I welcome you to the website of the Diocese of Calabar, Anglican Communion. The diocese is spiritually dynamic, united and disciplined. It is committed to pragmatic evangelism, social welfare and epitomizes the genuine love of Christ.
This site provides you with information on the activities of the diocese; I pray that as you go through our pages and commit your life to the service of our Lord Jesus Christ, the almighty God will shower His blessings on you.
To the only God our Savior through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority, before all time, and now, and for all eternity. Amen.
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It is not disputable that the main concern and supreme task of the Anglican Diocese of Calabar is Mission and Evangelism. The Bishop has consequently organized and is still organizing various missionary and evangelical activities cutting across the length and breadth of the entire Diocese. It has been regular, effective and productive. This has lead to:
There has been a tremendous increase in the number of churches in the Diocese of Calabar in the past two year. As a result of the aggressive evangelism the church have increased from about 18 churches in 1999 to about 93 in 2003. This has been amazing and tremendous growth which is as a result of the missionary program of the Diocese. The growth, however, is not without its attendant problems – increase in wages to be paid, need for training of pastors, recruitment of workers and placement or rehabilitation of erstwhile idol priests and priestesses ,need for purchase of boats and vehicles to the riverine and interior jungles. Then, the need to get church buildings for each of the churches.
Just Now, the Diocese intends to do the following in pursuance of church growth program:
I. Recruit more local and indigenous church Workers
II. Identify areas yet unreached and plan how to reach out to those places.
III. Do an in-depth study of the additional gods and goddesses and idols that are being worshipped in many more parts of Cross River State (Diocese) and be able to reach out more to the Heathen and Iconoclastic. This is very crucial and necessary at this stage of the growth of the Diocese. This will also make it necessary to open more churches.
IV. Work hard to ascertain that the already existing new/baby churches are visited constantly to ensure its continued growth and sustenance. Good teaching, support, encouragement will definitely to a lot in this respect.
V. Re-design our prayer network for effective results and greater partnership.
EVANGELISM, OUR MISSION
Ours is a Diocese that is fully involved in EVANGELISM. We are not bored to talk about it over and over again. We do it, pray about it, practice it, and survive through it. We are convinced that it is the only way to help the circumstance of our church, we will be glad to welcome you to the life of solid, aggressive, planned and result oriented evangelism in the Diocese of Calabar, Anglican Communion.