I spent my new year’s eve at HICC Lekki, and it was AMAZING!!
I’d gone to HICC’s new year’s eve soiree with my sisters. My older sister had hyped the church ehhhh, and was even yelling at me for running late!
Anyway, we finally arrived at the church and were directed accordingly to park. It was pretty dark but I think there’s ample parking as well as street parking.
Once we got in, the atmosphere at the church was pretty surreal. We’d walked in during praise and worship and were able to sit ourselves. For those of you wondering, the space was well air-conditioned (so don’t worry about sweating).
There was a sermon, testimonies and more praise and worship. One of the testimonies really got to me though. A young man had narrated his past experiences as a gigolo in Lagos, and how he had come to find and know Christ through the HICC community. I was like “that’s deep yo” and was super impressed that we have churches in Naij that adopt the “come-as-you-are” philosophy. I should also add that I thoroughly enjoyed the praise and worship, which was my fav part of the visit.
After ringing in the new year, there were free refreshments provided and more celebrations! Everyone seemed pretty friendly and some folks even stopped by to chat and introduce themselves. I even bumped into some people I know. I honestly got the sense that I was within a good community.
Overall I had a great time at HICC, Lekki and would like to visit again when next I’m home.