Jeypore Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Jeypore Evangelical Lutheran Church is a major Christian denomination in India. It was established in this time the founder of SHEL mission .pastor Christian Jenson .he praying for the people of India.The two missionaries Rev Ernest phol &Rev. Herman Bothmann.came to India & start their mission in our JELC .they had to face a lot of problems. Gradually they know the local language, culture, customs,and the traditional system of the local people. The First woman of JELC Who was Baptized on 6th December 1896, day by day the indigenous people are take active part in congregation and they knew the living God.The people are take part in various mission programmes. Now It has more than 250000 members(belevers). It's has its own by law approved by govt of odisha, as per the society regestration act, and the synode has elect 4 office bearers Bishop, synode Chairman, secretary, Tresurer, they work for four years as per amendment of JELC, now Rt.Rev.Ashish Kumar pal as Bishop of JELC ,Rev. Bidhan Kumar Nayak as Synode chairman, Mr Manoj kumar Hial as secretary and Mr Biroj Kumar beniya as treasurer & the headquarters of JELC functioning in Pohl & Bhothmann Bhavan, JELC central office, pin code -764001 ,Jeypore evangelical Lutheran Church. associate with National Council of Churches in India, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in India, Lutheran World Federation and World Council of Churches.[1] .[2] The other churches belonging to the United Evangelical Lutheran Church in India are: [3]


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  2. ^ "1". 2012-12-10. Archived from the original on 2012-12-10. Retrieved 2016-09-02.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2011-07-28.

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