Breaking: Pastor Kumuyi suspends Sunday services, meetings over Coronavirus

Deeper Christian Life Ministry Headquarters

In compliance with the directive of the Lagos State government suspension of religious gathering of over 50 people, as a means of containing the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, the General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi has suspended all Sunday services at the church’s headquarters in Ghagada.

The head pastor also suspended the church’s Tuesday Leadership meeting and the Saturday Workers meeting at the headquarter’s church.

This was contained in a memo from the church to all groups and districts, signed by its Secretary, S.M. Afuwape.

“Please note that all programmes at Gbagada church have been suspended.

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“No gathering of worshipers should be more than 50; where they are more, they should be sent to Location/church in the house,” he said.

The statement reads: “Hand washing materials, such as running water and liquid soap should be provided at the entrances of the churches, while members should be encouraged to thoroughly wash their hands before entering the
Church.

“Alcohol-based hand sanitiser should be made available for the same purpose in all our churches. Each Church should arrange and ensure regular cleaning and disinfecting places such as toilets, all floors, surfaces such as door handles, chairs, church benches and pulpits with disinfectants.

“Worshipers should cover their nose and mouth with bent elbow or tissues when coughing, or sneezing and dispose the tissues immediately. Adequate baskets/dust bin to dispose tissues used by those who coughed or sneezed, should be provided.

“Members should avoid shaking of hands or any other form of physical contact where possible. Members should avoid touching the eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

“Churches should check body temperature with the use of infrared thermometer. The temperature should be below 380 C. those with temperature of 380 C and above should be referred to Medical Personnel for immediate attention.”

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