IRCEA 2002

After its first conference in Durham in 1998, the International Rural Churches Ecumenical Association gathered again in 2002 in Chennai, India, hosted by the Church of South India.

The theme was Voices of the Voiceless.

Conference Opening

Bishop GT Abraham, Bible Study leader

Daniel Thiagarajah, Bible Study leader

Professor Kim Yong-Bok, Keynote speaker

Michael Cruchley, IRCEA Secretary

More photos from the conference can be viewed here

Paper on Dalit Theology by Rev Dr K.P. Kuruvila

Assorted Reports on the Conference

For the Conference Statement of Vision and purpose click here

Kasam Farm School

The Agricultural Institute at Katpadi was a highlight in terms of church working to empower the people of the land.

Watch the video provided for participants to take home with them: