Friday, June 17, 2011

H.K. Singh’s 146 Birth Anniversary Celebrated

H.K.Singh 146 Birth Anniversary was celebrated on the 15 of June at the Unitarian Church, madan Laban Shillong. The service was started at 1 PM in the presence of a large gathering of Unitarians and well wishers. The solemn ceremony was conducted by Rev. P.G. Marbaniang who light the chalice to welcome the entire congregation and the service was led by Riana Nongbri.

Students of the H.K. Singh Secondary School, Jowai presented a group song and the Unitarian Church Madan Laban Choir group presented a choir in the gathering. The speaker in the gathering was Roosevelt Pariat, Chairman of the Unitarian Church, Jowai and a prayer was offered by Rev. Nangroi Suting General Secretary of the Unitarian Union Northeast India.

The speaker dealt at length with the life and work of Babu Hajom Kissor Singh and reminded the congregation of his selfless sacrifice towards the cause of Unitarianism in this part of the World.

On Sunday the 12 of June, the Unitarian Church Jowai celebrated the day by organizing a special service at 1:30 PM. The service was chaired by Langkioo Laloo, led by Lynruki Laloo and Rev. H.H.Mohrmen spoke on the theme taken from H.K.Singh’s own hymn which says “everything that God has created, he did so to teach us.” Rev. Mohrmen concluded that by this H.K.Singh meant that the entire creation can teach us many things and the nature and everything in heaven and on earth are God’s revelation.

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