Pastor Kumuyi bans handshaking and physical contacts in church

The General Superintendent of Deeper Christian Life
Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has suspended all Sunday services at the
church’s headquarters in Ghagada where over 30,000 worshipers normally throng
every Sunday due to the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

Kumuyi also cancelled the church’s Tuesday Leadership meeting and the Saturday
Workers meeting at the headquarter’s church.

He also effect changes in local districts and locations in compliance with the
Lagos State’s order suspending religious gathering of over 50 people.

A memo from the church to all groups and districts, signed by its Secretary,
S.M. Afuwape said, “Please note that all programmes at Gbagada church have been
suspended.

“No gathering of worshipers should be more than 50; where they are more, they
should be sent to Location/church in the house,” he said.

The statement said hand washing materials, such as running water and liquid
soap should be provided at the entrances of the churches, while members should
be encouraged to thoroughly wash their hands before entering the Church.

“Alcohol-based hand sanitizer should be made available for the same purpose in
all our churches. 

Each Church should arrange and ensure regular cleaning and disinfecting places
such as toilets, all floors, surfaces such as door handles, chairs, church
benches and pulpits with disinfectants.

“Worshippers should cover their nose and mouth with bent elbow or tissues when
coughing, or sneezing and dispose the tissues immediately. Adequate
baskets/dust bin to dispose tissues used by those who coughed or sneezed,
should be provided.

“Members should avoid shaking of hands or any other form of physical contact
where possible. Members should avoid touching the eyes, nose and mouth with
unwashed hands.

“Churches should check body temperature with the use of infrared thermometer.
The temperature should be below 380 C. those with  temperature of 380 C
and above should be referred to Medical  Personnel for immediate
attention,” the memo said.

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