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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Women’s fellowship (Maa Sabha) Schedule (January – June, 2019)

Maa Sabha Schedule (January – June, 2019) Date Activity Speaker January 05-01-19 Devotion  Ms. Sanjukta Sahu 12-01-19 Church Chain Prayer Ms. Lilima Nayak  19-01-19  Bible Study/Farewell Rev. B.N. Satpathy 26-01-19 Mahila Sabha Fasting Prayer Ms. Tarangini Pradhan February 02-02-19 Devotion  Ms. Asima Pradhan 09-02-19 Retreat @ Jatni  16-02-19 Bible Study Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani 23-02-19 Mahila Sabha Fasting Prayer  Ms. Kamalini Pradhan March  02-03-19 Devotion Ms. Elizabeth Maharana 09-03-19 Church Chain Prayer  Ms. Anita  16-03-19 Bible Study Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani 23-03-19 Devotion Ms. Anita Sunadhar  30-03-19 Mahila Sabha Fasting Prayer Ms. Ranjita Behera April 06-04-19 Devotion Ms. Monalisa Kumar  13-04-19 Church Chain Prayer …

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World C.E. Day (2nd February, 2019)

World CE Day Celebration (2nd February, 2019) The C.E. Union Bhubaneswar celebrated the World C.E. Day on 2nd February (Saturday) morning in the Church @ 8 am with the Flag Hoisting Ceremony, which was followed by an encouraging talk by Church Secretary Mr. Paresh K. Das, who was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Many members from the C.E. Union came to attend this ceremony. It was followed by Prayer. Please uphold the C.E. Union in your prayers.  

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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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CHOSEN – Youth Retreat (26th January, 2019)

CHOSEN – Youth Retreat (26th January, 2019) The Church conducted a Youth Retreat – Chosen taken from Ephesians 1:4 on 26th January here. Rev. Songram Keshari Singh and our Associate Pastor Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani were the Resource persons. We expected about 70 young people to come for this retreat as there were several other programs on that day, but all glory to God that there were little more than 120 who attended this retreat. Please continue to pray for the young people as they will grow spiritually everyday. We had a wonderful time of Group Discussion and towards the later …

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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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Events Scheduled in January 2019

Youth Retreat on (26th January, 2019)  The Church will be organizing a Youth Retreat on January 26, 2019 here to be attended by young people in the age group of 15-30 years. The Lord’s servant Rev. Sangram Keshari Singh will be the Resource person. The program will start @ 9:30 am and continue till 4 pm. Lunch and refreshments will be served. There will be no registration fee. We encourage all young people to come and be part of this one-day Retreat @ Church.              

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Sunday School Schedule (January – June, 2019)

          Sunday School Schedule (January – June 2019)  Date Service Speaker JANUARY 06-01-19  Devotion  Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani 13-01-19  Combined Prayer Mr. Asim Kumar Das 20-01-19   Devotion Ms. Ellen Pramanik 27-01-19  Devotion Mr. Gokul Chandra Pradhan FEBRUARY  03-02-19  Devotion  Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani 10-02-19  Combined Prayer Ms. Rashmi Patra 17-02-19  Devotion Mr. Purnananda Pradhan  24-02-19  Devotion  Mr. Prafulla Kumar Das MARCH 03-03-19  Devotion  Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani 10-03-19  Combined Prayer Mr. Asim Kumar Das 17-03-19  Devotion Mr. Fanindra Kumar Behera 24-03-19  Devotion  Mr. Malaya Basanta Das 31-03-19 Devotion Ms. Ellen Pramanik APRIL 07-04-19  Devotion  Rev. Dr. …

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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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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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Baptisms in 2018

The Baptisms take place in the first Sunday of the month in Church of Christ (Union Church). We have no Baptisms at C.S. Pur, Kalinga Vihar and in our Sundarpada Worship centers. It takes place at Church of Christ (Union Church), Bhubaneswar. Those chosen by the Baptismal Committee are Baptized by our Associate Pastors and are accepted as Full Baptized Members of the Church in the afternoon Odia Worship. They are given a membership certificate and a Bible Based Doctrine book by Alban Douglas for their Spiritual nourishment. Let us uphold all these people who have accepted Christ Jesus publicly as their …

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Church Events in November

Pre-Christmas programs by C.E. Union (25th November) The Christian Endeavour Union commenced its series of pre-Christmas programmes by organizing sports and games for children on 10th November. On 18th November (Sunday), they conducted the Essay Competition @ 7 pm for groups B,C,D,E. On 25th November, Memory Verse Competition was conducted for all groups. Please pray for these programs. Prayer for Odisha (25th November) We are having a special Prayer series for the districts of our State Odisha in both the Worship Service. Every Sunday, we are praying for one district of our State. This week, the prayer was led by our Deacon Mr. …

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Church Events in October

Prayer for Odisha (28th October) We had a special Prayer for our State Odisha in both the Worship Services. Our Associate Pastors led the Prayer. We need to pray for our State and for the people in this area that they may hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This week, we prayed for Nayagarh district. Please remember our State in your prayers. Prayer for Odisha (21st October) We had a special Prayer for our State Odisha in both the Worship Services. Our Associate Pastors led the Prayer. We need to pray for our State and for the people in this …

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Church Events in September

Prayer for Odisha on 30th September We had a special Prayer for our State Odisha in both the Worship Service. This prayer was led by Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani. We need to pray for our State and for the people in this area that they may hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This week, we prayed for Khordha district. Please remember our State in your prayers. This prayer series will continue in our church. Women’s Retreat held on 21st September A Women’s Retreat was held in the church on September 21, 2018. The speaker was Rev. Rajiv Daniel, who shared God’s Word in …

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THRIVE – Youth Retreat (13th September, 2018)

‘Thrive’ – A Youth Retreat to be held on 13th September A Youth Retreat was organized in the church on September 13, 2018. The theme of this year’s Retreat was ‘Thrive‘ taken from Colossians 2:7. We had nearly 230 young people who attended this Retreat. Both our Associate Pastors Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani and Rev. B.N. Satpathy along with our Deacon Mr. Sandeep Kumar shared God’s Word for the young people. We had a wonderful time of Group Discussion where we had a young person teamed up with a senior Counselor to lead the Discussion. We request you to uphold our youths in prayers. We specially want to thank …

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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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Church Events in August 2018

Special Counseling facility every Wednesday @ 6 pm It has been decided to start a Counseling facility in our church which will operate every Wednesday from 6 pm in the evening. It will be open till 8 pm. It starts on 22nd August, 2018. Those in need of counseling may come to the church and interact with our counselors led by our Associate Pastors and Evangelists. Some of our Deacons and other church leaders will also help in this sessions. We also request you to pray for this special initiative as it is of utmost importance to the congregation as well …

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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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‘Arise and Go Deep’ by Mr. Chinmoy Kumar Muduli (22nd July, 2018)

Mr. Chinmoy Kumar Mudili preached from two Scripture portions. 1st was John 5:5-9 and 2nd from Luke 5:4-6. His theme was ‘Arise and go Deep’. It is based on two powerful calls given by Jesus Christ first to a man with 38 years of stagnation and hopelessness and secondly to a person who had given up due to failure. Jesus is calling us to arise from these 5 situations as we go through life: a) Fallen situations as given in Psalm 37:24. God never intends for us to stay in our fallen position; may it be sin, or failure or …

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