The 37th Bi-Annual UPEGF Conference was held from 28th of Sept 2017 to the 1st of October 2017 at Jhansi’s St. Jude’s Pastoral Diocesan Centre.
Conference Theme: “Equipped to Entrust” from 2 Tim 2.2.
A total of 145 people attended the conference including 69 Graduates 39 Students(20 were Final year Students) 8 Guests and 29 Children.
Dr Silas Dayal Sharma, President UPEGF Inaugurated the Conference with Prayer and delivered the Keynote Address.
Brother Deepak Nelson, President Rajasthan EGF, was the Devotional Speaker and he took a detailed study on the Conference theme
The Bible Exposition was done by Brother Samuel Prasad, former President UPEGF from the book of Titus .The other Sessions were a mix of Practical Talks and Discussions on various topics of current importance and were taken by a mixture of Staff, Bro Billy Sam Varghese, Bro Benalin, ,Bro Kshirsagar, Bro Barun Collet, Bro Varghese Thomas and Graduates, Bro. Ebenezer Julius, Bro Murthy , Bro Shanti Raju, Bro Abhishek Samuel,, Sisters Dr Vinita Prakash and Dr Shakina.
The children in the Conference presented a short program on the last night under the guidance of Sis Joy Mall and Sis Joyce Bahadur, who undertook to keep the children creatively busy during the Conference.
The closing message was delivered by Dr Emmanuel Oriel, senior graduate from Jhansi who encouraged the Constituency to be focused on the Ministry in the state. .
The Lord blessed the Finances also as the total expenses amounted to Rs 1.97 Lakhs against a Budget of Rs 2.00 Lakhs. Bro Saikumar Charra kept the Accounts. Bro Benalin has kept up the good Practice of Setting up a small Book Stall and providing everybody a chance to purchase some good books.
The Jhansi Graduates Bro Raj Bahadur, Dr Oriel and Bro Rajsekar worked very hard and planned the local arrangements including the food very nicely. The Conference was jointly directed by Bro Barun Collet and Bro Rajiv Mall.
Many of the delegates expressed their happiness at having spent some quality time listening to Gods Word and enjoying good fellowship with other Graduates and students.
Barun Collet & Rajiv Mall,