As a minister, you must seek the Lord to fulfill ministry.
- Bishop Olusola Odedeji
If any Pastor misses heaven, it is a double tragedy
- Bishop Olusola Odedeji
To fulfill ministry is a matter of choice.
- Bishop Olusola Odedeji
The Rt Revd Dr. James Olusola Odedeji at the 2nd Session of 7th Synod.
Lagos West Diocese at 20
Accept JESUS CHRIST today and you will be saved. Your spiritual life is our concern.
Aggressive Evangelism is our topmost priority
Our goal is to reach every nook and corner of Lagos West with the Gospel of our Lord JESUS CHRIST and prepare the nation for His second coming.
Pray ye the Lord to send labourers into the harvest (John 4:42).
Truimphant Convocation is an annual gathering of all parishioners of the Diocese of Lagos West for Divine visitation in the intervention of the affairs of His people for signs and wonders..
Diocesan Christian Mothers
Diocesan Christian Mothers comprise of Mothers Union, Women Guild and Boys/Girls and Ladies Guild led by Mrs Lydia Olukemi Odedeji.
Commissioning of Lay Readers
The Lord Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos West, the Rt. Revd. Dr. James Olusola Odedeji commisioning new Lay Readers at St John's Church, Iju-ishaga, Lagos.
Anglican Commnuion Brigades
The Anglican Communion Brigades of the Diocese added colour to the Jesus Festival..
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Diocese of Lagos West (Anglican Communion) was inaugurated in November 20, 1999 with the Cathedral at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, Nigeria.
Our Vision is To be the leading Diocese in the Church of Nigeria in preparing the Nation for the second coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Diocesan Bishop, the Rt Revd Dr. James Olusola Odedeji has 3-fold agenda - Spiritual development of the members of the Churches in the Diocese; Youth Development; and Aggressive Evangelism
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20TH ANNIVERSRY OF LAGOS WEST
The Diocese of Lagos West (Anglican Communion) will celebrate her 20th Anniversary in a grand style in November. Activities and Programmes Endorsed by the Diocesan Bishop for the anniversary are listed below
(1)Diocesan Choral Competition/Ann Lecture - Aug 11, 2019
(2)Diocesan Choral Competition - Sept 1, 2019
(3)Press Conference - Oct 6, 2019
(4)Triumphant Convocation - Oct 28 – 20, 2019
(5)20th Ann Praise Night - Nov 1, 2019
(6)Award Dinner and Gala Night - Nov 9, 2019
(7)Launch of Anniversary Compendium - Nov 10, 2019
(8)CSR Project Launch/Commission - Nov 18th, 2019
(9)20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service - Nov 20, 2019
All activities and programmes will be Streamed Live Online on all the Diocesan Platforms
A Synod is an ecclesiastic council or meeting to consult on church matters. It comprises of the Houses of the Bishop, the Priests and that of the Laity. Lagos West Diocesan Synod is presided upon by the Lord Bishop of the Diocese, the Rt. Revd. Dr. James Olusola Odedeji.
You can get the Synod Proceedings, Bishop's Charge, Synod News, Photo and watch the Live Streaming of the Synod events on the Dicoesan Website. For more click Synod
Christian Mothers of the Diocese of Lagos West comprises of Mothers Union, Women Guild and Boys/Girls and Ladise Guilds and the President is Mrs Lydia Olukemi Odedeji, the wife of the Diocesan Bishop.
For more click Women Organisation ...
Diocesan Youth Board
The Diocesan Youth Board sees to the spiritual and physical development of the Youth in the Dicoese. It comprises of Diocesan Youth Chaplaincy, Sunday School Chaplaincy and Anglican Communion Brigades. Each with her Chaplain.
Youth Development is one of the three cardinal agenda of the Lord Bishop, the Rt Revd Dr. James Olusola Odedeji. The youth can get the best from the Diocesan Youth website. For more click Youth Alive
Diocesan Board of Evangelism
Diocesan Board of Evangelism is a Directorate that sees to evangelism and spiritual development of our parishioners. The Board organises spiritual events such as quarterly vigil, prayer conference, Triumphant Convocation, Jesus Festival and so on. The Chairman is the Venerable Olugbenga Fagbemi. For more click Evangelism.
