ACTS REVIVAL CHURCH INTERNATIONAL
- ENSCHEDE BRANCH
.....declaring unto you the counsel of God
The counselling department is responsible for delivering the following programs: New Converts Teaching
The program equips Christians with the foundational principles of the teachings of Jesus Christ.
We regularise membership for those who have been in the church for many years without membership certificates. New members are regularly recruited into the department where they are undergoing training.
For this purpose the Son of God was made manifest, that he might destroy the works of the devil. (1 John 3:8b)
The Deliverance Service affords the congregation the opportunity to experience the delivering and healing power of God.
During this period, members are taken through strong teachings which enables them to discover the root cause of their challenges, confront it and deal with it based on the word of God.
Trained ministers are used to minister to them individually, setting them free from the oppressions of the devil. They are then released into the various departments in church where they find their place and begin to flourish and do exploits for the Kingdom.
This is the prayer wing of the church. This ministry is made up of prayer warriors who wield spiritual battle axes for spiritual warfare and intercession. Its activities include, Solution Center: a program designed to spiritually minister to people through special prayer and intercession, prayer retreats and all nights etc.
Worship Team, Family Choir, Musicians and Technical Men,
This comprises of choristers, singers, bandsmen, sound engineers, etc.
- Worship team
Guided by the fact that, God dwells in the praises of his people, the worship team of the music ministry is responsible for the provision of music and leading the church into the presence of God through praise and worship during our services. This is done in an atmosphere of gratitude and thanksgiving where the Spirit of God can move and work in the lives of the people.
This ministry focuses on the handling of musical and public address equipment and also manages the recording and packaging of preached sermons and teachings. They handle the tapes, CD'S., DVD'S productions, technical equipment & P.A. systems.
The purpose of the Outreach Ministries is to develop and send out specific forces of lay ministries which engage every segment of society for the sake of culture transformation through evangelism and the work of the ministry.
This ministry caters for children from nursery stages to about 12 years. Guided by the biblical doctrine that, train up a child the way he/she should go and when he grows, he will not depart from it, the church takes the ministry to children very seriously. Equipped with loving and experienced teachers, counselors and educators, children in the church are taken through various programs and teachings to prepare them for responsible adulthood and to help unearth and nurture their talents and gifts for the glory of God.
The youth is a “church” within the main church focused on the spiritual needs of children between the ages of 13 and 18 years. The Youth Church the link between the church pre-youth church and the Adult church.
The Youth church is headed by a Pastor and is assisted by a senior group of Leaders who are called Teachers and a younger group of Teachers called “Deacons”.
The youth church is seen as a training ground for raising the next generation of leaders and so opportunities are created for the Deacons and Teachers to grow their management, speaking and negotiation skills.
The Youth Pastor preaches once every month on the topic selected and the Group and Teacher The Youth church has programs for the whole year, and all these programs are managed by the Group of Teachers and Deacons with the Youth Pastor and his team giving them directions.
This represents the men’s fellowship of the church with specialized ministry unique to men. We aim to train, equip and direct men to find their true calling in the church and also to uphold with integrity and love, the role of the head of the Christian home. We assist our men to become good role models for young people in the community.
The Women’s Ministry is designed to address the needs of women on all levels, both within and outside the church. The overall goal of the Women’s Ministry is to minister to every woman according to her natural and spritual needs to serve women of all backgrounds as they discover their God given purpose.
This is accomplished through a variety of ways.
There is an annual women’s retreat where there is an opportunity to discover more about God through special classes and topics. It is also a great time to build relationships and have some fun with fellow women.
Being a mom is a privilege and a joy. It is also one of the toughest jobs in the world, especially when a mother has to do it alone. That’s why we count it an honor to provide Godly support and encouragement for single moms. Our goal is to build strong families by helping the single mothers implement biblical principals in their daily decisions.
These are the wonderful, affable, cheerful and friendly people who welcome you to church every Sunday. They are devoted to helping the church accomplish its vision of providing a loving and welcoming atmosphere in the house of God. They also assist all members in any way possible to make their church experience a memorable one.
This area of ministry is geared toward those who are married or engaged to be married. We even invite individuals who have a desire to be married and want to prepare their hearts for being unified according to God’s plan. This class focuses on real life issues and biblical principles to build and sustain a lasting union, submitted to God.
The elders dedicated individuals who have overcome many of life’s challenges, locked in to God’s plan for our lives and are excited about Him using us to help facilitate His move in this season.
We welcome those who are in new and seasoned, stable and challenged marriages, willing to share and grow together.
Health and Welfare Ministry
This ministry caters for the health and welfare needs of members. In our ministry, we believe that, we are each other’s keepers; hence taking care of the needs of our family is of the highest priority. With various programs and activities directed towards holistic care and welfare, this ministry provides peace of mind and relief for members and other people in the communities around.