It was bifurcated from Kalakadu Pastorate 01.14.2007 with Perumalkulam, Keela Chithambarapuram, & Kalladi Chithambarapuram. From Nanguneri Pastorate the following churches are added to these pastorate. 1. Keelathuvaraikulam,2. Keela kallikulam, 3. South Meenavankulam, 4. Meenavankulam, North Kallikulam. The following Presbyters were ministered:
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, PERUMALKULAM
Through the ministry of Rev. CET Rhenius church was established. Mr. Samikkan was the first Convert. Later the church was nourished by Ms. Emy Carmichael. The foundation stone was laid in 1925 for the first church and it was dedicated in 1930. Then in 1955 the tower was built. Then the church was rebuilt and dedicated in 14.05.2006 by the Bishop Jeyapaul David. Mr. C. Jebasingh is ministering for the last 23 years as Catechist. There are 90 families are worshipping here.
GABRIEL CHURCH, KALLADI CHITHAMBARAPURAM.
Mr. Gnaniah Nadar, Mr. Pauldurai & Mr. Samikkan families were accepted Jesus Christ as their Saviour and they started worshipping. In 1982 the church was built. There are 20 families worshipping under the leadership of Mr. Swamidasaraj.
IMMANUEL’S CHURCH, EAST CHITHAMBARAPURAM
Mr. Appadurai & Mr. Iyadurai’s fore fathers are the first generation Christians in this church. They built a small church with palm thatched, then made it with tiles. In 1986 they built a new church and 30 families are worshiping here. Mr. Samraj is working as a Catechist.
IMMANUEL’S CHURCH, THUVARAIKULAM.
Forming is there prime work. Mr. Subbaiah accepted Jesus and became Mr. Suviseshamuthu. The first church was built in 1934.
PETER’S CHURCH, MEENAVANKULAM.
Mr. Moses Koilpillai was the first convert in this village.The church was built in 1903. Twenty families are worshipping here.
IMMANUEL’S CHURCH, NORTH KALLIKULAM
Mr. James was the first convert here, very small church,
the first church was built in 15-3-1936. Mr. Jebaraj is serving as
TRANSFIGURATION CHURCH, SOUTH MEENAVANKULAM
The Church was established in 13.09.2006. Then they rebuilt the church and dedicated by Bishop JJ Christdoss in 09.09.2011. This church is full of convert Christians. Twenty families are worshipping God.
IMMANUEL’S CHURCH, KEELAKALLIKULAM.
Here the church is established in 1984. Dhonavur Fellowship members did the mission work and this villagers became Christians.The present church was built in 1984. Twenty families are worshipping here and Mr. Satyanathan is ministering as Catechist.
About the Pastorate
There are 9 congregations and 6 Elementary Schools in this pastorate. The congregations are:
- St. Joseph’s Church, Ittamozhi
The pastorate level Harvest Festival is celebrated in the first week of May every year in a grand manner.