The Deeper Christian Life Ministry, DCLM, (also known as Deeper Life Bible Church, DLBC), is set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the church with an extraordinary service on Sunday, August 13th, 2023.
According to a statement issued by the Church Secretary, S.M. Afuwape, the celebration begins with a leadership strategy congress at the Deeper Life International Conference Centre (DLICC), on Kilometre 42, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from Monday, August 7 to Saturday August 12.
The statement indicated that another major highlight of the 50th anniversary will be the official launching of a study bible, and a luncheon with the founder and General Superintendent, Pastor William Folorunsho Kumuyi, and his wife, Mrs Esther, at the Multipurpose Hall of the church.
The August 13 service will be streamed live to all the church’s branches worldwide by 7:45am from its Headquarters at Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria.
With the theme, ‘Milestones and Memorials for Future Generations’, the special worship service promises to delve into the lessons and exploits of the past five decades and the vision for the future.
Established in August of 1973, DLBC has 500 branches in Lagos alone, about one million members in Nigeria in about 5,000 branches as well as about three thousand branches in 60 countries of the world.
A major recent exploit of the church was the commencement of the Global Crusade with Kumuyi (GCK) at Abuja on May 2021.
Based on statistics and analysis of the church’s media streams, the GCK has reached more than 180 countries with a monthly average physical audience of between 40, 000 to 150, 000 and virtual audience of over 3, 000, 000 people globally.
The church has also documented over 200, 000 people across the world who have been saved and transformed. during these crusades. More than 30 million people have been impacted globally.