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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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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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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‘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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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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‘Be Ye Transformed’ Youth Retreat (14th August, 2017)

‘Be Ye Transformed’ (Youth Retreat) on 14th August (Monday) A lively Youth Retreat was held in the church on August 14 where Pastor Daniel Calvin from Mumbai was the resource person. He took two sessions (1st Session on Sin) and (2nd session on Life abundant with Christ) and our Associate Pastor Rev. B.N. Satpathy took the Morning Devotion on the 4 stages of Transformation. The Theme for this year’s Retreat was ‘Be Ye Transformed’ taken from Romans 12:2. The Retreat began @ 9 am with soul stirring music by our English Choir. There was group discussion led by our Pastors and other youth and church …

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Youth Summer Camp (8-10 June, 2017)

Youth Summer Camp (8-10 June) Final Day – The Youth Summer Camp concluded on Saturday (10th June) with a fellowship Dinner. We had nearly 65 young people who attended the Camp on this final day. On the last day, we had topics on ‘Parents & Youths‘, ‘Decision Making‘ ‘Dare to be Different‘ and ‘Follow & Share‘. These sessions were taken by Ms. Aniva Chand, Mr. Sandeep Kumar and Mr. Paresh Das. In between the sessions, Mr. Pratap Sahoo and Rev. B.N. Satpathy led the young people to have some fun and frolic with outdoor games. As the 1st two days, the …

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Local C.E. Day Celebration from 28-30 May, 2017

Local C.E. Day Celebration from 28-30 May, 2017 The C.E. Union celebrated the Local CE day from 28-30 May, 2017 here. It started with the Flag Hoisting Ceremony on 28th morning. In the evening, there was a Cultural Program where various wings of the church participated. On 29th and 30th evening, they conducted Special Revival Meeting where God’s servant Rev. Songram Keshari Singh was the Guest Speaker. On the last evening, the CE Union honored some people for their Lifetime Acheivement Award towards their contributions to Union Church (CE Union Bhubaneswar) since 1972. They include: 1. Dr Satyananda Patra  2. Sis Smurtirekha Pradhan  3. Mr Binoy Kumar …

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World CE Day observed on 3rd February, 2017

World CE Day observed on 3rd February, 2017 The Local C.E. Union observed the World CE Day on 3rd February, 2017 morning with the flag hoisting. Both our Associate Pastors and Church Secretary were present. Among others were members of C.E. Union. Brother Purnananda Pradhan (A) conducted the Oath taking ceremony. Our Associate Pastor, Rev. B.N. Satpathy prayed for the C.E. team. Let us uphold all our CE brothers and sisters in our Prayers. Please uphold the C.E. Union in your Prayers as they are an important wing of the Church. Also uphold the new leadership team that will office this month.

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Set Apart – A Youth Retreat (15-08-16)

Are you truly Set Apart! Like last year; this year too, Church of Christ (Union Church), Bhubaneswar conducted a one-day Retreat for the youths between 15-30 years of age. The Program started around 9:30 am with the registrations and ended by 5 pm. Nearly 320 young people were registered on the day when India celebrated her 70th year of Independence. This year’s Resource person was Rev. Sudipta Nanda from National Fellowship, Kolkata. He had 3 sessions on being Set Apart; How can we remain Set Apart and the Challenge of following Christ. The morning Devotion was led by our Associate …

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Undivided Puri district C.E. Union Retreat (07-07-16)

Undivided Puri district C.E. Union Retreat The Undivided Puri district whole day Retreat was organized by our local C.E. Union in Church on 7th July, 2016. The Theme verse was 2 Timothy 2:22, “to flee from youthful lusts and desires…” Mr. Sudhir Kumar Barik was the Resource person for this Retreat where nearly 300 delegates attended the Retreat. Brother Barik shared on being away from all these worldly desires and be used by the Lord. Both our Associate Pastors were there. Among others were prominent CE leaders of Undivided Puri district were present too. There were various competitions held and everyone …

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World CE day (02-02-16)

