Commissions

During the XXVl th Quadrennial Assembly 2008, at Shillong, the National Council of Churches underwent an organizational restructuring.

 

Objectives

• Promoting consciousness within the constituents to draw policies on crucial issues

• Voicing concern on Policies and expressing those concerns at the National and International forums

• Accompanying churches in critical situations and offering a prophetic witness

• Bringing together for study and reflection on common issues

Chairperson:
Rt. Rev. Dr. Probal Kanto Dutta
Bishop’s House,
St. Michael’s Church Compound,
Aldrin Path, Bidhan Nagar,
Durgapur-713 212 (WB)
Tel. 0343-2536220 | Fax: 2534552 | Cell : 09434022163
Email : < probaldutta@ymail.com>
Secretary:
Mr. Samuel Jayakumar
Room # 301, CNI Bhawan
16 Pandit Pant Marg, New Delhi – 110 001
Tel: +91-11-23730657 | Email: < nccidel@nccindia.in>
 
Members:
1. Bishop Subodh Mondal
Delhi Episcopal Area
Bishop’s House,
12, Boulevard Road, Tizhazari,
Delhi-110 054
Tel: 011-23933694 | Cell: 09930840651
Email: < delhiarea_mci@yahoo.com>
 
2. Dr. Sushant Agrawal
Director – CASA
Rachna Bldg., 4th Floor 2,
Rajendra Place, Pusa Road
New Delhi 110 008
Tel: 011-25730611, 25730612 | Fax: 011-25733763 (Director)
Email:< casa@del6.vsnl.net.in> < sushant@casa-india.org>
 
 
4. Mr. Ajoy Saha
6/2A Dr. Suresh Sarkar Road
Kolkata 700 014
Tel.:033-22298726, 22277707
Cell:09830618574
Email: christiansocial@yahoo.com
 
5. Rev. S.S. Majaw
Administrative Secretary
Presbyterian Church of India
Presbyterian Assembly House
Central Ward, Shillong 793 001 Meghalaya
Tel: 0364-2226828, 1127, 2505655
Fax: 0364-2228166
Email : pcishillong@gmail.com
 
6. Rev.Dr.Vincent Rajkumar
Director – CISRS Post Box 4600,
73, Miller’s Road Bangalore 560 046
Tel. 080-23332981, 23330335
Fax: 23330335, Cell- 09980036926
Email : cisrsblr@hotmail.comrajkumar.1953@hotmail.com
 

Objectives

• Calling one another to visible unity, examine and develop agreed positions on issues that divide

• Overcoming exclusion and discrimination in church and society.

• Interpreting and communicating the ecumenical vision and facilitating theological analysis of ecumenical challenges

• Working together to be faithful in holding the common commitment of being together in mission and evangelism

• Enabling bilateral and multilateral dialogues and conversations among the constituents of NCCI.

Chairperson:
Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos
President, BTESSC
Mar Thoma Bhavan No. 77,
6th Avenue Harrington Road,
Chetput Chennai 600 031 Tamil Nadu
Tel. 044-28363165/044-28362705
Fax: 28363165
Email: mtbhavan@gmail.comisaacmarp@yahoo.co.in
 
Secretary
Rev. Christopher Rajkumar
NCCI. P.O. Box # 205
Civil Lines, Nagpur- 440001
E-mail: christopher@nccindia.in
Cell: 09422293599
 
Members:
1. Rev.Jacob M.B. Sudhakaran
Comptroller of IELC
Indian Christian Research Organisation
No.18, Seventh B. Main,
Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore-560 043
Cell: 08065359497
Email: < jacobsudhakaran@yahoo.co.in>
 
2. Rev.Lipok Jamir,
AO Baptist Naga
Diphupar AO Baptist Church
4th Mile, Dimapur-797112
Nagaland
Cell: 09402431597 | Email: < abcdiphupar@gmail.com>
 
3. Rev.Fr.Jacob Joseph,
MJSOC United Theological College
63, Miller’s Road,
Benson Town, Bangalore – 560 046
Cell: 08951412235
Email: fatherjj@gmail.com
 
4. Rev. Dr. R.R.D. Sajeeva Raju
Treasurer – STBC,
H.No. 40-449, Rockwood
High School Compound,
Kurnool – 518 001, Andhra Pradesh
Cell: 09866619378
Email: SAJEEVARAJU@yahoo.com
 
5. Mrs. Dr. Lalrinawmi Ralte,
PCI United Theological College
63, Miller’s Road
Benson Town
Bangalore – 560 046
Karnataka
Cell:09449819757, 080-23537464
Email: < riniralte2@gmail.com>
 
6. Dr. Bimal Charles
General Secretary – CMAI
Plot No. 2, A-3 Local Shopping Centre,
Janakpuri, New Delhi 110 058
Tel: 011 – 2559 99 91/2/3, 25521502
Fax: 25598150 | Cell: 09971416222
Email: < cmai@cmai.org> < bimalcharles@cmai.org>

Objectives

• To affirm Human Rights, support efforts to combat poverty and Economic injustice.

