Monday 20 October 2014

UTC Alumni 2014 Programme

VENUE TIME PROGRAMME
Arrival, Breakfast & Registration
(Coordination: Assistant Hostel Secretary)
Inauguration
Inaugural Address
Rev. Dr. J. R. John Samuel Raj, Principal, UTC
Introduction
(Coordination: Hostel Secretary)
10:30 AM to 10:45 AM Tea Break
Keynote
Rev. Dr. Santanu K. Patro, The Registrar
Senate of Serampore College (University)
Thematic Presentation 1
Rev. Dr. C. I. David Joy
Re-discovering Ministry and Mission in a
Postcolonial World

12:35 PM to 02:00 PM Lunch
Thematic Presentation 2
Dr. Mrs. Nalini Arles
Domestic Violence: A Christian Response

Thematic Presentation 3
Rev. Ch. Sweety Helen
Re-visioning Mission with the Communities:
Accompaniment as a Viable Method

03:25 PM to 03:40 PM Tea Break
Thematic Presentation 4
Rev. Dr. David Selvaraj
Pilgrimage to the Margins

05:15 PM to 06:30 PM Break
Cultural Programme
(Coordination: Carey Society Secretary)
ERC Dinning Hall 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM Dinner with Faculty & Senior Administrative Staff
Get together for Women delegates
(Coordination: Assistant Hostel Secretary)
21st Oct. 2014 (Tuesday)
ERC
Charles Ranson Hall 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
09:30 AM to 10:00 AM
10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
02:00 PM to 02:45 PM
02:50 PM to 03:25 PM
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
03:45 PM to 05:15 PM
UNITED THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE, BANGALORE
ALUMNI REFRESHER PROGRAMME
Re-visioning Ministry and Mission: Perspectives from the Margins
21st - 23rd OCTOBER 2014
07:00 AM to 09:15 AM
Women’s Hostel 08:30 PM onwards
11:50 AM to 12:35 PM
ERC Dinning Hall
07:00 AM to 08:15 AM
Breakfast
Thematic Presentation 5
Rev. Dr. Jhakmak Neeraj Ekka
To be the Light or Not to be the Light: Christian Witness in Adivasi context in Central India

Thematic Presentation 6
Dr. Mrs. Sarasu Esther Thomas
Towards Equality: Moving Towards a More Egalitarian Christian Personal Law

11:05 AM to 11:20 AM
Tea Break
Thematic Presentation 7
Dr. George Zachariah
Church: A Rainbow Community of Hospitality, Fellowship and Solidarity

12:05 PM to 12:35 PM
PRO Presentation
ERC Dinning Hall
12:35 PM to 02:00 PM
Lunch
Meeting with Students
(Coordination: UTCSA President)

03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Outdoor Games (Coordination: Carey Society)
JRC
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
UTC Alumni Association General Body
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Hostel Night ; Community Dinner at New Hostel (Coordination: Hostel Secretary & Asst. Hostel Secretary)
ERC
07:00 AM to 08:15 AM
Breakfast
Worship (Worship Committee)
Preacher: Rt. Rev. Dr. P. Suryaprakash
Thematic Presentation 8
Rev. Dr. R. Sahayadhas
Peace from the Margins: Actualizing Shalomic Communities from Below

09:50 AM to 10:10 AM
Tea Break
Thematic Presentation 9
Rev. Dr. Allan Samuel Palanna
Understanding Missional Ethics in Todays Church

Thematic Presentation 10
Rev. Dr. Praveen P S. Perumalla
Revisiting Mission in the Context of Alienation of Church Lands

Plenary
Moderator: Rev. Dr. Santhosh S. Kumar
Concluding Remarks
Rev. Dr. J. R. John Samuel Raj, Principal, UTC
ERC
12:30 PM to 01:00 PM
23rd Oct. 2014 (Thursday)
ERC
08:30 AM to 09:15 AM
22nd Oct. 2014 (Wednesday)
Alumni Worship (Coordination: UTCSA President) Preacher: Rev. Vinod Victor
Library Lawn
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
11:05 AM to 11:55 AM
11:20 AM to 12:05 PM
JRC
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
08:30 AM to 08:50 AM
Tagore Hall
12:00 PM to 12:25 PM
09:30 AM to 10:15 AM
10:20 AM to 11:05 AM
09:00 AM to 09:45 AM

UTC alumni refresher course and meeting

The UTC alumni refresher course and meeting will be held in the UTC on October 21 to 23, 2014. The refresher course and meeting will be a get together of UTC alumni and will have thematic presentations, games, cultural programmes and a variety of other events.

