Dr David Heward-Mills, the first son of the founder and presiding bishop of Lighthouse Group of Churches (UD-OLGC), formerly known as Lighthouse Chapel International (LCI), Bishop Dag Heward-Mills has died in the US, the church announced on Saturday.
Heward-Mills died aged 31 as a medical doctor in the US.
He was a psychiatrist in Columbia, South Carolina and received his medical degree from Vinnica State Medical University and practiced for over six years.
“It is with deep regret and great sorrow that we announce the sudden passing away of David Heward-Mills, after a short illness. David was the first son of our Founder and Presiding Bishop.
“We, also as a church, are heartbroken, however we stand with our leader and his family and believe that God will comfort and see us through this very difficult season.
“Please respect their privacy during this difficult time. Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course,” a communication to church members read.