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KICC Champions make way for the 2012 Olympics

Added: (Mon Aug 13 2007)

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Thousands of people are set to flock to the heart of East London to attend one of the most inspirational events of the year. Hosted by Kingsway International Christian Centre, The International Gathering of Champions, or IGOC as it is popularly known, will take place at the church’s head quarters in Waterden Road, Hackney. This annual event that has been taking place for the past 13 years will relocate next year to make way for the 2012 Olympics.

Bringing together more than 160,000 people, IGOC is a gathering quite unlike any other. The inspirational conference offers an exciting line up of international speakers, teachers and musical maestros from the USA, Africa and the UK. Their sole mission is to encourage delegates and teach them how to live successful lives.

This year’s Conference, entitled ‘The Heavens Opened’ will focus on the great successes each person has the potential to achieve in their family, career, finances and personal lives. Host Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo says: ‘We are excited about IGOC 2007 and we believe God will make it memorable as we experience good changes in our lives and our circumstances. It will also be memorable for another reason – this will be the last IGOC conference to be held in Hackney, because our land has been acquired for the 2012 Olympics.”

The eight day conference will bring together speakers from all across the globe, including, Bishop Eddie Long, Dr Cindy Trimm, Dr Mike Murdock, Pastor Robb Thompson, Dr Marcus Lamb, Dr Bill Winston and Pastor Jamal Bryant all hailing from the USA. Also featuring in the conference this year will be renowned Gospel artists Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Minister Israel Houghton, KICC Mass Choir, Minister Byron Cage, Judy Bailey And many more

The conference will also has an impressive exhibition area which will feature over 130 exhibitors, including many of the leading Christian services and product retailers all under one roof. In addition there is an extensive food court area with an exciting mix of international and local dishes from Jollof Rice to Pie and Chips.

For further press information and additional photography/images please contact:
Susanne Kirlew - Tel: 020 8525 0000 ext.217 E-mail: Communications@kicc.org.uk

Notes to Editor:

KICC is an independent, interdenominational and international church and registered charity (No.1102114). There are up to 12,000 people in attendance over three services every Sunday at the main church in Hackney, with a growing number of smaller branches and chapels around London, the Home Counties and the West Midlands. KICC actively supports the community via a range of counselling services, skills training and a Supplementary School for GCSE pupils. KICC also works in partnership with statutory and voluntary organisations to improve social conditions for a wide range of disadvantaged people.

Kingsway International Christian Centre
57 Waterden Road, Hackney, London E15 2EE
Tel: 020 8525 0000 Fax: 020 8525 0002
E-mail: admin@kicc.org.uk
Website: www.kicc.org.uk

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