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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Church Events in June 2018

General Body Meeting @ 7 pm on 27th June The meeting of the General Body of the Church will be held here on June 27, 2018 at 7 pm. All the Members and Associate Members are requested to attend this meeting and take part in the deliberations. Church Prayer Week @ 7 pm from 18th – 23rd June You may recall that we had organized a ‘Prayer Week’ from February 19 to 24 which had generated a lot of enthusiasm among the worshippers who came and joined the prayer. We have decided to have the prayer week again from June 18 to …

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Church Events in May 2018

Sunday School Summer Camp held from 27th-29th May Sunday School Summer Camp was held this year from May 27-29, 2018 here in the Church. Nearly 80 children attended the camp everyday. The program started @ 7:15 am and ended @ 9:45 am everyday. The last day was the day of Inspection where the children were asked questions of all the lessons learned during the 3-day camp. On the last evening, the camp ended with a love feast for the children. We thank the Sunday School teachers and organizers for conducting such a wonderful learning platform for our children. Both our Associate …

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‘RISE’, Youth Summer Camp (10-12 May, 2018)

Youth Summer Camp held from 10th-12th May The church conducted a Youth Camp at Puri from May 10 to 12 which was attended by 45 young boys and girls. Our Pastors and Evangelists conducted the various sessions and we believe the participants have returned with renewed spiritual strength. Many lives were changed as they decided to follow Jesus. We had life-changing sessions, group discussions, games (both indoor and outdoor); trip to the beach and also personal quite time with the Lord, which was liked by most. We Praise God for enabling our youths to attend such a camp and we …

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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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Church Events in April 2018

Special General Body Meeting on 25th & 18th April A Special General Body Meeting was held in the Church on 18th April @ 7 pm. Many members and Associate members attended this meeting. Lot of deliberations were made regarding the welfare of the church and the worshipers, but due to paucity of time, the Meeting was adjourned and will conclude on 25th April, 2018. Rev. B.N. Satpathy gave a brief exhortation before the proceedings started. Secretary Mr. Paresh Das explained the Church details to the members/Associate members who were present. Mr. David Kamal Pradhan presided the Meeting and Mr. Santanu …

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Passion Week – 2018

Passion Week 2018 (25 March – 1 April) Passion Week – What is it? Passion Week (also called Holy Week) takes place between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday (Resurrection Sunday). Why is it called “Passion Week”? This name represents the passion with which Jesus willingly went to the cross. He did this to pay for your sins—the sins of all of His people. To study the biblical accounts of Passion Week, read the following chapters: Matthew 21-27; Mark 11-15; Luke 19-23; and John 12-19. Passion Week is a time we remember the events of Jesus between Palm Sunday and His resurrection. We see the passion …

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Church Events in March 2018

 Special Workshop on Outreach (17th March) We thank all the brothers and sisters who joined the workshop on ‘Taking the Gospel to those belonging to other faiths’ held here on 17th March afternoon from 4-6 pm. It was organized by the Gideon’s International. The Lord’s servant Col. Navneet Chhabra was the Resource Person. It was truly a wonderful time of listening and learning the various skills of evangelism. Col. Navneet reiterated the fact that we are here on this earth with a purpose and that is to witness for Christ. Let us live with this mandate that the Lord has given to his …

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Church Events in February 2018

Health Camp in Church (26th February) The church organized a health camp on February 26, 2018, in this premises in which doctors from the AMRI Hospital, Care Hospital and KIDS were present to conduct general health check-up, examination of the eye, ear, nose and throat besides tests for blood sugar. Doctors also provided guidance to persons having diabetes. In addition, Bone Density Test was also conducted. This program was organized by the church in collaboration with the Inner Wheel and KIDS to whom we are thankful. We are also thankful to all the volunteers who helped us in the smooth conduct of the …

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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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World CE Prayer Day (13th February, 2018)

World CE Prayer Day (13th February) The Bhubaneswar CE Union observed 13th February (Tuesday Worship Service) as the World CE Prayer Day. In this meeting, Church Secretary Mr. Paresh Das shared God’s Word. After the Service, there was a fellowship dinner for those present. Many of our Church Board members were present too. We Praise God for our CE team for their wonderful commitment and work in the church.

