THE NEW JERUSALEM CHURCH WAS DEDICATED AT TRANQUEBAR, ON OCTOBER 11, 1718 Image

 

HONOUR ROLL OF T.E.L.C.-BISHOPS
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    The Rt. Rev. Dr. Ernest Heuman, Ph.D.,

    • Born in Sweden on 09-07-1858.
    • Ordained on 12-06-1889.
    • Arrived in India on 14-10-1903.
    • Consecrated as the First Bishop of Tranquebar on 08-03-1921.
    • Died in India on 25-07-1926.

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    The Rt. Rev. David Bexell,

    • Born on 24-08-1861 at Barnarp in Sweden.
    • Ordained on 1887.
    • Arrived in India on 30-08-1887.
    • Consecrated as the Second Bishop of Tranquebar on 12-02-1928.
    • Died in India on 05-07-1938.

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    The Rt. Rev. Johannes Sandegren, M.A., D.D., C.N.O.,

    • Born in Madurai on 20-11-1883.
    • Ordained on 14-12-1906.
    • Arrived in India on 15-11-1907.
    • Consecrated as the Third Bishop of Tranquebar on 14-01-1934.
    • Retired in 1956.

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    The Rt. Rev. Dr R. B. Manikam, M.A., Ph.D., D.D.,

    • Born on 19-04-1898.
    • Ordained on 22-10-1950 at Nagpur, M.P. Executive Secretary, N.C.C. of India, East Asia Joint Secretary of the I.M.C and W.C.C. (Madras-13).
    • Consecrated as Fourth Bishop of Tranquebar on 14-01-1956.

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    The Rt. Rev. Dr. Carl Gustav Diehl, B.D., Ph.D., D.D.,

    • Born in Malmo on 21-09-1906.
    • Ordained in 1930.
    • He was an Associate Professor of Religious History at Lund University 1956-1959.
    • And at Uppsala University from 1960 to 1973.
    • Consecrated as Fifth Bishop of Tranquebar in 1967 and retired in 1972.

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    The Rt. Rev. A. J. Satyanadhan, B.A., B.D., L.T.,

    • Born in Tranquebar on 12-04-1909.
    • Ordained on 01-05-1947 at Lalgudi.
    • Secretary C.S.S., 1947-1948, Pastor at Thiruchirapalli Zion Church 1948-49, Pandur 1949-51, Bangalore 1951-54.
    • Consecrated as a sixth Bishop of Tranquebar in 1972.

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    The Rt. Rev. L. Easter Raj, B.D.,M.Th.,

    • Born in Pathukkattu, Tanjore Dt.,
    • On 07-04-1912.
    • Ordained on 14-01-1943 at Pudukottai.
    • Pastor at Virudhunagar 1943.
    • Bangalore Military Chaplain 1943-48.
    • Bangalore 1948-51.
    • Pandur 1951-55.
    • Consecrated as seventh Bishop of Tranquebar in 1975.

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    The Rt. Rev. Jayaseelan Jacob , B.D., M.Th., D.D,

    • Born on 22-11-1932.
    • Ordained on 09-07-1961.
    • Consecrated as Eighth Bishop of Tranquebar on 14-01-1978.

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    The Rt. Rev.Dr.J.G.Johnson, B.Com., B.D., M.Th., T.T.Dip,

    • Born in Thiruvallur on 03-08-1933.
    • Ordained on 15-07-1969 at Sadras.
    • Appointed as Director of the newly established Ziegenbalg Spiritual Centre in Tranquebar in 1983.
    • Consecrated as the ninth Bishop of TELC on 14-01-1993.

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    The Rt. Rev. Dr. T. Aruldoss, M.A., B.D., M.Th., Ph.D.,

    • Born in Thirukattupalli, Tanjore Dt. on 12-08-1943.
    • Ordained on 30-05-1974 at the Holy Redeemer’s Church, Madurai.
    • Consecrated as Tenth Bishop of Tranquebar on 14-01-1999.

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    The Rt. Rev. Dr. H.A.Martin, B.Sc., B.D., DSW., D.Th.,

    • Born on 31-10.1948.
    • Ordained on 14-01-1979.
    • Consecrated as Eleventh Bishop of TELC on Jan 2009.
    • Retired on 14.1.2014

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    The Rt. Rev. S. Edwin Jayakumar, B.A., B.D., P.G.D.Th.,

    • Born on 31-07-1954.
    • Ordained on 07-05-1985.
    • Consecrated as twelfth Bishop of Tranquebar on 31-08-2014 (Progress).