Chennai Teacher Training School    -    Instructors

 

Teachers and their Families

 

Tamil

 

D. R. Gabriel Asir is the main Tamil translator for CTTS, both orally and for written documents. He assists with maintaining the office computers and with Tally (the accounting software program required by the government). He works with the 35 Lock Street congregation in West Tambaram and other congregations preaching and translating on Sundays. His family members are his wife, Prabha, and his two daughters, Evangeline Benitta Mercy and Eva Keren.

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S. Simon teaches two Bible classes at CTTS, and he and his son Matthew sometimes assist G.S. Gnanaraj with the congregation at Velacheri. Simon reads and writes Braille fluently and owns more than one set of Braille Bibles. He only needs a little help to prepare his tests in Word format for his students each semester. Brother Simon's wife is Maliga. His son is Matthew and his daughter is Elsie.

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A. John grades and mails the Bible correspondence course and teaches two classes for 2nd and 3rd year students at CTTS. He also does office work. He has traveled to Karur to assist brother S. Masilamani with preaching and teaching several home Bible studies. His family members are his wife, J. Sangeetha, his daughter, J. Sumathi Hannah Beth and his son, J. Navin Jonathan Daniel.

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R. Isaiah teaches two classes at CTTS and serves as an accountant for the school, using the TALLY program required by the government. Sundays and Wednesday evenings he and his family meet with the Kish Kinta congregation for Bible study. Every Friday evening he conducts two home Bible studies: one is at Old Prungaludhur where a new member invites her neighbors to her home from 5:30-6:30, and another is at Kolapakkam (Vandalur) from 7:00-8:00. During the summer break when CTTS students are on leave, he goes to Paganathi (Ramnad District, 75 km from Madurai) and preaches at the Paganathi congregation and conducts Bible studies in that area. His family members are: his wife - Stella Mary, his son - Vincent Meshach, and his daughter - Venitha Mary.

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G. S. Gnanaraj is currently on medical leave after surgery to remove a brain tumor. His wife is Pramila; his eldest daughter is Sophia; the younger daughter is Buela, and his son is Moses Immanuel Raj.

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A. Job teaches classes and assists with accounting at CTTS. Brother Job and his wife work with two congregations every Sunday and have regular Bible studies every week day evening. His oldest work has been with the Jafferkhan Pet congregation in the Saidapet area of Chennai for the past 20 years, and his newly established work is with the Balvathy Street congregation in Anjugam Nagar, Kunrathur since 2009. These two works are miles apart, so the family has to meet early with one group and then go to the next one at a later hour. They conduct children's classes in each place. Brother Job and his wife J. Sharal are shown with their children Caleb, Stephen and Elizabeth.

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P. A. Jesudoss teaches one Bible class for CTTS first year students and also helps S. Simon (our blind brother) with his lesson preparation. In addition to his work at CTTS, he preaches for congregations at Neelangarai, Semancheri and Vadanameli. His family members shown are: his wife, J. Shantha Kumari and his son, A. J. Samuel Paul.

Brother Jesudoss preaches for these congregations.

NEELANGARAI CHURCH OF CHRIST
# 4/22 Kakkan Street
East Coast Rd.
Neelangarai, Chennai 600115
Sunday worship time
Morning: 8:30-10:00 a.m.
Midweek Bible study:
Wednesday tab key 7:00-8:00 p.m.
House visiting: Monday evening 6:00-9:00 p.m.

SEMANCHERI CHURCH OF CHRIST
# 2314 Tamil Nadu Housing Board
First Main Road
Middle Fourth, Fifth
Nithal Salai
Semancheri, Chennai 600119
[Near] J. B. R. Engineering College and Sholinganallur
Children's Bible Class:
Sunday morning 9:00-9:40 a.m.
Sunday worship time: 11:00- 12:30 p.m.
Sisters Meeting:
Friday 7:00- 8:30 p.m.
House Visiting: Tuesday-Saturday
6:30- 9:00 p.m.

VADANAMELI CHURCH OF CHRIST
# 4/15 Raja St.
East Coast Rd.
Vadanameli, Cheney 600096
(opposite) Crocodile Roam
Sunday worship:
6:00- 7:30 p.m.
House Visiting:
Sunday evening: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday evening: 6:00 p.m. - 8: 3 p.m.

P.A. Jesudoss
Telephone: 917-619-1780

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N. Simon Durai teaches two Bible classes at CTTS, basic computer technology for third-year students and translates written documents into Tamil. He preaches for a congregation at Anjugam Nagar in Kundrathur district of Chennai. Sunday mornings and evenings, he conducts worship services and holds mid-week Bible studies on Thursday. Private home Bible studies are held other week-day evenings. His family members are his wife Ruby, his eldest daughter, Vincy Evangeline, and his second daughter, Kara Evangeline.

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Telegu

 

R. Sevya Nayak teaches four classes every semester at CTTS. He also does accounting and daily bookkeeping in Tally. He and his family attend services at the Bharathi Nagar congregation where he sometimes translates from Tamil to Telugu. During the summer break, he preaches at his home congregation in Konda Mallepalli, Andhra Pradesh, and conducts ministry work in the surrounding area. His family members are: R. Lali. (wife); R. Xena Beth (daughter center back); R. Samuel Nayak (son on far right); R. Saxoniel (son on far left) and R. Naomi Beth (daughter, center).

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T. Anand teaches at CTTS and helps grade and send out the Bible correspondence course. Another valuable service he performs is as an electrician for the CTTS campus. He preaches in Palamagalam (South) in Andhra Pradesh every weekend. His wife is Mary and his two daughters are Amala and Sukanya.

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K. K. Rao Mark is currently teaching two classes for CTTS. Each week-end he preaches at ZP Centre Church of Christ in Khammam, Telangana state. Shown with brother Rao Mark are his wife Suseela and their two sons, John Mark and James Mark.

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