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Current Bishop of Diocese of North America and Europe is Rt. Rev. Dr.Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa.

Parents: Mavelikkara Cherukole Attupurathu A M Issac and Mariamma
Born on: 5th December, 1951
Ordained as Deacon: May 29th, 1976
Ordained as Kassissa: June 9th, 1976
Ordained as Ramban: August 31st, 1993
Consecrated as Episcopa: October 2nd, 1993

Born at Attupurathu House, Mavelikkara, Kerala, had college education at Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara and Banaras Hindu University and studied theology at Bishops College, Kolkota and Princeton Theological Seminary. Secured Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University on the topic “Doctrine of grace in Vaishnavism and Christianity”. This helped in initiating inter – religious dialogue in the Indian context with people of other faiths. While being a lecturer at Mar Thoma theological Seminary was elected to be the bishop of Mar Thoma Syrian Church and consecrated in 1993.

Other Responsibilities:

  • President, Senate of Serampore University
  • Central Committee member, World Council of Churches
  • President, Christian Agency for Rural Development
  • Chairperson, Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore
  • Chairperson, Holistic Child Development India
  • Member, Governing Board, Churches’ Council for Child and Youth Care, Bangalore

Service Times

Services in English/Malayalam

Sunday Morning: 10 am

Fasting Prayer

Friday Morning: 9:30 am


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F: (215) 725-6426
E-mail: revsajuchacko@gmail.com contact@bethelmtc.com