Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – In a celebration of spiritual unity and shared fellowship, Sierra Leone experienced a profound day at the Kissy branch of the New Apostolic Church on Sunday, 10th December 2023, as it warmly welcomed District Apostle Michael Ehrich, from Germany.
Members from different congregation of the New Apostolic faith, including Apostle Bawah, also from Germany, and guests from other churches, witnessed a deeply moving divine service on the aforesaid date, that showcased the beauty of faith transcending cultural boundaries.
The divine service, centered on the biblical verse ‘John 7:38,’ resonated with attendees. In his sermon, District Apostle Ehrich encouraged attendees to reflect on the profound symbolism of “living water” as a representation of the abundant and eternal life that stems from a deep relationship with Jesus.
He urged the congregation to let their faith become a source of blessing and refreshment to those around them, fostering a community that embodies the transformative power of God’s love.
Touched by the warmth of the Sierra Leonean people, the District Apostle Ehrich expressed his deep appreciation while speaking to Awoko, promising a return to relive this unforgettable experience.
Beyond the spiritual messages, the service included ceremonial moments, including the retirement of district rectors, appointments, and assignments. A special holy communion, dedicated to the departed added a touching layer of spiritual depth to the gathering.
In an interview with Awoko, Apostle Brima Saffa, the Resident Apostle in Sierra Leone, underscored the significance of the occasion, highlighting the collaborative efforts of apostles working across different regions of the country to grace the Devine Service.
Apostle Saffa emphasized the profound impact of the joint prayers of these Apostles for Sierra Leone, showcasing the event’s influence on spiritual unity. According to him, the gathering held not only fostered a sense of global fellowship but also left a lasting imprint on the Sierra Leonean community, marking the day as a milestone in their spiritual journey. PSN/13/12/2023