WNCC Spring 2017 Update

REPORT ON EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE ON WNCC CAMPUS FOR THE MONTH ENDED 30TH APRIL 2017. CANDLE NIGHT The candle night is an annual event on campus that precedes all other activities marking the end of journey that the graduating class embarked upon at the outset of their training in WNCC. The one for this year took place on 29th of March, 2017, in this school hall. Some of the activities that happened before the candles were lit, was the handing over of the baton of leadership to newly elected leaders. The outgoing leaders were commended for a job well done while their tenure lasted. Also, the newly elected leaders were prayed for and given a brief admonition that will help them carry out their duties effectively. Thereafter, the President of the college charged students to remember how they started and the good virtues that have been deposited in them in the course of the training. To draw the curtain for the night, the candles were lit and pictures were taken while singing “Send the Light” the closing prayer was given by Bro. Adeleke. PRACTICUM On the 31st of March 2017, the graduating class of 2016/2017 academic year were sent out in fulfillment of the college’s mandate to preach the gospel to lost souls. Twenty-nine students were sent out to congregations in Lagos, Ogun, Edo and Delta State. Reports received […]

Seeds of the Kingdom

For several years African Christian Schools has been working to provide vocational training and additional opportunities for our students. In March of this year a report was released in The Guardian that Nigeria was bracing for a severe food shortage and for the past several years Nigeria has been identified as #4 in the world as it pertains to food shortage risks. The ability of our graduates to learn basic survival gardening techniques (as taught to them by Healing Hands International representatives) has provided a great resource for our schools. Not only are our students learning advanced agricultural techniques, we are also producing food for the campus, for sale in the local markets and teaching skills that are then passed on to the local communities where our graduates work and live. Our Director at West Nigeria Christian College, Biodun Olowabi had this to say, “Farming is usually done in a step by step process, usually one step at a time. From the choice of the farm site, to clearing, heaping or digging, to planting, weeding, and patiently tending the crops till maturity, and finally harvesting. The school farm had undergone the first three steps and is now in the fourth stage, which is planting of crops. We planted maize, water-melon, and cassava which agriculturally speaking can be termed mixed cropping. The corn had already germinated and is growing at a […]

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