Friday, December 13

Over 5,000 Christians turn up for Christmas parade at town centre

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The organising committee with parade participants.

The organising committee with parade participants.

A float featuring the Nativity scene.

A float featuring the Nativity scene.

Christians turn up in full force for the parade.

Christians turn up in full force for the parade.3

LIMBANG: More than 5,000 members of the Christian community took part in a Christmas Parade held here recently.

The parade themed ‘Merciful Like The Father’ was organised by Sarawak Churches Association Limbang Branch. Among the participating churches are the Methodist, Anglican, Roman Catholic, Borneo Evangelical Mission and Victory Family churches here.

Apart from the parade which took place in the town centre, the programme held in conjunction with the Christmas celebration on Dec 25 included praise and worship sessions, dances, singing of Christmas carols and other religious activities.

Also present were Limbang Deputy Resident (Development) Selamat Jati Yanjah and chairman of Lun Bawang Association Limbang, Frederick Lalung.