The Festival of Glory is an annual week long program involving all parishes under RCCG Lagos Province 12 (including City of Refuge Parish). This year marked its 4th edition and its theme was “The Spirit of Power.”
5pm, Sunday April 22nd, the program kicked off with an opening service at all Area Headquarters (including City of Refuge). The message focused on The Beginning of the Spirit of Power (Genesis 1:1 – 5, Acts 2:1 – 4), which laid the foundation for the weeklong program.
From 6pm, Monday April 23rd began the evening services starting with Entrance into the Presence of the Omnipotent (Psalm 100:4, Esther 5:1) which looked at the qualities required for entrance into the presence of the Lord. On Tuesday, the message was – Word of Power (Hebrews 4:12) which looked at the characteristics and efficacy of the Word of God. Wednesday, April 25th was about The Transforming Power (Romans 12:2) focusing on the need for impactful believers to become refined (from within) by God. The evening services concluded on Thursday, April 26th with the message – Power to Heal (Jeremiah 32:27, Psalm 62:1, Exodus 15:26).
On Friday at RCCG Divine Covenant Cathedral, Iyana Ipaja there was a communion service and vigil.
The sermon for the vigil was The Spirit of Power (Luke 4:14) by Pastor Ezekiel Afolayan, RCCG-Pastor-in-Charge-of-Region 4 (Ilorin). For the finale, there was a thanksgiving session at the end of the service on Sunday, April 29th here at City of Refuge.