Sunday, February 24, 2008

Chikondi Baptist Church Dedication

About 12 years ago Chikondi Baptist Church started out as a little group of believers meeting in one room of a school building. Then a few years later they built their own small church and continued to grow. Today we went to a dedication at their newest church building that was started about 5 years ago and is now finished enough to where they are going to start worshiping in there each week. Most of the churches in our area are small but this one along with one other are our biggest churches. Today there were about 200 people in attendance to celebrate this opening. Many pastors and previous members from all over the association came to be a part of this special day. We weren't around when the church first got started but we did go to some of the meetings in that very first school room. It is exicting for us to see how God has grown this church over the years. Pray for Chikondi(means love) Baptist Church as they continue to reach out to their community and tell people about Jesus. Pray that they will continue to grow in numbers and in their relationship with Christ.

Cutting the ribbon to the new church.

It was a big celebration!

I just happened to get this picture of Hannah across the way from us during the choir special. She was really paying attention as you can see. She had quite a group surrounding her playing Miss Mary Mack Mack Mack.

This is just one of the choirs that sang today.

When church is over everyone comes out and goes through the line and shakes hands with everyone else. The choir sings and the people fellowship.

Before a choir sings in front of the church they come in singing from the back of the church until they get up to the front.

1 comment:

Helen said...

I love the videos. They really were great to see.