GOSSNER EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN CHOTANAGPUR AND ASSAM

AIMS & OBJECTIVES


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To preserve and extend the pure teachings of the Gospel of Christ and observance of the Holy sacraments (Eph. 4:4-7, the Augsburg Confession Article - VII).
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To conserve the unity of the true faith ( Eph. 4:3-16 1 Cor.1:10), to guard against any departure there from (Rom 6:17-18) and to strengthen the church in its faith and confession.
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To preserve the unity, identity and integrity in order to foster the Communion of believers historically known as Gossner Church and proclaim and practice the vision of oneness of all communities in the Gossner family.
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All administrative units of the G.E.L. Church shall be committed to strengthen this oneness as vital function in the witness of the church in India.
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To strengthen ecumenical co-operation and unity in all areas of the socio-cultural existence and ministries of the Church.
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To enable commitment to the essential fivefold functions of the church viz - worship, nurture, evangelism, healing and development.
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To establish Institutions for religious and secular education including Hostels with other facilities under the provisions of Articles 30(1) of the Constitution of India.
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To establish Hospitals, Health Care Care Centres and Counseling Centres to provide other Health Services.
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To establish various Centres for Socio-Economic Development and Social Care Centre such as - Human Resource Development Centre, Old Age Home, Cheshire Home for differently able people, Kindergarten etc.
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To promote and strengthen Agriculture, Technical, Vocational Education, Relief and Rehabilitation, Charitable work and Welfare for the church and society.
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To publish literature and periodicals to meet the various needs of the Church and Society.
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To avail the facilities related to development provided by the Government/Non-Government organizations and other development agencies and collaborate with them in the matter of Socio-Economic and Cultural Development of the society.
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To organize finance in order to maintain the charitable nature of the Society i.e. aims and objectives as mentioned above through  - Membership contribution, offerings, Friends’ Donation within and abroad and other available means, as loans from banks and investments in Bonds, Mutual Fund, Equities, Saving Schemes and utilization of assets both movable and immovable etc.
The full authority of the church belongs primarily and exclusively to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who is the Head of the Church, to be exercised, through the church which is His Body, collectively as the communion of believers in Christ as per the commision received from the Lord ( Joh 20:22-23, Mathew 28:18-20)
G.E.L. Church Campus, Main Road Ranchi
Office: 0651-123-4567
GELC-IT-CELL - 9973142266
churchgel@gmail.com
Our Mission Statement:
To promote the moral values of Christian faith - Love, peace and Justice, transforming lives into the likeness of Christ. To empower the poor, marginalized and weaker sections of society without any kind of discrimination thereby extending our helping hands to last people of world.