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This denomination has 5 sanctioned charges and 10 fellowships and is located in the central North areas Uttaranchal State, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. There are only two presbyteries of Nev Jeeven and Reformed Bible. This is presently associated with the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Dehra Dun.
The UCNI is among the oldest denominations in India and is a mature self-supporting missionary minded church with 70 plus congregations and in the last 10 years has doubled its communicant membership.
The EPCS is closely associated with the UCNI of Darjeeling Hills and has 120 congregations but only 20 pastors. This is the largest Christian denomination in Sikkim.
The Bengali people are notorious in their heart is against the gospel. William Carey the pioneer missionary to West Bengal only saw one Bengali convert in his entire ministry. Today GURC is beginning to see many Bengali people coming to Christ and are united to this evangelical and church planting work. Small but encouraging breakthrough for the gospel sake.
MPC is the largest Christian denomination in Mizoram, northeast India. It was a direct progeny of the Calvinistic Methodist Church (officially named the Presbyterian Church of Wales in 1928) in Wales. It was the first church in Mizoram and is now one of the constituent bodies of a larger denomination Presbyterian Church of India (PCI), which has its headquarters in Shillong, Meghalaya. The administrative body called the Mizoram Synod has its headquarters at Mission Veng, Aizawl. As the first church, it remains the largest denomination in Mizoram.
Although MPC is not strictly speaking a member of RPFI because MPC is a member of the World Council of Churches there is a warm fraternal relationship.
Ramachandranpudrum of Andhra Pradesh 1 sanctioned charge with 7 fellowships that are planted and developing into self-supporting churches. Those small this denomination is dynamically evangelistic and is developing with elders and deacons.
RPCNEI was established in 1835 by American missionaries like Rev. James R. Campbell. He started work in Saharanpur. Later Rev. Watkins R. Robert came to Mizoram in 1907. It was officially organised in 1979 with 7 households, the first denomination of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North East India. It had 4,200 members and 50 congregations in 2004. It now has 14,038 members and more than 107 congregations in North East Indiain Manipur, Assam, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya. There’s a growing church planting ministry in Myanmar.
The headquarters located at Churachandpur in Manipur.
PPRCI is traditionally the mission work of the Free Church of Scotland and has four congregations. This is a solid reformed and Presbyterian work that is now totally run by Indian pastors and teachers.
The Presbyterian Free Church of Central India (formerly known as the Free Church of Central India) is a confessional Reformed denomination in India, created by Scottish missionaries.
The Free Church of Scotland created this church in Central India in the end of the 19th century. The denomination has churches in Jabalpur and other small villages like Chhapara and Lakhadon, where it runs schools with hundreds of pupils. The Church is involved in hospitals and medical work in the region.
50 years ago there were no known Nepali Christians and now there are far more than a 100 self-supporting congregations. Aashish Presbyterian Church of Kathmandu is an extension of the Presbyterian Free Church Council (PFCC) established in Kalimpong, Darjeeling district, India formed after some leaders of old Scottish Presbyterian tradition separated from Church of North India (CNI), Kalimpong in 1973. We are one of the group of about 30 regular fellowships and Churches serving Christ’s Commission in Nepal.
Like so many things in Nepal everything is very immature. This is a church planting work that is emphasising Christianity Explored that has been translated into Nepali and being taken out into the remote areas of Nepal.
The leadership of this work is through Pastor Uma Sharma who was a lecturer at the University and was converted through reading the Bible.
The PCCSI is being established in Andhra Pradesh and plans to develop the work in Tamil Nadu. In the Presbytery of Andhra Pradesh there are 70 church planting ministries. Some existing independent work but are looking for denominational identity. This denomination is in a Partner Relationship with the Presbyterian Church in America through its missionary arm called Mission to the World.
This denomination has a great need to develop an ecclesiology that is governed by ruling elders and deacons.
BPC is is part of the structure Presbyterian Church in India – Manipur and has 4 congregations.
In the year 2000 an Oxford educated Sri Lankan engineering professor by the name of Dr Paul Hoole began a Reformed and Presbyterian work in the capital Colombo supported by Jurong Bible Presbyterian Church in Singapore. Dr Hoole provided excellent Reformed teaching and the work grew rapidly but sadly withdrew from the work.
S.D.Vijayenthiran the minister of the church in Colombo, which is now called Trinity Reformed Presbyterian Church. It is financially supported by Jurong Bible Presbyterian Church As well as the church in Colombo there is a mission work in Hatton in the tea-growing hill country, in Jaffna in the north and three outreach centres in Trincomalee in the east. There is a strategic commitment to the reformed faith and the development of church planting ministries that shows vigour and faithfulness.
Rev Shanmugam Nixon Partheepan a newly ordained minister and supported by the Free Church of Scotland (continuing) who is planting and developing a church in Vavuniya in the mid-North Jaffna area that was heavily affected by the civil war.
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