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Gorkha youth asked to imbibe dignity of labour

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By EMN Updated: Dec 02, 2020 2:57 pm
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Rev. K Santabir Rai gives away certificate of appreciation to the Gorkha Baptist Church, Full Nagarjan, for hosting the 2nd biennial youth conference.

Dimapur, Dec. 2 (EMN): Various speakers of a three-day 2nd biennial youth  conference of Association of Gorkha Baptist Churches Nagaland (AGBCN) have encouraged the youth to have the spirit and passion of dignity of labour.

The 2nd biennial youth  conference, hosted by Gorkha Baptist Church at Full Nagarajan, Dimapur, was held at AGBCN mission centre, Singrijan, from November 27 to the 29th  on the theme ‘Rooted and growing in Christ’ (Colossians 2:7). An update from the association stated that the conference was organised with a focus to inspire, enrich, and motivate the Christian Gorkha youth under AGBCN both spiritually and physically.

The main speakers of the conference were Rev. K Santabir Rai, AGBCN executive secretary; Hari Magar, AGBCN church and mission secretary; Norbu Lama, AGBCN finance secretary; and Samuel Chettri from Nagamese Baptist Fellowship, Chümoukedima village.

Highlights of the conference included praise and worship led by Nepali Baptist Church, Chümoukedima, and Gorkha Baptist Church, Mon town, competitions such as battle of bands, culture dance and secretary report. It stated that ‘The Chronicles Band,’ the only Gorkha gospel band of Dimapur, also performed during the entertainment programme.

It stated that the Nepali Baptist Church from Chümoukedima won the battle of band competition, while Gorkha Baptist Church Diphupar won the cultural dance competition, and Nepali Baptist Church Chümoukedima won the secretary report competition. It added that Gorkha Baptist Fellowship Piphema was awarded for the best discipline team. The overall champion was awarded to Nepali Baptist Church Chümoukedima for a second consecutive year.

Meanwhile, AGBCN youth secretary Shishir Lama has advised the youth to stand firm in their commitment until the next youth conference in 2022.

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By EMN Updated: Dec 02, 2020 2:57:42 pm