Churches in Umuomaku

The history of Christianity in Nigeria can be traced back to the 15th century, when the Portuguese arrived in Nigeria. Their mission was not successful because the Portuguese were more interested in slave trade. In the 17th century, the Roman Catholic missionaries made attempt to establish Christianity in Nigeria.

 

Christianity arrived Umuomaku in the year 1919 through the Church Missionary Society. Roman Catholic Mission and the Salvation Army also arrived in 1922 and 1934 respectively.

 

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St. John's Catholic Church

St John's Catholic Church Umuomaku is the main Catholic Church in Umuomaku and was established in 1922. The church is located in the center of the town

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St. Mary's Anglican Church

St Mary's Anglican church Umuomaku is the main Anglican Church in Umuomaku and was established in 1919. The church is located close to the Umuomaku roundabout

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The Salvation Army Church

The Salvation Army church Umuomaku is the main Salvation Army in Umuomaku and was established in 1934.