• To work on Health, Healing and Reconciliation

• To address issues of Power and affirm Peace

• To address the challenges to Creation.

Chairperson:
Rev.Fr. Aswin Fernandis
Catholicate Aramana, Devlokam P.O.,
Kottayam-686 038, Kerala
Tel- 0481-2574323,Cell: 09496021530
Email: fernzash@gmail.com
 
Secretary:
Rev. R. Christopher Rajkumar
NCCI, P.O. Box # 205,
Civil Lines, Nagpur – 440 001
Tel: 0712-2531312, 2561464
Email: < nccichristopher@gmail.com>
Members:
1. Fr. Kuriakose Punnachalil
Vicar
St. Mary Jacobite Cathedral,
#13 Queen’s Road,
Bangalore-560052
Tel: 080-2267243
Cell: 09845027478
Email: kpunnachalil@yahoo.com
 
2. Rev.Jyotirmaya Deep
306, Prasun Senate, Salunki Vihar Road,
Pune-411 001
Tel: 020-26360944
Cell: 09881381631
Email: jyotirmaya.deep@yahoo.com
 
3. Mr. B. Jesuadian
D.M. Hospital Campus, Junction Road,
Vriddhachalam-606 002
Tel:04143-260842,Cell: 09443232746
Email: secretaryalc@yahoo.com
 
4. Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Panchoo Bishop – ELC
in M.P. Luther Bhavan, Post Box No. 30
Chhindwara 480 001 M.P.
Tel: 07162-242692, Cell: 09425819228
Fax : 07162 – 242220
Email: bishop_elcinmp@rediffmail.com;
bishopppanchoo@gmail.com
 
5. Rev. Madhukant Masih,
Secretary, Mennonite Church in India
Mennonite Center, Bastar Road,
Dhamtari – 493 773, Chhattisgarh
Cell : 09827467547
Email : mci.exesec@gmail.com
 
6. Dr. V. Esther Kathiroli
Secretary, TNCC 1, Race Course Road
(Interior), Guindy Chennai-600 032 T.N.
Tel: 044 – 22351105/ 22324370 (R)
Fax: 22354187, Cell: 09444024180
Email : < tcctnadu@md4.vsnl.net.in> < estherkathiroli@gmail.com> < estherkathiroli@hotmail.com>
 
Mr. John Varghese
15-C, SFS Flat
Rani Jhansi DDA Complex
Motiya Khan, Pahad Ganj
New Delhi-110005
Cell: 09871309966
 

Objectives

•To communicate truth fearlessly and objectively

•To interpret events to give positive meaning and enhance human dignity, integrity of God’s creation

•To promote justice, peace and harmony

•To reach audiences, around the world through media, making challenges of the times and responds to or join alternative voice and engages actively in the witnesses of ecumenical movement.

Chairperson:
Prof. Rev. Dr. Samuel Meshack
Director, Higher Education
Hindustan Bible Institute and Colleg
Medawalkam High Road, Kilpauk,
Chennai – 600010.
Cell: 09940155549 | Email: < smeshack@gmail.com>
 
Secretary:
Rev. Caesar J. David
NCCI, P.O. Box # 205,
Civil Lines, Nagpur – 440 001
Tel: 0712-2531312, 2561464
Email: < nccicaesar@gmail.com>
Members:
1. Fr. Jerry Kurian
Professor, United Theological College,
63, Miller’s Road, Benson Town,
Bangalore- 560 046.
Cell: 09447602989, 09483966951.
Email: < jerryachen@gmail.com>
 
2. Dr. Imsaoshi Jamir
AO Baptist Church,
Eastern Theological College
Ragabari, Jorhat – 785014, Assam.
Cell: 09435993304
Email: < limsujamir@yahoo.com>
 
3. Rev. Vinay Peter
Executive Secretary – CARAVS
15, Civil Lines, Jabalpur – 482 001. M.P.
Tel: 0761 – 2621924 / 2622156 (R)
Fax : 2677933 | Cell: 9981431905
Email: < caravs1@hotmail.com>; < vinaypeter_mci@yahoo.co.in>
 
