Monday Prayer Points (18th March, 2019)

Monday Prayer (18th March, 2019) Prayer for Church & Leadership Pray for the Spiritual upliftment of our Church. Let it be a Prayerful and a Witnessing Church. Pray for our Pastors, Evangelists, Deacons, Care-taker, Gardener and Prayer Coordinators to stay in unity and work for the extension of His Kingdom. Pray for the Mahila Samiti, Sunday School (students and teachers), C.E. Union, Odia and English Choirs, Morning Prayer group. Pray that every family be Christ-centered and prayer-filled homes. Pray for those who have heard the Gospel, but due to the pleasures and pressures of this world have not accepted Christ. Pray for …

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Sunday Church Notice (17th March, 2019)

Sunday Notice (17th March, 2019)  1).The Worship this Sunday morning was conducted by our Deacon Rev. Bijoy Kumar Das, while Mr. G.S.P. Dhas, from Choudwar shared God’s Word. In the afternoon Odia Worship, Associate Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani conducted the Service, while Rev. Pradeep Mohapatra preached God’s Word. Evangelist Sandeep Giri preached God’s Word in the C.S. Pur Worship center. Associate Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani preached in the Kalinga Vihar Worship center; Subsequently, he conducted the Holy Communion; while Mr. Asit Kumar Mohanty shared God’s Word in the Sundarpada Worship center. In Jagatsinghpur area, our Evangelist Mr. Gobinda Sahu leads a small …

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Fasting/Chain Prayer Points (9th March, 2019)

Prayer Points (09-03-19) 1). Prayer of Thanks Giving We Praise God as the Lord has given us both health and protection. We Praise God for the baptisms held in our church till date. We Praise God for helping the Church to grow spiritually and numerically We Praise God as many have heard the Gospel of Christ through our church and also through our website and app. 2). Prayer for the Church and the Worshippers Pray for the Spiritual upliftment of our Church. Let it be a Prayerful and a Witnessing Church. Pray for our Pastors, Evangelists, Deacons, Care-taker, Gardener and Prayer …

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Meeting with British High Commission official team (25th February, 2019)

Meeting with Counsellor of British High Commission on 25th February, 2019 Mr. Kieron Drake, Minister Counsellor, Political and Press, British High Commission, New Delhi visited our church on 25th February evening to talk to our church leaders and ascertain from them about the situation prevailing in Odisha concerning Christians. He was accompanied by two of his colleagues. The Secretary, Treasurer and few of the CB members were present. We had a meaningful time with the British High Commission team.

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Rev. Bichitrananda Satpathy left for USA for his higher studies

We wish to inform you that our Associate Pastor Rev. Bichitrananda Satpathy will be leaving the church as he is going for higher studies. He joined our church in November 2014 and worked for more than four years. He will be joining the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at Fort Worth, Texas, US to do his Ph.D. in Old Testament studies. He left Bhubaneswar for Texas on January 21 morning. His family comprising his wife and two children will be here for the next few months before joining him in the US. We are grateful to Rev. Satpathy for his services …

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Reaching every home campaign by IEHC (supported by COC), (20th December, 2018)

Reaching every home in the city (partnering with IEHC) (20th December) We request you to continue to pray for the city saturation project being undertaken by the India Every Home Crusade (IEHC) to reach every home with the gospel. IEHC is being supported by our church. Please continue to pray for the team of IEHC and our church Evangelists who have taken the Gospel to different parts of Bhubaneswar city. They faced adverse situations in some places, but the Lord carried them through. Pray that people will show interest in the Word of God being proclaimed to them. Pray that …

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Counselling facility available every Wednesday @ 6 pm

A Counselling center has started to function in our church from Wednesday (24-08-18). Any person belonging to any age can consult our counselors in the church from 6 pm onwards every Wednesday. We may not talk about it, but many of us have issues, both young and old – like broken relationships, youthful temptations, guilt, feeling of inadequacy, problems at the workplace, understanding the will of God and many more. We need counselling. Those in need of counseling may come to the church on the above mentioned time and interact with our counselors led by our Pastors, Evangelists and some …

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Decisions taken @ Special Prayer Coordinators Meeting (17th August, 2018)

