Army Chief joins Christmas celebrations at Christ Church, Rawalpindi

Father Kent also says because of the birth of Jesus people have the knowledge that God will give them the strength to face challenges and fears in their lives

The group of Ahmadi Muslim students from the Nasir Higher Secondary school started their Monday morning with kids of the small Christian community adjacent to the town's Bethlehem Catholic Church.

"I think it is very appropriate that we partake in The Lords Supper as a part of the Christmas Eve service because it reminds us of why Jesus came to Earth, to live a ideal life and die for us", mentions Pastor Hummel. Special prayers were held on the occasion for the peace and prosperity of the State.

Apart from the midnight mass, which is also known as vigil mass, Christmas Day mass was held on Monday.

Churches across the city held midnight services and holy prayers to mark the birth of Jesus Christ.

For members of the Christian faith Christmas is the day that the son of God Jesus Christ was born
For members of the Christian faith Christmas is the day that the son of God Jesus Christ was born

First Baptist Church of Meridian celebrated Christmas Eve with singing and worshiping along with having The Lords Supper. Huge number of worshippers took part in the X'mas mass.

The members of Christian community attired in colourful dresses were seen greeting, hugging and conveying Christmas greetings to each other.

May the spirit of Christmas be the harbinger of prosperity, abundance and peace in your lives. The prayers were followed by distribution of candies and cutting of cakes.

Attending the Christmas celebrations in Gulmarg, Vice Chancellor Jammu Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation, Rafi Ahmad Mir said Gulmarg is one the highest skiing resorts in the world that not only offers skiers powdery slopes but is also a breathtaking place to visit for a tourist.

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