Anupama Hial

I am Rev.Ms.Anupama Hial, an Ordain Minister of the Jeypore Evangelical Lutheran Church (JELC), Jeypore, Odisha. The JELC has its Mission partner NMZ in Hamburg.

I completed my Bachelor in Divinity and Master in Theology in the Gurukul Lutheran Theological College, Chennai and presently Pursuing PhD in Missiology at the Plough School of Theology, Allahabad University. My PhD Dissertation is “A Historical and Missiological study on Breklum Mission in Jeypore Evangelical Lutheran Church from Dalit Discourse”.

I have worked with the National Council of Churches in India and in the Anglican Church, Antigonish, Canada. I have done a course as International Theological Course in the Emmanuel College at the University of Toronto, Canada. I have also studied “Diploma in Development Leadership” in Coady International Institute, Canada.

Presently I am involved in the Church Ministry and doing Consultancy with the organization called Raipur Churches Development and Relief Committee (RCDRC). This organization mainly working on the Human Rights, and Bonded Labour.

I am more interesting in Contextual Theology and Interfaith Engagement. I am excited and looking forward to come and explore & enrich my knowledge in the Missionsakademie at the University of Hamburg.