Christianity came into Nigeria in the 15th century through the efforts of Augustinian and Capuchin monks from Portugal. However, it was not until 1842 that Henry Townsend of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) sowed the seed of Anglicanism properly when he landed in Badagry from Freetown, Sierra Leone.
What does it mean to be a member of the worldwide community of Anglicans and Episcopalians?
But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. John 4:23
A bible based,spiritually dynamic, united, disciplined, self-supporting, committed to pragmatic evangelism, social welfare and a Church that epitomises the genuine love of Christ.
The program of action include among others, additional translations of the liturgy, establishing a lay fundraising team, establishing a legal support to ensure freedom of religion and worship, and setting up cottage industries.
Identification of disciplined, bible-based Anglicans and appointing such to Global Anglican Relations Office/Ministry.Restructuring CANA to be more relevant to the mission mandate.
We believe in God,
the Father Almighty,
Creator of heaven and earth,
and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
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