Dimapur, February 9: Zeme Baptist Church Kohima celebrated its 75th Anniversary on the theme ‘Celebrating our Hope in Christ’ at Zeme Baptist Church Midland Kohima from February 7 to 9.
Way back in 1945 a number of Zeliangs living in Kohima started the fellowship and which later on became one of the member-church in Zeme Church Council (ZBCC), Peren. Some of the prominent believers who founded the fellowship and left behind a wonderful legacy for the younger generation were Charovi, Heimbailakpe, Nheubuing, Ilamding, Heihingcube, Heisapleung, Ago, H. K Lungalang and L. T. Levi.
The present Church site was allotted to the Zeliang community in 1979 and whereby a small church building was constructed and dedicated to the Lord by Rev. H. K Lungalang. The present standing Church building was also dedicated by Rev. H. K Lungalang in 1995 coinciding with the Golden Jubilee of the establishment of the Church.
The three day celebration began with children’s J.A.M (Jesus and Me) program followed by ‘celebrating oneness in Christ’ with the Langmai Baptist church kohima. Rev Kuzerang Thou unveiled and dedicated the 75th Anniversary monolith and former pastor ZBK Rev Kulungsing Meru released the souvenir. Executive Secretary ZBCC Izieteilung Terieng and Pastor LBC N Silubo Zeliang delivered the message to the believers during the celebration.
(Page News Service)