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"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8

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CSI Karnataka Central Diocese Distribute Food for those who Struggle During the Lockdown Communication

Considering the misery and agony the daily wages employees, migrant workers and those who earn daily for their livelihood because of the 21-day lock down the central government of India announced the Karnataka Central Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) decided to extend help. These people are now without job and thereby no food for the family. With the help of the St Luke’s church in Bangalore, the diocese distributed food packets to the needy.

The diocesan leadership contacted the police who were able to help to distribute food packets in a very needy area of Frazer town. Rt. Rev. Prasana Samuel, the Diocesan Bishop, expressed gratitude to Rev Christy Raj Kumar, Rev Paul Dhanasegar, Rev Sampath Kumar and Mr Vinod Dasan and others for making it possible to distribute around 600 food packets with water today and also some provisions in the coming days to overcome the present scenario.

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Church in Medak Diocese Distribute Food During Lockdown Communication

CSI Wesley Church, Ramkote, Hyderabad, Telangana State (Medak Diocese) distributed food packets to the poor people who lost their daily wages because of the lockdown on the wake of COVID 19. Rev. U. Daniel, the Vicar, and the Committee Members led the distribution. 

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CSI Coimbatore Diocese Provides Food Packets During Lockdown Communication

CSI Diocese of Coimbatore of the Church of South India (CSI) in cooperation with and coordination of the TN govt leadership through the District Collector and the local Police Station authorities, Podanur distributed food packets to the needy during the lockdown because of the CORONA Virus. 

CSI Sundarapuram pastorate has taken the initiative under the instruction from the Bishop to supply 350 food packets to migrant daily wage workers (for one week from today) residing in camps near here. The actual distribution is being done only by govt authorities.

The Diocesan Bishop; Rt. Rev. Timothy Ravinder appreciated Rev H Chellarajan, PC Chairman; Rev Vasanth, Presbyter, PC, DC & all the members of the congregation - particularly Mr DS Daniel for his ardent efforts and dynamic leadership.

Those of you who would like to donate to this noble cause may please contact Bishop or Rev DV Karunakaran, Adm Secy or Bishop Chaplain Rev Sam Livingstone 97866 63890.

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CSI Rayalaseema Diocese Extends Support to the Government to Prevent CORONA Communication

Some of the Churches like CSI Holy Trinity Church (CSI HTC)-Anantapur, CSI Central Church-Kadapa, CSI Christ Church-Kadapa, CSI Town Church-Pulivendula, CSI JCM Church-Madanapalli and so on started their live streaming of Church Services. Since from yesterday, CSI HTC-Anantapur started distributing food to the homeless poor and this will continue till the lockdown gets waved off.

CSI Campbell Hospital was established in the year 1896 at Jammalamadugu town, Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Since then it is very well known for its Medical services. Now especially at this Covid-19 Pandemic, it is meticulously rendering its services. Some of the activities of this hospital during this Pandemic are as follows:

Providing Health care to the patients by establishing an Isolation ward, providing sanitizers, hand wash and face masks to the public.

Creating awareness on, what are the preventive measures to be taken to get rid of Covid-19? to the Hospital Staff and the common people.

Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) has donated almost 1000 beds to the Government of India, CSI Campbell Hospital has the share of 6 beds in the above-said donation.

Arogyavaram Medical Center (AMC) was established in the year 1912 at Madanapalli, Chittor District, Andhra Pradesh and started ‘The Union Mission Tuberculosis Sanatorium,’ in the year 1915. This is the first Sanatorium in South India. This Hospital is basically initiated to deal with Respiratory problems. The major deadly concern in relation to the Corona Virus is the breakdown of the respiratory system. Now during this COVID-19, this hospital is gearing up to deal with the respiratory issues and the ways in which immunity in the respiratory system is gradually developed. Some of the activities of this hospital during this Pandemic are as follows:

Providing Health care to the patients by establishing an Isolation ward, providing sanitizers, hand wash and face masks to the public.

Getting ready with the medicines and other equipment which deals with respiratory problems like Pneumonia, Asthama and other Lung disorders.

Creating awareness on, what are the preventive measures to be taken to get rid of Covid-19? To the Hospital Staff and the common people.

Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) has donated almost 1000 beds to the Government of India, Arogyavaram Medical Center contributed 20 beds to the said donation.

Inputs from Rev. John Nistchal

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