When he had consulted with the people, he appointed those who sang to the Lord and those who praised Him in their holy (priestly) attire, as they went out before the army and said, “Praise and give thanks to the Lord, for His mercy and loving kindness endure forever.”
But a time is coming and is already here when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit [from the heart, the inner self] and in truth; for the Father seeks such people to be His worshipers.
Music has always been an integral part of the worship of God's people. The main purpose of the Music Ministry is to spread the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ through songs, edify believers, lead the congregation in worship and give opportunity to gifted individuals to use their various gifting and talents for God's glory.
‘Ever flourishing Choir’ is the resident adult choir of Watered Garden with a membership of about 50 seasoned singers and musicians. Our core mandate is 'Awesome Worship’. This is the first strength of Watered Garden. Thus, we dispense the life and glory of God which is in Christ to His people, through the ministration of songs.
We are a team of beautiful people closely- knit by love into a family. Love is our working principle as we exhibit all the core values of Watered Garden in a Love-RIDE (Respect, Integrity, Dedication, and Excellence). We welcome you to join us worship & serve as stewards together in this great house; Watered Garden.
Our meeting days are twice in a week; Thursdays and Saturdays. We look forward to meeting you with love.
The prayer department includes people from all departments of the church. The prayer department acts as the power house of the church, its members and the body of Christ globally. Together with other designated departments, we coordinate all prayer programs of the church. Among these programs are annual retreats and Prayer Intense. Our goal is to keep the church spiritually ablaze through prayer and grow prayer leaders for the church.
We meet on Sundays after church and Tuesdays at 6:30pm.
The Pastoral Care Team is made up of carefully selected members who have gone through Glory Life Bible School and are loyal to the vision and mission of the church. They assist the pastors in handling the affairs of soul winning, follow up and the church’s new branches. They also help in handling the issues of those experiencing times of challenge, loss, transition and celebration. Team members are trained and supervised by the pastors. They are reliable and maintain a covenant of respect and confidentiality.
“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. Let your light so shine before men so that they may see your good works and glorify your father in heaven”. - Matt 5: 14 - 16
The multimedia arm of the church is a unique ministry in the body of Christ. It has two main functions; to amplify the message of our Lord Jesus Christ through the spirit-life messages of the man of God in all forms of media and to manage the communication as well as perception of the Church.
The multimedia team has a membership of more than 25 members with the inclusion of the technical support team. It consists of professionals and laymen who have knowledge/ skill or desire in technology and crafts. Our activities include:
This department handle the full communications of the church through both print and electronic media.
The evangelism department of Watered Garden serves as the main soul winning mechanism and channel for the church. We carry out evangelistic campaigns: House to house, Street evangelism and school evangelism. This department has several divisions to enhance specialization. E.g. follow up team, hospital visitations, prison ministry, soul winners, etc.
This department is made up of several divisions which corporately ensure proper arrangement, safe security, serene and beautifully decorated church premises. The divisions in this department include:
GLBS is our in-house Bible School. Currently, it takes the form of a one month "Bible Intense" program twice in a year. As part of their practical ministry field work, GLBS graduands become part of the Pastoral Care Team. They are directly in charge of soul winning, follow up and discipleship in existing and new branches.
They oversee follow up teams comprising Team Leaders, Shepherds, Captains and Souls (New Converts, New Members, and those who fellowship and visit regularly). Aside follow up, they meet their teams on Fridays (7pm -10pm). This is designed as a modified Home Cell system of follow up. They also receive and attend to First timers who attend our Sunday services.
New members and new converts are retained through effective discipleship, by way of our Sunday school (Bible Study) system. This is a 6-year comprehensive bible study program. Active participants would be thoroughly equipped to do the work of deacons and pastors. The structure is as follows;