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Archbishop Obembe for burial June 14, ICCAAM plays strategic role

by Church Times
Archbishop Obembe

Archbishop Obembe

Archbishop Obembe for burial

The Presiding Bishop of Elshadai Bible Church Archbishop Olanrewaju Joseph Obembe who died on May 1 will be laid to rest on June 14.


The interment will be the culmination of a week-long programme which will be organized by the church and the International Communion of Charismatic and Apostolic Ministries. (ICCAM), a body which he presided over when he was alive.


The ceremony will commence on Monday June 10 with a programme tagged Elshadai Night of Worship. This would be followed by two nights of tributes on Tuesday and Wednesday June 11 and 12.


One of the nights of tribute will anchored by the church while the other will be anchored by the ICCAM. This will be followed by a service of songs on Thursday June 13. The time for these programmes was put at 5pm to hold at the church’s headquarters in Dolphin, Ikoyi Lagos.


The burial service and interment will hold on June 14 at the Church premises between 10 am and 12 noon at the Elshaddai Bible Church, Great Grace Cathedral, Osborne Road Corporation Drive, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.


The flier announcing the burial plans has the contacts of Pastor Senior Obembe and Pastor Greg Anumenechi: Their contacts: 08155667744 and 08033256497.


Until his death, Archbishop Olanrewaju Obembe was the presiding Bishop of Elshaddai Bible Church. He was at a time the Chairman of the Lagos chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship Nigeria.

Read also: 10 years after: Obembe recounts Benny Hinn’s Crusade…says “I was a victim of church politics: https://churchtimesnigeria.net/obembe-benny-hinn-crusade/


Obembe is reputed to have pioneered the printing of Amplified English Bible for the first time in West Africa in 1987. He had three distinctive degrees in Missiology, Systematic Theology and Christian Education. He was the Apostolic Prelate of International Communion of Charismatic and Apostolic Ministries.

The charismatic Archbishop will be remembered for his commitment to the unity of the body of Christ in Lagos. During his time as the chairman of the PFN in Lagos, he introduced programmes that would bring the churches together. It was his desire to unite the body that informed the historic Benny Hinn Crusade. He also ensured the welfare of many church leaders in Lagos. Some have described him as a generous and caring church leader who related freely with all without any inhibition.


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