Brotherhood of the Cross and Star has consecrated three Apostles and five pastors as Bishops.
The brethren to the rank of bishop are Apostle Etim Ante (Akwa Ibom State – Nigeria), Apostle Donatus Ofem (Cross River State – Nigeria) and Apostle Acclince Alakembi (Bayelsa State – Nigeria). Others are Pastor Godspower Agbolu (River State – Nigeria), Pastor Sampson Nwaji (Delta State – Nigeria), Pastor John Dafe (Niger State – Nigeria), Emmanuel Obayoriade – United Kingdom and Pastor Lawrence wegbo – United State of America.
The well attended ceremony which took place on Sunday 7th of December, 2014 at the Ravine Pentecostal Centre Uyo, Akwa IBom State, Nigeria attracted brethren from all over the world. Some of the countries whose representatives were present at the consecration ceremony are United Kingdom, United State of America, Ghana, Cote d voire, Benin Republic, Cameroons.
The consecration service was conducted by the Holy Father in His Holiness Obu O. Obu who charged the new bishops to put their very best in serving God and humanity. They were reminded that rank or position does not lead one to eternal life, but practicing the teachings of Leader O. O. Obu.
The Secretary General/ Head of Administration of BCS Worldwide, Queen I. O. Obu congratulated the new bishops on the elevation and admonished them to be blameless as the steward of God.
She advised them against being self-willed, soon angry, given to wine and filthy lucre.
The colorful and power packed service was attended by all the members of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star Executive Council, Bishops from other churches, friends, and family members of the consecrated bishops.