EMBC Appreciates And Honour Four Deacons

The Appreciated Deacons

The Appreciated Deacons

On Sunday 26th January 2020 the church celebrated its 53rd Anniversary and four deacons who had been in active service in the church were honoured for their years of selfless service and commitment to the growth of the church.

The honoured deacons and deaconess are:

Deaconness Christianah Adunni Oluleye

She was born into the family of Late Pa Jacob and Ibilola  Bankole In Abeokuta On 17th February 1936. She accepted Jesus Christ in 1942 in her primary school days.

She was ordained a deaconess along with others as second-generation deacons in Emmanuel Baptist Church on 30 October 1982.

Deacon Simon Olabisi Joel.

He was born On 12th August 1940 to the family of Late Chief Joel. O Olaore and Madam Abigail Aderonke Olaore. He joined the church in February 1969.

He served as chairman board of deacon.  He has served for over 35 years as a deacon in the church.

Deacon Ezekiel Omoniyi Iwaloye

He was born into the family of Mr John Iwaloye and Mrs. Adedoye Iwaloye. He was ordained a deacon in Emmanuel Baptist Church on 30 October 1989.

He also served as treasurer for Kwara Baptist Conference for many years. He has served for over 30 years as a deacon in the church.

Deacon Dr Samuel Oloruntoba

He joined the church in July 1969. He has been the pioneer of many great events and developments in the church. He made substantial contributions to Kwara Baptist Conference. He has served for over 35 years as a deacon in the church.

The honoured deacons and deaconess are moving to ‘slower’ lane.

The Appreciated Deacons with other Deacons and Pastors

Deaconness Christianah Adunni Oluleye receiving her appreciation plaque

Deaconness Christianah Adunni Oluleye receiving her appreciation plaque

Deacon Simon Olabisi Joel receiving his appreciation plaque

Deacon Simon Olabisi Joel receiving his appreciation plaque

Deacon Ezekiel Omoniyi Iwaloye receiving his appreciation plaque

Deacon Ezekiel Omoniyi Iwaloye receiving his appreciation plaque

Deacon Dr Samuel Oloruntoba receiving his appreciation plaque

Deacon Dr Samuel Oloruntoba receiving his appreciation plaque

One thought on “EMBC Appreciates And Honour Four Deacons

  1. Bamikole olayinka keji says:

    What a laudable event for these men and women in the service of God. the church is matching on. the gate of hell will not prevail in Jesus name.

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