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NCCI Centenary & Old Seminary Bicentenary (29 Sep 2014)

NCCI Centenary & Old Seminary Bicentenary

A national seminar on Ecumenism was held at The Orthodox Theological Seminary. The seminar themed "Ecumenism Re-envisioned: Towards a Just and Inclusive Society" was hosted by the Kerala Council of Churches. The Seminar held on September 27, 2014 was part of a 3 day event to  celebrate the centenary of the National Council of Churches in India. The 3-day event was inaugurated at the CSI Retreat Centre, Kottayam on the 26th of September at 3pm. 

Following the inauguration of the Seminar series by Minister Sri. Tiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, H.G. Dr. Yakob Mar Irenaios (Cochin Diocese)presented the theme.

Four sessions were held with papers presented by 

  1. Prof. Ninan Koshy (Ecumenism and Nationalism: New Challenges), 
  2. Fr. Dr. K. M. George (Ecumenism Re-envisioned: A Cultural Perspective), 
  3. Ms Susan Jacob (Living Together in the Household of God) and
  4. Sri Sunny Kapikadu (Ecumenism: Perspective from the Marginilized). 

Over 250 delegates attended the Seminar.