The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Lagos Province XI has rolled out plans for the 7th edition of its faith-based initiative tagged Real Worship 7.0 which will hold on Friday, November 30, 2018, at FHA field 23/24 Road, Festac Town, Lagos.
Real Worship is targeted at rendering songs of worship through gifted gospel artistes. This year’s event themed: ‘Worship Unto Perfection’ promises to be the biggest praise and worship gathering in Lagos. Speaking at the media briefing held on Wednesday, Pastor in-charge of Lagos Province XI, Pastor Alex Edosa Igbineweka thanked the organising committee for their dedication and commitment towards the preparation for the forthcoming 7th edition.
“Firstly, I will like to appreciate the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Pastor in-charge of the region, Pastor J.F. Odesola for their vision and support. I appreciate everyone for their support towards our forthcoming Real Worship 7.0. Since the flag off of the programme in 2012, we have recorded huge success over the years,” he said.
Explaining what R.E.A.L. means to the church, Pastor Igbineweka said, “the letter R means Reasonable Service and with a biblical reference to Romans 12: 1-2, Rev 5:10-14; while the E means Excellent, Extravagant Worship in reference to Psalm 34; also the A stands for Acceptable Worship in relation to Genesis 4:4; while the L means Living Sacrifice which he also made reference biblically to Acts 16:35”.
Ladi Omolayole, Chairman of Real Worship, said the objective of Real Worship is to serve as a platform of harnessing and promoting the talents of young gospel artistes. “Real Worship is an annual soul winning evangelical event. It an atmosphere of signs, miracles and healing through intense worship,” he said.
He said Real Worship 7.0 will feature A-list gospel artistes such as Frank Edward, David G, Mercy Chinwo, Ada, Dcns Moji, Mike Abdul, BJ Sax, Bidemi Olaoba, and many others while Pastor Peter Amenkhienan, the Assistant General Overseer (Youth Affairs) will also be ministering.
Other dignitaries present at the event include: Pastor Segun Okunlola, Assistant Pastor of Lagos Province XI, Administration; Pastor Zak Akinwunmi, Assistant Pastor of Lagos Province XI on CSR; Chairman Real Worship, Ladi Omolayole; Pastor Ogunnaike and Elder Gbadamosi of the Province.
Last year’s event had over 1000 attendees. Also present at the event was Pastor J.T. Kalejaye, Special Adviser on Evangelism to Pastor Enoch Adeboye. The program in its previous years has had top rated gospel artistes like Nathaniel Bassey, Chioma Jesus, Tope Alabi, Nosa, Sola Allyson, BJ Sax, Cobhams, Frank Edwards, etc.
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