Home »Chagalamari Mission

Chagalamari Mission

Chagalamari Mission work of the Mar Thoma Evangelistic Association has entered into its 21st year of spreading the Gospel in the Rayalseema region of Andra Pradesh. Being the oldest mission work in this region,Chagalamarri Mission field is also known as the Mother Mission field. Under this mission work there are 7 local congregations, one boy's hostel, balawadies, tailoring schools, tuition centers etc. A total of 6 dedicated evangelists work with the missionary Rev. Manjunath Sunder R.

The Chagalamari Mission focuses on the following in its outreach work.

1. Educational Programme

A boy's hostel by the name Mar Thoma Vidhyanikethan was started in the year 1998. A total of 29 students from the neighbouring villages in and around the mission centre reside in the hostel. Hostel Students lead the morning and evening worship services. Sunday School, Retreats, VBS, Christmas, Independence and Republic day celebrations are conducted with great enthusiasm.

Continuation Programme

The Mission Centre sponsors the tuition fees of hostel students who have completed their schooling and who now pursue higher education in professional courses including BSc. Nursing, B.Ed., Technical courses etc.

St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church, Kozhencherry plays a pivotal role in meeting the needs of the Chagalamari Mission Boy's Hostel. The St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church Choir, Kozhencherry was instrumental in buying a computer for the hostel.

2. Spiritual Empowerment Programme

Activities like personal evangelism, Bible classes; Counseling, Conventions, Open air meetings, Lay leadership training, retreats etc. are held as part of Spiritual Empowerment programmes for both the believers andseekers.

3. Child Development Programme

Sunday School, VBS, Hostel & School Ministry, Balawadi, Tuition etc. for children cater to their all-round development.

4. Women Empowerment Programme

SevikaSanghom meetings, training in kitchen gardening, tailoring and marriage aid etc.are given to women in need.

5. Youth Empowerment Programme

Youth camps, Leadership training, retreats, professional assistance through counseling, training in sports etc. are given to youths as per this programme.

6. Medical Awareness Programme

Health awareness is given to all through Medical Camps, Health Classes, Film ministry etc.

You can Respond:

  • Through Prayersfor- the believers, seekers, mission activities evangelists & their families.
  • By visiting and experiencing the real life of the people.
  • By explaining and introducing the activities to your friends & family.
  • Financial Support.

Immediate Needs

  • Mission House (Rs. 5,00,000/- to 7,00,000/-)
  • Sponsor activities of one village.
  • Hostel Building extension (Study rooms for the students)
  • Annual fees for one nursing student (Rs. 60,000/-).
  • Expense of one Hostel student for one month (Rs. 1,000/- ).
  • LCD projector for open air meetings (Rs. 60,000/- to 75,000/-)
  • A four wheeler for mission activities (Rs. 7,50,000/-)
  • A Chapel in the Mission compound

Contact Address

Mar Thoma Mission Centre
Chagalamarri P. O., Kurnool
Andhra Pradesh - 518553
Email : chagalamarrimission@gmail.com
Tel No. : 08519-232678