Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Unitarian Church, Jowai distributed gifts to the Orphans on the Occasion of the Republic Day

The Unitarian Church, Jowai in collaboration with the District administration Jaintia hills District distrbuted gifts to the more than 20 wards in the Tome Memorial Orphanage, Mooralong, Jowai. The Orphanage is managed by the Catholic Mission and on the 26 of January being India's Republic day, the church participated in the celebration organised by the Government by distributing gifts to the Children of this Orphanage.

The members of the church were welcomed by Sister Philisita and 6 other Sisters who look after the orphanage and the convent.
Speaking in the gathering Rev. Mohrmen lauded the service provided by the sisters to help the children and also reminded the children the importance of Republic day to every citizen of India. It is the day that the people of the country give unto themselves the Constitution.

Niwen Shylla one of the elder of the Jowai Church led a prayer in the meeting and later the memers were introduced to the convent’s chapel.

Since it was part of the day long celebration of the Republic day organized by the government, two representatives from the government kong S. Lato Distric Forest Officer and kong A. Sumer Sub Divisional Engineer of Jowai were also present.

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