Rev. Phughoto Aye was installed as senior pastor of Dimapur Sumi Baptist Church (DSBC) on Sunday at the Church premises.
The post of senior pastor fell vacant following the demise of Rev. Inaho Sumi on February last.
Rev. S. Vitoshe Swu, executive secretary, WSBAK delivered a message on the occasion and invoked God’s blessing. Having devoted 28 years in the Church ministry Rev. Phughoto Aye served the ministry in various capacities. He was executive secretary of WSBAK from 1995 to 2004, vice president NBCC (1994-95), Director, Sumi Baptist Convention (2005-06) director, Nagaland development outreach, NBCC (2006-2008).
He represented NBCC in CBCNEI as executive member from 1988-90 and as general executive member to Baptist World Alliance, representing NBCC from 2003-2005.
He is presently the director, Fire Around the World, NEI and also member, Forum for Naga Reconciliation.
He has also authored 3 books in Sumi language and also translated four books into Sumi dialect.