Clergy Management System
Clergy Management System is a web application developed to manage the clergy information in the Diocese of Lagos West.
The web application is developed in house by the Information Technology Department of the Dicoese of Lagos West. To login click VisualCleros-Clergy System
Church Network manages all the Churches in the Diocese of Lagos West. There are about 285 Churches aside the Preaching Stations.
The increase in the number of Churches is as a result of your support toward the Covenant Seed. To view the Chuches, click now Churches
Bible Study and Seminars Resources
THESE ARE PERILOUS TIMES - Bishop Dapo Asaju
The opening ceremony of the synod is always an event that every parishioner of the Anglican Communion looks forward to. For those who belong to the Diocese of Lagos West therefore, it is a unique opportunity to thank God for witnessing yet another year of stock-taking in the diocese. Beyond this, it s always an opportunity to listen to a fresh sermon from the pulpit.[Read more]
WORK ON NEW DLW HOSPITAL BEGINS SOON
A new DLW Medical Centre is underway, following the demolition of the former facility at Agege to give way to the standard-gauge railway line being constructed by the Federal Government.[Read more]
BISHOP ODEDEJI CELEBRTATES 50 BIRTHDAY
The Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos West, the Rt. Revd. Dr. Olusola James Odedeji celebrated his 50th Birthday and 30th Anniversary of Ministerial Duties at the Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday January, 2019.
The Birthday Thanksgiving Holy Communion service was attended by 71 Bishops, Priests, Dignitaries across[Read more]
Lagos West Diocese Gets Committee For 2019 Election Monitoring
The Lagos West Diocese of the Anglican Communion has inaugurated the 2019 election Sensitisation, Mobilisation and Observation Committee.
The committee is saddled with engaging governorship aspirants in Lagos state and conducting a debate for voters to know what they stand for before the general elections.
Unveiling the committee last week, the Diocesan Bishop, Rt. Rev. James Odedeji said the church, as the moral compass of the society, has a duty to call attention to things that could affect collective[Read more]
BISHOP ODEDEJI ANNOUNCES 2019 DIOCESAN THEME
The Diocesan Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos West, the Rt Revd Dr. James Olusola Odedeji announces the 2019 Diocesan theme, God is our Refuge and Strength (Psalm 46:1). According to him, the Church of God and entire Nigeria need God to be the Refuge and Strength considering that Nigeria is going to another phase of electing the new leaders for various offices in 2019 amidst of insucurity and corruption in the country.[Read more]
LAGOS WEST CELEBRATES 19TH ANNIVERSARY
The faithful Anglicans gathered in Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, GRA, Ikeja to celebrate the faithfulness of God for 19th year of inauguration of the Diocese of Lagos West (Anglican Communion) on Tuesday November 20, 2018. According to the Diocesan Bishop, the Rt. Revd. Dr. James Olusola Odedeji said the Diocese had grown in all bounds and had become the envy of other Dioceses in the Church of Nigeria and beyond.[Read more]
SEASON & LITURGICALS
SEASON: THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
THEME: THE GIFT OF LOVE
COLLECT FOR THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY.
Lord God, you have taught u that anything we do without love s worth nothing for whoever lives without love is counted dead before you: send your Holy spirit into our heats that most excellent gift of love, the true bound of peace and of all virtues: grant this for the sake of your son Jesus Christ.
Almighty and everlasting God, give unto us these increase of faith, hope and charity; and that we may obtain that which you promised, make us to love that which you command; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Bishop Odedeji in Action [Photo Gallery]
Bishop Odedeji paid up hospital bills for six women who were unable to pay after delivery of their babies.
Seminars And Lectures Highlights
- FRUITFUL CHRISTIAN LIVING
- PRACTICAL LECTURE ON VIGIL AND REVIVAL SERVICES
- EXPLORING THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXPERIENCING NEW THINGS IN GOD
- GOD IS OUR REFUGE
- DISCOVERING AND MAXIMISING YOUR MINISTRY GIFTS
- Character traits which caricatures the Christian message
- DISCOVERING AND DEVELOPING PARISHIONERS TO BE HELPERS IN THE ORDAINED MINISTRY
- MARRIAGE AS ORDAINED BY GOD
- – INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON MARITAL RELATIONSHIP
- DIVORCE - GOD S PERSPECTIVE