December 17, Lalitpur-
Emmanuel Craft family, led by Januka Bhattarai and a team of some eight women, organized an Advent Celebration and Greetings Exchange programme today at the office of the same entity.
The programme started with a brief self-introduction by the women, then a brief message on seeking the Savior as referenced by Matthew 2:1-2 where the magis come from the east seeking the King of the Jews.
Then Bimala Didi – special guest of the programme- of Asha Nepal, a ministry for rescuing and restoring trafficked women and girls, spoke from Luke 2:19 where it says “Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.”
She encouraged the women to keep certain prophecies, words, promises etc in heatt, not to lose heart, and wait patiently on the Lord.
Then Puja, Muna, Kalpana, and Fulmati shared short testimonies and expressed their gratitude to the Lord for all His love and provision and the universal family in faith.There was a moment of seriousness when the women shared how Lord has been so good to them all these years.
Januka Bhattarai, also a beautician and social worker among women, addressed the assembly, and thanked everyone for their presence and contribution.
The programme concluded with gift handover by the proprietor of Emmanuel Craft and J B Parlor and Training Center to the special guest, and all the attendees.
EC is a ministry-oriented women business led by women of faith in Nepal, mostly single women.