Monday, 20 October, 2014

UTC Alumni 2014 Programme

Arrival, Breakfast & Registration
(Coordination: Assistant Hostel Secretary)
Inaugural Address
Rev. Dr. J. R. John Samuel Raj, Principal, UTC
(Coordination: Hostel Secretary)
10:30 AM to 10:45 AM Tea Break
Rev. Dr. Santanu K. Patro, The Registrar
Senate of Serampore College (University)
Thematic Presentation 1
Rev. Dr. C. I. David Joy
Re-discovering Ministry and Mission in a
Postcolonial World

12:35 PM to 02:00 PM Lunch
Thematic Presentation 2
Dr. Mrs. Nalini Arles
Domestic Violence: A Christian Response

Thematic Presentation 3
Rev. Ch. Sweety Helen
Re-visioning Mission with the Communities:
Accompaniment as a Viable Method

03:25 PM to 03:40 PM Tea Break
Thematic Presentation 4
Rev. Dr. David Selvaraj
Pilgrimage to the Margins

05:15 PM to 06:30 PM Break
Cultural Programme
(Coordination: Carey Society Secretary)
ERC Dinning Hall 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Dinner with Faculty & Senior Administrative Staff
Get together for Women delegates
(Coordination: Assistant Hostel Secretary)
21st Oct. 2014 (Tuesday)
Charles Ranson Hall 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
02:00 PM to 02:45 PM
02:50 PM to 03:25 PM
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
03:45 PM to 05:15 PM
Re-visioning Ministry and Mission: Perspectives from the Margins
21st - 23rd OCTOBER 2014
07:00 AM to 09:15 AM
Women’s Hostel 08:30 PM onwards
11:50 AM to 12:35 PM
ERC Dinning Hall
07:00 AM to 08:15 AM
Thematic Presentation 5
Rev. Dr. Jhakmak Neeraj Ekka
To be the Light or Not to be the Light: Christian Witness in Adivasi context in Central India

Thematic Presentation 6
Dr. Mrs. Sarasu Esther Thomas
Towards Equality: Moving Towards a More Egalitarian Christian Personal Law

11:05 AM to 11:20 AM
Tea Break
Thematic Presentation 7
Dr. George Zachariah
Church: A Rainbow Community of Hospitality, Fellowship and Solidarity

12:05 PM to 12:35 PM
PRO Presentation
ERC Dinning Hall
12:35 PM to 02:00 PM
Meeting with Students
(Coordination: UTCSA President)

03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Outdoor Games (Coordination: Carey Society)
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
UTC Alumni Association General Body
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Hostel Night ; Community Dinner at New Hostel (Coordination: Hostel Secretary & Asst. Hostel Secretary)
07:00 AM to 08:15 AM
Worship (Worship Committee)
Preacher: Rt. Rev. Dr. P. Suryaprakash
Thematic Presentation 8
Rev. Dr. R. Sahayadhas
Peace from the Margins: Actualizing Shalomic Communities from Below

09:50 AM to 10:10 AM
Tea Break
Thematic Presentation 9
Rev. Dr. Allan Samuel Palanna
Understanding Missional Ethics in Todays Church

Thematic Presentation 10
Rev. Dr. Praveen P S. Perumalla
Revisiting Mission in the Context of Alienation of Church Lands

Moderator: Rev. Dr. Santhosh S. Kumar
Concluding Remarks
Rev. Dr. J. R. John Samuel Raj, Principal, UTC
12:30 PM to 01:00 PM
23rd Oct. 2014 (Thursday)
08:30 AM to 09:15 AM
22nd Oct. 2014 (Wednesday)
Alumni Worship (Coordination: UTCSA President) Preacher: Rev. Vinod Victor
Library Lawn
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
11:05 AM to 11:55 AM
11:20 AM to 12:05 PM
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
08:30 AM to 08:50 AM
Tagore Hall
12:00 PM to 12:25 PM
09:30 AM to 10:15 AM
10:20 AM to 11:05 AM
09:00 AM to 09:45 AM

UTC alumni refresher course and meeting

The UTC alumni refresher course and meeting will be held in the UTC on October 21 to 23, 2014. The refresher course and meeting will be a get together of UTC alumni and will have thematic presentations, games, cultural programmes and a variety of other events.

Tuesday, 14 October, 2014

Prabha Grace passes away

Ms. Prabha Grace, a graduate of UTC passed away today. She graduated from UTC in 2012. Prabha Grace died of an illness and is survived by her husband, child and family. She will be remembered as a pleasant, confident young woman who was a value addition in the class room, sang bhajans and was an inspiring part of the UTC community.

The principal, faculty, administrative staff, library, mess and maintainence staff along with the students and other community members join together in offering condolences and prayers to the bereaved family. May Prabha Grace rest in peace and may the peace of God which passes all understanding be with the family and friends of Ms. Prabha Grace. UTC at this time remembers her various contributions to the community and cherishes the wonderful memories that she has left behind. The funeral will be held tomorrow in St. Paul's Church, Vepery, Chennai at 3:00 P.M. 

Class photo with Ms. Prabha Grace in the middle

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

Public Lecture by Dr. Victoria Rue

The United Theological College  cordially  invites you to a Public Lecture  to be held on Friday,  the 10th of October 2014 at 4.30 PM.  The lecture will be delivered by  Dr. Victoria Rue,  Lecturer in the Women Studies and Comparative Religious Studies Department, San Jose State University, California USA on the topic "The Church of the Not Yet-Right Now: The Roman Catholic Church and the Grassroots Movement for Women Priests."