• The IELC Elects and Installs a New President

    The IELC Elects and Installs a New President

    On May 26th, the India Evangelical Lutheran Church elected and installed a new president, Rev. Y. Suviseshamuthu. Of the sixty-five valid ballots, thirty-five chose to elect Rev. Muthu as president of the India Evangelical Lutheran […]

     
  • Updated: Open Letter to the IELC

    Updated: Open Letter to the IELC

    Today, the Rev. Roger James, area director of South Asia for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, and Mr. Darin Storkson, associate executive director of Church Relations for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, recently released an open letter […]

     
  • Court Rules in Favor of IELC, Pres Gambeeram

    Court Rules in Favor of IELC, Pres Gambeeram

    In 2014, a suit and an Interim Application were filed by one Mr. Baulsundar against IELC Nagercoil Synod, President Gambeeram and other officers not to interfere in the administration of the IELC. The Nagercoil Sub-court […]

     
  • A Grant Opportunity for IELC Schools

    A Grant Opportunity for IELC Schools

    For IELC affiliated schools, the LCMS is providing a new grant opportunity. The deadline of 30 September is fast approaching, so fill out the application and apply soon. Please read the entire grant announcement and […]

     
  • CTS Scholarship Opportunity

    CTS Scholarship Opportunity

    For Lutheran students of the IELC, the LCMS is providing scholarships of up to $500 USD per scholarship to attend Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil. Rev. Dr. Edward Naumann developed this program to help support IELC […]

     
  • IELC Church Building Destroyed

    IELC Church Building Destroyed

    A couple of weeks ago, The Deccan Herald reported that Faith Lutheran church had their church building destroyed on the evening of Thursday, May 26. Faith Lutheran Church is in Pillanna Garden. The destruction of the […]

     
  • Open Letter from Rev. James

    Open Letter from Rev. James

    An Open Letter from Rev. Roger James At the request of the IELC, Rev. Roger James, LCMS Area Director for South Asia, wrote this open letter details events occurring within the IELC, particularly clearing up […]

     
  • IELC President Rev. S. Rajagambeeram

    Open Letter From IELC Pres

    An Open Letter to the IELC While Pres. Gambeeram originally posted this letter in February of this year, the details are still helpful for understanding current events. In the letter, Pres. Gambeeram notes the lies […]

     
  • IELC and LCMS Partner to Rebuild School Buildings

    IELC and LCMS Partner to Rebuild School Buildings

    The IELC and the LCMS partner to build new classrooms for an elementary school in Vaniyambadi. In 1917, LCMS missionaries started an elementary school in Vaniyambadi, Tamilnadu. This IELC aided elementary school is in the […]

     
  • Cows for Widows

    Cows for Widows

    Throughout the Scriptures, God gives special protection for widows. Psalm 68:5 declares, “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in His holy habitation.” Or again in Psalm 146:9, “The Lord watches over […]