About us

Our overall mission and vision as a church is “to preach the Word of God and to bring people into membership of God’s family; to teach the Word of God to enhance freedom, promote Christian maturity and bind the people to God for service. To live the word of God, to demonstrate the new life in Christ to the World, and ensure the security of the believer.”

 

Brief history

Divine restoration Mission was established on 4th of November, 2007 and is governed by its board of five trustees. The Ministry, which is registered in the United Kingdom and has a charitable status is affiliated to the Evangelical Alliance.

DRM is led by Reverend Samuel Adeshipe as Senior Pastor, while he has an able Assistant in the person of Mrs. Grace Adeshipe. The church was operating for many years at Bryson House, 131 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham RM10 9RR and currently holds weekly Sunday worship at St Elizabeth’s Church Halls, Wood Lane, Dagenham Essex RM8 2XT with its administrative church office based at Suite 2 BMS House Oxlow Lane, Dagenham Essex RM10 8LP. The hours of service are between 9:30am-1:30am on Sundays, weekly.

The church’s mission is led according to the Holy Spirit. It has a vibrant worship style and actively nurtures its youth ministry. The church believes in the potential of the individual and hosts regular bi-monthly seminars and workshops where expert speakers both spiritual and temporal are invited to develop the spiritual life and skills of members which is also open to the community whether believer or non believers. This is regarded as the key strength of the church as the focus of the church is not only to its members but to impact on its community. There have been 30 such workshops and/or seminars in the past six (6) years. These include:

  • Workers & Leadership Conference

  • Family Life Workshop

  • Wisdom & Success Seminar

  • Shining Stars (Singles) Workshop

  • Youth Forum

  • Annual Convention 

 

New premises

DRM is actively searching to purchase its own premises to accommodate its growing membership. The size of the adult congregation numbers 137 and is culturally and ethnically mixed. The church has a leadership team consisting 22 deacons and elders and voluntary members

Our fundamental beliefs

We believe:

  1. In the divine inspiration of the Holy Bible. 11Tim.3:16-17; 1Pet.1:20,21

  2. In the Trinity of the Godhead: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Matt.28:19; Matt.3:16-17; Deut.6:4; 1Cor.8:6; Mk.12:28-30; 1John5:7.

  3. In the total depravity of the human race. Rom.5:12; Gen.6:5-7; Rom.1:28-32; Ps.51:5

  4. In the plan of redemption through the blood of Christ. Jn.3:16; Lev.17:11

  5. In repentance and restitution. Acts 3:19; Ezek.18:21; Lk.19:8-9; Matt.21:28-32; Lk.15:11-32; Is.55:7

  6. In justification and new birth. Jn.3:3; Rom.3:23-24

  7. In entire sanctification. Heb.10:10

  8. In water baptism as a testimony to salvation. Matt.28:19; Heb.8:26-38; Matt.3:16; Acts 2:41; Rom.6:3-14

  9. In the Lord’s Supper. Matt.26:26-29; 1Cor.11:23-32; Ex.12:27-51; Lk.22:19

  10. In the baptism of the Holy Spirit. John 7:32-39; Acts 2:2-13; Eph.5:18; Rom.15-16; Acts 10:46,49; Acts 19:1-6; Acts 2:39

  11. In the gifts and fruits of the Spirit. Rom.12:6-8; 1Cor.12:1-12; Eph.4:7-8,11,13-16; 1Peter 4:9-11; Gal.5:22-24

  12. In the New Testament standard of gifts, offerings and tithes. 1Sam.9:5-10; 11Kings 4:7-10; Mal. 3:8-12; Lk.21:1-4, Matt.23:23; 1Cor.8:1-9; 9:1-12

  13. In the Biblical principle of marriage. Matt.5:31-32, 19:9; Mark 10:1-12; Lk.16:18; Rom.7:2-3; Mal.2:13-16; Gen.2:18; Matt.19:4-6; 1:18-20; 1Cor.7:10-11

  14. In divine healing and present day miracles. James 5:14-16; Is.53:4; Matt.8:8

  15. In the civil government. Rom.13:1-5; Ex.22:28; 1Pet.2:17; Acts 5:29

  16. In the resurrection of the body. Rev.20:5; John 11:25-27; Deut.12; 1Cor.15

  17. In the rapture and second coming of Christ. 1Thess.4:16-17; 1Jon 2:28 (NLT)

  18. In the tribulation. Matt.24:21-28; Rev.6:7

  19. In eternal heaven and hell. Matt.22:31-46

  20. In the judgement seat of Christ for saint’s rewards. Matt.16:27; 25:31-46; 1Cor.3:10-15;
    11Cor.5:10; Rev.22:12

  21. In the millennial reign of Christ. Dan.7:13-14,18; Rev.20:1-5; Rev.19:11-21

  22. In the final judgement and in the endless punishment of unbelievers. Rev.20:10-15

  23. In the new heaven and the new earth. Is.65:17-18; Rev.21:1-3Rev.21:1-3

  24. In the endless ages when God the Father of all shall be all in all. 1Cor.15:24-28

Welcome to DRM

We confess that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the Living God, and proclaim him as saviour and Lord of the world. In Christ's name and by His Grace, we accept our mission to preach Christ to others and offer service to God and all people according to His will and purpose.

We rejoice in God, maker of heaven and earth, and in the covenant of love which binds us to God and to one another. Through baptism in Christ, we enter into newness of life and are made one with the people of God.

In the communion of the Holy Spirit we are joined together in discipleship and in obedience to Christ and in the power of the Holy Ghost baptism. We partake of the Holy Communion at the table of the Lord where we celebrate with thanksgiving, the saving acts and presence of Christ; in remembrance of His death on the cross, where His blood was shed for us and resurrection body given for the remission of our sins.

Within the universal church of God, we receive the gift of ministry and the light of the scripture and power of anointing for service. In the bond of Christian faith we yield ourselves to God, that we may serve the only true God, whose kingdom has no end.

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