Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Joyful Monday Eyo bags excellence award


The wife of the  member representing Uyo State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mrs Joyful Monday Eyo has bagged an excellence award for her contributions toward the growth of the Presbyterian Church, Ikot Ekpene Parish .

The women’s guild of the Church honoured her with an award for her , “selfless service to humanity” during  Uyo Presbytery women’s guild annual conference with the sub theme “The Virtuous Woman in an Unstoppable Church “

Mrs Eyo in her opening remarks showed appreciation for the honour done her to grace the occasion as the Chairman of the Conference.

Speaking on the sub theme of the Conference, Mrs Monday Eyo described a virtuous woman as a good Steward, setting example in Matthew 25.” A virtuous is one who uses her talents to worship God.

She also noted that the church is not a building but children of God whose heart is seasoned with the word, “for us to have an unstoppable Church, we most first be unstoppable at the matters of God.

She urged the women to discover their God given talent and utilize it.  She also used the occasion dolled out gifts to some aged mothers.

The President Uyo Presbytery Women’s Guild, Mrs Iniobong Umana on her remarks, noted that a Godly/virtuous and unstoppable woman who steadfastly labours and abounds in the works of the Lord, labours not in vain , she further noted that an unstoppable woman should be zealous of good works fervently seeking to please God in all she does.

Mrs Umana further described a virtuous woman as a loyal, a home maker, hard to fine,very precious, has an inner beauty, works with her hands, right with God, abides in the home, does her husband good, such is a virtuous woman.
Uyo Presbytery Moderator, Rev. Bassey Umoh, described the sub theme of the Conference as timely, “This theme is timely and contextual taking cognizance of the increased moral decadence due to hardship in the country, the hike in the cost of living has pushed many Christians to the World “ she added.

He further noted that a virtuous woman is the woman whose faith in God does not shrink on the brink of hardship and storms of life. It is the conglomeration of virtuous people that make up the unstoppable Church, a virtuous woman is she, who seeks to glorify God in all her dealings, he added.

Elder Mrs Blessing Clifford Ndom described a virtuous woman as a woman whose worth is far more above rubies, but she’s noble, capable and strong woman with moral goodness and resolution .

“A virtuous woman is an excellent wife who forms a crown onto the husband, she is unlike every other woman who nags, manipulates, insults, lies and gossips , bringing reproach to her husband, her home and the church “  she added.

Mrs Umoh an 83 year old woman poured out her heart in tears  to bless  Mrs Eyo, she added that Mrs Eyo is a special creation of God.

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