By Princely Onyenwe, Imo –
Diocese of Lagos West Anglican Communion, St.Peters Anglican Church Oshodi Lagos State Nigeria has joined Mr Ken and Mrs Amaka Onyenwe as Husband and Wife.
In the solemnization of the Holy Matrimony, the Vicar of the church Rev.Canon Moses V.C.Okafor advised the couple to dwell in the fear of God and to love each other unconditionally.
In the sermon, the clergy told the couple the basis of the scripture that teaches Marriage as a gift of God in the creation and a means of God’s grace which is a Holy Mystery that made Man and Woman become one flesh.
He further stated that marriage is given primarily that husband and wife may comfort and help each other, living faithfully together in need and in plenty, in sorrow and in joy.
However marriage is also given that with delight and tenderness, they may know each other in love, and through the joy of their bodily union, may strengthen the union of their hearts and lives.
In marriage, husband and wife belong to one another and are linked to each other’s family as they begin a new life together to also have children and care for them.
He also made reference to 1corinthians 1- 13 and Ephesians 5: 22 and 6:1-4 where the scripture stated categorically the standard of love, Christian living and the foundation of marriage.
Our correspondent in Lagos revealed that Mr Ken and Mrs Amaka who hail from Imo and Delta state respectively were attracted to each other in their call to service of humanity through the church and in the course of their professional careers in Lagos.
Meanwhile, the dedication of the couple in the Church attracted a lot of personalities from all works of life including the MD/CEO Legit Company Nigeria Limited, Chizaram Precious and Opara Owerri Eji EJe Mba, Yours Princely Onyenwe who showed their presence at the occasion.
The clergy had earlier hinted that the wedding is top-notch and recorded a huge congregation of church members filled with good testimonies and appraisal for the level of dedication shown the newly wedded, Ken and Amaka to St.Peters Ang. Church Oshodi Lagos.
At the reception which took place in Lagos, the chairman of the occasion, Hon. Dr Arinze Eloji noted that Mr Ken and his Wife Amaka are a good match and examples of leadership shown in the church, families and social groups.
There is no doubt that both families members from far and wide, home and Diaspora trooped out in their full capacities to support the couple while prayers, money and gift items have continued to shower upon them from personalities who have seen the many good reasons to identify with the latest wedded Amaka and Ken.
The couple was thankful to God for such a wonderful blessing and prayed for the peace, unity and love of God among all nations.
They also promised to love each other unconditionally to fulfil their marital vows.
There were a lot of dignitaries, leaders, politicians, professionals and clergies too numerous to mention that graced the wedding.
In addition, the SPACO family trooped out en-mass to appreciate the couple together with representatives from O2 Medicals, Family Circle Health Care, MH Industries and Members of the Press.
While responding, Mr and Mrs Onyenwe thanked Dr and Mrs Tom Omoruyi, Hon. Dr Arinze and Mrs Calmelita Eloji, Leader Rising Star Fellowship, Mr Izuchukwu and Excos, Mr Welfred Ifechukwu, Church Wardens Mr Kenneth Whyte and Ike Chigbo, Prince Emeka Agodi, Mrs Augustine Okili (Igwe 1010), Mrs C.Obi, Paris Church Committee PCC, Men’s Fellowship, Harvest group, EFAC family, EFAC choir, SPACO Choir, Rising Star Fellowship, Sisters of Noble Character, SPACO Family members, UDU group, Bridal train, In-laws, Couple’s Landlord, friends and well-wishers for their presence.
Our wedding is dedicated to God Almighty and to our lovely parents who by their good volition and education taught us the true meaning of love for one another, hard work, commitment to the service of God and dedication to successful ventures, the couple maintained.
9News Nigeria (Owerri)
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