Monday, February 27, 2012

Dedication of New Unitarian Church Mukhap

The Unitarian Church Mukhap along with the Sengkynphamlang, Jowai Circle has on the 26 of February 2012 celebrated the dedication of the church new building. The service for dedication of the church was chaired by Rev. Sowat Laloo Senior Minister Unitarian Church; Mukhap and the church was consecrated by Rev. Derrick Pariat the President of the Unitarian Union Northeast India. 

Others who took part in the service were ma Hisbarwell Suchiang the person who is in charge of construction of the church building and kong Sniawdeimon Khlem Secretary of the Unitarian Church Mukhap offered a prayer. Before the service for church dedication was started, a bell fry donated by Jelin Lamare was also consecrated by Mr Marki Passah elder of the Unitarian Church, Jowai.

The members of the Unitarian Church though most of them are farmers by profession, yet they were able to raise enough fund to construct the church building. It took the church a little less than 10 (ten) years to complete the building of the new church building. Mr. Hibarwell Suchiang on his brief speech has also on behalf of the members of the Unitarian church Mukhap expressed the church sincere gratitude to the Unitarian Union, Sengkynphamlang Jowai circle, Mr. Marki Lamarr, Mr D. Pale and many others who has contributed to making the church.

On the occasion Rev. H.H.Mohrmen also handed over the Blessing and a CD send by the by Mukhap’s partner church the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley, Norwich, Vermont, USA in celebration of the dedication of the Unitarian Church of Mukhap, India, February 26, 2012. The Blessing wad handed over to by Rev. Mohrmen to Hehbok Sonroy Shadap the contact person, who in turn handed the Blessing over to Sniawdeimon Khlem, Secretary of the Church Committee. Before handing over the Blessing, Hehbok read the blessing in English and Rev. H.H.Mohrmen read the Khasi translation of the reading. 

The Service was closed with a blessing from Khrawbok Rani the Vice President of the Unitarian Union. Earlier the children of the Sunday School Unitarian Church Mukhap and the youths of the Unitarian Church Mukhap each presented their special song specially prepared for the occasion. A large number of people from the nearby church like the Unitarian Church, Jowai, Nongtalang, Sohkha and Padu also joined in the service.

Hehbok Sonroy Shadap Contact Presented the Blessing to the Secretary of the Church Committee

A Section of the Sunday School Mukhap presented their Special Number of the occassion. 

The old and the new

Inside the church

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