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Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Inaugurates Believers Church Synod Assembly

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan inaugurated the Synod Assembly at Believers Church Synod Secretariat on 22nd May 2016.During the inaugural address, Metropolitan asked the leaders to take a lead role in various social welfare and community development activities of the church. He also encouraged them to strive for the goodness of the society as a whole.Bishops, clergy and leaders of various dioceses and departments are attending the week-long meet. Different sessions will be conducted to plan and discuss how to best implement each project to alleviate poverty from among the poor and develop underprivileged...

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Dedicates 219 Sisters of Compassion

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan dedicated 219 Sisters of Compassion on 22nd December 2015 at Believers Church’s Synod Secretariat.The sisters were given a six-month training in various disciplines and today’s dedication marked the successful completion of their training.Bishop Dr. Samuel Mathew presented the sisters for dedication. Metropolitan then blessed each sister and handed over a silver cross to be worn on the sari as a symbol of their servanthood and commitment. In the days to come, these sisters will go to different parts of the country and work among the poorest of the poor, orphans, widows, lepers and...

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Dedicates 135 Sisters of Compassion to Serve the Poor

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan, dedicated 135 Sisters of Compassion in a service held on 29th March 2015 at Synod Secretariat. This marked the completion of their six-months of training.Addressing the sisters on the occasion, Metropolitan said, “Being great doesn’t mean you have to be rich and have all prosperity in your life. But, it is when you feed the hungry, serve the neglected or care for the needy. Go to slums, leper colonies and streets and serve the people there with your compassion.”During the time of dedication he blessed each sister and handed over a silver cross to wear on the sari as a symbol of their servanthood and commitment.The sisters would be going to different places to work among the poor, orphans, widows, lepers and beggars with passion and full...

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Inaugurates the Karunya Varsham Project of YMCA

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan inaugurated the Karunya Varsham project of YMCA during the 125th celebration of the National Council of YMCA Youth Assembly. Sri. Ramesh Chennithala (Home Minister) inaugurated the meeting and Sri. Anto Antony (MP), Dr. Gabriel Mar Gregorios, Metropolitan (Indian Orthodox Church), Kuriakose Mor Severios, Metropolitan (Knanaya Arch Bishop), Peter Posner (President, YMCA World Alliance), Mr. Rolland Williams (President, YMCA National Council) and Mr. Lebi Philip (YMCA State President) were also a part of the...

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Adresses 10,000 During the Inauguration of  Diocese of Niranam General Convention

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan addressed a gathering of 10,000 during the inauguration of the Diocese of Niranam Annual Convention in on 4th February 2015. It was inaugurated by Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma, Metropolitan of Mar Thoma Syrian Church Of Malabar. During this five-day long convention, different sessions will be conducted to encourage people in their faith and to have hope in their...

MP Inaugurates Children and Youth Day of Believers Church’s General Assembly

Shri. Anto Antony (Lok Sabha MP) inaugurated the Children and Youth Day of Believers Church’s General Assembly on 9th January 2015, with Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan.While delivering the inaugural address, Shri. Anto Antony appreciated the Church for its various activities and initiatives taken to empower children and youth who are the future of the...

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Launches New Housing Project

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan launched a new housing project on 7th January 2015. Through the project, Believers Church will construct new houses for 100 homeless families in Kerala. Chief Minister Shri. Oommen Chandy inaugurated Project during the Ecumenical Night held during the General Assembly of Believers...

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan Speaks to 6,000 During Ecumenical Harmony Night

Dr. K.P. Yohannan, Metropolitan spoke to a gathering of 6,000 in the Ecumenical Harmony Night held during Believers Church’s General Assembly. Aboon Mor Baselius Thomas I (Jacobite Syrian Christian Church), Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem, Metropolitan (Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church), Rt. Rev. Dr. Zacharias Mar Theophilus, Suffragan Metropolitan (Marthoma Church), Dr. Geevarghese Mor Coorilose, Metropolitan (Syrian Orthodox Church), H.G. Thomas Mor Thimotheos, Metropolitan (Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church), Kuriakose Mor Gregorios, Metropolitan (Syrian Orthodox Church), Bishop Dr. KJ Samuel (Church of South India), Bishop Thomas Samuel (Church of South India) and Bishop Dr. J.W. Gladstone (Church of South India) took part in this...