A youth group referred to as ‘New Seraph Initiative’ within the Cherubim and Seraphim Church worldwide has launched an empowerment scheme for about 800 youths in Oyo State.
The group, powered by the Dr. Oluseye Yomi-Sholoye Basis, additionally used the event to advance causes for the backwardness of the church members particularly its youths and preferring options to them.
Convener of the group, who doubles because the Deputy Primate of Religion Mission, C$S Church Satellite tv for pc City, Lagos, Dr. Oluwaseye Yomi-Sholoye, said this on the inauguration of the Oyo State chapter of the initiative, on Saturday on the En-Hakkore Church (Aladura), Felele space, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
She added that efficacy of prayers and good instructing of the phrase of God must be topmost within the hearts of all Seraphs.
In line with Dr. Yomi-Sholeye: “There’s the necessity for us to advance the destiny of our members as seraphs. This leads me to empowerment of our youths.
“Lots of our youths at the moment lag behind their friends within the scheme of issues within the society of which we seraphs are a part of.
“So, in an effort to right this imbalance, there’s want for aggressive youth empowerment programmes, scholarships to youths from well-to-do seraphs, vocational and ability acquisition coaching for them, donation of academic supplies to these not so privileged amongst our youths.
“When these are carried out, there shall be creativity and improvements from the youths, which in flip, will advance the course of our church and its individuals.
“Our girls too should be empowered. Lots of our girls within the church undergo harrowing experiences making an attempt to help their penurious husbands to make ends meet at dwelling.
“As a church of the 21st century, we have to enhance the financial energy of our members typically.
“We have to develop tasks that may enhance the financial energy of our members in order that they are often self-sufficient and in addition compete favourably within the bigger society and in addition immediately contribute to the expansion/stability of the Church.”
She added that the fashionable day C$S church had deviated from the core mandate of the founding fathers.
“Allow us to do not forget that the chief mandate of the founding fathers/moms of the church is envangelism if we should inform ourselves the reality.
“We have now not been so forceful and pushful in finishing up that mandate at the moment, like of outdated. Reality is, we have now been ‘sleeping’ for too lengthy.
“It seems we’re quick derailing from the mandate and that we are attempting to emulate those that take the riches of the world as their core mandate upon which their denominations have been based.
“Ours is to evangelise the phrase, evangelise to win souls for Christ and his coming kingdom,” she added.
Additionally talking on the occasion, Bishop Femi Adepoju, who can be one of many worldwide coordinators of the group stated, the New Seraph Initiative will not be out to interrupt away from the unification of the larger C&S church, however an try to sensitise the youths on areas that would convey unity within the church as a complete.
Adepoju maintained that the Ibadan launch marks the third state that the group shall be inaugurated noting that different states in Nigeria and out of doors the nation shall be launched.
He stated, “New Seraph’s empowerment program is facilitated by Dr. Yomi Sholoye from the Religion Mission.
“She launched into the programme after realising the dearth of empowerment alternatives amongst youths of the church. She needs to show the youths on how they will fend for themselves by way of the empowerment.
“In Lagos, not fewer than 200 youths has been educated and so they have been supplied with working instruments and money to determine themselves.
“The Lord has been utilizing her on this smart and we give due to Him. We learnt individuals are struggling and a motive this empowerment is ready as much as alleviate their struggling “, he said.
The occasion was witnessed by many notable C&S church leaders from throughout the state.