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Sanctuary Keepers Ministry of New Life Baptist Church Magodo recently organised  sensitization programme to create more awareness about the Corona virus epidemic and preventive measures around the Shangisha Community in Lagos.

This programme was tagged “SANCTUARY KEEPING: PHYSICAL AND
“was facilitated in conjunction with theEvangelism Ministry arm of the Church and conducted on Saturday 21st March, 2020.




Sanctuary Keepers Ministry of the New Light Baptist Church,Magodo Phase 2 was inaugurated in August 2018 with a view to cater for Physical and Spiritual Sanitation of the Church and its environs, the functions which the group has been carrying out with its utmost best.


The Church Pastor, Rev. Dr. Gbola Emmanuel Omodele was on ground to ensure a smooth outing. This programme consisted of both Spiritual and Physical Sanitation. The Physical aspect, consisted of a detailed exposition on various aspects of health talks ranging from how we can take care of ourselves in this sensitive period of COVID-19, which includes washing and sanitizing of our hands, use of the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  such as nose masks, hand gloves, cobweb removers, plastic sweepers, hand brushes, napkins to mention but a few.



As part of taking safety precautions to avoid the widespread of  Coronavirus,During the health talk session Medical Practitioner &Pastor, Mrs Adeola Omodele,said that  “As God wants you and I to be in good health even as our soul prospereth (3 John 1:2), there was also an awareness talk on Spiritual sanitation which is equally apt on the issue of the moment.This was followed by the physical cleaning exercise of the environment involving members of the Sanctuary Keepers Ministry, the evangelism ministry of the Church as well as other members of the community”.


Highness Oba Aileru Adebola and High Chief Ajani, the Asiwaju of Shangisha Kingdom appreciated the church for immersive support to the Shangisha community during this Corona virus epidemic period.



It was emphasized that such community awareness in keeping and living in healthy environment is of utmost importance even after the current pandemic of coronavirus might have abated, It should be a way of life.

A practical session was later conducted by the Health Officer, Pastor Mrs Adeola Omodele on how people should wash their hands,exchange of greetings, social distancing and such other healthful habits that we ought to inculcate.



The Group comprises of about  ten members, both men and women with Deaconess B.M Akintola as the coordinator and our mother in the Lord, Pastor Mrs. Omodele as the matron and advisor.

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