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The World Methodist Council is made up of  80 Methodist, Wesleyan and related Uniting and United Churches representing over 80 million members in 138 countries1. To find a member church in your area please use the A-to-Z guide located below. To view a member church’s contact details, click the blue arrow button. * denotes churches under the Central and South Europe Central Conference of the United Methodist Church ** denotes churches under the Northern Europe Central Conference of the United Methodist Church

Nigeria, Methodist Church

Contact: Bishop Dr. Michael Olusegun Akinwale (Secretary of Conference)
Work Wesley House, 21/22 Marina P.O. Box 2011 Lagos 101001 NigeriaWork Phone: 234 1 270 2563Work Phone: 234 802 327 2867
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Methodist Church Nigeria developed from Wesleyan Methodist mission Outreach of Methodist Church in Britain in 1845 and Primitive Methodist Mission via Fernando Po. The merger of the two Methodist Churches formed Methodist Church Nigeria.

Methodist Church Nigeria is currently a Connexional Episcopal Church headed by a Prelate. The Conference Area is divided into 16 Archdioceses, 1 Council and 74 Dioceses mostly located in the rural areas. The membership size is about 2 million full members.


1 Based on membership numbers reported by member churches as of June 2018



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