Dimapur, July 6: The Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) observed July 1 to 5 as NBCC Youth Week and Youth Sunday under the theme ‘Stronger Together’. NBCC has 1661 local churches with 2,12,307 youth members.
Due to pandemic, the NBCC youth week & youth Sunday/youth day of prayer was observed differently this year by conducting essay writing competition on the topic “God in a pandemic.’
Positions in essay writing were 1st – Bitsa K. Sangtam, Longkhim Town Baptist Church under United Sangtam Baptist Lithroti Ashimukhong (USBLA), 2nd – Kilentola Jamir, Mangkolemba Baptist Church under Ao Baptist Arogo Mungdang (ABAM), 3rd – Rüübino Peseyie, Calvary Baptist Church, Jotsoma under Angami Baptist Church Council (ABCC).
The NBCC also had daily Bible study from July 1 to 5 by providing prepared Bible study materials. During the week it telecasted music, sports, and Youth Sunday message through YouTube channel @ NBCC Youth Ministry featuring some young artists each day.
Youth Sunday on July 5 was observed with prayer & fasting all over the State. Some prayer points were prayer for God’s intervention and healing as we face the COVID-19 pandemic, for young people across Nagaland and beyond for God’s protection and guidance, for God’s healing upon all COVID-19 positive people, for all frontline workers and government of the day for God’s protection, wisdom and justice, etc (Page News Service)