Taiwan Church News
April 11 – 17, 2016
Running For Jesus, Seediq Abriginal Youth Encouraged To Serve The Tribe In Challenges
Reported by Ispalakan Umav
On April 2, the second round of road running contest – ” Running For Jesus” – was held by Alang Snuwing Church of PCT’s Seediq District. About 200 aboriginal Seediq youth and adult were attracted to take part into this 14 kilometer event. Rev. Sudu Tada, Moderator of PC General Assembly, was specially invited to give his blessing and prayer to launch this event.
Rev. Peto Ukan, pastor of Alang Snuwing church, remarked that this event was initiated simply for sport and evangelical sake, when every tribe fellows returned home at the festival of sweeping tomb. As it went into the second round, this road running event learned the importance of the youth’s opinions and wished to cultivate the co-workers of next generation, said Rev. Ukan, “The whole idea of road running event is attributed to our church youth, and all elders and deacons just support and follow!”
Ms Sipuy Peto, adviser of Juvenile Fellowship at Alang Snuwing church, pointed out the purpose of such road running event was to encourage the aboriginal youth persisting their faith in kinds of challenge and hardship. “Tired or fatigued, however, we will run till the end!”, pledged Ms Peto.
Translated by Peter Wolfe