Gethsemane Prayer Ministry International

  
   ...Imparting Prayer Fire, Transforming the World

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ABOUT GETHSEMANE WORLD PRAYER CENTRE

ABOUT GETHSEMANE WORLD PRAYER CENTRE

  1. INTRODUCING GETHSEMANE CHAPEL OF LIFE

    You are welcome to an endless experience of

    DIVINE REVELATION, PREVAILING PRAYERS, LIFE TRANSFORMATION, SIGNS & WONDERS..

    Beloved of God, it is indeed a great priviledge to have you fellowship with us today. It is my joy and delight on behalf of this great assembly of overcomers to welcome you into this family of intercessors and prayer champion.

     

    This is a very crucial time in the journey of your great destiny; that is why God ordered your steps here to be partaker of the prophetic and apostolic grace upon this family.

     

    This is a commission armed with an apostolic prayer mandate for personal and community deliverance and transformation.

     

    As you participate in our services, and meetings and volunteer your service in any of the service groups, the spirit of grace, favour, breakthrough and result-oriented prayer will begin to operate in your life.

     

    On this note, I welcome you once more on behalf of the gethsemane prayer family. The precious grace of God is upon you now and all the blessings of the commission will begin to find expression in your life (psalm 133). So stay in this winning camp and enjoy the overcomers life abundantly and endlessly.

     

    Rev. Dr. Moses Aransiola

     

     

    THE MAN BEHIND THE VISION.

    REV. MOSES OLANREWAJU ARANSIOLA, PH.D

    The ministry of Dr. Moses Olanrewaju Aransiola has spanned more than thirty three years, since God called him in 1979 to lead the ibadan varsity christian union (IVCU), then Africa's largest campus fellowship. The following year God also permitted him to lead the Nigeria fellowship of evanlegical students (NIFES), the world's largest christian student body. Dr. Aransiola also served the national body (NIFES) as its national prayer secretary for six years and one year as a travelling secretary (Roving campus Minister).

     

    He was formally ordained for the ministry in 1986. As a minister primarily called of God to be an intercessor, teacher and a revivalist. God founded through him, Gethsemane Prayer Ministries, the scope of which is now worldwide.

     

    Dr. Aransiola is an alumnus of the famous Haggai institute for advanced leadership in singapore. He is well-known international conference speaker and a seasoned trainer of christian leaders. He is widely travelled.

     

    Revd. Moses Aransiola has a PH.D degree in fisheries management and taught for a good number of years at the university of Ibadan, Nigeria's premier university. He is the senior pastor of the Gethsemane Chapel of life and National Director of 'Nigeria Prays', a national prayer body initiated by Gen. Dr. Yakubu Gowon,

    Nigeria's former head of state.

    He and his wife pastor Funmi Aransiola are blessed with children.

     

    VISIT THE JUBILEE PRAYER TOWER

    The jubilee prayer tower is the tallest prayer tower in Nigeria and possibly Africa. It is a place with ample rooms and floors for different aspects of prayer. As an intercessory ministry, we encourage our members to visit every floor of the tower to experience the amazing power of prayer and to also contribute their quota in the twenty-four hours prayer chain.

     

    We encourage you to be part of activities in the prayer tower as follows:

    Floor 1

    JUDAH GATE- Continuous praise and worship here.

     

    Floor 2

    SALEM GATE- Kingdom national and global prayers

     

    Floor 3

    EPHRAIM GATE- Prayers for divine favour, promotion, provision, fruitfulness, and enlargement.

     

    Floor 4

    JERICHO GATE- Prayer for divine empowerment, breakthrough, and victory.

     

    Floor 5

    SHILOH GATE- S.O.S Prayers of desperation ( Prayers for urgent divine intervention).

     

    Floor 6

    LEVI GATE- Ministers, Ministry, and city level prayers.

     

    BASIC TENETS OF FAITH.

    WHAT WE BELIEVE!

    Below are the basic tenets of our faith; what we believe, hold, and stand for:

    i. The devine inspiration and authority of the holy scriptures.

    (2 Timothy 3:16-17)

     

    ii. The unity of the Godhead and the trinity of the person therein.

    (1 John 5:7)

     

    iii. The utter depravity of human nature.

    (Gen.6:12; Gen. 3:23-24)

     

    iv The Necessity for Repentance and Regeneration.

    (John 3:3 & 5)

     

    v. The Eternal Doom of the final Impenitent.

    (Matt. 25:44-46; Rev. 20:15)

     

    vi. (a) The Virgin birth of christ (Matt. 1:18)

    (b) Sinless life of christ

    - 1 peter 2:22

    (c) The atoning Death of Christ- 1 john 2:2

    (d) Triumphant Resurrection of Christ-Matt. 28:5-7

    (e) The Ascension-Acts 1:9-11

    (f) The Abiding Intercession

    -1 John 2:1; Heb. 7:25

    (g) The Second Coming and Millenial Reignon Earth

    - Rev. 20:4-6

    vii Justification and Santification of Believers Through the finished Work of Christ - 1 Cor. 6:11

     

    viii The sacrament of:

    (a) Baptism by immersion - Matt .3:6

    (b) The Lord's Supper -Matt.26: 26-29

     

    ix. The Baptism of the Holy Spirit for believers with signs following. - Matt. 3:11, Mark 16:17-18

    x. The Gift of the Holy Spirit for the edification, exhortation, spiritual and physical healings and comfort of the church, which is the body of christ. - 1 Cor. 12:8-10

     

    ix. Church Government by Apostles, Prophets, Evangelist, Pastors, Teachers, Elders and Deacons. - Eph. 4:1-13

     

    xii. The possibility of Falling from Grace. -Heb. 6:4-6

     

    Xiii. The Obligatory Nature of Tithes and Offerings.

    -Malachi 3:8-12, Matt. 23:23.

     

    xiv. The Assurance of Christ's Return.

    -John14:3, Acts 1:9-11

     

    xv. The Rapture of Believers to be with Christ.

    1 Thess. 4:17

     

    xvi. Christ Millenial Reign on Earth With his saints.

    -Rev 20:4-6

     

    xvii. The Eternal Life of the saints and Eternal Punishment for the wicked. - Matt. 23:34-46, John 5:29.

     

    ABOUT THIS CHURCH

    The Gethsemane Prayer Ministry which started as Gethsemane prayer fellowship commisioned on may 23rd, 1987 as a forum for continuous and consistent teaching and practice of God's word in prayer, fasting, praise, worship, intercession, supplication and deliverance. The church arm - Gethsemane Chapel of Life came into being in 1991. The ministry by God's grace is in the forefront of the prayer move and mobilization not only in Nigeria but also in Africa, America and Europe. Today, Gethsemane Prayer Ministry has eight branches in the city of Ibadan, and one in Lagos and Federal Capital, Abuja.

     

    OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

    WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

    Destiny Molding Services: Every Sunday we have a refreshing services from 9.00am to 11:30am

     

    MIDWEEK SERVICE:

    Our Midweek services come up every Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Wednesdays, we meet for Bible Study at 5:30pm while on Thursdays we meet for prevailing Prayer fellowship also at 5:30pm.

     

    WEEKLY FASTING:

    All members of our chapel fast on every Thursday of the week while the workers also fast on Tuesdays. In other words, members are expected to fast once a week (Thursdays) and workers fast twice a week Thursdays and Tuesdays).

     

    OTHER SPECIAL PROGRAMMES

    GENERAL WORKERS MEETING:

    We hold our general workers meeting first tuesday of every month. It is a prayer and fasting programme with teachings and business sessions. It is a forum where all the workers of the ministry come together to pray, plan and share the common vission and goal for the month.

     

    PRAYER CLINIC

    (Prayer Ministration)

    The first Thursday of every month is designated for prayer clinic. It is a spiritual clinic where people come for healing and delieverances. Diverse cases are attended to by the Holy Spirit, and miracles and testimonies abound.

     

    PRAYER FOR THE NATION

    The first Saturday of every month is designated for praying for our country Nigeria. This is a covenant meeting that is as old as the ministry itself. We have covenanted ourselves to pray for Nigeria and this is one of the cardinal programmes of the ministry. It holds between 3.00pm and 6.00pm

     

    BREAKTHROUGH VIGIL

    All members of the church gather every last Friday of every month for this all night programme. It is a power night packaged for breakthrough in all areas if human endeavout. The programme starts from 100.00pm and runs till dawn.

     

    SPECIALIZED SECTIONS FOR THE CHURCH

    THE CHILDREN SECTION:

    Children between the ages of nine months and twelves years of age are given a special attention while in church. The service holds cocurrently with the adult church services.

