asia: August 14, 2014
The North East India CE union presently includes 6 District CE Unions covering Assam & Meghalaya state. During the period of 2010 to 2014 the following activities carried out in cooperation with the District CE Unions:
Executive Committee Meetings
North East India CE Union has 7 office bearers and 8 executive members who conducted its executive committee meetings 11 times during this period. The Board discussed various administrative matters, activities lead through in cooperation with the participation of several churches.
NEICEU 32nd Biennial Convention
The 32nd Biennial Convention was successfully held on October 7-9, 2011 at Golaghat Baptist Church in cooperation with Assam Baptist Sunday School & CE Union during Assam Baptist Convention. The Theme was ‘God’s Promise for abundant Blessing’, Mr. H. W. Tham Rev. J.M. Nongpluh & Mr. R. K. Tongwah spoke. Bible Study was led by Pastor Arup Saikia. Singing Competition and Quiz Competition were organized during the convention besides business sessions of NEICEU. All together 276 persons (Endeavorers) from Assam & Meghalaya covering 6 District CE Unions participated and were blessed with the word of God.
World CE Prayer Day
World CE Prayer Day was held on February 2nd by all the CE societies at their respective churches as it was announced and circulated in all District CE Union. The CE societies celebrated this day with programs like Song Competitions, Extempore speech, Briefing History of the Founder of CE, Francis E. Clark and prayer.
The North East India CE Union conducted medical camp two times during the period. Through this Medical camp 494 patients were provided treatment and medicines. 210 families received mosquito nets from NEICE Union. 250 New Testament Bible were distributed among non-Christians during the medical camp. These two medical camps were conducted on May 31st, 2011 at Tinikhuti, Biswanath Chariali where 263 patients were taken care of and on May 6th, 2013 at Dharikati, Balipara, Sonitpur, where 231 patients were taken care of.
Bible man Project
The North East India CE Union has decided to undertake Bible man Project at Sonapur Area in Kamrup District of Assam. The committee members have already decided to appoint one evangelist for Gospel Preaching among non-Christians but due to lack of insufficient fund NEICE Union has not yet started the Project. However, the committee entrusted the sub-committee to look into the matter for better solution to start the project.
ACTIVITIES OF THE CE DISTRICTS
Students of Khasi Jaintia Christian Endeavor Union, Dondral report about the visit of one CE Union
One Intermediate CE Society is serving to the unreached community by setting up a school as a mission objective. They are making it stand on it’s own feet, without any other external assistance. The school has been a blessing to many inhabitants in the barren area of Laitkroh village and as a result there have been many souls who have offered themselves to follow Christ.
The local CE Societies are supporting their church in their own capabilities like monthly contribution for the salary of the mission worker, assisting in various activities of the Church entrusted to them. For instance, Christmas Carol Service, Conducting the Sunrise Service during Easter Sunday, etc.
There is also one Society which has initiated to reach out towards the poor and the needy by supporting the education of the orphans, distributing clothes, reading materials, etc. to disadvantaged people, organizing medical camps, helping people in the flooded areas, etc.
Tree Plantation program during the World Environment Day
Some of the CE Societies have been able to contribute to their community by planting trees and cleaning during the World Environment Day, constructing roads in the neglected areas, placing the dustbins, organizing career guidance, counseling etc.
Sports & Games program
Besides the up listed spiritual activities, some of the CE societies have organized various sports and entertainment programs like Athletics Meet, Football, Cricket, Basketballs, as well as indoor and outdoor games. The intention is to attract more youth to participate and simultaneously bring them to Christ.
Kindly pray for the following upcoming events of the NEICEU.
August 14, 2014, 10:36 h by Kretofil Bhengra, General Secretary, North East In.