The sweet memories of the 35th Annual Adult Harvest Thanksgiving Celebration of the Celestial Church of Christ, Ileri Oluwa Parish, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A, held on Sunday, 27th August, 2023, would remain in the minds of all those who attended the event for a very long time.
Themed “The Harvest of my Inheritance,” the event attracted the who is who in the Celestial Church of Christ from far and near. Amongst those present were the Pastor and Spiritual Head of C.C.C. Worldwide, His Eminence, Reverend E.M.F Oshoffa, Most Superior Evangelist M.O. Ajao, Most Superior Evangelist Olusegun Olarinde, Venerable Superior Evangelist Olaitan Balogun, Venerable Superior Evangelist Joseph Olorunisola, Venerable Superior Evangelist S.F. Adeniyi, Venerable Superior Evangelist Martin Webb, AVSE Benjamin Oshoffa and Mother Celestial Celine Oshoffa.
Earlier in the day, the elevation and investiture of the Shepherd in Charge of the parish, Superior Evangelist Niyi Awodumila, to the rank of Assistant Venerable Superior Evangelist was done.
During the Adult Harvest Thanksgiving Celebrations, awards of merit/ commendation were given to notable leaders of the Celestial Church of Christ Worldwide.
The awardees were His Eminence, Reverend Emmanuel Mobiyina Oshoffa, who received an award for Outstanding Leadership, Mother Celestial Celine Oshoffa, who received an award for her steadfast support of the work of God in the vineyard. Other awardees were Most Superior Evangelist M.O. Ajao and Most Superior Evangelist Olusegun Olarinde, who received awards for over five decades of meritorious service in the Lord’s vineyard.