    The TEENS SECTION:

    This arm of the church is designated to cater for our teenagers (ages 13 to 19). The service holds simultaneously with the adult church services.

    YOUTH MINISTRY SECTION:

    This is a ministry tailored to teach and train the youth (over 20years and young adults). The service holds simultaneously with the adult church services.

     

    THE HOUSE FELLOWSHIP

    House fellowships are the smaller units of the church. They hold at designated homes every sunday 5.00pm for bretheren to share the word of God and fellowship with one another. It is expected that you attend a House Fellowship nearest to you in order to be identified as a family. Being a member of the House Fellowship system offers you several benefits.

    a. It creates oppurtunity for several development.

    b. It is an avenue for a closer interaction between bretheren for fellowship companionship.

    c. It creates an avenue for sharing and caring for one another.

    d. It also creates avenue for brethren to receive assistance from the church such as welfare, wedding solemnization, child naming, property dedication etc. To know the location nearest to you, check the House Fellowship directory in this booklet or the church notice board.

    SPECIAL MINISTRATIONS

    Counselling and Deliverance Healing Service

    To live in sickness, oppression and affliction is to live in bondage! That is why one of the key areas through which this ministry establishes liberty for the people ministering deliverance to those who need it. The healing services are announced from the pulpit whenever they are scheduled to hold. You can also approach the pastors, and book an appointment. Don't suffer in silence.

    Every Tuesday 10am- 3pm

     

    WAITING MOTHERS AND SINGLES PROGRAMME

    A special programme is organized periodically to minister to those who have delay in marriage and child bearing and who desire to have their miracle spouses and children. Be on the look out for the dates of the programmes as announced from the pulpit.

     

    SPECIALIZED FELLOWSHIPS

    Boaz Group:

    This fellowship is open to all business man and woman in the church. The major features in the meetings include insightful and motivational teachings. The aim of the fellowship is to enlighten members on the covenant secrets of the sweat-less triumph in all areas of business endeavours. The fellowship meetings hold as announced.

    Men Alive Fellowship:

    This fellowship involves men of all ages. It is an avenue for mutual development in different aspect of manhood. There are specially designated programmes to help men grow into responsible husbands and fathers, and to sensitized to their unique role in the family, church, community and the nation.

    Daughters of Zion Fellowship

    (Sisters Fellowship)

    This is a fellowship of women of all ages. Like the men fellowship, it is a forum for all-round development. Women are given sound teachings and trainings to become empowered for impact in the home, church, community and national development.

    YOUTH ALIVE FELLOWSHIP

    Youths and singles of all ages under this umbrella meet regularly to fellowship together, pray and play together. The future leaders are prepared through tailor-made programmes for maximum impact in the society.

    ROYAL AND PRINCESS AMBASSADORS

    This is a club for the teenage boys and girls where they are taught and prepared for responsible adulthood.

    Coordinating Team for Royal & Princess Ambassadors

    Pastor (Mrs.) Funmi Aransiola

    08055251040

    Jimi Ojo: 08099759535

    Pastor Toyin Oke: 08033820109

    Pastor (Mrs) bukky Owoseni

    08023143667

    Pastors Mrs. Evelyn Adeyemo

    08055314858

     

    PASTORAL CARE SERVICES

    1. Pastors on Duty

    ...But I am (we are) among you as he that serveth (Luke 22:27).

    Everyday at the church office , there are pastors on duty to attend to members with emergency cases or in need of counseling from 10.00am to 3.00pm.

    2. Telephone Counseling and Prayer Hotlines

    I have set watchmen upon thy walls, which shall never hold thier peace day or night... (Isaiah 62:6). Don't suffer in silence, call out for help and enjoy timely intervention on any issue of your life as you take advantage of our telephone counseling and prayer services.

    08023289358, 08086826185, 08023375359

    Please call the numbers.

     

    12 PILLARS OF THE COMMISSION.

    1. FAITH - 1 John 5:4; Ephesians 6:16

    2. THE WORD - John 1:1-12.Hebrews 1:3

    3. THE SUPERNATURAL - Psalms 82:5-7; John 3:8

    2. THE HOLY SPIRIT - Acts 1:118; Isiah 10:227

    5. PROSPERITY - 3 John 2; Ps 35:27; Zech1:17

    6. PRAYER - 1 John 5:14-15

    7. HEALING - Isiah 53:3-4; Jeremiah 8:22

    8. WISDOM - Proverbs 24:3-4; Isiah 33:6

    9. SUCCESS - Joshua 1:8-10

    10. VISION - Proverbs 29:18; Jeremiah 29:11

    11.CONSECRATION/HOLINESS _ Hebrews 12:14, 2 Timothy 2:19

    12. PRAISE - 2 Chronicles 20:20-22

     

     

    FOOD FOR THOUGHT

    CHARACTER

    THE BEAUTY OF LIFE

    Character is the only constant thing in life.

