BSI CULTURAL PROGRAMME

The Staff Welfare Association organized a Cultural programmed virtually to enable the BSI Staff to have a time of relaxation to the body and rejuvenation to the mind.  It was very innovatively done through virtual.  It was a time to experience God given talents to individuals as well as groups.  The staff presented a skit…

OBSERVANCE OF KANDHAMAL DAY

The Bible Society of India observed the 13th Anniversary of Kandhamal Day as a day to commemorate the onslaught of Christians living in Kandhamal town at Phulbani District in Odisha in the year 2008, resulting in many horrifying deaths, and destructions of Church buildings, individual houses, shops and loss of huge properties. Thousands of them are left in deep pain,…

75TH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

The 75th Independence Day of our Nation was celebrated in all our offices across the Nation and we are thankful to Colleagues for their cooperation.  At the central office it was held at the William Carey Centre, Bangalore on the 15th August 2021 at 07.30 AM.  There was an encouraging response to it from the Staff who…

OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

The theme of International Youth Day 2021 is, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health,” with the aim of highlighting that the success of such a global effort will not be achieved without the meaningful participation of young people. International Youth Day was observed in all our offices by following the special…

OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL PROTEST DAY

We are aware that on the 10th of August every year, we remember our demand to include Dalit Christians and Dalit Muslims in the Scheduled Caste list. This year, we have designated it as the National Protest Day to protest against this injustice meted out to a section of Indian citizens. You are also aware…

OBSERVANCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY 2021

The International Indigenous Peoples Day was first pronounced by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1994. It was decided that the International Indigenous People Day shall be observed on 9 August every year. By following this, on 17 September 2010, during the Annual General Body Meeting of the National Council of Churches…

Press Release on Observance of Kandhamal Day on 23rd August 2021

A Virtual Observance of Kandhamal Day on 23rd August 2021 The Bible Society of India observed the 13th Anniversary of Kandhamal Day as a day to commemorate the onslaught of Christians living in Kandhamal town at Phulbani District in Odisha in the year 2008, resulting in many horrifying deaths, destructions of church buildings, individual houses, shops and loss of huge…

RELEASE OF THE INDIAN EDITION OF THE HEBREW OT AND GREEK NT BY THE BIBLE SOCIETY OF INDIA

By Mr. Paul Stephen, Director, Publishing and Marketing Department, BSI A student of a reputed theological college repeatedly called us for copies of the Hebrew and Greek Bibles, anxious to get his personal copy as he was unable to get a copy from his institution. He asked why the Bible Society of India could not print and provide enough copies. Many such requests like this have been made in the past several years. Bible translation, inspired by…

VIRTUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE – JULY 29, 2021

Death of our dear colleagues and their immediate family members was emotionally and psychologically stressful.  The General Secretary Rev. Dr. M. Mani Chacko initiated the thought of organizing a Memorial Service to help the bereaving family to cope with the loss of their dear ones. A Service of Thanksgiving for the lives of BSI Staff…