Vicar, Church of the Holy Spirit, Awka , Anglican diocese of Awka, Ven. Dr Rex Kanu has enjoined women particularly Christian mothers to show humility always. This was contained in his charge during the Mothering Sunday, entitled 2020 ‘’Akachukwu Di Ya’’.
Ven. Kanu appealed to mothers to always shun repressed anger to avoid committing murder referring mothers to Proverbs 22 verse 6 on the duties of a mother to their children. He tasked men to put attention in bringing up their children.
The church of the Holy Spirit Vicar reminded that mothering Sunday provided opportunity for mothers to be honoured , insisting that mothers and women generally should be adored for God’s blessings. He reminded mothers that they should radiate happiness and become light to their homes.
Ven. Kanu charged mothers to continue to ensure that children are trained in the fear of God, encouraging mothers to ensure they lead the family in the study of the world of God.
He said mothers should have a sense of discernment always and commit themselves to God as the engine room of the home.
He said women should cover themselves with the knowledge of the bible and continue to pray for their families without relenting, lamenting that perpetrators of all forms of atrocities in the country are our children.
He frowned at those committing homosexual in the society which he described as an abomination in the society.
The mothering Sunday service was attended by Governor Willie Obiano’s wife, Chief Mrs Eberechukwu Obiano represented by Lady Oge Okafor, while the Vicar , Ven Dr Kanu led other pastoral staff including Rev’d Augustine Otiji, Rev’d Gabriel Adamu, Rev’d ChristWise Onyelibe , Rev’d Emmanuel Nnamani and Engr Chijioke E. Anaemena, the Church Teacher.
Nneora Justina Kanu, wife of the Vicar, Nneora Blessing Otiji, wife of the Priest Assistant , wife of the Priest Assistant, Mrs Joyce Adamu, wife of Curate, Nneora Christiana Onyelibe and wife of Curate, as well as the Chairperson of the Mothering Sunday, Egwuonwu Chinwe attended the service.
Mrs Egwuonwu is full of praises for the success of the mothering Sunday and prayed for God’s blessings upon members of the Church.