The Masihi Sevak Writers Workshop was held on Friday, the 28th of June, 2013, at the United Theological College, Bangalore. The workshop was co sponsored by the Hudson Memorial Church, Bangalore. Twenty one pastors and pastoral workers from South and North India participated in the one day programme.
The workshop began with an inaugural service in the Ziegenbalg Chapel, and went on till 5 pm. The theme of the WCC annual conference : “Lord of Life, lead us to justice and peace”, and the corresponding text from Isaiah 42: 1 – 4 were discussed and reflected upon. The resource persons were Dr Etienne Rassendren, St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore, and Mrs. Geetha Basappa, UTC.
The organisers want to put on record their thanks to the presbyter in charge of the Hudson Memorial Church, Bangalore, Rev. William Jones, and the congregation for their willingness to partner with UTC. More such programmes are also being planned for the future and Hudson Memorial church is willing to consider other opportunities and forms of partnership.
The chapel worship was conducted by the UTC worship team under the able guidance of Rev. Jacob Franck and Sr. Dr. Mary Shruti. The workshop was organised by the UTC Publications Committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Joseph George, the editor of the Bangalore Theological Forum and Rev. Dr. Dexter Maben, Editor, Masihi Sevak.
|Ms. Geetha Basappa and Dr. Etienne Rassendren|