Swahili Baptist Church celebrates Pentecost by baptizing fifteen

On Saturday, May 19, Swahili Baptist Church in Des Moines baptized fifteen youth as part of a weekend celebrating Pentecost. In addition to the baptisms, some youth from the church shared memorized scriptures and were awarded gifts recognizing their growth as disciples of Jesus.

Pastor Faustin Alobo said, “We had a blessed event of Pentecost as subjected with 141 people gathered together to celebrate.”

Swahili Baptist Church is a church plant supported by BCI and NAMB that is engaging Swahili-speaking refugees and other immigrants in Central Iowa.