UMMEED’ Celebrating Christmas

THE BIBLE SOCIETY OF INDIA
NORTH WEST INDIA AUXILIARY
NEW DELHI

‘UMMEED’ Celebrating Christmas with the Vulnerable

The Bible Society of India, North West India Auxiliary organized ‘UMMEED’ Christmas with the vulnerable at the Community Centre, Gole Dak Khana, New Delhi on the 4th December 2017. Around 250 children from as many as 15 organizations participated and presented Christmas program through singing, dance and skit. They included Children with disability; children rescued from human trafficking; children infected with HIV & AIDS; visually abled and children from the weaker socio-economic strata.

The Chief Guest for the event, Dr. Mrs. S. M. Rao, Treasurer, NWIA and the Guest of Honour Monsignor Fr. Susai Sebastian, Auxiliary Member encouraged children with a meaningful Christmas message. They were welcomed with a potted plant by Rev. Shirley Lall, Auxiliary Secretary, NWIA.

All the participants were gifted with ‘The Children’s Bible’ sponsored by the United Bible Societies, through The Media Department, The Bible Society of India. Chocolates sponsored by Nestle, and other gifts sponsored by the well wishers of NWIA. Braille Bibles were distributed to the visually abled children.

The children and the guests enjoyed a good lunch too. The event was an amalgam of the joy, love, and hope that the birth of Jesus Christ brings. It was indeed a heart warming and blessed event.

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