The Synod Mission and Evangelism Department has organized a one- day training for the Missionaries in Karimnagar Diocese on the theme “Equipping Missionaries towards Building Christ Communities” at the St. John’s CSI Church, Kazipet in Warangal, Telangana, on the 26th June 2018. The Programme was presided over by Rev. G. Srinivasa Naik, Mission Director for the Karimnagar Diocese, and inaugurated by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Reuben Mark, Bishop in Karimnagar Diocese. Rev. D. Purushotham, Ministerial Convenor in Karimnagar Diocese, Mr. Shyamsukumar, Rev. Supriya, Rev. Shalu T. Mathew, and Rev. John K. Mathew also have led the training programme along with Rev.Maxcin John, Synod Mission Director. Forty people, including Missionaries as well as Evangelists, have attended the training programme.
The training programme was the venue for the mutual sharing, listening and learning in doing the mission. It has encouraged the participants to discern the signs of the age and act and respond towards it ethically and morally. Furthermore, all participants were inspired to work together for the well-being of whole community without any discrimination. Since love is the heart of the Mission and the Mission is the heart of the Church, training emphasized that all Missional engagements must be oriented in the love of Christ and all approaches and outlook must be inclusive and transparent as well as comprehensible for all others through the words and deeds as part of credibility and integrity.
The Training Programme was concluded at 5 pm with a dedication service led by the Rt. Rev. Dr. Reuben Mark.
Rev. Maxcin John
Mission and Evangelism Department, CSI Synod