Diocesan Clergy Conference

The Diocesan Clergy Conference was held at Jaipur, Rajasthan at a Convention Centre “Appno Rajasthan” from Tuesday, 23rd to 25th August 2016. Rt. Rev. Gregorios Mar Stephanos Episcopa presided over the meetings. 

The theme of the conference was “Recalling the call: Ministry in a confusing & conflicting world”. Rev. Biju S Cherian led two main talks and the Bible Studies were conducted by Rev. Lijo Johnson, and Rev. Binu J Varghese. Rev. Noble Abraham led the singing sessions. Rev. Nebu K Varghese and Rev. Koshy Kurian shared their experiences from their respective Mission fields and Institutions which was inspiring. Clergies from Delhi, Rajasthan centres of the Diocese gave leadership for the worships. Rev. Reti John Skariah and Rev. Philip M.A served as Chaplains. Rev. Dr. Koshy P Varghese celebrated the Holy Qurbana at the Jaipur MTC and Rt. Rev. Gregorios Mar Stephanos Episcopa delivered the concluding message.

The conference had fruitful discussions on the needs of our Diocese. The main thrust of the conference was regarding the concerns of the parishes and also how to extend relevant ministry for the revitalization of our church and families.  The organizing committee arranged a sightseeing programme around Jaipur.67 Achens of the diocese attended this conference. Rev. Sam Abraham served as the Convener along with the members of the Jaipur Mar Thoma Parish. The diocese extends sincere thanks to the Jaipur MTC for supporting the conference.