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DIOCESE OF DELHI ANGLICAN CHURCH OF INDIA

31/1497, SECTOR-III, PUSHP VIHAR, 31/1497, SECTOR-III, PUSHP VIHAR • NEW DLEHI, DELHI 110 017 • India • 9213634206, 29553531/see/charmin/CM09950

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ORGANISATION

DIOCESE OF DELHI, ANGLICAN CHURCH OF INDIA CAME INTO BEING IN 1990, WITH THE CONSECRATION OF RT. REV. EMMANUEL PORTER AS BISHOP OF DELHI. THE CONSECRATION WAS CARRIED OUT IN KOTTAYAM KERALA BY THE METROPOLITAN, THE MOST REV. DR. STEPHEN VATTAPPARA AND MANY OTHER BISHOPS.

THEREAFTER A NUMBER OF EXISTING PRIEST BELONGING TO OTHER DENOMINATION REPOSED FAITH IN ANGLICAN TRADITION AND JOINED ANGLICAN CHURCH. THIS WAS FOLLOWED BY A NUMBER OF ORDINATION CARRIED OUT BY BISHOP DR. EMMANUEL PORTER OF THE DESERVING AND TRAINED MINISTERS IN BIBLICAL THEOLOGY. OWING TO OLD AGE BISHOP EMMANUEL PORTER EXPRESSED HIS WILLINGNESS FOR APPOINTMENT OF HIS SUCCESSORS. CONSEQUENTLY, THE SYNOD OF ANGLICAN CHURCH OF INDIA ELECTED AND APPROVED THE NAME OF REV. CYRIL S. PORTER TO BE THE NEXT BISHOP OF DIOCESE OF DELHI (ACI). THE CONSECRATION OF REV. CYRIL S PORTER WAS CARRIED OUT BY THE MOST REV. DR. STEPHEN VATTAPPARA ON 30TH JUNE, 2007 AT KURUCHY ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL, KOTTAYAM ALONG WITH 4 OTHER BISHOPS. WITH THE ENTERING OF BISHOP EMMANUEL PORTER INTO THE GLORY ON 10TH SEPTEMBER, 2007, , BISHOP, RT. REV. CYRIL S. TER OVERTOOK THE CHARGE OF FULL FLEDGED BISHOP OF DIOCESE OF DELHI. AT PRESENT THE FOLLOWING CLERGY IS PART OF DIOCESE OF DELHI:

1. RT. REV. CYRIL S. PORTER, BISHOP DIOCESEAN SECRETARY-M.C. VARKEY
2. REV. G. R. MASSEY, ARCHDEACON
3. REV. ROBERT NATHANIEL, PRIEST
4. REV. HARRY MATTHEWS
5. REV. NARENDER DASS, PRIEST
6. REV. PHILEMON DASS, PRIEST
7. REV. J. B. LAL, PRIEST
8. REV. VICTOR GEORGE, PRIEST (DEACON)
9. REV. NAVEEN S. LAL, PRIEST (DECON)
10.REV. KAILASH MASIH, PRIEST (DEACON)

CHURCHES

THE ANGLICAN CHURCH IS FUNCTIONING UNDER THE AEGIS OF DELHI ANGLICAN CHURCHES TRUST ASSOCIATION WHICH IS A REGISTERED BODY. MR. M. C. VARKEY IS THE DIOCESAN SECRETARY OF THE DIOCESE OF DELHI. AT PRESENT THE FOLLOWING CHURCHES IN DIFFERENT AREA ARE RUN BY THE ANGLICAN PRIESTS:

DAKSHINPURI - 2
SANGAM VIHAR - 1

R.K. PURAM - 1

JEHANGIRPURI - 4

MORE OLD ANGLICANS ARE JOINING AND THE CHURCH IS ON THE PATH OF PROGRESS. MANY THEOLOGICALLY TRAINED PERSONS ARE ASPIRING FOR ORDIDNATION TO WORK FOR ANGLICAN CHURCH. IN NEAR FUTURE MORE ORDINATIONS WILL BE CARRIED OUT TO STRENGTHEN ANGLICAN CHURCH IN DELHI.

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