Kpi prays for Manipur’s first COVID-19 victim, CM and others

Correspondent (KB-Reagan)

KANGPOKPI, Mar 29: The Christian community of Kangpokpi district headquarters on March 29 prayed for the first COVID-19 positive victim in the state who is fighting the deadly virus and the Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh and his council of ministers, MLAs, bureaucrats and officials of various department including medical and police personnel of the state who are tirelessly combating the pandemic.

A family prayer session as appealed by Kangpokpi Town Churches Fellowship (KTCF) for various prayer agendas and to seek God’s divine intervention during the pandemic COVID-19 disaster was held in all the households of the Christian community from 7 till 8 am Sunday.

The Kangpokpi Town Church Fellowship made an appealed to all the Christian community in the town to dedicate the morning services in form of family prayer Saturday evening in THE KANGGUI POST, the leading local WhatsApp group apart from disseminating the various prayer agendas.

Following the appeal and prayer agendas, the Christian community prayed for early recovery of the first COVID-19 positive girl in the state while seeking God’s blessing to help her overcome the deadly pandemic virus.

They also prayed for CM N Biren Singh and council of ministers and MLAs who put their heads together to help the people of Manipur safe from the pandemic COVID-19 and all bureaucrats and officials of various department, especially the medical and police personnel who are leading fight against the deadly pandemic but exposing themselves.

The Christian community of Kangpokpi DHQs also thanked the media personnel who risk their life to collect information and disseminate the same to the people and prayed for their safety as well as their families.

They also prayed particularly for all the councillors of ADC Sadar Hills including officials and staff of SHADC Kangpokpi, Deputy Commissioner, Kangpokpi and her subordinate officials and staff, Kangpokpi Superintendent of Police and his subordinate police officers and dedicated police personnel, the Chief Medical Officer and his subordinate medical officers and health workers, all Sub Divisional Officers of the district and their respective subordinate and staffers who had a sleepless night and exhausted days combating the pandemic COVID-19 for the people of Kangpokpi.

During the family prayer session, the Christian community also offered prayers for all civil bodies of Kangpokpi including Kuki Inpi, Kuki Women Union, KSO and other community organisations as well as the local bodies such as KTC, KWWO and KYU.

They also further prayed for the people of Manipur in general and Kangpokpi in particular who stayed outside the state and could stay with their family owing to various factors.

Veteran Pastor Rev. J Lunkim had an online video preaching after the family prayer session at KCC encouraging the Christian community to pray and play an important role in motivating and inspiring the government and various COVID-19 warriors fighting the pandemic for the people apart from disseminating the Do’s and Don’ts in regard to COVID-19.

It may be recalled that all church services have been put on hold until further notice by the KTCF since last Sunday after observing the Janata Curfew on March 22 following the ‘lockdown’ announced by the state government as well as the Prime Minister of India in its endeavor in fighting the highly contiguous COVID-19 pandemic.

Sunday has always been a busy day for all the Christian community with eventful worship services since morning. All the church services including morning worship service, Sunday school at noon time and evening worship service were all suspended during the lockdown in the town.

As usual, the otherwise busy churches in the town wore deserted looks as only a few came out to offer prayer maintaining the strictly instructed social distancing.

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