• Being the Church During COVID-19

    Making Sense of God’s Presence at times like these?

    Rev. Dr. Vinay Samuel ( presentation to India Church leaders April 14, 2020 By Zoom)  Introduction: It is a time of great fear and suffering but one that nature inflict. This is not suffering generated by humans – in war, in massacres, holocausts. It is impersonal and from nature.  Our question is not about why does God allow

    Making the most of the worst of times

    Dr. Saphir Athyal *  The whole world is a battleground! We are all under a siege! With the present swift exponential increase of Covid-19 throughout all the countries, where we are headed to this time, no one knows. Thick dark clouds covering the whole world and every nation. Suppressed anxiety and fear on most faces. Global lockdown and

    Post Lockdown Advisory for Churches, Chapels and Fellowships

    Places of worship have been shut for the past two and a half months, in observance of the COVID-19 induced lockdown. However, the Government of India had issued a Notification on 30th May 2020 on easing of restrictions for religious places along with other public places. Hence religious institutions now can open on 8th June

    The Church and COVID-19

    (This document will be updated as more information is available) Introduction In the wake of the pandemic that we as a church and society are facing, our lives have been strongly impacted. And at such a juncture, while many of us are isolated at home, right information is vital and essential. The Government of India

    Fighting COVID-19 during Lent: Prayer, Relief, Restoring Hope

    The Evangelical Fellowship of India is committed to serve the Church and the nation in this time of crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Globally, life has been thrown off balance. In India, the near month-long lockdown will be a challenge, socially, economically and medically. It will the more severe for the poor, the homeless,