The United Theological College is a 103 year old Christian institution. It trains future pastors, priests and leaders of the church in India. UTC is ecumenical and is represented by various dioceses and sections of the CSI, CNI, Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, Lutheran, Marthoma, Syrian Orthodox churches in India and by the National Council of YMCA's of India, Danmission, Evangelical Lutheran Mission (ELM), Evangelical Mission in Solidarity (EMS), Trustees of the Jaffna College Funds and United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ, USA.
A recent & urgent crisis
The Students’ Hostel building was recently found to be in danger of collapse and has been demolished. The Student Quarters is currently being rebuilt at the estimated cost of approx. 7 Crores. The first phase of the proposed building has been completed. However, the building of the second and third phase needs huge financial support.
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India’s rapid changes make the need for UTC’s distinctive role greater than ever.
1. UTC’s motto “Not to be served, but to serve” has challenged and encouraged generations of pastors
and leaders of the church who have passed through the portals of this esteemed institution. The mission and vision of UTC to proclaim the Gospel through word and deed has continued unflinchingly for over a
2. Congregations across India are in need of trained pastors/priests who can work in rural and urban
congregations and minister to people based on the gospel of Jesus Christ. A highly competent ministry
is a more urgent priority than ever. (Enrolled at UTC in 2012: Master’s Courses - 60 students; Doctoral
Students - 25; For BD - 80-90 students).
3. UTC looks for increased inclusiveness of attitude and action, as ways of engaging with other communities are constantly worked out.
Therefore, the added facility would facilitate training more number of pastors and teachers to equip the Church in its mission in India and abroad.
For this the college has decided to bring out a souvenir for the building project. The souvenir will have scholarly articles from reputed faculty members of different theological colleges, church leaders and lay people both women and men. Advertisement tariffs for the souvenir are
Back Cover : Rs 100,000 (One Lakh)
Back Inside (Front Flap) : Rs 75,000
Back Inside : Rs 60,000
Back Inside (Back Flap) : Rs 50,000
Front Inside (Front Flap) : Rs 75,000
Front Inside : Rs 60,000
Front Inside (Back Flap) : Rs 50,000
Full page (gloss) : Rs 40,000
Full page (colour) : Rs 25,000
Half page (colour) : Rs 15,000
Full page (B&W) : Rs 10,000
Half page (B&W) : Rs 6,000
Compliments from Alumni (Passport Photo): Rs 3,000
Compliments (General) : Rs 2,000
The UTC alumni is requested to help and support in the publishing of the souvenir. You can help by giving advertisements of churches or institutions you are working in or by making a personal contribution as an alumni. Friends of the college and those associated with the college in anyway can also take this opportunity of helping the college and making your institution known to a wide audience all over the world.
You can register your interest with us by writing to
The United Theological College
63, Miller’s Road, Benson Town, Bangalore-560 046E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can send your contributions to the college in this format
I/We herewith enclose Cheque/DD No __________________
Drawn in favour of The United Theological College, Bangalore.
Name of the Bank_________________________________
for Rs _______________ (In Words)__________________
The Souvenir would reach a wide demographic base including college students (18-25), graduate students (25-40), alumni (30-85) and partner churches and institutions in India and across the wider ecumenical world. In addition, partner institutions will also receive copies of the Souvenir. The opportunity to introduce your services to a vast audience is certainly appealing and we ask you to consider advertising with us.