Kohima, Feb. 10 (EMN): The Mao Baptist Church of Kohima (MBCK) dedicated its new church building at Midland in Kohima, on Sunday. Updates about the programme on Sunday informed that the event marking the dedication was conducted with the theme “founded in Christ.”
The church was dedicated by executive secretary of the Mao Baptist Churches Association Rev. K Koda, available information stated.
During the worship service, pastor of the MBC of Punanamai, Rev. Dr. L Kholi emphasised on the need for believers as Christians to be rooted in Jesus Christ.
‘Having a personal relationship with Christ is a must and every Christian ought to have proper Christian foundation,’ he said.
The church leader was stated to have lauded the church’s members for their contribution. “He reminded that the church must be built with a motive to glorify God and that Christ is important than the building,” the updates stated from the reverend’s speech.
The reverend also urged the church workers to stand firm in Jesus Christ and guide fellow believers by and through the Word of God, the updates stated.
The chairman of the church building committee Ashikho Daili gave a brief report about the work. He said that it was in 2010 when the foundation work for the church began. It was funded with about INR three lakh, the press release quoted him as having said. The total expenditure that went into the new church construction amounted to about INR. 6.5 crore, the updates added.
The new church was built from free will contributions, donation, and earning through community works; sales day and special offerings, among others, he informed.