In Afaha Ube District in Apostle Effiong Ekpenyong’s working Area of South Central Nigeria, over 200 Children from the District and the nearby District of Four Towns, Uyo gathered together for a two day Children’s Day Celebration from Saturday, 26th through Sunday 27th May, 2018.
The theme of the gathering was “Our Children – Our Heritage” Psalm 127:3.
In his Opening remarks, the host, District Elder Armstrong Inyang said Children as inheritance of the Lord should be treasured and cared for, knowing that they are the future and live wire of the Church. He charged parents to teach them sound Christian morals as a panacea for a bright future.
The event featured indoor and outdoor activities including Bible quiz, Sword drills, Interactive session on our Sunday school and Confirmation manuals.
Various prizes were won by the best performing congregations and children. It was rounded off with Children’s Service in the afternoon on Sunday with the theme of the event.
Apostle Effiong Ekpenyong in his goodwill message urged the children to emulate Jesus in character and mind.
The Congregational Rector, Priest Ofonime James was full of praises for all the participants and specially thanked the children Trainers – Miss Blessing Asuquo and Utomobong Etim for a job well done.
The children said it was fun participating in the two-day event.
The program was rounded off with cutting of cake and refreshment.