Some people celebrate their golden jubilee with a loud party, a
boat cruise, a vacation in the Bahamas, a shopping spree in Dubai, or a trip to
Zanzibar, but, Mrs. Morenike Oyeyemi Adejuwon as a committed Christian, decided
to celebrate hers with her Creator.
ceremony held at the Guiding Light Assembly, Park View Estate,
Ikoyi was a soullifting service which began with an amazing rendition by the
choir. This was just the start of what turned out to be an event filled with
praises, prayers and spiritual worship. It was Pastor Wale Adefarasin, the
General Overseer of Guiding Light Assembly that coordinated proceedings.
He, it was, who delivered the opening prayer and later presented some words of
exhortation that was very edifying to all present. In the sermon, Pastor
Adefarasin described the celebrant as ‘cool, calm, collected and classy’ and a
who woman who knows God and works fervently in His vineyard in accordance with
the Holy Bible.
He also stated that Mrs.
Adejuwon was someone who not only fears God but consults him (Adefarasin) in
whatever she wants to venture into and they usually pray together before she
makes a decision. The Man of God then invited the celebrant and her family and
they knelt before the church, he then blessed them and urged the congregation
to stretch forth their hands and also showers them with prayers. The well
attended service ended with a special number from the choir.
There was a superlative
reception just after the thanksgiving, and it was held within the Guiding Light
Assembly Church premises. Guests trooped in from far and wide to celebrate with
the happy and cheerful celebrant who was clad in mint green and yellow traditional
The beautiful white and
gold cake at the reception showed that the celebrant was indeed stylish and has
good taste because the design on her golden cake was simple but still classy.
Guests were well pampered and they also enjoyed good quality music at the memorable
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