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World CE Day (2nd February, 2018)

World CE Day (2nd February) The local CE Union celebrated the World CE day on 2nd February, 2018 here. The Flag hoisting ceremony was held in the church @ 8 am. Both our Associate Pastors Rev. B.N. Satpathy and Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani along with prominent CE leaders were present. Rev. Surendra Kumar Sahu shared God’s Word on this occasion. Please uphold our CE members in your prayers.  

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Church Events in January 2018

Workshop on Church Leadership (26th January) A Workshop on Church Leadership was organized on 26th January here. Rev. Susanta Patra from Kolkata and Mr. Siddhartha Sahu were the Resource persons. The program commenced @ 11 am and ended after lunch. They explained the concept of church, the mission of the church, integrity and leadership traits. It was a time of blessing for many of us who attended. Surely, this workshop will go a long way in greatly helping us in our collective spiritual growth. We thank the church for conducting such a wonderful seminar. Around 70 people participated in this …

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Church Events in December 2017

Midnight Worship Service @ 11 pm (31-12-17) The New Year Midnight Worship Service was held on 31st December night as usual where Rev. Ayub Chhinchani preached God’s Word. His theme was ‘Expectation of New Year‘. We had a healthy gathering despite the cold weather. May the Lord give us His wisdom and Grace to help us navigate through 2018. After the Service, we had a little fellowship over coffee. We wish you all a blessed, meaningful and Holy New Year. Thanksgiving Prayer for Christmas Special Service (28-12-17) We had a wonderful time of Thanksgiving and Prayer on 28th December here. It …

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Baptisms in 2017

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 2017

Mahila Dibas held on 19th November, 2017 Like every year, the Mahila Samiti observed their Annual Mahila Dibas on 19th November, 2017 in Church in the afternoon Odia Worship Service. It was a special day dedicated to our mothers and sisters. There were some wonderful skits performed by our mothers along with other items. This year, a felicitation ceremony was held for members who have left us already. Many of the prominent ladies were felicitated on that day. Rev. B.N. Satpathy shared God’s Word on this occasion. We had a packed house on 19th November to mark the Annual Mahila …

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Church Events in October 2017

2-hour Special Prayer on 19th October, 2017 The 2-hour Special Prayer was held on 19th October, 2017 in Church. It started at 7 am and ended at 9 am. Prayers were offered for the sick and persecuted and also for the church. We specially prayed for the sick:  Sis. Pushpita Gan (neurological problem) Little girl Gungun (Nervous problem) Little girl Tamanna (Cerebral Palsy) Sis. Supriya Pariccha (cancer) Bro. Joyab Chhinchani (cancer) Sis. Kuntala Lenka (old age related issues) Bro. Lenka Nayak (renal failure) Rev. Chitta Ranjan Mohapatra (cancer) Bro. Sanjeeb Nayak (fracture of leg) Sis. Srilata Roul (fracture of hip …

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Church Events in September 2017

Special Evening with Anil Kant on 28th September, 2017 Pastor Anil Kant and Ms. Reena Kant performed on the evening of September 28 in our church in a program of praise and exhortation. The program commenced @ 7 pm and ended @ 9 am. Pastor Anil Kant shared God’s Word and he along with his wife sang some of their special worship numbers that left everyone spellbound. We had a packed house on 28th September evening with worshipers from our church and some other churches too. Many hearts were touched through this special program organized by the church where Pastor …

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Church Events in August 2017

 Couples Retreat on 25-26th August (Friday-Saturday) The much anticipated Couples Retreat was held on 25 and 26 August here. Both our Associate Pastors Rev. Ayub Chhinchani and Rev. B.N. Satpathy were the Resource Persons. On the opening day, we had nearly 55 couples who attended this Retreat. Mr. Paresh Das started with the Morning Devotion and topics dealt on this day were ‘Purpose in Marriage’, ‘Key to Successful Marriage’, ‘Communication in Marriage’ & ‘Money Management in the Family’. After the lunch break, we had Group Discussion too which was very fruitful. Day 1 ended around 4:30 pm with Prayer by …

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