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Prabha Grace passes away


Ms. Prabha Grace, a graduate of UTC passed away today. She graduated from UTC in 2012. Prabha Grace died of an illness and is survived by her husband, child and family. She will be remembered as a pleasant, confident young woman who was a value addition in the class room, sang bhajans and was an inspiring part of the UTC community.

The principal, faculty, administrative staff, library, mess and maintainence staff along with the students and other community members join together in offering condolences and prayers to the bereaved family. May Prabha Grace rest in peace and may the peace of God which passes all understanding be with the family and friends of Ms. Prabha Grace. UTC at this time remembers her various contributions to the community and cherishes the wonderful memories that she has left behind. The funeral will be held tomorrow in St. Paul's Church, Vepery, Chennai at 3:00 P.M. 

Class photo with Ms. Prabha Grace in the middle

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Public Lecture by Dr. Victoria Rue




The United Theological College  cordially  invites you to a Public Lecture  to be held on Friday,  the 10th of October 2014 at 4.30 PM.  The lecture will be delivered by  Dr. Victoria Rue,  Lecturer in the Women Studies and Comparative Religious Studies Department, San Jose State University, California USA on the topic "The Church of the Not Yet-Right Now: The Roman Catholic Church and the Grassroots Movement for Women Priests."

Tuesday 26 August 2014

DTh application form 2015

The DTh application form for 2015 can be downloaded from

The application form can be submitted to the Registrar's office by November 14, 2014 without fine and November 21, 2014 with a fine of Rs 600.

Monday 25 August 2014

Courses offered for the academic year 2015-16



THE UNITED THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE BANGALORE

Prepares candidates for: Pastoral Ministry - Teaching Ministry - Church-related Services

COURSES OFFERED FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-2016


Graduate Studies/Diploma Courses
Degree/Diploma
Duration
1.
Bachelor of Divinity Degree Course of the Senate of Serampore College
B.D.
4 years
2.
Diploma for Proficiency in Counselling
D.P.C
1 year
3.
Diploma in Women’s Studies
D.W.S.
6 months

Master of Theology Degree of the Senate of Serampore College in:
a.
Old Testament
 M.Th.
2 Years
b.
New Testament
    M.Th.
2 Years
c.
Christian Theology
 M.Th.
2 Years
d.
Christian Ethics
M.Th.
2 Years
e.
(i) Christian Ministry (Counselling)
M.Th.
2 Years

(ii) Christian Ministry (General)
M.Th.
2 Years

(iii) Christian Ministry (Liturgy and Music) [subject to approval of the Senate of Serampore College]
M.Th.
2 Years
f.
History of Christianity [subject to approval of the Senate of Serampore College]
M.Th.
2 Years
g.
Missiology
M.Th.
2 Years
h.
Women’s Studies
M.Th.
2 Years

Post-Graduate Research Diploma of the College

1 Year

Research Fellowship (Niles Scholarship)

1 Year
Doctor of Theology Degree of the Senate of Serampore College in:
a.
Old Testament
D.Th.

b.
New Testament
D.Th.

c.
Christian Theology
D.Th.

d.
Christian Ethics
D.Th.

e.
Christian Ministry (Counselling)
D.Th.

f.
History of Christianity [subject to approval of the Senate of Serampore College]
D.Th.

g.
Missiology [subject to approval of the Senate of Serampore College]
D.Th.

h.
Women’s Studies
D.Th.



B.D.
M.Th.
D.Th.
D.P.C.
D.W.S.
Cost of Application Form [plus Rs. 50/- Postal Charges]
Rs.400
Rs.450
Rs.500
Rs.250
Rs.250
Last date of submission
14.11.2014
14.11.2014
14.11.2014
28.03.2014

Late fee
Rs.450
Rs.550
Rs.600


Last date with late fee      
21.11.2014
21.11.2014
21.11.2014


Entrance Exam & Interview
13-14 Jan., 2015
15-16 Jan., 2015
19 Jan., 2015


Please note that no application will be entertained after the last date as mentioned above.
Scholarships:  Limited scholarships are available for needy candidates after the successful completion of their first year for B.D./M.Th. studies.  Two scholarships are reserved every year for women, and four for candidates coming from North India, in order to encourage theological education in North India.
Kindly address all enquiries to:

THE REGISTRAR, THE UNITED THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE,

63 MILLER’S ROAD, POST BOX 4613, BENSON TOWN,

BANGALORE - 560 046,  INDIA

FAX: +91-80-23330015  TEL.: (080)-2333 3438, 23330502

 Email: lphauhnar@gmail.com  Website: www.utc.edu.in

Blog: www.utcbangalore.blogspot.in


Sunday 24 August 2014

MTh application form 2015

The MTh application form for 2015 can be downloaded from

The application can be submitted to the Registrar's office by November 14, 2014 without fine and November 21, 2014 with a fine of Rs 550.