Decisions taken @ Prayer Coordinators Meeting held on 17th August, 2018 The church shall have a team of Counselors who will be available in the church premises every Wednesday from 6 pm to counsel people. The meeting felt there was a dire need for organized counseling in the church. This facility shall remain open to people of all ages. It was decided that the team shall comprise Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani, Rev. BN Satpathy, Mr. Sandeep Giri, Mr. Pratap Kumar Sahoo, Mr. Ranjit Singh, Mr. Siddhartha Sahu and Mr. J.M. Manna Whitson. Two women members shall be chosen to assist …

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Ranjit Singh appointed as the new Evangelist in Church (8th July, 2018)

Bro. Ranjit Singh is the new Evangelist @ COC Bro. Ranjit Singh has been appointed as Evangelist in the church and he has joined on July 4. He and his wife sister Taming Sangma and their 3 children were prayed for in the Sunday Worship. Please keep him and his ministry in your prayers. Earlier we had bros. Pratap Sahoo, Sandeep Giri and Gobinda Sahu working as Evangelists. Bro. Singh joins this group. Please keep them in prayers.  

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VBS – 2018 (Teachers)

Senior Level 1. Rev. B.N. Satpathy – English 2. Mr. Sanjeeb Kumar Das – English  3. Ms. Premlata Cherian – English  4. Ms. Avarani Singh – Odia  5. Mr. Sandeep Giri – Odia  Intermediate Level 1. Ms. Rajanigandha Patro – English  2. Ms. Suneeta Missal – English  3. Ms. Mary Pradhan – English 4. Ms. Vinita Richard Chand – English  5. Ms. Sabita Surya – Odia  6. Ms. Sudatta Sunandita Giri – Odia  6. Ms. Supriya Pradhan – Odia  7. Mr. Pratap Kumar Sahoo – Odia  Junior Level 1. Ms Subhashree Das – English  2. Ms. Subhra Singh – English  3. Ms. Subhasmita Ram – English  4. …

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Vacation Bible School – 2018 (Time Table)

 Time Table 6.30 – 6.40 am     —  Teachers’ Prayer  6.40 – 6:45 am      —  Line-up 6:45 – 7:15 am      —   Singing & Worship by Rev. Asish Pradhan & Rev. Manas Mohan Roul 7:15 – 8:15 am     —   1st Class 8:15 – 8:30 am     —   Recess 8:30 – 9:15 am     —   2nd Class 9:15 – 9:20 am     —   Closing Prayer 9:20 – 9:30 am    —    Teachers’ Prayer Fellowship  

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Cottage Prayer Coordinators

Prayer Coordinators 1) Bethany Prayer zone: Mr. Biswajit Mohanty (9338807079) 2) Bethel Prayer zone: Mr. Biren Kumar Pradhan (9438583430) Mr. David Kamal Pradhan (9938615954) Mr. Michael Rajesh Behera (9439919188) 3) Bethesda Prayer zone: Mr. Paresh Das (9776645931) Mr. Rajsekhar Sahu (9437143481) Mr. Benjamin Peter (9853355219) 4) Ebenezer Prayer zone: Mr. V. Raj (9439800281) Mr. Ashim Kumar Das (9437303955) Mr. Santosh Kumar Nayak (9937214214) Mr. Amos Pradhan (9438113974) 5) Emmaus Prayer zone: Mr. Pradip Kumar Roul (9238534122) Mr. J. Manna Whitson (9437400283) 6) Gethsemane Prayer zone: Mr. Parag Ranjan Pradhan (9338344440) Mr. Sandeep Kumar (9937003361) Mr. Ashok Kar (9438672152) Mr. Asit Kumar Mohanty (9938371901) …

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Church Sub-Committees

Church Sub-Comittees (Constituted by the Church Board at its meeting held on June 3, 2016) 1) Maintenance (Civil, PHD, Electrical) Dr. Happy Born Nayak (Convenor) Mr. Biren Kumar Pradhan Mr. Santanu Kumar Rout Mr. Prabhat Kumar Chand Mr. Amos Pradhan Mr. Michael Rajesh Behera Mr. Rajsekhar Sahu 2) Sound System Dr. Happy Born Nayak (Convenor) Dr. Anup Samantaray Mr. Santanu Kumar Rout Mr. Sandeep Kumar 3) Library Mr. Paresh Das (Convenor) Rev. Bijoy Das Ms. Minakshi Rout Mr. Sandeep Giri Mr. Bibhuti Ranjan Sen Mr. Sandeep Kumar Mr. Gokul Chandra Pradhan 4) Program Mr. Paresh Das (Convenor) Rev. Ayub Chhinchani Rev. …

