Challenges and Outcomes of the Unification Efforts in the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria (C&SUCN)

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Published: 2022-12-31

Page: 376-384

Oluwasegun P. Aluko *

Department of Religious Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


No doubt, one of the Aladura churches enmeshed in division and having a factional tendency is the Cherubim & Seraphim (C&S) Church. Since its first division in 1929, different divisions have also taken place, to the extent that churches that bear name with the C&S brand are now numerous, each with its own administrative and spiritual head. Over the years, however, there have been calls and movements for unity among these different factional bodies. This has resulted in the establishment of the Cherubim & Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria (C&SUCN). However, ever since its establishment, this body has faced one challenge or the other in its quest for the oneness of the church. Thus, this study investigated the outcomes establishing this body that has been tasked with unifying the C&S brand. It also examined the different challenges the body faces within its task. The study concluded that the unification drives in the C&SUCN are still a work in progress, owing to the many obvious challenges that are ominous and with which members are not willing to come to terms to chart a good course for the eventual oneness that has eluded them.

Keywords: Unification, Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Christiana Abiodun Emanuel, Moses Orimolade Tunolase

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Aluko, O. P. (2022). Challenges and Outcomes of the Unification Efforts in the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria (C&SUCN). Asian Journal of Sociological Research, 5(1), 376–384. Retrieved from


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