Mysuru, December 05:- A cleanliness drive was conducted by the members of Church of God in the city recently.
Hundreds of volunteers and members of Church of God carried out cleanliness drive for about three hours for a distance of 1.5 km inside the compound of KR Hospital here.
A total of 200 garbage bags filled with cigarette butts, gum papers, disposable cups, coconut shells and other trash cans were collected. The Mysuru City Corporation welcomed the service of Church of God and supported the members with cleaning materials such as brooms and hand gloves.
Mayor M J Ravikumar who was present during the cleanliness campaign applauded the effort of the members and appealed them to conduct more such cleanliness campaign in near future.
Throughout the cleanliness drive, volunteers did not hesitate to carefully collect even a small piece of paper that was strewn on the roadside as the mother sees to the housework.
Speaking on the occasion, Pelegia said, “The place where we live should be clean enough for a healthy lifestyle. I feel happy about the fact that I was also able to be a part of the congregation to bring awareness among the people and have a conscience about a citizens duty. I am thankful for this event conducted by Church of God.”
On the same day, 1,520 people participated in Secundrabad, Pune Kohil Road, Daisen East Zen Garden, and Adyar in Chennai, leading the way in protecting the local environment.
World mission society Church of God General Pastor Kim Joo-cheol is developing the environmental cleanup movement ‘Mother’s street.’ Mother’s street is a global environmental cleanup movement of the Church of God.