Assemblies of God to celebrate 70th anniversary


The Assemblies of God (AOG) church will be celebrating its 70th anniversary across the country in December.
The PNG arm of the church movement started in the country in November 1948.
Celebrations will be held in Port Moresby for the southern region, Wewak for northern region, Lae for central region and Kimbe for the New Guinea Islands region.
For the southern region, National Capital District, Central and Gulf Provinces will hold celebrations on Dec 3-7.
Milne Bay, Northern and Western will have celebrations in their own provincial centres.
The theme of the anniversary is, “God has done great things, Great things he will do”.
A working committee has been set up in NCD to organise the event.
Regional coordinating committee chairman for Southern Region William Huasiwahin is calling on young people with gifts and talent to assist the organising committee as well as businesshouses or Christians who are willing to donate resources.
A major fundraising drive will be held on Oct 27, with a fundraising dinner at Dynasty Restaurant in Port Moresby.
The famous Christian gospel group Hillsongs Australia has been invited to be part of this event for the week and will conduct seminars and workshops during day.
National General Superintendent Reverend Joseph Pandu said: “It is time to sow now for the next generation.”
“We are enjoying blessings now because of those early missionaries that have come and gone before us and have sowed, so prepare yourselves now to sow for your blessings, for your children and into the future.”

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