asia: December 09, 2013
News from CE in India
CE in South India
By Er. Shelley Christopher Charles, General Secretary SICEU
The South India Christian Endeavour Union (SICEU) held its 5th Triennial Convention during 18-20 October, 2013 at Bishop Selvamony Retreat cum Youth Centre in Kanyakumari. 175 delegates from all over State and District CE Unions under SICEU attended. WAKE THE WORLD, RISE UP DO IT was the Convention theme. Address, deliberations and discussion were practical and motivating. Duly authorized 85 members attended the General Council held on 19 October 2013. The Most Rev. Dr. G. Devakadasham presided. The Council confirmed the panel of the Executive Committee for the new triennium 2014-2016 presented by the Nomination Committee and expressed their greetings to the newly elected President Rev Dr Y.John Bashkar and Secretary Er.Shelley Christopher Charles who are going to represent SICEU in the WCEU Council.
Reported by Purnananda Pradhan, General Secretary CE in India
CE society of Tiruvanmiyur Advent church, Chennai had a special revival meeting on 15 August 2013. Around 700 participated from Chennai. On 2 October 2013 an annual CE program was held at Velachery Advent Church, Chennai. Around 1000 delegates participated in the meeting. Evangelist Edin Baro and national record holder Mr. John Chapra spoke in this function. Similarly a revival meeting was organized at BWDA Poly Technique College at Vendalicode in Kanyakumari district, Tamilnadu on 30 June, 2013. About 100 students along with Staff members of the college participated.The college principal Er. P. Shreenivasan Sundar delivered the Lord’s message.
CE in North India
Dr. N.K. Boro had organized a special CE meeting at Jabalpur on 19 July, 2013. About 60 students participated in this meeting. The meeting was held for the youth to educate them about the CE movement. Similarly Rev. A.K. Nath, CE leader of Bilaspur had organized a revival meeting at Pendra Road on 30 September. About 30 delegates attended the meeting. Rev Atul Arthur brought the Lord’s message.
CE in East India
A leadership seminar was held in the Baptist church Balangir, West Odisha from 10-11 August 2013. It was attended by 100 CE leaders from West Utkal CE union. Dr. N. Anand was the resource person. Mr. Naresh Matthews, a CE leader who had completed bachelor of Christian studies was ordained to work as honorary pastor of the church. Undivided Puri district CE union had organized a youth retreat on 28 August, 2013 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. About 300 delegates attended the meeting. Rev. Prem Singh delivered the Lord’s message. The bible quiz and memory verse competition was held on this occasion and prizes were distributed to the participants. Kandhamal district CE union, Odisha, had organized two days leadership seminar from 10-11 September, 2013 at G.Udayagiri. Mr. Bilhan Sagar was the resource person in the seminar. I had an opportunity to inaugurate the function. Mr. Jacob Pradhan, President and Mr. Kernel Nayak, Advisor of Odisha state CE union spoke at this meeting. Mr. Prasant Kumar Dash, General Secretary and Mr. Ejakhya Nayak, President Kandhamal CE union conducted this meeting.
December 09, 2013, 13:18 h by Various.