His Eminence, Sunday Mbang – Prelate Emeritus

His Eminence, Sunday Mbang – Prelate Emeritus

Prelate Emeritus

Background
Mbang, Sunday Coffie was born on August 26, 1936 in Eket, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Son of Coffie Eka and Judith (Ukpong) Mbang.

Education
Diploma, Trinity College, Umuahia, Nigeria, 1964. Bachelor, University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1971. Master of Theological, Harvard University, 1977.

Career
Circuit minister, Methodist Church, Ikot Abasi, Nigeria, 1965-1966; circuit minister, Methodist Church, Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria, 1967-1968; chaplain, Methodist Boys’ High School, Oron, Nigeria, 1971-1972; bishop, Methodist Church, Lagos, Nigeria, 1980-1984; patriarch, prelate, Methodist Church, since 1985. Lecturer, U. Ibadan, 1978-1979. Member Presidium, World Methodist Council.

Membership
Patron Idua Youth Association, Lagos, Nigeria, 1985-1990, Widows Association Nigeria, 1985-1990, Methodist Youth Association, 1985-1990. Trustee Methodist Church Nigeria, Young Men’s Christian Association of Nigeria. Member Christian Council Nigeria (chairman since 1988), Christian Association Nigeria, World Methodist Council.

Family
Married Enobong Esukuku, December 16, 1978. Children: Ini-Abasi Abisoye, Idorenyin, Nyakno Samuel.

Father:
Coffie Eka Mbang
Mother:
Judith (Ukpong) Mbang
Spouse:
Enobong Esukuku
Children:
Idorenyin Mbang, Nyakno Samuel Mbang, Ini-Abasi Abisoye Mbang