28th May, 2016
Children of Apostolic Faith Church, Jabi, Abuja celebrated Children’s Day with a retreat organised by the church.
The retreat tagged; “The Power in the Blood of Jesus” featured activities such as Bible games, Bible study, musical presentations as well as presentation of gifts.
Mrs Grace Ajao, a member of the church, said she was happy that the church had come up with such an event.
According to him, it afforded the children the opportunity to celebrate the day in a spiritual environment.
She said the retreat was organised to create an opportunity for children to have fun while learning about Christian teachings.
Cynthia Ugwu, a child at the retreat, said she had a nice time and would be happy to come for the next retreat.
“My mommy brought me here to have fun with my friends and I am happy because I had fun and got a gift.
“I want to come for the next one so I can have fun with my friends again in the house of God.
Mr J. Orji, a member of the church, said it was important to immerse children in religious events because it helped in moulding their characters.
“I had to bring my children here today because I know the importance of immersing children in spirituality and religious events.
“Giving your children a strong religious foundation will help mould their characters and morals.
“Such children events are good and I urge churches to do more of this and encourage their members to participate,” Orji said.