It was all about the youths and children today at St Stephens Anglican Church in Jakpa Road, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, as the church celebrates their annual youths and children’s harvest today, August 27, 2023, News Desk Paper Report.
The children and Youths who were gorgeously dressed, took charge of the service, as they ministered in songs, drama and bible recitation.
Evangelist Simon Erhieguren who preached at the service, charged parents to be steadfast in caring for their children, saying, ” You will enjoy your children more, at every side, when you stand by them, as we have been mandated by God to be their earthly caretaker.”
While encouraging parents to fervently depend on God, mostly as it pertains to the wellbeing of their children, the clergyman assert: “We are not ignorant of the fact that situations in life have made some Christians to seek help from sources that are ungodly.”
However, total faith and trust in God will not only bring wisdom on how to nurture these children, but will further attract healing and wealth, as contained in Jeremiah 33 verses 6 -7” he noted.
Parents who were excited to see their children taking part in different events that spiced up the harvest, where not left out as they clapped, cheered and helped guild the children, in other to achieve a hitch free event, while others looked on in admiration of their wards performance.
The different group in the church were also colourfully dressed in their uniforms as they took turns to specially thank God while celebrating with the children.