Pastor of Kangpokpi Christian Church, Reverend Janglet Lunkim, who is known for his effective counselling, dedicated services, and trustworthiness, was befittingly honoured on Friday at Kangpokpi Christian Church.
The event was organised by the church executive cabinet, Upa Ngapdet (Ordained Deacon), the various church department leaders such as KCU (men's department), KCN (women's department), KCK (youth department), and Board of Sunday School.
Apart from the church executives, T Lunkim, executive secretary, Manipur Synod, Reverend Hemlet Singson, assistant executive secretary, Manipur Synod, Satkai Chongloi, and other Manipur Synod leaders also attended the event.
Reverend J Lunkim became the Pastor Kangpokpi Christian Church in 1988 apart from serving as moderator, Gamkai secretary, Sah Gamkai, gospel missionary Board Chairman of Kuki Christian Church Manipur Synod, and also served as Manipur Synod Christian Education Board chairman.
According to the church secretary, Letgoulen Khongsai, Reverend J Lunkim has been instrumental in leading the Kangpokpi Christian Church the largest church in terms of members and the biggest church in terms of size not only in Kangpokpi District Headquarters but in the entire hill districts of the state as well.
He continued that there were only 27 household members in Kangpokpi Christian Church in 1986 but now under the leadership of Reverend J Lunkim, Kangpokpi Christian Church has almost 400 household members.
A spiritual leader who worked the talks, and talked the works, Reverend J Lunkim during his 34 years of Pastoral service had baptized more than 726 individuals.
Reverend J Lunkim said that all things that the church has accomplished till now are all because of the unity, collective efforts and struggles of the church members and the blessing from the above.
He said that he will cherish the moment and it will remain a memorable event in his life.
The pastor also remembered seven of his colleagues who had already left for their heavenly abode and paid his highest tribute and honor while presenting a gift to each of their families as a mark of tribute to the departed souls and respect for their past dedicated service to the people.