Synod Program Office


VISION
To be a transformed and transforming community towards the establishment of the reign of God.

MISSION
Equipping the primary constituency (Laity, Clergy, Women, Youth and Children) to be effective leaders / enablers in
living and communicating “the evangel”.

STRATEGY

  • Building up of an effective cadre of the laity and clergy to become Salt, Leaven and Light in the society and
    Church
  • Be in solidarity with people’s struggle and movements
  • Influence decisions effecting the creation of God.

OBJECTIVE

  • To conscientize the people of God to transform the life towards its fullness.
  • To strategize/plan/develop/initiate/facilitate/monitor and evaluate programmes at different levels to fulfill the
    mandate of the Church.
  • To respond in obedience to God’s call for restoration of Peace, Justice, Harmony and Dignity of life.

STREAMS OF MISSION
CNI is engaged in orienting and reorienting the people of God to protect and promote “Life in its fullness” through the following streams of Mission:

  1. MISSION EVANGELISM CONCERNS envisions to preach the Gospel of Christ to all the people of India through equipping the clergy, laity and evangelists of the Church through training programmes, seminars, workshops, and consultations at all levels.
  2. CHILDREN’S CONCERN envisions a world which will ensure dignity of life and quality living of all children, a world that provides an enabling environment for a child to be born, to develop and to live a full life, a world where a child can dream of a future life and get opportunities to fulfill them. We pursue to protect and promote child rights, to ensure that their basic needs are met, to protect, prevent and rescue them from all forms of exploitation and abuse, to expand their opportunities for holistic development and to give a new meaning to their life.
  3. WOMEN & GENDER CONCERN envisions to deepen awareness and respond in concrete action to women’s concerns as well as encourage more women participation in the life of the Church and society in India. It challenges and transforms attitudes, structures and systems in Church and society that limits women’s participation and leadership.
  4. YOUTH CONCERN envisions the organizing of the youth through spiritual, social, economical, ecological, political awakening, instilling Biblical standard of living, giving and serving the Church and the society they live in. While doing so they exhibit their potential to the paramount and ascertain a new order of peace and justice based on love and mutual respect.
  5. PEACE & INTERFAITH CONCERN envisions to create a society where all religions and spiritual communities will gather together towards co-operative action, dialogue and healing of broken relationships. It creates an opportunity for people from all faith to meet together to re-establish peace, harmony and dignity.
  6. SUBALTERN CONCERN envisions to sensitize the congregations in socioeconomic and political concerns, particularly about the struggles of the oppressed and marginalized such as dalits and indigenous communities in their self-development, dignity and wholesome life.
  7. LOCAL CONGREGATION CONCERN envisions a new society and a new world order through the participation of congregations and contributes to the development and promotion of missiology and culture from the experiences and perspective of the people at the periphery.
  8. HUMAN POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT CONCERN envisions towards “systematic equipping of the saints” on developing the potential of a person and community to respond creatively to the challenges they face in the ever changing world today.
  9. PASTORAL CARE envisions to bring the role of Pastors to the forefront of missional praxis of the church; by rejuvenating pastoral
    ministry towards a holistic approach whereby pastors can involve the entire congregation for effective engagement in mission.

RESOURCE & LEARNING CENTRE AT NAGPUR:
The Centre for Human Potential Development at Nagpur offers facilities at nominal rates for short and long term training programmes, seminars, workshops and consultations. The resource centre can accommodate 120 people at a time with attached bath and air-cooled rooms. The Conference room can accommodate 150 people, which is equipped with modern conference facilities. Small library, photocopy, telephone, Cyber Café facilities are also available.

CNI PROGRAMME DESK

DIRECTOR OF EVANGELISM & CNI PROGRAMMES
The Rt. Revd. Andrew B. Rathod
CNI Programme Office
P.O. Box 23, Gardiner School Campus,
Behind Labour Court,
Civil Lines, Nagpur 440 001
Maharashtra
Phone: 0712 2555263
Mobile: 09823037389
Email: rev.andrewrathod@gmail.com
andrewrathod@cniprogrammes.org

CO-ORDINATOR 
Training, Development & Empowerment, Subaltern Concerns,
Local Congregation Concerns, Pastoral  Care & Youth Concerns

The Revd. Samuel Mall
CNI Programme Office
P.O. Box 23, Gardiner School Campus,
Behind Labour Court,
Civil Lines, Nagpur 440 001
Maharashtra
Phone: 0712 2555263
Mobile: 09665282283
Email: samuel@cniprogrammes.org

CO-ORDINATOR 
Women & Children Concerns
CNI Programme Office
P.O. Box 23, Gardiner School Campus,
Behind Labour Court,
Civil Lines, Nagpur 440 001
Maharashtra
Phone: 0712 2555263
Mobile: 08805433842
Email: meena@cniprogrammes.org

CONTACT
CNI Programme Office
P.O. Box 23, Gardiner School Campus,
Behind Labour Court, Civil Lines,
Nagpur 440 001 Maharashtra, India
Phone : 0712 2555 263 Fax : 0712 2554035