St. Peter's Church
C.S.I. Coimbatore Diocese
St. Peter's Church
 

Our History as a Timeline

  • Rev. S. Prince Calvin B.A., B.D., M.Th.,

    01 June 2015



    Rev. S. Prince Calvin B.A., B.D., M.Th., took in-charge of as the new Presbyter and Chairman. Read more about our Presbyter here


    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • New Church Dedication

    13 December 2014



    The Rt. Rev. Timothy Ravinder, B.Sc., B.D.,ZD., dedicated the New Church and Presbyter's house on 13th December 2014 (saturday), which was constructed on a budget of 3 Crore in a span of 2 years, purely by God's Grace.

    Read more our new Church construction and the people instrumental in building the new church here

  • Mupperum Vizha

    18 December 2011



    Moderator Commissery Rev. Karunakaran presided over the joint celebration of

    • Portico Inaugural Ceremony
    • Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for New Church
    • Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for Presbyter's Home


    Read more our new Church construction and the people instrumental in building the new church here

  • Cornerstone Laying for Portico

    15 May 2011

    Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for the construction of Portico annexing the Old Church (present Parish Hall) and Dining Hall over a area of 4000 sq.ft.

  • Rev. I. Alaguraj B.D.,

    June 2010 - 2015



    Rev. I. Alaguraj B.D., took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Infrastructure Developments

    2009

    A Land worth 16 Lakhs covering an area of 70 Cents was bought at the area of Milekal near Madukkarai for the purpose of Burial Ground.

    A Generator worth 3 Lakhs was installed to provide back-up power during Church Service.

  • Rev. Nathaniel Jayaraj

    2007 - 2010



    Rev. Nathaniel Jayaraj took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Dr. Rev. Franklin Jothi

    2005 - 2007



    Dr. Rev. Franklin Jothi took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Construction of Bell Tower

    6 February 2005



    Rt. Rev. Manickam Dorai consecreated the New Bell Tower that was constructed at a cost of Rs. 5 Lakhs.

  • Rev. Andrew Mathuram

    2002 - 2005



    Rev. Andrew Mathuram took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Construction of Dining Hall

    2008-2010



    Construction of a Dining Hall(instantiated as Parish Hall) annexing the Old Church(Present Parish Hall) was inaugurated by the year 1998.

    Rt. Rev. William Moses consecreated the New Dining Hall on January 2000 which was constructed at a cost of 10 Lakhs.

  • Church Growth

    1998

    By the Grace of God, the Church was overflowing with people, so It was decided to conduct two Services, One at 07:00 AM and one at 08:30 AM on all Sundays.

  • Rev. George Stephen

    1998 - 2002



    Rev. George Stephen took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Church Dedication

    04 September 1994



    The New Church(current Parish Hall) was dedicated on 04th September 1994, which was constructed at a cost of 10 Lakhs in a span of 4 years.

    Read more our new Church construction and the people instrumental in building the new church here

    The Rt. Rev. Tindan M.A., B.D., Diocesan General Secretary G. Koshi, Diocesan Treasurer Fredric Williams, and Bishop in Coimbatore Rt. Rev. William Moses graced the Ceremony.

  • Rev. Jayaseelan

    1994 - 1998



    Rev. Jayaseelan took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Construction of Old Church

    1990-1994

    Under the Leadership of Rev.W.Samuel, it was decided to construct a New Church (present Parish Hall). So, a temporary shed was erected in the place of current Dining Hall and the construction for the Church Building (90 x 35 sq.ft structure) was started at an estimate of 10 Lakhs. A Borewell for Church's Water consumption was also set inplace.

  • Rev. W. Samuel

    1990 - 1994



    Rev. W. Samuelwho lead the construction of the Old Church building (present Parish Hall) took in-charge as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • New Church Founded

    1st June 1987 - 1990



    C.S.I. St. Peter's Church was instituted as a separate self-satisfied Pastorate.

    Rev. Wilson Premkumar assumed the office as the New Presbyter and Chairman.

    Refer here for the former Presbyters.

  • Cornerstone for the First Church

    1986

    Bishop. Thangamuthu prayed and laid the cornerstone for a Church to be built.

  • Humble Beginning

    1st January 1984



    Rev. Gunabalan inaugurated the Church Shed following the directions from Bishop to start Evening Services and to function as a ancillary of C.S.I. Immanuel Church, Uppilipalayam..

    In the self same day, Fr. Mani from Rathinapuri R.C. Church unvieled the nameboard.

  • First step

    1980

    Christian Youth Fellowship was formed. Trustees who were primary members of this fellowship, took efforts and registered the present church premises in the name Diocese. This is the First Step of C.S.I. St. Peter's Church.

  • In the Beginning...

    1975

    About 10 families who were member of C.S.I. Immanuel Church, Uppilipalayam gathered with fellow believers and formed the Coimbatore Distict Christian Welfare Association. The Prayers of this Association led to the formation of C.S.I. St. Peter's Church.


Our History

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