All Christians who have an interest in the healing ministry or has a minimum training in Theology or holding a position of Chaplain or as specified by the chaplain section.
Number of members as on January 2018: 757
- Fr. Dr. George Varughese, Chairperson
- Rev. T. Devadoss, Vice Chaiperson
- Rev. T Augustine
- Rev. Dr. Ezeckiel Shanthakumar
- Rev. Percy K V Hirams
- Ms. Somini Shaji
- Rev. J D David Rajan
- Rev. Jared Issac
- Rev. Ashish Kumar Dukhi
- Rev. Paul Ravi Kumar
- Rev. Dr. T Arul Dhas – CEB
Diploma in Pastoral Healing Ministry: In the context of stress and strain experienced by persons, families and communities following rapid social change and consequent collapse of support systems in the Indian society, the Senate of Serampore College offers the Diploma in Clinical Pastoral counseling to the Church so that those among its ranks, lay and ordained, may be equipped to participate effectively in the healing ministry of the church through theologically and psychologically sound training in counseling.
Clinical: The word ‘Clinical’ in the title of this diploma proramme highlights the intention to equip the trainees to offer formal and systematic counseling service to the general public in an institutional setting. The setting may be that of a parish, counseling centre, hospital, educational institution or social work programme. Clinical does not exclusively refer to the hospital setting.
Objectives: The objectives of the Diploma in Clinical Pastoral Counselling are:
Prior to admission a candidate should have:
A person who holds a Bachelor Degree of a University and had completed at least three years of work experience or involvement in some form of lay ministry of the church as determined by the admitting institution and subject to passing the aptitude test as under 1(c)
The candidate shall be in residence during the entire study period and shall not accept any other responsibility other than those assigned by the centre. The institution or persons directly responsible or appointed to supervise may require a candidate to be in attendance any time during the practical training.
Registration for the Course: A candidate who fulfills the admission requirement should register for the course by 15th June each year through the institution. Late registration will be accepted till 31st June subject to payment of late fee.
The length of the Diploma Course is one full academic year (11 months) commencing from 15th June and ending with 15th May of the following year.
The maximum time allowed to complete the Diploma is two years and subject to recommendation by the admitting institution.
Healing Ministry Week 2018
We will celebrate Healing Ministry Week 2018 from 11 – 18 February 2018.
Kindly find below the Healing Ministry material for download:
Order of Worship 2018(English)