A group of students from the NewCollege Missionary Society, Edinburgh lead by Mr. Dan Harper are concluding their stay in the United Theological College. They arrived on May 30th and will leave today. The group consisting of eight people were here on a study trip to understand the culture and diversity of India. Their interests also included cross cultural learning, learning about the Indian church and the challenges it faces now. The programme included lectures by faculty members in UTC and resource persons from other fields. The group was co-ordinated and helped by Dr. Nalini Arles who arranged several exposure trips to religious places and NGO’s in Bangalore and in CMC, Vellore.
The group was introduced to the UTC community during chapel service. They have made a donation towards the support of theological education in the college. The group members are Dan Harper, Kirsty Harper, Taisie Pennick, Rebecca Blakey, Francesca Castagnetti, Lauren Massetti, Liam Fraser and Rachel Harrison.