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The Fountain of Praise and Power Baptist Church, Kuye, Ogbomoso on Saturday 3rd October, made history having ordinated the first Deacons and Deaconesses of the Church. The President Ogbomoso Baptist Conference, Reverend Doctor Israel O. Olaniyan in his sermon titled" Pioneering Deacon Ministry" charged the pioneers that they must have solid foundations for others that are coming behind for effective deacon ministry and likened them to the Seven Spirit-filled men in Acts Chapter 6 verse 1 through 7. Dr. Isreal further stated that the office of Deaconship is to advance the course of the church by meeting the physical needs of the congregation while the undersheperd is saddled with the responsibility of meeting the spiritual needs of the church. The eloquent cleric quoted copiously from the books of Acts 6, 1 Corithians 3 v 1-10 et cetera and he highlighted the following as keys of effective Deacon Ministry; building of solid and enduring foundation enhances Church growth; making ministry service a priority and not church adminstration, politics and appearance on church programs; taking special interest in hurting and indigent members such as widows, teenage mothers,unemployed youths and retrenched people; deacons should be redemptive in their modus operandi and not judgmental and bossy; being comprehensive always instead of partiality and sectionalism would enhance the ministry; sustaining and improving on the qualities seen in you prior ordination and support the ministries with your substances. That if the highlights are keenly followed pioneering deacon ministry would be extremely rewarding. Olaniyan concluded. The Chairman of the Deaconate Ordination Committee, Dr. O.S. Olaniyan was called upon to move ordination motion and was seconded by the Secretary Mrs E.M. Adeshina, the Anchor of the program Undersherpherd of Ore-Ofe Baptist Church, Ogbomoso, Shola Lawal therefore called the 20 Deacons-elect to file out for their ordination. Among the people that were ordinated are the Church leader and wife,Professor and Mrs Jeremiah Oludele Ojediran, wife of the Undersherpherd Mrs Olubunmi Oyelola Deji-Adisa, the Church Secretary Mr. Samson Adesola Oyeleye,the Men's Missionary Union President Mr. Emmanuel Abiodun Alagbe and his WMU counterpart Comfort Sikeola Akanji . Others are Olusayo Adeyinka Ajiboye, Adegbola Ayoade,Ajiboye Deborah, Ajayi Taiwo Deborah, Akande Bimpe Monilola, Akinpelu Oluwole, Balogun Salome,Idowu Titilayo Susan, Jemiriye Alice, John Akindele, Ogunleye Ruth Oluyemi, Sanjo Ojedoja, Deborah Oyeteju Oyelami and Oyeniyi Victoria. Deacon Solomon Adeoye was equally adopted from Dada Estate Baptist Church. Among the dignitaries that graced the ordination special service are His Royal Majesty OBA Sunday Oyediran,Lagbami Osekun 111,Honorable Remi Odetomi,Reverends G.S Adedokun, Lekan Ajao,Lekan Fatiloro, T.A. Makinde and Dr. O.A Ojo. The Chief host, Reverend Dr. Deji Adisa appreciated God Almighty for the inaugural ordination service that coincides with the one year anniversary of the church.