Thought for the day
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8
The Recce team comprises of Canon David Porter; the Chief of Staff of Lambeth Palace, Rev. Dr. William Adam; the Ecumenical Adviser of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Ms. Everarda Slabbekoorn, the Secretary to the Archbishop, arrived in Bangalore on 24th January 2019 afternoon to look at the possibilities of the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury to South India in September 2019.
Apart from the warm hospitality extended to them from the Bishop Rt. Rev. Prasana Kumar Samuel and the officers of the Diocese visits to St Mark's Cathedral, Bishop Cotton Boys School and UTC were scheduled accordingly.Rev. Solomon Paul, the Director of the Department of Youth in the CSI Synod, accompanied the team in Bangalore.
The team was also invited to attend the graduation ceremony of the Bishop Cotton Girls School where they were officially welcomed by the Diocese.
Rev. Solomon Paul,
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To enable the young people with a new vision rooted in the person and work of Jesus Christ, equipping them to live out the values of God's reign and putting their faith in praxis.
Empower and sensitize young people to critically analyse issues pertaining their life in church and society to shape their perspectives on various issues like Ecology, Gender Justice, Caste system, Globalization, Girl Child, Media and its effects, Addiction and Abuse, Politics, Finance and Accountability, Inter-faith dialogue and so on…
Make them an integral part of the church, its worship, mission and structure. Providing leadership at various levels of church structure and participatory involvement in decision making process.
To build a healthy and strong network with the youths of other churches, coming together for a common cause, putting their faith in praxis and envisioning a better church and a wider society.
To make them servant leaders of the servant Lord to serve the church.
Training programmes at the Diocesan, Inter-Diocesan and the Synod level will be conducted.
Bible study workshop to re-read the bible with new eyes to trigger faith and praxis in young minds.
Sensitizing programmes on various issues like ecology, patriarchy, caste and class system, media and so on will be conducted in providing the right perspective about these issues and also enable them to formulate their responses.
Work camps for joint action.
Exposure programmes and visits to different church traditions and mission activities.
Dialogue with young people of other faith in promoting mutual participation for common action.
Partnership programmes with other churches and NGO's to enable fellowship towards common faith and action.