4. Mr. S. Madhu
Secretary, NONAC.
Church No. 5, Promenade Road
Adjacent to Santhosh Hospital,
Fraser Town, Bangalore – 560 005.
Tel: 080 25577691, 25541310
Fax: 080 25565407 | Email: < madhu@nacindia.org>
 
5. Mrs.Suma George
S. G. Villa, Mudiyoorkonam P.O.
Pandalam Dist. Pathanamthitta – 689 516, Kerala.
Tel: 04734 259383 | Cell: 09446309383

Objectives

• To ensure church and civil society participation for the upliftment and development of Adivasis and Tribals

• To create awareness among the Tribal community on constitutional rights and provisions provided to the Adivasis and Tribal.

• To promote and develop leadership capacity skill among the tribal/adivasi.

• To generate self help group so as to over come poverty.

• To educate tribal community on Forest Act.

• Promote and support the development of Tribal and Adivasis Theology.

• To initiate All India Christian Tribal Forum before the next quadrennial.

Chairperson:
Rt. Rev. Dr. Nelson Lakra
Moderator G.E.L.Church, Gungutoly,
Church Road, Ranchi – 834001
Jharkhand
Cell: 09435181930
Email: < gelchurch@yahoo.com> < churchgel@gmail.com>
 
Secretary:
Mr Pradip Bansrior
NCCI, P.O. Box # 205,
Civil Lines, Nagpur – 440 001
Tel: 0712-2531312, 2561464
E-mail: pradipbansrior@gmail.com
Cell: 09960727540
 
Members:
1. Mr.G.P. Cornelius,
MCI, 767 Napier Town,
Near Anand Talkies,
Jabalpur-482 001, MP
Tel: 0761 – 2411241
Cell: 09425155173
Email: cornelius_248@yahoo.co.in
 
2. Rev. Dr. Wati Longchar,
Baptist Church, Nagaland
Dean, SCEPTRE
Shrachi Centre, 2nd Floor
74B, A.J.C.Bose Road,
Kolkata-700 016
Tel: 033-22177868,9
Cell: 09874184472
Email: < wlongchar@gmail.com>
 
3. Rev. Dr. Solomon Rongpi
General Secretary – CBCNEI
Mission Compound
Pan Bazar, Guwahati 781 001 Assam
Tel : 0361-2515829, 2631789,
Fax: 0361-2544447,
Cell: 09435501963, 09422306295
Email: < srongpi@gmail.com>
 
4. Mr. K. Abraham
Good Samaritan Evangelical
Lutheran Church, [GSELC] Lutheran Office,
Seetaramanagar Colony,
H.O. No. 17-1-81/3,
Bhadrachalam 507 111
Khammam Dist. Andhra Pradesh.
Tel. : 08743-233173, 9848808171
Email: < gselc@rediffmail.com>
 
 
6. Mrs. Lalpianthangi Hrahsel
H.No. S/6-14 Bawngkawn,
Aizawl, Mizoram 796 014
Tel: 0389-2344260,
Cell: 09436199678
Email : mapiani5@gmail.com
 
7. The Rt.Rev. P.K. Samantaroy
26, R. B. Prakash Chand Road
Opp. Police Ground
Amritsar-143 001, (Pb)
Tel/Fax. : 0183- 2222910
Cell: 09815462121
Email: < bunu13@rediffmail.com>

Objectives

To sensitise the local congregations in witnessing for the liberation activities for Dalits. Organising Ambedkar Jayanthi’s and theologically evolving strategies for liberation. Inter-faith interventions for Dalit liberation. Organising theological conversations among Churches to discuss the just and inclusiveness of the Churches. Organising theological discussions on Dalit concerns.

Ensuring justice for Dalit Christian Rights. Legal aids to be given to the victims of oppression. Advocacy and lobbying for the rights of Dalits. Affirming Dalit rights are human rights.

Local Congregation empowerment programmes. Organising Dalit women’s groups, Dalit youth groups. Vocational trainings to the Dalits. Facilitating Dalit scholarships from the government to Dalits in the local congregations.

Attempting to re-read the Scriptures from Dalit perspectives. Bringing out Bible Study booklets on Dalit issues. Celebrating Dalit Liberation Sunday. A global Lenten Campaign for Dalit liberation is planned in 2010. Young Pastors summer institute.

Partnering with all like-minded Dalit organisations and other civil society organisations for Dalit cause. Networking and lobbying together. NCCDC coordination for Dalit Christian rights.

When Dalits are attacked and are in need of help, to be addressed by the Churches. Relief, rehabilitation, peace building measures etc will be taken as and when required.

