The Diocese of Oru is located geographically in Imo West senatorial zone of IMO State comprising Oru East and Oru West L.G.A's. The headquarters and cathedral is along Owerri/Onitsha Road, Mgbidi, Oru-West L.G.A.

The Diocese was inaugurated on 16th of July 2008, by the Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of all Nigeria, The Most Revd. Peter Jasper Akinola, with the Rt. Revd. Geoffrey N. Chukwuneye, Ph.D, who was enthroned on the same day at the Cathedral Church of Emmanuel, Mgbidi as its Pioneer Bishop.

The Diocese of Oru is a rural diocese and quite under-development. It is presently made of six Archdeaconries. The Archdeaconries and their headquarters are:

  • Cathedral Group of Churches - The Cathedral Church of Emmanuel, Mgbidi.
  • Awo-Omamma Archdeaconry - St. Mary's church Awo-Omamma.
  • Ubulu Archdeaconry - Emmanuel Church, Ubulu.
  • Otulu Archdeaconry - St. Stephen's Church, Otulu.
  • Oru-East Archdeaconry - St. Thomas Church, Omuma.
  • Nempi Archdeaconry - St Baths Church, Nempi

There are nineteen (19) parishes that make up the Archdeaconries. These are:

  • Cathedral Group
  • Awo-Omamma Parish
  • Ubulu Parish
  • Otulu Parish
  • Omamma Parish
  • Nempi Parish
  • Akattta Parish
  • Amiri Parish
  • Ibiasoegbe Parish
  • Aji Parish
  • Amagu/Akuma Parish
  • Ihite Akatta Parish
  • Obibi Parish
  • Umuchima Parish
  • St John's Parish okworji/umubochi
  • Umuokwe Parish
  • Amadehi Parish
  • Umuehi Parish

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About Oru Diocese

Oru Diocese is located geographically in Imo West Senatorial
Zone of Imo State, Nigeria, comprising Oru East and Oru West

The diocese of Oru is a rural diocese undergoing rapid development.
There are presently six Archdeaconries in the diocese.

This site is an information powerhouse on the activities of the diocese.
As you go through our pages and commit your life to the service of our
Lord Jesus Christ, the almighty God will wet your grounds with His blessings.

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