A Multi-Faceted Thanksgiving Service

It’s Erntedank time again – or Thanksgiving Festival like it’s popularly known in India and abroad. The festival is a celebration of the autumn harvest. The first Sunday in October is set aside as a day of Thanksgiving, in India and worldwide. Here is a small glimpse of the celebrations in Aundh (Pune, Maharashtra), Yerragondapalem […]

Bishop Gorde we will miss you!

Our friend and Bishop, the recently retired Bishop Sanjay Arvind Gorde passed away on Monday, 18 September 2017. After having health issues for quite some time, he stepped into eternity at the early age of 53. The Funeral service and burial took place on Tuesday, 19 September at his hometown Kolhapur, Maharashtra, and was conducted […]

Word of the Month 09/2017

September 2017: Without Words What a shame—yet another minister is retiring. And this one really had something to say! No one would ever sleep when he was preaching—not even on a hot and sticky Wednesday evening after a long and stressful day at work. His words really carried weight, not only in the divine service, but also […]

The National Choir gets ready for the Big Day in November

The choristers from various regions of the country gathered together in Raipur, where the Chief Apostle is going to conduct the Divine Service on the 12th November 2017. Whenever this group of choristers comes together they make for a joyful atmosphere, and this time was no different. A Hearty Welcome to All As the choristers, the […]

A New Music Tool for the Choir

The world has moved into the digital age and our youth in India has caught up in the last few years: Today, almost everybody has a smartphone and access to the internet wherever they are. In the past years, we have been looking for a more effective way to teach our church music to the National Choir, […]