MyanmarAdventistChurchholds its 7th Union Wide Convention in Kalaymyo, Sagaing Region on March 28-31, 2012. The commencement program was held in UMAS compus in the evening of 28 Mar 2012 at 5:30 PM.
The convention was attended by 2800 delegates from different parts ofMyanmarcomprising Upper Myanmar,Central Myanmar, South East Myanmar, Ayeyarwaddy local missions and from MYUM headquarters. Among the delegates the president of theAdventistChurchin Southern Asia Pacific Region Pr. Alberto C Gulfan Jr., Pr. Saw Samuel, the Executive Secretary, and Associate Treasurer.
The delegates had involved in opening ceremony by marching towards the convention hall with joy and happiness.
Furosemide Overnight“This is the Seventh and hopefully last Union Wide convention in Myanmar as we hope that Jesus will come soon before we hold the next convention” Said by Pr. Memory Tun, the president of the Myanmar Adventist Church in his opening message.
In the evening opening worship service, the spiritual encouragement was delivered by Pr. Muller Kyaw, former president of MYUM. He stated that we, the church members are waiting for the Lord’s coming while we are reviving ourselves in the word of God. We need to revive by God’s word, read God’s word, live with God’s word and tell the word of God to others.
“Though I retired from Church work, I am still doing God’s work whatever I can in where I live” Pr. Muller included in his message.
All the delegates have been filled with spiritual blessing by this convention which they long to attend the occasion. MYUM held its 6th Convention in Pyin Oo Lwin, Upper Myanmar Mission headquarters in 2006.
After the opening message by Pr. Muller Kyaw, the Myanmar Adventist church leaders were introduced to the delegates. The church leaders who are serving at MYUM headquarters, Local missions, Institutes and schools are presented to the stage and introduced to the delegates.
“I walked 5 days to come to this convention because I believe that this is my spiritual feast” a delegate from Chin hill explained about his trip.
Though the transport and road condition is challenging many delegates tried to attend this 7th Union Wide convention with the full of enthusiasm.
“I am really blessed by this occasion seeing my friends and getting news friends” a youth fromYangonexplained to the news reporter.