Chairperson:
Mrs. Ramani Ramya Krupa
Bishop’s House
St. Andrew’s Cathedral Compound
Cantonment Main Road
Machilipatnam 521 002 A.P.
Tel: 08672-220623 Fax :220772
Email: < bishopkrishna@yahoo.com>; < revkarunanidhi@yahoo.co.in>
Secretary:
Mr Pradip Bansrior
NCCI, P.O. Box # 205,
Civil Lines, Nagpur – 440 001
Tel: 0712-2531312, 2561464
E-mail:  pradipbansrior@gmail.com
Cell: 09960727540
 
Members:
1. Mr. K. Baul Sundhar,
General Treasurer, IELC Central Business Office,
321, Lutheran Mission Compound,
K.P.Road, Nagercoil-629 001
KK District, T.N.
Cell: 09894214934
Email: < baul_sundar@sancharnet.in>
2. Dr. K. Radha Manjari, GSELC
C/o Good Samaritan Evangelical
Lutheran Church, Lutheran Office,
Seetaramanagar Colony,
H.O. No. 17-1-81/3
Bhadrachalam 507 111
Khammam Dist. Andhra Pradesh.
Tel. : 08743-233173
Email : < gselc@rediffmail.com>
3. Major S. Babu Samraj
Editor and Communications Secretary
India National Secretariat Office
37, Lenin Sarani, Dharamtala Post,
P. O. Box. 8994, Kolkata – 700 013
Tel: 033-22497210/22275780
Fax: 22455210
Email: < babu_samraj@ind.salvationarmy.org>
4. Mr. K. Jaya Rao
Treasurer, UELCI
South Andhra Lutheran Church
Mission Compound
Rapur-524 408, Nellore Dist. A.P.
Tel. : 08621-226113, 9440553307
Email: < salc.andhrapradesh@gmail.com>
5. Rev. Dr. Chandran Paul Martin
2A, 2nd Floor, Taj Apts, 13, Main Road
Anna nagar, West, Chennai – 600 040.
Cell: 09952935827
Email: < martinchandran@hotmail.com>
6. Most Rev. Dr. B. Suneel Bhanu
President, Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church
Post Box No. 205
Guntur 522 002 A.P.
Tel : 0863- 2241623 (O), 2231487 (R)
Fax : 0863-229030 M.09676400300
Email : < aelcpresident@gmail.com>

Objectives

•Promote national level ecumenical youth movement

•Renew and strengthen the relationship between the church and youth

•Cross fertilization of youth activities among churches and ecumenical youth movements

•Continue the heritage and legacy of ecumenical youth movement

•Facilitate intra church, inter-denominational, inter-cultural and inter-religious interaction of young people

•Challenge and transform attitudes and systems that limit youth participation and leadership

•Develop a theology and culture from the experience and perspective of young people

•The centralization of the marginalised youth in the Church & Society.

Chairperson:
Ms. Binu Mathew Roy
305, Classic Calisto, C.V. Raman Nagar
Kaggadasapura Main Road
Bangalore-560 093
Cell: 09886542406
Email: < binumroy@gmail.com>
 
Secretary:
Mr. Jianthaolung Gonmei
NCCI, P.O. Box # 205,
Civil Lines, Nagpur – 440 001
Email: jian.gonmei@gmail.com
Cell: 09130146386
Members:
1. Rev. Samuel Lalremsanga
Organiser, MTKP
Baptist Church of Mizoram
Hqrs : Serkawn, P.O.Zotlang – 796691
Lunglei, Mizoram.
Phone – 09436157790
Email – < slalremsanga@rediffmail.com>
 
2. Fr. Cyril Anthony, Chaldean S.C
DVK, Dharmaram College, Dairy Circle,
Bangalore.
Cell: 09035683169
Email: < ancyril@gmail.com>
 
3. Mr. Anish Kunnapuzha George,
Kunnapuzha House, Pullad P.O.,
Pathanamthitta-689 548,
Cell: 9447915609
Email: < anishkunnapuzha@gmail.com>
 
4. Ms. A. Florence Lydia
No.78/42, Vadamathathi Street,
Tiruvannamalai – 606 601
Cell – 9443685810
 
5. Mr. Rohan Gaikwad, MCC
Cell: 08087709147 / 09823642490
Email: < rohan_23gaikwad@yahoo.com>
 
6. Mr. Abhijit Mondal
C/o, CNI Bishop’s Office
86, Middle Road, Barrackpore, Kolkata – 700 120
Cell: 09007895272
Email: < avijit.mondal63@yahoo.com>