Friday, August 1, 2014

EPCS ordination held

NAMCHI, 31 July: The South Presbytery and the Damthang Local Church Committee conducted the Ordination ceremony of Pem Kitar Sherpa, son of Doma Sherpa and Late Sarkey Sherpa of Damthang South Sikkim. The ordination was held for the sacred office of the minister of Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Sikkim was led by Rev. R.O. Malommu who is the Moderator of EPCS.
The Pastor Ordination Service was conducted at EPCS Church in Chemchey, South Sikkim and included Bible readings, Reading of the Nicene Creed, prayer along with important formality like Presentation of Ordinance, Attiring the Cassock and Bible and Blue Book Presentation accompanied with other special events which were part of the ceremony.
Rev. Pastor Pem Kitar Sherpa represents Damthang EPCS and after the Ordination Ceremony was conducted he was posted to Mangalbarey EPCS West Presbyterian for further service and fellowship. Rev. Pastor Pem Kitar Sherpa completed M Div (Master of Divinity) from Dehradun Presbyterian Theological University, Uttarakhand.
During the ceremony the ex-Moderator of Sikkim from Gangtok Rev. PS Tingmoo gave a sermon from the Bible. Till date Damthang has produced two spiritual leaders namely Pemba Nori Sherpa ex-Deputy Moderator of EPCS Council of Sikkim and Rev. Pem Kitar Sherpa.

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