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FULL LIST: 6 churches that don’t celebrate Christmas

A social media influence has gone on his Twitter handle, @savndaniel saying there are churches who do not celebrate Christmas and went ahead to make a list.

He claimed about 6 churches do not celebrate Christmas.

Newsflash247 had earlier reported that the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM), Dr Daniel Olukoya, on Wednesday, December 25, has said the church does not celebrate Christmas because it is unbiblical.

Olukoya stated this on Wednesday during the Manner Water Service, which coincided with the 2019 Christmas celebration at the church’s headquarters in Lagos.

The popular cleric insisted that no book in the bible recorded the word ‘Christmas’ or that Jesus was born on December 25.

“If you really study the Bible from Genesis to Revelation, there is no word like Christmas. The bible only recorded that the Shepherds were taking care of their flocks during a very cold season when they sighted the star that announced the birth of Jesus Christ.

“ This cold period could be around April or May ,’’ Olukoya said.

According to the General Overseer, December 25 is a date originally set aside by the ancient Romans for the Mars festival by the worshippers of the sun .

Olukoya said the birth of Christ was subsequently co – opted into the same date to give the Mars festival more popularity and then renamed ‘Christmas’.

He warned modern Christians to stop promoting such an “ unbiblical ” celebration .

According to him , the MFM church has decided to henceforth engage members in various spiritual activities during such periods and other public holidays to discourage them from partaking in such an unscriptural celebration.


See the list below:

1. Jehovah’s Witness. They do not celebrate birthdays too.
2. Seventh Day Adventist Church.
3. Deeper Life.
4. God’s Kingdom Society (GKS).
5. Religious Society of Friends.
6. Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM)


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Funke Azeez

Funke Azeez, an indigene of Abeokuta, Ogun State. She studied Mass Communication at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. Contact: [email protected]

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