Thought for the day

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8

Daily Reading



  • The Newly Elected Officers of the CSI Synod Assume Office Communication

    The newly elected officers of the Church of South India (CSI) Synod for the triennium 2020- 2023, Most Rev. A. Dharmaraj Rasalam; the newly elected Moderator of the Church of South India, Rt. Rev. Reuben Mark; the Deputy Moderator, Adv. C. Fernandas Rathina Raja; General Secretary, and Prof. Dr Vimal Sukumar; Hon. Treasurer assumed the office in a solemn occasion at the CSI Synod Centre in Chennai.

    There was a worship service in the morning at the Synod Chapel commencing the assuming of office. The former Moderators Rt. Rev. Thomas K. Oommen, Rt. Rev. Devakadasham, and Rt. Rev. Dr Dyvasirvadam led the worship service. Rt. Rev. Devakadatcham delivered the message.

    A public reception was arranged at the auditorium in honour of the new officers. Rt. Rev. Dr Daniel Thiagaraja, the Bishop in Jaffna, gave the message of blessings in the public reception. Former Moderators, Bishops, spouses of the bishops, Officers of various dioceses, laypeople, the staff of the synod secretariat and others attended the public reception.

    Before assuming the offices the new officers lighted the traditional lamp placed in the middle of the flower arrangement and in front of the hoarding that carries the mission statement of the CSI.

    The officers were taken to the concerned office rooms and with a prayer by the respective predecessors. The officers meeting was held in the afternoon, where discussions for the programmes and prospects of the triennium were taken place.

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