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PREPARATIONS IN TOP GEAR FOR 77HOURS MARATHON PRAISE CONCERT

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As part of the activities to mark the 77th birthday of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the youth wing of the church is set to hold its annual Marathon Messiah Praise concert tagged “Jesus the Light of the World”.

The non-stop praise concert, which is the seventh edition in the series, is scheduled to commence on Monday, Feb. 25 to Feb. 28 at the Youth Centre, Redemption Camp, Lagos- Ibadan Express Way and it would also involve many other countries.

The sessions will take place simultaneously in 16 countries, including Nigeria for 77 hours. Addressing a press conference to commemorate the praise fiesta, the Music Director, RCCG, Pastor Kunle Ajayi, said the Marathon Messiah’s Praise, which is the world’s longest annual non-stop gospel musical event is aimed at: “expressing our gratitude to God for His mercy upon the life of our father, Pastor E A Adeboye the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG); and creating a new pattern of Praise in this dispensation.”

According to him, countries that will be participating in the praise include Nigeria, United States of America, Canada, England, Australia, Spain, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Israel, and Zambia.

Other countries are Cameroon, Kenya, Netherlands, Sweden, Malaysia, South Africa, Ukraine, Ghana, New Zealand, and Ireland. Ajayi said: “We are dedicating the 77 hours this year to praise our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ whose life became our light. ”This is a giant step in our quest to bring ‘Marathon Messiah’s Praise’ to the doorstep of every living being on the planet,” he said.


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