    Character is the beauty of life.

    Your character is your glory.

    Your character is your future.

    When you are gone, what people will remember you for is your character.

    So maintain a good character.

     

    KINGDOM OPPURTUNITIES

    KINGDOM SERVICE

    And ye shall serve the lord your God , and He shall bless thy bread and thy water, and thy water, and i will take sickness away from from the midst of thee. There shall nothing cast their young, nor be barren in thy land: the number of thy days i will fufil. I will send my fear before thee, and will destroy all the people to whom thou shallt come, and i will make thine enemies turn back unto thee (Exodus 23:25-27).

    At Gethsemane Prayer Ministries International, Oppurtunities, which constitute avenues for ministering to the saints and fufilling our kingdom obligations. Below are the available oppurtunities and the duties attached to them.

     

    USHERING UNIT:

    Psalms 84:10

    FUNCTIONS

    - Receives worshippers and ushers them to their seats.

    - Ensure orderliness in the service

    - Distributes Church-related materials, such as handbills, bulletins and magazines, etc.

    SANCTUARY KEEPING UNIT:

    Exodus 19:10, 11; Gen 2:15

    FUNCTIONS

    - Ensures that the sanctuary of God and the entire church premises are well-kept for the glory of his name, sanctuary keepers meet every morning by 7am

    - See to the decoration and beautification of the church for all occasions.

    SECURITY UNIT

    Nehemiah 7:3

    FUNCTIONS

    -Ensures the security of lives and properties (particularly vehicles) within the church premises.

    TECHNICAL UNITS

    Exodus 36:1-2

    Functions

    - Sets up and maintain the public address systems in the church.

    - Production of messages on cassette, Audio CD, VCD & DVD

    - Membership is by application.

    The group meets on saturdays

    4pm & Sundays after service.

    CHOIR UNIT

    2 Chronicles 5:13-14

    Functions

    - Leads the congregation to offer quality praise and worship in music; minister inspirational spiritual songs.

    - Membership by application.

    Experience in singing ability and skill in playing musical instruments are advantageous.

    - Tuesday 5:30 & Saturday 4.00pm

    PROTOCOL UNIT

    1 corinthians 14:40

    FUNCTIONS

    - Ensures orderly movement of worshippers within the sanctuary and the entire premises.

    - Guides and serve visitors, VIPs, Guest Ministers during their stay with the Church.

    Drives protocol vehicles and pilot VIPs

    - Membership is by application

    WATCHERS UNIT

    1 Thessalonians 5:1; Acts 12:5

    Functions

    - The praying arm of the congregation that serves God in Prayer to enforce supernatural breakthroughs for the services and the entire congregation.

    -Membership is by application.

    Meeting time: Tuesday 5:30pm

    CHILDREN TEACHERS UNIT

    Deutoronomy 6:6-7

    FUNCTIONS

    - Maintains order, teach and instructs the children at the children's section of the church in the way of the Lord. In child upbringing will be an advantage.

    HEALING BALM UNIT

    LUKE 10:33-34

    Functions

    -Give medical advice to members who have health needs.

    - Direct and help members in need of medical attention at the church clinic and during medical outreaches for the members.

    - Doctors, nurses and others who are experienced in medical services are qualified to be members.

    HOSPITALITY UNIT

    Romans 12:13; Heb 13:1-2; Gal 6:2

    Functions

    - Provide refreshments for ministers and guests after ministrations when necessary.

    - Handles the cooking and serving of guest after ministrations when necessary.

    - Handles the cooking and serving of guests during conventions, anniversaries and other occasions for the church.

    WELFARE UNIT

    Luke 10:33; Acts 6:1

    Functions

    -Creates a friendly, welcoming and caring atmosphere for members of the church

    -Shows kindness and care to those in need of physical support

    - Disburses the welfare packages to needy members.

    COUNSELLING/FOLLOWUP AND VISITATION UNIT

    Acts 18:26

    Functions

    - Counselling and discipling new converts

    - Reaching new converts by active house-to-housevisitation and phone calls.

