CHANDEL, MARCH 28: Ralruwng (Larong) Baptist Church on attainment of 75 years of its establishment today commemorated ‘Platinum Jubilee Celebration’ along with a dedication of a newly constructed church building.
The event of the jubilee held under the theme, ‘Bethel’ Gen. 28:18-19, started at the village Ralruwng also known as Larong with a dedication of the church building by executive secretary of the Anal Naga Baptist Association (ANBA), rev KL Tangthu while attending the occasion as the administrator in the presence of ANBA president RD Kanthung Anal and his cabinet staff, pastors, evangelist and missionaries, ordained ministers and officials of the Anal Theological Association (ATA).
MLA of 41 a/c Chandel, St Nunghlung Victor, president, CNPO Ws Kanral Anal, ANTA president Wng Kohring Victor and village chiefs too attended the celebration.
The act of building dedication ceremony was followed by unveiling the Jubilee monument erected and releasing of white doves and balloons that was administered by former pastor of Ralruwng Baptist Church, Rev Ts Lovejoy.
Then, convener of the celebration Committee Wng Thumdal in his welcome and introductory speech announce the names of individuals to be remembered and honoured as pioneers for bringing the light of Gospel to the village, and on the other hand.
A souvenir, ‘Bethel’ to mark the celebration of the 75th year of the Lord’s leading, prepared by the Church was also released during the occasion by the executive secretary of ANBA rev Kl Tangthu as the administrator.
Interestingly, Jubilee Choir Chengkhu Baptist Church inspired the gathering with their beautiful rendering of jubilant songs throughout the programme.