The Archbishop and Bishop of Orlu Diocese, the Most Rev. B.C.I Okoro, Ph.D has confirmed 30 Anglican faithful at a confirmation service last week at St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Okwudor, Njaba Archdeaconry headquarters in Njaba local governmental area of Imo State.
The Bishop charged them not to be covetous about earthly pleasures adding that they should shun acts capable of truncating their future hopes.
In his sermon at the service with the theme, “What will you be remembered for,” the prelate called on Christians to leave a good legacy for posterity because, as he pointed out, “things of the world are good only when they are obtained in the right way.
Earlier the Archbishop commended the vicar of Nnenasa Parish, Ven. Ezechinenye Duruanyim and his wife Mrs Obi Eze Duruanyim for their efforts in preparing the candidates for the exercise.
Responding, Ven. Duruanyim who is also the Archdeacon of Njaba Archdeaconry advised them to be catalysts of positive change in all their endeavours. He also enjoined the women to keep evangelism flame aglow.
Affected in the Sacrament of Confirmation were 30 people: nine women admitted into the Mothers’ Union, 18 were admitted into the Women’s Guild for Nnenasa Parish in the Diocese of Orlu.
Other priests who were present at the service were the Archbishop’s chaplain III, Rev. Gideon Nnanemere, Rev. Canon Dominion Emuka, Ven. James Alphaeus Iheakanwa, the Archbishop’s wife, Nneoma Dora Okoro, among others.