Church Events in July 2020

We are Online: Dear brothers and sisters, It was March 15, 2020 when we last worshiped together as a church.  Sunday after Sunday we are coming together on-line. And with #unlock 2.0 but with restrictions for places of worship starting from June 1, 2020, the worship will continue in this manner. A large number of members have expressed their happiness at the opportunity the Lord has provided us to worship together in spite of the prevailing situation. This has truly expanded the walls of our church building to the ends of the earth. We don’t yet know when it will be …

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Church Events in June 2020

YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE: Dear brothers and sisters, It was March 15, 2020 when we last worshiped together as a church.  Sunday after Sunday we are coming together on-line. And with #unlock 1.0 but with restrictions for places of worship starting from June 1, 2020, the worship will continue in this manner. A large number of members have expressed their happiness at the opportunity the Lord has provided us to worship together in spite of the prevailing situation. This has truly expanded the walls of our church building to the ends of the earth. We don’t yet know when it will be possible …

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Church Events in May 2020

YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE: Dear brothers and sisters, It was March 15, 2020 when we last worshipped together as a church.  Today is the sixth Sunday that we will be coming together on-line. And with #lock down 3.0 starting from May 4, 2020, the worship will continue in this manner. A large number of members have expressed their happiness at the opportunity the Lord has provided us to worship together inspite of the prevailing situation. This has truly expanded the walls of our church building to the ends of the earth. We don’t yet know when it will be possible for us to congregate as …

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Church Events in April 2020

Live Streaming of Weekly Worship/Passion Week on Youtube/cocbhubaneswar  The situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic has disturbed our lifestyle. It has, in fact, affected life in every sphere. It is not easy to recall when was the last time we had to suspend church Sunday worship. But perhaps it has helped us to understand some home truths. The media has reported that churches have closed down in Odisha to ensure the spread of the disease is contained. As we decided to suspend church worship till March 31 following request by the authorities  and realising the impact it will have …

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Church Events in March 2020

Biweekly Bible Study (4 March) The Biweekly Bible Study which started last month in February was held on 4th March, 2020. This Bible Study is held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays only. Rev. Songram Keshari Singh is taking the sessions. The topic of discussion is ‘Discipleship‘ Many attended the session in the 1st week. We request the Congregation to come and join in this fellowship as it will help them grow stronger in God’s Word. Second Saturday Chain Prayer (14 March) The Monthly Chain Prayer was held in the church on 14th March, 2020 from 7 am till 1 …

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Church Events in February 2020

Biweekly Bible Study (4 February) THE C.E. UNION WILL BE OBSERVING THE WORLD C.E.PRAYER DAY TODAY AT 7 PM IN OUR C.E. WORSHIP WHERE OUR PASTOR REV.SONGRAM KESHARI SINGH WILL BE SHARING THE WORD OF GOD. Many attended this Special time of Prayer and fellowship. Biweekly Bible Study (5 February) The Biweekly Bible Study started in February on 5th February, 2020. This Bible Study will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays only. Rev. Songram Keshari Singh will be taking the session. The topic of discussion is ‘Discipleship‘ Many attended the session in the 1st week. We request the …

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Church Events in January 2020

New Year Service (January 1, 2020) Great is thy Faithfulness: they are new every morning. We praise God that as a church the Lord helped us to see 2020. We had Service in both English and Odia. In the English Service, Rev. Songram Keshari Singh shared God’s Word; while Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani shared God’s Word in the afternoon Odia Service. We thank both our Pastors for ministering to the congregation of New Year’s day. Many attended the Service and were blessed by God’s Word and the fellowship of believers. May the Light of the Gospel shine in and through …

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Church Events in December 2019

The highlight for the month of December 2019 was the Special Service for visitors and guests that was held on 25th December afternoon and evening after the normal service ended. Church Pastors and Leaders shared brief exhortation from God’s Word. Thousands of seekers thronged the church on Christmas to know about the Love of God. Apart from this, the usual programs were held in the church. During Christmas month, many outreach programs were held in and around Bhubaneswar; be it in technical/polytechnic organizations or in medical campuses. We shared the Love of Christ with them and gave them the Gospel. …

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Church Events in November 2019

Water Baptism held on 3rd November, 2019 Brother Sandeep Pradhan was baptized in water on 3rd November here by Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani. He was inducted as member in the afternoon Odia Worship Service. Please uphold this young brother in your prayers. World Sunday School observed on 3rd November, 2019 Like every year, the World Sunday School day was celebrated on 3rd November in the afternoon Odia Worship Service. Our Sunday school students performed during the Service. We thank the Sunday School Superintendent and the teachers for shaping the lives of many young ones spiritually. Please continue to uphold these …

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Church Events in October 2019

Quarterly Prayer Week (30 September – 5 October, 2019) The Quarterly Prayer Week was organized in our church from September 30 and continued till October 5. Many of our worshippers attended the prayer on all days @ 7 pm in the evening, while few new faces joined every evening. We prayed for the church, for our State, for our Nation, for the youths and children, for the families, for the outreach work among other issues. All other church programs remain cancelled during the week. We thank those brothers and sisters who attended this Prayer Week. The next Prayer Week will …

