CAC celebrates Apostle Ayo Omideyi one year after his death

Apostle Ayodele Omideyi: Was a pioneer Church Founder and humanist in the United Kingdom

Activities marking the first year anniversary of  the departure to the eternity of the Late Apostle Ayotunde Ayodele Omideyi, the Founder and general overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, (Bethel) United Kingdom  will commence this Friday at the Church Headquarters in East London.

Apostle Omideyi died last year at the age of 66 after a brief illness.

Prior to his death, he was the World coordinator of Christ Apostolic Church (Bethel).

According  to sources at  the CAC (Bethel) Headquarters, a week-long  thanksgiving memorial activities has been drawn for the first year anniversary celebration holding at the Church Secretariat on Kingsland High Road, East London.

According to the drawn out programme,  celebration of life of the Apostle will commence on September 21, 2012 and will run through to the 28th of September.

On  Friday, a Praise-a-thon   praise and Worship service will kick-off the celebration in which men, women, youth and children from across CAC and beyond will engage in a marathon song session. The occasion will commence  from 7 pm.

On Saturday September 22, there will be a book  and CD launch on the life and history of the departed Apostle Omideyi. The event will feature a musical celebration by Reapers’ Choir, incorporating various guest artists and Church Choirs from other denominations across United Kingdom.

The activities will be rounded up on September 28 2012 by a special thanksgiving service of  the late Apostle at the Church Complex on Kingsland High Road.

Prophetess Fedekemi Omideyi, the wife of the departed thanked all for their unflinching support and enjoined all lovers of the departed to turn up for the life celebration of the much loved Apostle who made a mark as one of the frontline Television Evangelism broadcaster in the United Kingdom.

Prophetess Fadekemi Omideyi: Papa’s legacies lives on.

She assured that Apostle Omideyi’s legacy would be  upheld for ever,but solicited for the support of all in carrying along his dream mission of a just, fair and credible society which thrives with the fear of God.

An Evangelist of high repute, Pastor Ayo Omideyi was ordained as an Apostle in 1983.

In 1986 he set up the Sower International Evangelical Ministry (an evangelical arm of  CAC Bethel) and over the years carried his humanitarian and evangelical  mission across all continents of the World, concentrating more on Europe and Africa, holding high level revivals in the Midlands, Wales, Scotland and  and in various African countries such as  Romania, Bermuda, Philippines, Tanzania, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, America, Spain, Italy, Nigeria, just to name just a few.

He was one of the few African Church leaders that initiated the formation of  The African Churches Council for Immigration and Social Justice (ACISS) in 1988, created  to assist African Immigrants in   regularizing their immigration status.

He also was the initiator of  the African Immigrants Bureau (AIB) which was the successor of ACISS in 1991 carrying along the same humanitarian mission of seeing to the welfare of all Africans and other minority groups in the United Kingdom.

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