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Asian Christmas Party


The Asian Christian community arranged a Christmas party on 9th December at Ebenezer Methodist Church, Dudley Hill. This party was attended by people of different backgrounds, including Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs. Christmas carols were sung and a message was given regarding Jesus’ birth. Also we prayed for world peace at this time of the year.

Saleem thanked everyone for attending the party, also gifts were given to the people who work within the community. Pastor Joel organised a raffle and Aneeq M and Arsala A organised gifts for all the children.

Asian food was also served which was enjoyed by everyone. This programme was covered by Asian TV media. The whole purpose of this party was to promote peace and unity.

Foot note:-
On 17th December, there was a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Quetta, Pakistan, during a special Christmas carol service. More than 400 people were present in the church at the time. Firstly, there were some gun shots. One man killed himself with a suicide bomb. Another man was killed by the police. Some terrorists escaped from the church after the incident took place.

There was some security in the church, but they still managed to succeed with this horrific act. At least 15 people were killed and around 250 were injured. People in Pakistan are very scared due this incident. All this information was confirmed by a church member in Quetta, Pakistan.
Please remember to pray for persecuted Christians all over the world, but especially in Pakistan.

Saleem D, St Andrew’s 

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