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AN OVERVIEW OF THE WORK IN INDIA (IPHC)

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THE INDIA CENTENNIAL, 1911-2011






This Pentecost Sunday, June 12, 2011, IPHC Ministries India gratefully mark the Centennial of the 'India Convention of the Pentecostal Holiness Church' organized at Darjeeling, India on June 12, 1911 by Bishop J. H. King. Robert Massey, Mollie E. Massey, D. S. A Mahaffey, Della Gaines, and James Harvey are the names constituting the Original Convention."

Though "this firstborn child in the foreign field" was orphaned during the first decade, for reasons beyond control, but God in His providence had rekindled the quenching flames with the arrival of Rev. & Mrs. J. M. Turner, the first pioneer missionaries, in 1921, who faithfully labored on the soil of India.


The Gospel seed thus planted was consistently watered by the trail of succeeding missionaries such as Robertsons, Parrishes, Byuses, Laws, Donalds and Howards, and the single missionaries such as Ida Reid, Martha Cowan, Effie Barker, Nellie Fowler, Emma Yeatts, Frances C…

INDIA CENTENNIAL: The IPHC

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Moses Kumar, noted Indian church leader and author, writes that "This Pentecost Sunday, June 12, 2011, IPHC Ministries India gratefully mark the Centennial of the 'India Convention of the Pentecostal Holiness Church' organized at Darjeeling, India on June 12, 1911 by Bishop J. H. King. Robert Massey, Mollie E. Massey, D. S. A Mahaffey, Della Gaines, and James Harvey are the names constituting the Original Convention."   






One of the newest endeavors underscores the tremendous work being done in India. The Hyderbad Bible College, 'from learning to leadership and on to mentorship' is poised to make a tremendous impact in the country.