In line with the vision of the Redeemed Christian Church of God to plant parishes within 5 minutes walking distance in every major cities and towns of developing countries and in obedience to the leading of God by the then area pastor (Now the zonal pastor) of the RCCG Israel assembly (Pastor Dapo Awosika),RCCG Beautiful Gate Parish was established in November 30th, 2008.
On Saturday 29th November 2008, all members of Israel assembly area (Lagos Province 2)wearing white T-Shirt branded Arepo for Christ took to the streets of Arepo, singing, dancing and distributing flyers and invitation materials, it was an awesome moment, and an indication of the great favors the parish is now enjoying. It was a way of celebrating the faithfulness of God and inviting Arepo community to come and be a part of a new beginning.
The day of commissioning was Sunday November 30th, 2008.The venue of the commissioning was the then 25 people capacity restaurant at Garden Parks and Hotels , Arepo. In the morning of the commissioning, the first workers meeting of the parish was held by 7 am among the ministers and workers sent from the area headquarter, the total number of workers then was ten including four ministers who were on voluntary assignment .
Pastor Sola Obabori and other ministers were commissioned to take over the pastoring of the parish in a brief service held thereafter.Total attendance at the commissioning service was about 56 including some members of Israel Assembly area who have come to be a part of the new beginning,the then area pastor and other ministers from Israel Assembly area headquarters.
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