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Sunday School Teachers

Sunday School teachers @ COC Mr. Malaya Basanta Das (Sunday School Superintendent) – 9937090101 Mr. Fanindra Kumar Behera – 9437473953 Mr. Prafulla Kumar Dash – 9040242712 Mr. Gokul Chandra Pradhan – 9937689243 Mr. Benjamin Peter – 8763201392 Mr. Ashim Kumar Das – 9437303955 Ms. Ellen Pramanik – 9437519609 Mr. Purnananda Pradhan (A) – 9439263392 Ms. Pranati Moharana – 9437309607/9437114737  Ms. Amutha Grace Whitson – 9438621363 Ms. Pushpita Paspureddy – 9439850470 Ms. Priyadarshini Nayak – 8763569910 Ms. Premalata Franklin – 9178253901 Ms. Minakhi Pradhan – 9337845967 Ms. Rashmi Patra – 9338013130 Ms. Babina Naik – 9937006133 Sunday School teachers @ C.S. Pur …

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Church Committees

Pulpit Committee: Rev. Ayub Chhinchani (Convenor) Rev. Bichitrananda Satpathy Rev. Bijoy Das Mr. Binoy Kumar Muduli Mr. Sushil Kumar Deep Mr. Hirak Kumar Pramanik Mr. Sushil Kumar Supakar Baptismal Committee: Rev. Bichitrananda Satpathy (Convenor) Rev. Ayub Chhinchani Rev. Bijoy Das Mr. Sanjeeb Kumar Das Ms. Mamata Das Ms. Minakshi Rout Ms. Madhuleeta Samantaray (Special Invitee) Evangelical Committee: Rev. Ayub Chhinchani (Convenor) Rev. Bichitrananda Satpathy Ms. Madhuleeta Samantaray Mr. Hruday Ranjan Ram Dr. Prasanta Kumar Nayak Mr. Biren Kumar Pradhan Mr. Chinmoy Kumar Muduli Mr. Oriel Singh Mr. Ranjan Rout Mr. J.Manna Whitson Mr. Prafulla Kumar Dash Mr. Asish Kumar Das …

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union church bhubaneswar app launch (24-01-16)

“Union Church Bhubaneswar” app launch On 24th January, 2016; by the Grace of God, we launched the Church app for Android phone users. The app will be available for Windows and IOS phone users very soon. Mr. Samaresh Bisoi (CEO of AllyTrek Digital Agency) was present on the occasion. He is the Creator of our Church website and this app. The name of our Church app is: Union Church Bhubaneswar. You can download it from your Android smart phone in the Google Playstore by typing the name of the app: Union Church Bhubaneswar. Mr. Sandeep Kumar (Church Board member & …

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Marriage Rules & Regulations in Church

1: Members/Associate Members or their immediate relatives (son/daughter) shall be allowed to solemnize their Wedding in the Church. 2: Regular worshipers (either not Members or Associate Members) who have been worshiping in the church for at least three years may write to the Pastor if a wedding involving themselves or their immediate relatives (son/daughter) is initiated. The Pastor(s) and an Ordained Elder, if they are satisfied, shall recommend to the Secretary for allowing the marriage to take place in the church. 3: The marriage fee for Member/Associate Member/Worshipper shall be Rs. 1,000/- but they shall have to pay a security …

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cocbhubaneswar.org launched (25th January, 2015)

cocbhubaneswar.org launched On 25th January, 2015, Church of Christ (Union Church), Bhubaneswar launched it’s official website “cocbhubaneswar.org“. coc stands for Church of Christ. We had this vision since long that we will have our own Church website where one can have all the information possible, which will be beneficial for our congregation members. This website was originally created by Mr. Samaresh Bisoi, of Fastwebsites.in. By the Grace of God, it is now ready and fully functional. Some more work is still in progress and it will be updated constantly. Bro. Sandeep Kumar, present Church board member, is the admin of this website. …

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