The Arise Women Conference hosted by RCCG’s City of David parish is set for its 7th edition on Saturday, October 31st 2015 by 11am at the City of David Sanctuary, COD Church Road, Off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Dideolu Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Themed ‘The Set Time’, this year’s edition will have Reverend Catherine Onwioduokit from Ghana as guest speaker and Her Excellency, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo (Wife of the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria) as special guest of honor. Other Guest Ministers are H.E Mrs. Omolewa Ahmed, H.E Mrs. Elizabeth Ayodele, Pastor Sola Olawuyi and the convener Pastor Mrs Siju Iluyomade.
Leading in songs and unparalleled worship is a line up of A-list gospel acts includingSinach, Frank Edwards, Nikky Laoye,Tim Godfrey & Extreme Crew,Cisan, Bj Sax, Shola Sax and Poet; Efe Paul.
“This is the 7th edition of the Arise Women’s Conference, Seven in the biblical study of numbers signifies perfection. With our country witnessing a change in government at different levels, the economy a bit shaky, our children dealing with challenges of sexuality and pornography, is this not a ‘perfect’ time to Arise?” Said Pastor Mrs Siju Iluyomade, Founder ARISE Women.
“This year’s conference will address the current changes in our society, how they affect women and how women can overcome them.” She continued.
Other guests of honour include: Senator Oluremi Tinubu; Deputy Governor, Lagos State, Dr. Mrs. Idiat Oluranti Adebule; First Lady Lagos State, H.E. Mrs. Bolanle Ambode; Former First Lady, Lagos -H.E. Mrs. Emmanuelle Abimbola Fashola, Edo State Mrs. Iara Oshiomhole, Lagos State Chief Judge Justice Oluwafunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade, Director, Ministry Of Women Affairs Mrs. A. Odutola and a host of others.
There will also be free medical talk/screening during the conference for Cervical Cancer screening, Blood Sugar level, Blood Pressure, Skin Care Consultation, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, Meningitis and Free Dialysis Treatment.
Attendance to conference is free with shuttle buses available in the listed locations by 9:00am
Lagos Island: Obalende Bus Stop, Sura Market, Ajah Bus Stop, Epe.
Lagos Mainland: National Stadium Surulere, Waterside Bus Stop, Apapa, Maryland Bus Stop (Bank Anthony Way), Orile, Oyingbo Bus Stop, Ikorodu and Satellite Town.
Free food available for all.
ABOUT ARISE WOMEN CONFERENCE
Arise Women is a faith-based non-governmental organization committed to accelerating nation building through the empowerment of women in the society and has impacted, inspired and encouraged over 15,000 women to achieve their God given potentials, by the words and teachings of carefully chosen and proven speakers.
In the last 7 years, Arise has established 3 mobile clinics to bring primary health care to neglected communities, medical needs for over 15,000 women in different areas.
Through partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, ARISE has been able to train many women in various skills like fashion designing, hat making, soap making, hair dressing and so on.
With their school health initiative, ARISE will be de-worming Five Thousand pupils in Lagos state owned schools, 30 free Dialysis Sessions in partnership with Healing Stripes Hospital and Arise free Women’s Clinic twice every month.
ARISE through its conference has hosted speakers from across the world such as Pastor (Mrs.) Folu Adeboye, Mama Trice Shombusho, from Tanzania and Reverend Mrs Obii Pax-Harry from the UK.