UK Partner Church Meeting 23 August 2013

Following on from the Manchester CONNECT meeting, three of the KCM Europe team continued north to host a Partner Church meeting at Sunderland Chapel of Light – Maximum Impact Christian Centre. The team had been invited by KCM Partners Pastors Peter and Theodora Adegbie to take part in their Sunday morning service. The church’s vision is to raise agents of change with maximum impact and this is certainly something that hits you as you walk through the doors of this beautiful building, infused with the presence of God. Sunderland Chapel of Light is in an area with much social need, but there is an ongoing outreach programme starting to impact the area spiritually, founded on early morning prayer and revival meetings every weekend.

The Sunday service was attended by 80 people including some KCM Partners from other churches in the city. One member of the church is a local councillor who Pastor Peter and Theodora led to the Lord. It was such a blessing to see her on fire for God.

Worship was led by Martin Jones of KCM Europe, with the Chapel of Light singers and musicians accompanying him. This brought everyone into the refreshing presence of God and laid a perfect foundation for the rest of the service. Julie Samways, KCM Europe Partner Development Manager, shared Kenneth and Gloria Copeland’s heart for Partnership, the power of relationship and the joy of connecting with our Partners through these types of meetings. Julie underlined that together we are agents of change, casting a net for a maximum catch in these last days. KCM Europe’s Andrew Prescott then brought a message on ‘Encounters with God change lives’. This resulted in one man giving his heart to the Lord and others coming forward for prayer. Andrew also declared Isaiah 58 v 11-12 over the church, discovering later from the Pastors that God had given them this in prayer some months before as a promise.

A huge thank you to Pastors Peter and Theodora Adegbie and the team at Maximum Impact Christian Centre for their Partnership, love, hospitality, graciousness and THE BLESSING that flows through them.