Both holy occasions were held on the 23rd and witnessed by brethren from other local congregations in the district through videoconferencing.
Following the homily, the candidates for baptism took their oath of membership and afterwards were baptized, making them full-fledged members of the Church Of Christ.
John Christopher Spear, a newly baptized member from Tel Aviv, said, “I am happy to receive my baptism. My baptism in the Church Of Christ, for me, was the beginning of my new life as I’m now among God’s people in His nation.”
The Ecclesiastical District of the Mediterranean, with its district office in Athens, Greece, supervises the congregations of the Church Of Christ in Malta, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, Israel, Turkey, and Montenegro. — With reports from INC News Section