National Council of Churches in India appears on Indian stamp

April 26th, 2014

As got to know, National Council of Churches in India is the NCCI is the united expression of the Protestant and Orthodox churches in India. It is a common platform for thought and action by bringing together the Churches and other Christian organizations for mutual consultation, assistance and action in all matters related to life and witness.

It represents 13 million Christian people throughout the country. Ever since its inception the Council and its members are actively engaged in the work of nation building. It is an Inter confessional autonomous Council which embraces, promotes and coordinates the various forms of the church's ministry for the people including the churches and Christian organizations such as National Council of YMCAs, YWCA of India, Henry Martyn Institute, International Centre for Research, Interfaith Relations and Reconciliation, Churches Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA), Student Christian Movement of India (SCMI), Bible Society of India (BSI).

The NCCI's emblem symbolizes the Church with doors open and lit by an Indian lamp placed in the National flower, Lotus, inviting all people of God into the ecumenical fellowship.

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