Celebrating the World CE day 2016 The local C.E. Union celebrated the World CE day today. This morning, at 8 am, the members of the C.E. Union gathered in Church for the Flag Hoisting ceremony. Mr. Purnananda Pradhan, who is the Trustee World C.E.U, Advisor, India C.E & President of East India C.E. was present and he performed the flag hoisting in Church. Some senior C.E. leaders and Church Pastors, Rev. Ayub Chhinchani and Rev. B.N. Satpathy were present too. The C.E. Oath was taken by all the members present. Then, Rev. Ayub Chhinchani offered Prayers on behalf of the C.E. …

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24th Biennial Convention of Un-divided Puri Dist C.E. Union (17-19 September, 2015)

 Opening Ceremony (17th September, 2015) We had been Praying for this Convention since months together and finally the day came. The 24th Biennial Convention of the Un-divided Puri district C.E. Union started on 17th September evening around 6:30 pm with a word of Prayer by our Associate Pastor, Rev. Ayub Chhinchani. The Registration process started around 3 pm in the afternoon of 17th Sep. More than 300 delegates came from Khurda, Jatni, Pipli, Banmalipur, Bailpada, Cuttack and many were from Bhubaneswar too. The 3-day Convention was officially declared as open by Mr. Jacob Pradhan, MLA, G.Udaygiri. The Opening Ceremony was conducted by Mr. …

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Set Free – Youth Retreat (15-08-15)

Being Set Free from Sin Set Free – Youth Retreat was held in our Church on the 15th of August to commemorate our 69th year of Independence among the young people. We had an overwhelming response as around 300 youths registered for the meeting. 302 were in all from various Churches and also from different campuses. Even before the Registration process began, young people thronged into the Church. Lively Praise and Worship was led by Set Free – Worship band comprising of Adarsh, Atil, Sovan, Amlan, Casey, Samir, Pratyush, Gladwin, Irin, Jeenita and Reenita. It was soulful and the audience were completely …

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Stepping Out held on 20th June, 2015

This Program “Stepping Out” was designed for those students, who were entering a new horizon. Say, someone who has passed Class 10th and entering college or after 12th, entering into Graduation and so on…The Program was attended by about 80 people. Many students and their parents too came for this Special evening meeting. It started with a Word of Prayer by our Pastor. Rev. Ayub Chhinchani conducted the program. Church Secretary Mr. Paresh Das welcomed the audience on behalf of the Church. The two Scripture portions were taken from Proverbs 3:5 and Jeremiah 29:11. Both the english and odia choir members …

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Annual CE day (27-05-15)

Annual CE day Celebrations The Annual CE day was celebrated by the local CE Union here. Today was the Foundation day of CE. The program started around 7:30 PM with praise and worship by the Choir. They presented some lovely numbers; after which, our Associate Pastor, Rev. B.N. Satpathy conducted the show. He started with a Word of Prayer, then there was another special number from the choir. It was about evangelism and the song goes like this: “Susamachar ra sashya prachura; choundige dekha chahin…”. Then local CE President, bro. Joachim Manas Ranjan welcomed everyone for this meeting. After that, joint …

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World CE day (03-02-15)

World CE celebrated in Church The Local C.E. Union celebrated the World CE Day on 3rd February’15 here in Church of Christ (Union Church), Bhubaneswar. They celebrated the celebrations in the morning of 3rd February with prayers and the flag hoisting ceremony which was attended by the C.E. Union people. Dr. Amiya Basistan did the honours in the morning show. After the service was over, the C.E. team comprising of men and women all were involved in the cleaning of the Church campus. The campus was cleaned beautifully by the C.E. team. One could feel the difference in the campus after the cleaning …

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Passing the Torch – Youth Retreat (18-10-14)

It’s our time. Let’s Stand Out for JESUS It’s a call to action, saying that we as Christians have God in us and around us and we don’t need to wait until we’re old enough to make a difference in someone’s life. Since Pentecost, we are not waiting upon God; but He is waiting upon us to make the first move in faith. The future is now, for us to go to our friends, neighbors and the world to tell them how amazing our God is. We encourage you and your youth group to be a part of a generation …

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