Friday, April 25, 2014

Commemorative Stamp on National Council of Churches in India - 25th April 2014.

The National Council of Churches in India is the united expression of the Protestant and Orthodox churches in India. It is a common platform for thought and action by bringing together the Churches and other Christian organizations for mutual consultation, assistance and action in all matters related to life and witness.

It represents Christian community through out the country. It is an Inter confessional autonomous Council which embraces, promotes and coordinates the various forms of the church's ministry for the people including the churches and Christian organizations such as National Council of YMCAs, YWCA of India, Henry Martyn Institute, International Centre for Research, Interfaith Relations and Reconciliation, Churches Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA), Student Christian Movement of India (SCMI), Bible Society of India (BSI).
To mark the centenary of National Council of Churches in India, India Post issued a commemorative stamp. The stamp was released by Shri Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India at the function held in New Delhi 5:00 pm on 25th April 2014.

National Council of Churches in India Stamp Release Function
Photo Courtesy: PIB

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