[Addiss, Ethiopia, TCT] – South Sudanese delegates at the negotiating table at the phase two of the revitalization of peace agreement on South Sudan on Sunday held a joint ecumenical service to pray for lasting peace in the country.
The ecumenical service facilitated and led by the Anglican Bishop Emeritus Enock Tombe, the leader of Faith Based Organizations witnessed preachers delivered soul-touching sermon until delegates became emotional.
Prayer reading were selected from 1 Samuel 17: 20-46 in the old Testament and read by Lily Akol The second reading was from 1 Peter 5:6-8, in the New Testament presented by Pagan Amum while the third reading was taken from Mathew 6:25-34 read by Revd. Jordan Long.
According to the statement of updates extended to The Christian Times, the service sermon was presented by Reverend James Kuong Ninrew of the Presbyterian church of South Sudan under the theme “There is Deliverance in the Mighty Hand of God.” In his message, he told attendees how he had survived three life threats in 2017.
He stated that it’s God’s will to all the delegates who have been selected to participate in the High-level Revitalization Forum phase two aimed at bringing peace to South Sudanese.
The worship team comprised of Rev. James Yuot Chuol of ECSS as Prayer Leader, Rev. Jordan Long, President of Lutheran Church of Sudan who said the opening prayer.
The prayer was concluded by Bishop Emeritus Tombe who offered a message of blessing to the delegates.
“I am quite confident God will answer our prayers for peace in our beloved country,” Bishop Emeritus Tombe stressed.
He urged that all must keep praying for the South Sudan peace process. .BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS