Convener of the Arise Women Conference, Pastor Siju Iluyomade, is set to host the wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo and other first ladies at the 8th edition of the ARISE Women conference scheduled for Saturday, October 29 at the RCCG City of David Sanctuary, Victoria Island, Lagos. Thousands of women will gather at this year’s ARISE Women Conference themed ‘Grace to Grace’.
Guest ministers are Pastor Mrs. Grace Okorede and Pastor. (Dr.) Becky Enenche of Dunamis International Gospel Church. “The conferences since 2009 till date have been testified to be positively changing lives and improving the quality of life of the everyday woman,” Iluyomade said.
“Last year’s edition was one of the major highlights for ARISE Women conference; we heard testimonies from women who were diligent in serving God now in leadership positions in government. With our theme this year being ‘Grace to Grace’, we want to discuss how women can improve their relationship with God and excel in their different works of life.”
Other guest speakers include Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, the First Lady of Lagos State; Mrs. Omolara Ahmed, the First Lady of Kwara State amongst others. There will be free medical treatment, cervical cancer screening skin care consultation, free eye tests and glasses, free services on blood sugar Level and blood pressure checks. Attendance to conference is free with shuttle buses available in the listed locations by 9:00am while the event starts at 11:00am.
Arise Women is a faith-based non-governmental organisation committed to accelerating nation building through the empowerment of women in the society and has impacted, inspired and encouraged over 15,000 women to achieve their God-given potentials, by the words and teachings of carefully chosen and proven speakers. In the last seven years, Arise has established three mobile clinics to bring primary health care to neglected communities, medical needs for over 15,000 women in different areas.
Through partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, ARISE has been able to train many women in various skills like fashion designing, hat making, soap making, hair dressing and so on. With their school health initiative, ARISE will be de-worming five thousand pupils in Lagos State owned schools, 30 free dialysis sessions in partnership with Healing Stripes Hospital and Arise free Women’s Clinic twice every month. ARISE through its conference has hosted speakers from across the world such as Pastor (Mrs.) Folu Adeboye, Mama Trice Shombusho, from Tanzania and Reverend Mrs. Obii Pax-Harry from the UK.