Easter: Daystar Fetes Over 3, 000 Less Privileged
Daystar Christian Centre in its usual style of marking Easter celebration feted with underprivileged Lagosians urging all well meaning Nigerians to take more interest in the affairs of less privileged.
To lead by example,the Benevolence Unit of Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos gave out large chunks of food items to thousands of people on Saturday April 12, 2014, in commemoration of this year’s Easter celebrations.
Addressing the teeming christian faithful that filled up the main auditorium of the church to partake in the special benevolence open day love programme tagged ‘Love at Easter,’ Pastor Sam Adeyemi said it was proper to treat people with special care, courtesy and love as commanded by God.
Adeyemi, represented by Pastor Lawrence Oladele, encouraged the participants to be of good cheer because they had secured destinies in Christ Jesus.
“God loves you and He is very interested in giving you a better life, only if you would commit your life to Him,” he counselled.
Harping on the purpose of the event, Mr. Akin Ademosu, head of the Benevolence Unit, reiterated that the benevolence project was simply one of the means through which the church exemplified its message of love to the society at large.
According to one of the beneficiaries who craved anonymity, the church has demonstrated its love for people through its constant care and giving.
She said “Thank you for redefining what the church should be! May God continue to lift and increase the storehouse of this church, we’re so grateful.”
The beneficiaries who left the church premises with different food stuffs and gift packs to celebrate Easter with their families and friends lauded the church for the gesture.
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