Dimapur, October 13: Nagaland Baptist Church Council Women Department celebrated its 50th Anniversary on October 10 at Platinum Hall, NBCC office, Kohima.
There were two services to mark this significant occasion. The inaugural service was led by Kakheli and the Praise and worship by the Women Department of the Yimchunger Baptist Church, Kohima while Chongtei Heno pronounced the invocation.
Neingupeü Kashie did the reading from the Bible and Rev. Rümatho Ngusou brought the greetings on behalf of NBCC as the Vice President. Seno Vihienuo and the Rengma Baptist church, Kohima presented two special songs in the morning service.
Sharing on “A blessed Past” and “A Challenge Present” was brought by Rev. Dr. Kapfo and Rev. Narola respectively. The morning service ended with a prayer by Neisi Hengna. The concluding service of the anniversary was chaired by Pusuinla Longkumer. Greetings were brought by Jaksil Sangma, President, BWFNEI and Emidaka Kharshing, Secretary, NEICC Women Assembly. Three special songs were presented by Alhile Epao, Women Department of Lotha Baptist Church, Kohima and the Women Secretaries of the different associations under NBCC. There was also a special time to release the Jubilee souvenir. Offertory prayer and scripture reading was done respectively by Rev. T. W. Yamyap konyak and Külovi Kajiri. Rev. Dr. Zelhou Keyho brought the message on the topic “Hope and a Future.”
The closing ceremony was conducted by the Kohima Ao Baptist Church with Rev. Yashila Jamir pronouncing the benediction at the end. The program committee were Rev. Yashila Jamir, Pusuinla Longkumer, Kakheli, Neingupeü Kazhie, Ravikhoü Kera, Visasieü Dolie and Neisi Hengna.
The Women Department of NBCC and NBCC thanked all the associations, churches, families and individuals who have contributed immensely toward the success of this celebration.
(Page News Service)