Diocese of Medak of the Church of South India
|Diocese of Medak|
|Ecclesiastical province||Church of South India|
|Bishop||Govada Dyvasirvadam (Moderator Commissary)|
|CSI Medak Diocese|
The Diocese was inaugurated on 3 October 1947 and installed the first bishop, Frank Whittaker. Geographically Medak diocese is spread over five revenue districts of the Northern part of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh state: Adilabad, Medak, Nizamabad, Rangareddy and Hyderabad.
The bishop's seat is in Medak Cathedral which is known in Asia for its notable architecture and prominent gothic structure. The stained glass work are masterpieces depecting the birth, crucifixion and ascension of Jesus Christ. The diocese is divided into three district church councils with the representation of ordained full-time clergy from all the pastorates(churches) and two elected delegates from each church forms the administrative council in which the various ministries responsibilities are entrusted through election for a period of one term i.e. two years.
The Medak diocese's office is situated in Secunderabad. The current bishop in charge (moderator commissary) is Bishop Govada Dyvasirvadam, who manages the administrative and spiritual affairs of the diocese.
Bishop of Medak Diocese
- The Rt Revd Frank Whittaker (1947–1960)
- The Rt Revd Eber Priestley (1961–1967)
- The Rt Revd H. D. L. Abraham (1968–1975)
- The Rt Revd B. G. Prasada Rao (1976–1981)
- The Rt Revd Victor Premasagar (1982–1992)
- The Rt Revd B. P. Sugandhar (1992-2008)
- The Rt Revd P.Surya Prakash (2008-2009) (Moderator Commissary)
- The Rt Revd Samuel Kanaka Prasad (2009-2012)
- The Rt Revd Govada Dyvasirvadam (2012 - present) (Moderator Commissary)
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