Apostle Anim said although Christmas represented a period for sharing and showing love in diverse ways, as was done by the wise men for the King Jesus, it must also be considered as a period for reflection and correction. The churches as well as the homes of the Christian community have been decorated and Christmas trees have also been installed. A large number of Christians along with their family members visited recreational places like parks, zoos and cinema houses to celebrate happiness of Christmas.
Dozens of worshippers prayed and received communion, and then gathered around the traditional bonfire in the church's courtyard. From the 5century, are three Masses are celebrated on the feast of Christmas: Midnight Mass, Matins or Shepherd Mass (on dawn) and the third is the Christmas Mass during the day.
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Special mass services were held at various churches in the Borno capital.
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Another resident, Danial Gambo, said he celebrated the season in a low key style in view of the harsh economic condition. Santa Clause distributed gifts among people. "Let us receive him and rejoice with him", he said. This voice is telling us: "Take care of me".
"It is a time to reflect on the love, the kindness and humility Jesus espoused to us and I commit to do my best to emulate his way".
He said this in essence, was saying that God could only be found at the Church, but not at the workplace.
He expressed confidence that service to God with clear conscience brought about good tidings and blessings to the believers.