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Church Events in September 2019

Water Baptism on 1st September 2019: We are happy to inform you that one brother and one sister, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ and accepted Him as their personal Lord and Saviour were baptized in water on 1st September morning here. They are bro. Amlan Rout and sis. Ritu Kumari Paul. They were inducted as members in the afternoon Odia Worship. Kindly uphold them in your prayers. Women’s Retreat held on 3rd September, 2019 The Mahila Samiti conducted their Annual Retreat on 3rd September here in the church. Rev. Samuel Somalingam from Cuttack was the Resource person. Nearly …

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Church Events in August 2019

Water Baptism on 4th August We are extremely happy to inform you that one brother, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ and accepted Him as their personal Lord and Saviour was baptized in water on 4th August morning by our Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani. He is bro. Priyanshu Pradhan. Kindly uphold him in your prayers. 2nd Saturday Chain Prayer on 10th August The Monthly Chain Prayer was held in the church on 10th August, 2019 from 7 am till 1 pm. We thank those brothers and sisters who came and attended this time of prayer. Please join us …

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Church Events in July 2019

Quarterly Prayer Week (1st – 6th July) The Quarterly Prayer Week was held in the church from 1-6 July 2019. Inspite of the rains and inclement weather, many brothers and sisters have expressed their love for the Lord Jesus by turning during this week. Every evening, the meeting started with praise and worship and after a short exhortation from God’s Word, the worshipers spend time in prayer. It was a time of heavenly blessing for those who attended these meetings. The next Quarterly Prayer will be held in October later this year. VBS – 2019 Teachers’ Thanksgiving Meet held on …

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Church Events in June 2019

Water Baptism on 2nd June 2019 We are extremely happy to inform you that three brothers, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ and accepted Him as their personal Lord and Saviour were baptized in water on 2nd June morning by our Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani. They are Mr. Buddhadeb Sethi, Mr. Rahul Rohan and Mr. Sobhan Bastia. We would request the congregation to uphold them in prayers. 2nd Saturday Chain Prayer (8th June 2019) The Monthly Chain Prayer was held in the church on 8th June, 2019 from 7 am till 1 pm. We thank those brothers and …

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Church Events in May 2019

2nd Saturday Chain Prayer (11th May 2019) The Monthly Chain Prayer was held in the church on 11th May, 2019 from 7 am till 12 noon. We thank those brothers and sisters who came and attended this time of prayer. Please join us in the chain prayer held every 2nd Saturday of the month. VBS – 2019 (15-21 May) The Vacation Bible School (VBS) was held in our church this year from 15th – 21st May, 2019. Mr. Ranjan Pati was the Camp Director in this year’s VBS. On an average nearly 150 children attended the classes held every day. …

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Church Events in April 2019

Mission Sunday announced on 28th April, 2019 Mission is the heartbeat of the church. But, how serious are we when it comes to mission? Our church will be organizing Mission Sunday on 12 May, 2019. Let us pray and plan to have an effective program on that day which will invigorate our congregation into missionary work. Adjourned General Body Meeting held on 24th April, 2019 The Adjourned Meeting of the Church General Body which was held in the church on April 24, 2019 discussed the modalities for selection of Church Board members. We had received suggestions from 65 persons and the …

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Church Events in March 2019

Prayer for Odisha (31st March, 2019) We have started a special Prayer series for the districts of Odisha in both the Worship Services since 30 September 2018. This Sunday, the prayer was led by our Associate Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani in both the Services. We prayed for Rayagada district this Sunday. We need to pray for our State and for the people in this area that they may hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please remember this District and our State in your prayers. VBS Teacher’s Meet (29th March, 2019) The Vacation Bible School will be held in our church from May …

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Church Events in 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. Prayer for Odisha (24th February, 2019) We have started a special Prayer series for the districts of Odisha in both the Worship Services …

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Church Events in January 2019

Prayer for Odisha (27th January, 2019) We are having special Prayer for our State Odisha in both the Worship Services. Every Sunday, we are praying for one district of our State. Our Deacon Mr. Sandeep Kumar prayed in the English Service, while our Associate Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani preached in the afternoon Odia Service. We need to pray for our State and for the people in this area that they may hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This Sunday, we prayed for Jharsuguda district. Please remember this district and our State in your prayers that people may know the truth and the truth shall set them …

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Church Events in December

Special Midnight Worship Service @ 11 pm (31st December, 2018) A Special Worship Service was held @ 11 pm on 31st December, 2018 where our Associate Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani shared God’s Word. Many came to this Midnight Service which was a time of giving thanks to the Lord for the year gone by. The fellowship ended with coffee.    Prayer for Odisha (30th December, 2018) We are having special Prayer for our State Odisha in both the Worship Services. Every Sunday, we are praying for one district of our State. Our Deacon Rev. Bijoy Kumar Das led the Prayer in the English Service, while …

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