Namthang, 22 Jul:
Youth of Karek Church of God, South Sikkim, celebrated their 14th Youth Day at the church today with a special programme attended the senior women of the Church, Rebika Subba as chief guest, and Mon Maya Tamang as special guest and also with Pastor Dhan Bahadur Subba, Pastor Neema Chandra Tamang, and Pastor of Believers Church Rinchenpong West Sikkim, Santa Bahadur Rai, in attendance.
The programme included a cultural programme by the youth and students of the Sunday School of the church.
During the programme, social worker Som Bahadur Rai, a resident of Karek, was felicitated with a letter of appreciation for his social contributions and for guiding the youth towards the nation-building process and setting them on a positive path.
Also felicitated today was former president of the youth wing of the Church, Dil Kumar Limboo, and Sunday School teachers and founder-members of the Youth wing, Jyoti Subba and Aliciva Chettri.
Pastor Dhan Bahadur Subba delivered a sermon, while Pastor Nima Chandra Tamang and the president of Youth Wing Karek Church of God, Dawathen Lepcha, spoke about youth and their role in society and the church.