    DORCAS AND BANARBAS GROUP

    Functions

    1. To care and pray for pregnant women during pregnancy and after delivery

    2. To visit, pray for, comfort and assist the bereaved in every way possible

    3. To visit the hospitals to pray for and support the sick

    4. To visit prisons, minister to the In-mates spiritually and physically.

    5. To visit orphanages, homes of the disables to encouragr, pray for and support them by providing basic needs

    6. To identify and support the needy members of the church in every way possible.

    7. To rejoice with and support those celebrating wedding, naming ceremonies and special birthdays.

    You can join any of these groups as God has enabled you

    GETHSEMANE PRAYER MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL

    HOUSE FELLOWSHIP DIRECTORY

    S/N Centre Venue/Residence Address

    1 Ologuneru 1 Ariwodo’s 11.Askar paint Road, Eleyele (Before Anthony close)

    2 Ologuneru 2 Otunsanya’s 2, Adeleye Avenue. 1st power-line,Ologuneru, Behind Teedela Pure water

    3 Ologuneru 3 Ekisowe’s Road 1, Idi- Osan,Ologuneru

    4 Ologuneru 4 Adeolu’s 5, Aba-Ela, Eleyele Extension

    5 Ologuneru 5 Olufemi’s Ekerin Estate, Ologuneru

    6 Eleyele 1 Asekun’s 8, Ajibowo street, sitaga Bus-stop, Eleyele/sango Road Ibadan

    7 Eleyele 2 Ariori’s 1, Supo Ariori close, providence Estate, Olopomewa, Eleyele Ibadan

    8 Eleyele 3 Ogbanu’s No 69B, Okusaga street, Obokun,Eleyele Ibadan

    9 Eleyele 4 Abiola’s 57,Alhaji Ogo-Oluwa Street, Olopomewa, Eleyele, Ibadan

    10 Oke Itunu AMAZING GRACE CHAPEL. Dr. Olize’s 1, Ayekooto street, Behind st Louis Grammar school, oke Itunu, Ibadan. Tel. 08036213458

    11 Aro-Meta Festus’s 07026699346

    12 Aro-Meta 2 Olaosebikan’s 080834277299

    13 Oju-Irin Davie’s 08056820797

    14 Bodija 1 Daniel’s No 1, Olajide close, off ighodalo Drive, JKIC Bus stop by tolulope plaza, U.I. Bodija Road Ibadan. Tel. 08164628663, 08055282423

    15 Mount zion chapel.

    Uyang’s Sw9/769c off Railway line, orunsolu st. Alalubosa Area Odo ona

    16 Ologuneru Victory chapel

    Adebola’s Afolabi Abiodun street, ajadi, Ologuneru, Ibadan.

    Tel 08082358095, 08155175556

    17 Eleyele 1 Owoeye’s No 35, idi-obi, Behind Midas Pharmacy, Eleyele Ibadan.

    Tel. 08027879623 07066466327

    18 Eleyele 2 Olagoke’s No 1 Winjobi close, off Arotayo street Aro-meta, Eleyele, Ibadan. Tel. 08062143982

    19 Alaro Adelakun’s No. 30, Idito, sango, Ibadan.

    Tel. 08030759670, 08060223903

    20 Lifeforte GRA SHILOH CHAPEL

    Olaoye’s No. 1 Ifeoluwa street, GRA

    21 Jeje Area Eyango’s

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    Awotan I Apanisile’s

    23 Awotan II Ojeleye’s

    24 Arola David’s

    25 Agbaje Okanla’s

    26 Oluseyi Adeola’s

    27 Ologuneru Ogunbadejo’s

    28 Yaba Lagos chapel of life.

    Adeleke’s 18, Ebun Street, Abule Ijesha, Yaba, Lagos

    29 Ikorodu Adeleke’s 2, Popoola street, Iyana ori-Okuta, Agric Bustop, Ikorodu Lagos

    30 Ojuelegba Salako’s 12, Alafia street, Otun- Oba Bus stop, Itire, Ojuelegba Lagos

    31 Ojota Adejo’s 78, Victoria street, Ojota, Lagos

    32 Apo District MERCY SEAT ASSEMBLY ABUJA No. 35 Dahiru Mohammed close, Apo Legislative Quarters Apo District

    33 Logokoma District B27, Saraha Main Estate, Lokogoma District, Abuja-Nigeria

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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