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Basel Mission Bicentenary Celebration

The Inaugural Ceremony  of  Basel Mission Bicentenary Celebration to  commemorate  the  year of the birth of the great mission-Basel Mission,  was held on 12th October, 2014   at  Hebich Memorial Church, Dharwad,   Karnataka.

A Special Thanksgiving   Service  was  conducted    at  Hebich Memorial  Church, Dharwad  where in the officers  of the  CSI,  Bishops   from  other  Dioceses  and  other  dignitaries    graced the occasion. The Most Rev. G. Dyvasirvadam, the Moderator of CSI shared the word of  God  and  inaugurated the Bicentenary Celebrations of Basel Mission.  Rev.Dr.Ratnakar Sadananda, General Secretary, CSI,  Rt.Rev. K Thomas.Oommen, Rt.Rev. Timothy Ravinder, Rt.Rev. R.J.Niranjan and other Bishops of CSI were  present.

An exhibition was held depicting the life and works of the Basel Missionaries in and around Dharwad.

A seminar on the contributions of Basel Missionaries was also the part of the celebration. Nadoja Na.D’Souza inaugurated the seminar and Prof.A.V.Navada, Dinesh Nayak and Rev.Dr.Ratnakar Sadananda presented papers on contributions of Missionaries in various  fileds .

A cultural programme was also organized at the Hebich Memorial Church premises Dharwad.