Activities lined up for the 5th Anniversary of the Diocese of Oru have kicked off at the Cathedral Church of Emmanuel, Mgbidi in Oru West LGA of Imo State.
The activities include ACM Bible Quiz, a rally around the seat of the Cathedral, singing competition among the Archdeaconry Choirs, thanksgiving service and development fund raising on Sunday July 21, 2013.
Addressing members of the Anniversary Planning Committee in his office, the Bishop Diocese of Oru, the Right Rev Geoffrey Chukwunenye encouraged them to work as a team in order to ensure a successful celebration. He prayed God to grant them grace and strength to implement the plans.
The Chairman of the Anniversary Planning Committee, Sir Sydney Okeke expressed hope that the occasion would be a huge success.
In a press release issued at the Cathedral, Sir Sydney invited special guests, government officials, members of the Diocesan Board, Knights and Ladies of the Diocese, the clergy and the laity of the diocese, their friends and well wishers to the events especially to the grand finale on Sunday, July 21, 2013.
He commended the various anniversary sub committees for their support and diligence and urged them to sustain the spirit.
The Diocesan Communicator, Sir Bonny Nwoha explained that the parishioners have been sufficiently sensitized to participate in the activities and described the celebration as a thing of joy to all.