Pastor ordination ceremony

Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 08:00 [IST]

Last Update: Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 02:17 [IST]

Pastor ordination ceremony

AJAY THAMI

PAKYONG,: Kishore Simon Rai of Namcheybong Baptist Church was ordained as pastor in a programme held at Pakyong community hall today in the presence of all the pastors of the Baptist churches of Sikkim, local panchayats, executive members of United Christian Welfare Society of Sikkim and public.
Reverend Joseph Tamang, mission consultant of Sikkim Baptist Mission Board, along with other senior pastors of Baptist churches of Sikkim, administered the ordination ceremony. Pastoral certificate and license from Sikkim Baptist Mission Board and Sikkim government respectively were handed over to newly-ordained pastor.
Reverend Tamang, in his address, appreciated pastor Kishore Simon Rai for his dedication and selfless service towards the church.   
Pastor Rai expressed his happiness on being conferred with the pastoral post.   

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi