Rev. David Nathaniel - Senior Pastor &  District Superintendent of Bangalore, Indiranagar Methodist Church

Rev. David Nathaniel, Senior Pastor, District Superintendent of Bangalore & Vice Chairman of Baldwin Group of Institutions

 Rev. David Nathaniel was born in Bidar District into a Methodist preacher’s family after completing college education in Bidar, he obtained Bachelor of Divinity from Leonard Theological College, Jabalpur (Senate of Serampur). He is married to Pavana Priya, a teacher by profession, and blessed with a son Daniel and a daughter Neha. Both their children are doing their college studies. Rev. David Nathaniel has served as a Pastor, District Superintendent, Manager, Project Director in various districts of SIRC. He was elected as a member of the Executive Board of the Methodist Church in India for the Quadrennium 2007-2011. In addition to this he has also served as Secretary cum Treasurer of Methodist Dharur Christian Annual Jathra comprising of SIRC and Hyderabad Regional Conferences of the Methodist Church in India. In the recently concluded 29th Session of the SIRC Rev. David Nathaniel was unanimously elected as the Executive Secretary of the Regional Executive Board of South India Regional Conference.



Rev. David Nathaniel with his family


Rev. Sebestian Ravi Kumar - Associate Pastor, Indiranagar Methodist Church

 Born and brought up in Udupi District, South Kanara. He responded to the Lord's call for the full time ministry in the year 1989. On his completion of Bachelor of Theological studies at Yavatmal, Maharastra in the year 1994 he joined the South India Regional Conference of the Methodist Church in India and was appointed as Pastor of Emmanuel Methodist Church, Bidar. From 1994 to 2003 he served in Bidar Distrcit as pastor in rural and urban congregations. In the year 2003, he was transferred to St. Peter's Methodist Church, Banasawadi, Bangalore. He completed his post graduation diploma from the University of Mysore and an alumnus of Haggai Institute Maui, Hawaii, USA. He then received his Master of Theology in May 2006 from the Methodist Theological Seminary, Seoul - South Korea. After he returned to Bangalore, he was appointed as Pastor of Jayanagar Methodist Church and served till October 31, 2012. Married to Renuka in the year 1996 and blessed with two kids, daughter Pearl and son Prajwal.



Rev. Sebestian Ravi Kumat with his family