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LHGBA celebrates golden jubilee

Staff Reporter DIMAPUR, APR 20 (NPN)
Published on 21 Apr. 2017 12:10 AM IST
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L. Hotovi Village Baptist Church (LHGBA) on Thursday marked its golden jubilee on the theme “kuqho phevekeu sheshu” with Western Sümi Baptist Churches Association (WSBAK) executive secretary, Rev. Dr. Hevukhu Achumi, as main speaker.
Speaking at the celebration programme, the speaker stressed on the theme based on the book Leviticus 25 and exhorted the church members to remain holy all the time not just during the jubilee.
Also, referring to 1 Peter 1:15-16, the speaker maintained that as per the Bible, to attain salvation, remaining holy was necessity and not just a suggestion.
Further, reading out from the gospel of Matthew 6:33, Rev. Dr. Hevukhu said believers would be blessed abundantly once they first seek the kingdom of God, and His righteousness.
Pointing out that celebrating 50 years signified attaining maturity, the speaker, in this regard, urged the congregation to help in missions work through various means.
Earlier, the speaker unveiled the jubilee monolith at the church premises and also released the souvenir.
At the programme, the welcome speech was delivered by village head GB, Hotovi Yepthomi, jubilee greetings by SAMS mission director, N Khekiye Aye and vote of thanks was proposed by jubilee committee chairman, Vitokhu. The programme was chaired by LHGBA Pastor, Lujeto Yeptho.

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