Pastors’ Wives Urged to Support Husbands Ministry

Pastors’ Wives Urged to Support Husbands Ministry

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Report by Timothy Alamba

COCIN Pastors’ wives have been charged to help their husbands fulfill the call of God in their lives without any deviation or distraction from the world.
The COCIN President, Rev. Dr. Dachollom Datiri gave the charge recently while declaring open the 2017 COCIN Clergy Wives Conference with the theme: ‘Seeking God’s Kingdom with emphasis on Relationship and Unity’ which was held in Gindiri Ulster Church.
When clergy wives get it right the Church also will get it right. You are the strength of your husbands and you have the power to make your husbands what God want them to be. In the Church today if women do their work well, we will get Pastors who will be dedicated to their calling. If all of you will receive this teaching and go back home to work with it, the church will grow in every area” Rev. Datiri told the Women.
The guest preacher at the conference Rev. Dr. Benjamin Pokol who took his text from Matthew 5-7 called on the women to do away with tribalism, sectionalism, division that are threatening to tear the church apart as we are all branches of the same tree.
He decried the situation in the church today where competition has replaced collaboration and conflict has replaced cooperation.
According to him the theme of the conference is a call for deconstructing the old nature and reconstructing the new and spiritual nature by the help of the Holy Spirit of God who lives in our hearts. This is because any heart that is not being worked on by God cannot relate well nor can it truly unite well with others.
Earlier in her welcome address the wife of the COCIN President, Ngo Na’omi Datiri charged the Pastors wives to keep faith with God despite all the challenges confronting them on a daily basis and discouraged them from joining committee of friends in their Churches as they belong to all women. She also advised them to learn some skills to support their families and the church.
The COCIN President also led some leaders of the clergy wives and other church leaders on a courtesy call to the Palace of the Sum Pyem, Da Charles Mato Dakat to thank him for his support to the Church in so many ways.
The Sum Pyem who counted it a privilege to host the Church leaders in his Palace assured them of more support from his chiefdom but however solicited for their cooperation in achieving peace, security and more development within the Mission Compound and the entire chiefdom.
Other papers presented at the conference include: ‘Pastor’s Wife and Mentoring’ by Mrs. Justina K Damap, ‘Pastor’s Wife and Stress Management’ by Rev. John Audu, ‘Pastor’s Wife and Health Management with Emphasis on Hepatitis and Cancer of all kinds’ by the COCIN Director of Health, Dr. Nantok Dami and ‘Pastor’s Wife and Planning ahead of Retirement/Entrepreneurship’ by Mrs. Lami Dakwak.
There were goodwill messages from the CWF Coordinator, Mrs. Godey Terry Nuhu, Wives of past leaders represented by Mrs. Alexander Lar, Mwaghavul Micro Finance Bank and others.
The 2017 clergy wives conference had in attendance 1,321 women and the conference was rounded up with a Holy Communion service.

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