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About Us 


We have a vision of a church that is made up of people from all walks of life and from many different nations. We love diversity and we love to see new people. We really hope that you will feel right at home. Our Sunday mornings begin with a warm welcome and an invitation to join in celebrating the good news about Jesus. Our worship is dynamic and lively with a mix of older hymns and more contemporary songs as we seek to lift up His Name together. We expect God to meet with us and speak to us.

We are also very active in our local community connecting with other agencies as well as running our own projects as an expression of the love of God in a practical way. One of such projects is the Free Community Meal Event holding on the First Sunday of every month. Please contact us to receive your free pack and tell your friends and family about it.

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The History of CRM in the Catholic Church 

 It all started in 1967 among some Roman Catholic students in American University (Duquesne). These Students in prayer retreat were seeking and thirsty after the Holy Spirit. They were challenged by the more of the Holy Spirit among non-Roman Catholic Students in the same campus. 

In this prayer meeting, suddenly they were baptized in the Holy Spirit and they began to speak in tongues.  From there other Catholics who came in contact with them had the same experience when they were prayed for by the laying on of hands.

By 1973, the movement was introduced in Nigeria by a Dominican Priest Rev. Father Richeal, a lecturer in the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University). 

It is from this group and similar ones in the Dominican community at Ibadan and Lagos as well as some group in Owerri that the movement spread across the entire country. Today, it exists in virtually every Catholics parish and institution of higher learning.

Brief History of the Charismatic Renewal Ministries (CRM)

CRM is the work of God and it began in the heart of students who were members of “God is Love Community” a Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement Group at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University).

On the prophetic level, God has been speaking to born again Roman Catholics in various ways and at different times and occasions of his intension to gather unto him a people of praise within the Catholic fold. This burden lead to the formation of a prayer cell in November 1979, which met every Saturday to pray and fast and fast for a new move of God among Roman Catholics. In answer to this Prayers God spoke on the 18th of Feb. 1980, a prophecy that soon became the Vision of CRM.

The Prophecy reads:
“Start preparing the people for the great harvest in the Catholic Church. The harvest is ripe at now, but the labourers are few, I don’t want men who are prepared but not faithful. I want men with faithful and obedient hearts. This is what I mean by you keeping my Church, feed my flock, you have to make them understand what it means it means to have authority. You are my Children, I the Lord of Host I have begotten thee. I am your Father, you are my Children. I have called you all for the Glory of my name. I want you to show the devil that you are my Children, my Own Children, the Children of the Most High God, Alpha and Omega, I am the Lord.

You have to love one another all of you, because love covered a multitude of sins. It is when you have love for another you will agree as one as the apostles did and then you shall do great and mighty things in my name. I want you all to prepare for the great battle. The devil knows and he is planning for you all. I want you all to learn to wait for me. I don’t mean going on a fast but waiting to hear me speak to you.

Ask me if you are not sure of what to do, I will explain to you. You are my Children, why do you fear to talk to me? Did I not make all things for the glory of my name? You had better learn to speak, you have to speak, you just have to talk, and then I will know you are really sincere.
Take not into account what the enemy may be planning to do, for I am greater than he, I will be with you always to perform what I want you to do for the glory of my name. My glory I never shall give to any other for I am the Lord.

My own dear Children, I will always lead you on. Listen to my voice for the sheep knows the voice of the master. Learn to know when I want to speak to you and listen, listen attentively for it is for your own good. I love you all. I guard over you all jealously for you are mine, my very own”.

These words of prophecy became the thrust of the National Catholic Charismatic Students, the first national expression of the work of the Ministry. Many other events took place in the mid-eighties that further substance to the vision as well as the need for the CRM to stand out distinctly with its unique Identity and mission.

Today, the work has blossomed in virtually every state in Nigeria. Outside Nigeria, CRM exist in at least 15 countries including:  United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, South Africa, Ghana, Togo, Benin Republic, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Malaysia, Qatar, Kuwait . CRM will reach anywhere Roman Catholics are found. The zeal of the Lord will do it.

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Hello and welcome to our church. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.
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Planning your Visit

A Warm Hello 

The following information is specifically for those planning a visit, so that you know, beforehand, what to expect on a Sunday morning.

Where and When

We meet at the Church Building (details below) for our Sunday Service starting at 10am. For your first visit, we recommend arriving 10-15 minutes early to ensure you get a parking space and find somewhere to sit before the service begins. When you arrive, you should be greeted by someone on our Welcome Team who will be wearing a Welcome lanyard.

We serve tea, coffee and biscuits from 10am, before the service begins. It is a great way to meet people, or simply take time to find your bearings. All refreshments are free.

Plan your journey: 

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Accessibility: There is wheelchair access, and a sound loop for anyone who needs it. Please let one of the Welcome Team know on your arrival and they will help you to get set up. There are disabled toilets in the main foyer.

Our Service

The main service begins at 10am with a warm welcome from one of our team members. Then follows a time of sung worship, led by our band. We typically have 2 or 3 songs lasting approximately 20 minutes. Sometimes a person might pray out loud or read a small passage from the bible. Sometimes people share things that they believe God is saying to the whole church family. This might seem strange the first time you hear it but it’s all part of our connecting with God. We then share news and notices, usually about what’s going on in the life of the church. One of our leaders will then give a sermon that is bible based and that we can apply to our everyday life. We then finish with a final worship song. Sometimes there is an opportunity to receive prayer at the end of the service.

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What about my kids?

We have a great programme lined up for kids of all ages:

  • Children Also (3 to 10 years) 
  • Young people (15+ years) Stay in service.

Children stay with their parent or grown-up at the start of the service for the welcome, songs and notices. We really value worshipping God all together as a family. At the end of the notices someone will announce that it’s time for the younger members to go to their various groups. You will need to go with your children to their groups and register them as part of our child safety policy. Whilst you are dropping your kids off at their groups, we pause to take time to chat to someone sitting near or next to us, giving folk a chance to come back before the sermon begins.

The kids group activities vary depending on the age but usually there is a friendly welcome, bible stories, testimonies, praying, music, craft, drama, fun games and free play. Please pick your children up as soon as the service finishes.


Getting Connected

Small Groups

While Sundays are a great way to meet new people, it is often in smaller gatherings that you can really get to know someone. Being part of one of our small groups allows you to make new friends, share together and support each other. We have a variety of groups that meet throughout the week, some afternoons and some evenings. Check out Small Groups and see if there’s one that you could join, or we can put you in touch with a small group leader who will be more than happy to invite you along to their group.

Serving and Volunteering

If you want to get involved in the life of the church and help us make Sundays run smoothly, you can sign up to serve on a team. 

Other Ministries

We also run the following ministries:

  • King's Men -Men's Ministries
  • Charismatic Women's League (CWL)- Women's Ministries
  • Youths Ministries
  • Children's Ministries
  • Free Meal Outreach
Get in touch with us to plan your visit
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We hope that whoever you are, you will feel at home at our church.

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