INTERRUPTION AT CHRISTMAS

MATHEW 1:18-25 We have tremendously high expectations of Christmas. We want everything to be perfect. We have pictures in our minds of children playing, church choirs singing, and people smiling and getting along. But often it is not that way. It is supposed to be, as the song says, “the most wonderful time of the…

DEDICATION OF THE WORKSPACE IN BSI CALCUTTA AUXILIARY

Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.- Psalm 127:1 For a while now the office of the Calcutta Auxiliary was spread over two locations on the 1st floor of the Auxiliary and there was a need to relocate…

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…

“INDIAN CHRISTIAN DAY”

July 3rd is the traditionally observed as the martyrdom day of Apostle St. Thomas, Apostle of India, and disciple of Lord Jesus Christ, who arrived in India in 52 AD and was martyred near Chennai in 72 AD.  On this day we celebrate the person and message of Lord Jesus Christ that was brought first to…