"BY LOVE SERVE ONE ANOTHER" _ GALATIANS 5:13..."I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME" _PHILIPPIANS 4:13.... HALELLUYAH!!!!.

Our Beloved Bishop, The Rt. Revd. S.O. Sowale Ph.D.prayerfully welcomes you to make use of the website for your spiritual benefits and to the glory of the Almighty God and His Son Jesus Christ, "the Owner of His Church".

About Us

Ilesa Diocese is one of the oldest Diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion). One of the leading Diocese in the Ecclessiastical Province of Ibadan, situated in the hinder land of South-Western States(Osun State to be precise). The Mother Diocese of three Dioceses in Ijesaland. The Foremost Diocese in Evangelism and Mission. The Pioneer Diocese of annual "Jesus Celebration Crusade". The Diocese is headed by the annointed servant of God, The Rt Revd Dr. Samuel Olubayo Sowale.Ph.D(Ibadan).Mrs M.B Sowale, President MU/W Organisatios. The Diocese was created on Nov. 2,1974. Motto: BY LOVE SERVE ON ANOTHER.

Our Beloved Bishop, The Rt. Revd. S.O. Sowale Ph.D.prayerfully welcomes you to make use of the website for your spiritual benefits and to the glory of the Almighty God and His Son Jesus Christ, "the Owner of His Church".

Brief History on the Diocese

By 1973,Ilesa Archdeaconry consisted of four District Church Councils, viz:
(i) Ilesa District Church Council;
(ii) Ijesa North District Church Council
(iii) Ipetu-Ijesa District Church Council
(iv) Ijebu-Jesa District Church Council

It was considered that the creation of Ilesa Diocese was viable. At the meeting of the Archdeaconry Board held in July, 1973, each of the four District Church Councils was directed to meet and consider the issue. The next meeting of the Board held on the 2nd of August, 1973 considered the reports of the District church councils which unanimously recommended that a request should be made for the creation of Ilesa Diocese.
On 3rdAugust, 1973, a formal application was submitted to the Bishop of Ibadan by a delegation consisting of Ven. J.A.I. Falope, Chief E.A. Adesuyi and Chief S.O. Thompson, requesting for the creation of Ilesa Diocese. This application received the blessing of the Diocesan Board. When the standing Committee of the Provincial Synod met at Ado-Ekiti in February 1974 an approval was given on two conditions  CONTINUE READING...

NEWS & EVENTS
Bishop's Birthday:27th December.,2019
The Synod 2019:Thur.9th-Sun.12th May,2019
Ordination 2019: Sun.23th June,2019
Clergy School 2019: Mon.11th- Fri.15th March,2018
Women Organization: Every Thursdays
Diocesan Prayer Meeting: Every Wednesdays
Diocesan Vigil: Every 3rd Fridays
Jesus Celebration 2020: Sun.12th-26th Jan., 2020
Diocesan Basic Bible School Be inspired for Christ

Diocese of Ilesa, Church of Nigeria(Anglican Communion)

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