. You will all recollect that special resolutions were made and passed approving the recommendation for the creation of Diocese of Lagos West, at the second session of the 27th Synod of the Diocese of Lagos. 9: 8. We have missionary primary and secondary schools across the Diocese. ARCHBISHOP VINING MEMORIAL CATHEDRAL, IKEJA. People are buying - in on the scheme steadily and the table below shows the financial progress of the Diocese in the Covenant Seed Scheme. All these and many others that came up later went into work and are still doing great exploit in different part of the membership of the Diocese. We pray that the joy of the Lord will be yours today and always, we hope you have an exciting time going through our content and information. So the letter and the Spirit of the Vision and Statement, which were in agreement with his own personal ambition for the new Diocese i.e. Awe1ewa Adebiyi (now the Bishop of the Diocese). Peter Awelewa Adebiyi who was duly consecrated Bishop on the 26th day of May 1993 in accordance with Article 2 Cannon IV of the Constitution and Canons of the Church of Nigeria took the Oath of Canonical Obedience to us, was elected by translation on the 29th of September 1999 as Bishop of the See of Lagos West and has duly executed the Deeds of Relinquishment of Acceptance in our presence. Provisions were made for the pre-inauguration, Inauguration and Enthronement Expenditure and other Capital and Recurrent Expenditure. At the Diocesan Board meeting of the Diocese of Lagos held on 13th of April 1999, the said Board gave approval to a proposal for the creation of the Diocese of Lagos West out of the Diocese of Lagos, comprising the Ikeja, Agege, Somolu, Badagry, 0)0 and Ikorodu Archdeaconries. The Application for the Creation of Diocese of Lagos West has since been compiled in booklet form and submitted to the General Secretary of the Church of Nigeria, for approval at the General Synod coming up later this month. Jones who had been consecrated on the 18th October, 1919 to the Western portion of the 'old Diocese under the title Diocese of Lagos. Some committees were also set up. The present Ojo Archdeaconry was created out of Badagry Archdeaconry on 20th June 1994 with its headquarters at St. Michael's Church, Ojo. The other churches within Ikeja District were Archbishop Vining Memorial Church (AVMC), Ikeja, Archdeacon Ogunbiyi Memorial Church, Ikeja; the Church of Ascension, Opebi, and host of others. Abraham-Odumuyiwa as the Chaplain; The Brigade Council with the Rev Sina Ayanlere as the Chaplain; Hospital and Prison Ministry with the Ven B. O. Okunnuga as the Director; and. On October 18th, the feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist and Physician, in the year 1919, the Venerable Francis Melville Jones, Archdeacon of Yoruba Territory was consecrated a Bishop of the Church of England for certain parts of Western Equatorial Africa beyond the limits of the British Dominion and was assigned to the Western portion. Before the creation of the Diocese of Lagos West, the Diocese of Lagos had given birth to seven Dioceses, namely the Diocese of Ibadan (1952); Ondo/Benin; (1952); Northern Nigeria; (1954); Ondo, (1962); Egba/Egbado, (1976); Ijebu (1976); and Remo, (1984). Other churches in Ikeja, Oshodi, Isagatedo and Mafoluku then became part of the Ikeja Archdeaconry. 2. IN WITNESS hereof the parties hereto, with the authority of His Grace, The Most Reverend Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye, B.D., D.D., Dip. The election was done under God at the College of Bishopâs retreat held at the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) headquarters, St Mathias House, Duru District, Abuja. The Chairman is the Venerable Olugbenga Fagbemi. Our regular events include. This should have been passed on to various parishes through the respective Archdeaconries for implementation. We do hereby undertake to adopt as our Constitution, for the time being, the Constitution of the Diocese of Lagos subject to necessary modification, and we agree to abide by the provisions of the said Constitution until such time as a new Constitution of the Diocese of Lagos West shall be presented and approved by the Provincial Synod in accordance with Article 39(f) Chapter IX of the Constitution and Canons of the Church of Nigeria 1997. The Diocese was inaugurated on November 20, 1999. Home; Church List; CLERGY IN THE DIOCESE OF LAGOS WEST Enter expression to search in the box below . One of the cardinal points in the mission statement of the Diocese is Aggressive Evangelism leading to Church Planting and Discipleship. Included in the reports was the Budget proposals, presented by the Finance and Budget Committee for about N19.1million for the New Diocese for the period October to December, 1999 assuming the Diocese is inaugurated in October. Copyright © 2010. Archbishop Vining Memorial Church, as the Proposed Bishop's seat was levied specially and this has been fully paid-up. Those resolutions were passed on 19th May, 1999. Th, The Chancellor, The Archdeacons The Canons and Lay Representatives, on behalf of the Clergy and Laity of the DIOCESE OF LAGOS WEST to be presently inaugurated, do hereby without any reservation, signify our consent to the actions already taken under the provisions of Article 39( a) Chapter IX and Article 43 Chapter X of the Constitution and Canons of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) 1997, and accept responsibilities for the administration of the new Diocese of Lagos West to be inaugurated during this divine service, comprising:-. A. K. C. By Devine Permission, Bishop of Diocese of Lagos in the Church of Nigeria, (Anglican Communion), Archbishop's Palace, Marina, Lagos of the one part, and The Right REVD. For your loving grace. Adetiloye (1985-1999). The translation was, in accordance with the said Article 43 of the same Chapter, confirmed by us. Lagos became a diocese of its own in 1919. Praise and thanks we owe thee, For your loving grace. 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