Rev oommen george first bishop of Kollam-Kottarakkara diocese

Rev Oommen George,  clergy secretary of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese and the vicar of Ascension Church Kanjikkuzhy,  has been selected as the first bishop of Kollam- Kottarakkara diocese. 

Published: 09th September 2017 01:15 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th September 2017 07:08 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOTTAYAM: Rev Oommen George,  clergy secretary of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese and the vicar of Ascension Church Kanjikkuzhy,  has been selected as the first bishop of Kollam- Kottarakkara diocese. 
A noted speaker at religious conventions, he was selected by a Synod presided over by CSI Moderator Bishop Thomas K Oommen at the Synod headquarters of CSI in Chennai. 


The  consecration of the bishop- designate will be conducted at Kollam CSI Cathedral on Sunday under the chief patronage of Bishop Thomas K Oommen.  Rev Oommen George had worked  in various capacities as  member of CSI Synod, CSI Synod Mission and Evangelical Committee; executive committee member of Madhya Kerala Diocese; vice- president of CSI North American Council; convener of Shalom Residence Project; secretary of the Mission Board of diocese; secretary of the Pastoral Board; vice-president of the Laity organisation and convener of the Diocese.


Rev  Oommen George,  secretary of the regional Synod, is the son of late K C George Upadshi, an evangelist  of the CSI Church and  Mallappally Panavelil Rachel.  Aleyamma Oommen is his wife and Diana, Leeza and Leena are his daughters.

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