The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has announced activities put in place for the interment of the remains of its founder, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, stating that the renowned televangelist will be buried in the church premises on July 9, 2021.
The evangelical preacher, popularly known as TB Joshua, died at 2am on Sunday, June 6 with the cause of his death still unknown.
His death was officially announced via a post on SCOAN’s Facebook page which read, “on Saturday 5th June 2021, Prophet TB Joshua spoke during the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting: “Time for everything — time to come here for prayer and time to return home after the service,” T.B. Joshua Ministries wrote in a Facebook post.
“God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home — as it should be by divine will. His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for and died for.”
Speaking at a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, the Head of the burial committee, Dr Gary Tonge said burial activities for the controversial cleric will hold from July 5 to July 11, 2021.
According to him, a series of activities tagged ‘CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF PROPHET TB JOSHUA (1963-2021) -NOT MINE BUT GOD’S OWN’ will hold on the days.
On July 5, he said there will be a candlelight procession from 6pm. This, according to Tonge, will be a private service.
July 6 and 7 will be for tribute service from 10am to 7pm. This event will be open to the public but with limited seating.
There will also be a Service of Songs/All Night Praise from 12midnight, which is open to the public but with limited seating.
On July 8, there will be a Lying-in-State from 11am to 5pm.
This will be open to the public to pay their last respects.
Interment holds on July 9 on the premises of SCOAN.
Thanksgiving will follow at the church on July 11.