Easter Rally in Gangtok

Gangtok, 21 Apr:

Churches from in and around Gangtok came together for an Easter Rally to carry the message of the resurrection of Jesus Christ to the people on Sunday.

Members from around 30 churches participated in the rally carrying banners and placards with messages of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and singing hymns.

The rally, organised by the United Christian Welfare Society of Sikkim [UCWSS], started from Convoy Ground in Tadong and walked along the National Highway to Indira Bypass, Deorali, Hospital Dara, Sadar Thana and finally concluded at the Bethlehem Fellowship Church.

The rally started with prayers led by the UCWSS president, Elder Patrus Gurung, and ended with a short message on Easter and prayers.

UCWSS joint secretary, Andrew Chettri, who was also the coordinator of the rally, informed that the rally was an annual event of the UCWSS held every Easter Sunday.

He explained that the main objective of the rally was to bring members of different churches of Gangtok together to convey the message of Easter. UCWSS is an umbrella organisation of all churches of the State and has been working for the welfare of Christians of Sikkim.