New building of Jalukie Town Ao Baptist Church (JTABC) was inaugurated by Rev I. Meren Pongen, Secretary for Church and Mission, Ao Baptist Church Conference (ABAM) on Sunday.
The inaugural programme was witnessed by representatives from various Ao Baptist Churches across Jalukie valley and Dimapur area besides the parish members of JTABC. Rev I. Meren Pongen, Secretary for Church and Mission, ABAM delivered the homily at the inaugural programme.
Others who took part in the programme included opening prayer by Yanger Ozukum, Pastor for Peren Ao Baptist Church, a brief report for the Church building planning committee was presented by N.K. Nungsang, Convener of the Planning Committee, short speeches were delivered by S. Chuba Longkumer, BDO for Tening and T. Sungit Longkumer, Deacon JTABC, special song was presented by women department led by Imnala Jamir and Anungla Yaden, and closing prayer was pronounced by Lanu Jamir, Pastor for Diphubar B under Dimapur.
The inaugural function was presided over by Atila Tzudir, Associate Pastor, Women Department of JTABC. The buoyant programme was concluded with community feast sponsored by the Church.