St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College, Kolkata, built in 1865, is presently under the the Diocese of Calcutta, the Church of North India. The College chapel was built in 1912 and ever since has been an important part of the life of the college. Every staff in the college has access to the chapel. The chapel service is held for all staff on the 25th January of every year in remembrance of the Foundation Day of the College.
The St. Paul college chapel unit is known to be operating from the 1980s and is active throughout the year. The mission is to inspire the students with strong Christian values of morality and righteousness. Our college motto follows the verse from Philippians 3:14,
‘ I Press on towards the mark to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.’
Activities of the Chapel unit:
● Bible classes are held every Wednesday.
● In 2019, the scripture reading class has been named, ‘Promise -19.’
● The unit welcomes the new students every new session in the college auditorium.
● The chapel unit celebrates the Teacher’s Day in the chapel.
● It celebrates Children’s day with prayers in the chapel.
● The pre- Christmas program named ‘Jubilance,’ is organised by the unit every year in the college auditorium.
● The unit participate in the DEM fete in the St.Paul’s Cathedral ground held every year.
● The unit distributes Christmas gift to the residents at the Malvani home.
● It organises special scripture reading during the Holy Week when the seven messages of Jesus on the cross is discussed.
● On 1.12.17 the unit took part in the World Aids Day Consciousness program.
● On 27.8.18 Dr. Kethuser Aniu Kevichusa delivered his lecture, ‘What is the Meaning of Life?.’ The programme was anchored by Professor Ruth Khan of the Department of Political Science.