TEAM APC

PASTORAL TEAM

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Ashish Raichur
Ashish RaichurSenior Pastor
Ashish Raichur
Ashish RaichurSenior Pastor
Ashish Raichur has a Master’s of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Medicine & Dentistry (UMDNJ) and Rutgers University, NJ, USA. He spent 18 years working in the IT industry, 13 of which was spent in running his own technology business while pioneering APC (2001-2014). He has been with APC full-time since June 2014.

Jeyakumar Isaiah
Jeyakumar IsaiahWorship Pastor & Associate Pastor (South)
Jeyakumar Isaiah
Jeyakumar IsaiahWorship Pastor & Associate Pastor (South)
Jeyakumar has a Master’s in Business Administration from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore with 8 years’ experience in Corporate Sales. He joined APC in 2005 and served as the Chief Administrative Officer in the initial years. He currently oversees the worship ministry while being the Associate Pastor for APC South.

Roshan Jonas
Roshan JonasAssociate Worship Pastor & Youth Pastor
Roshan Jonas
Roshan JonasAssociate Worship Pastor & Youth Pastor
With 4 years’ work experience in the corporate sector and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from The Bangalore Conservatory, with Church Music Leadership as his major, Roshan taught music and worship for 5 years at the same college. Roshan joined APC in October 2018.

Nancy Ramya
Nancy RamyaAssociate Pastor (North) & Missions Director
Nancy Ramya
Nancy RamyaAssociate Pastor (North) & Missions Director
Nancy Ramya holds a Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery from the Government Dental College, Bangalore and Master of Public Health from University of Queensland, Australia. She worked as a dentist and later in health project management for about 9 years. She served as a volunteer with APC, before taking on a full-time role in 2015. She serves as Associate Pastor for APC North & Missions Director.

Selina Dorothy Macwana
Selina Dorothy MacwanaChildren's Church Pastor & Schools Outreach Coordinator
Selina Dorothy Macwana
Selina Dorothy MacwanaChildren's Church Pastor & Schools Outreach Coordinator
Selina joined APC in June 2008 after 8 years of ministering with children, youth and compiling and editing a book on Old Testament characters. She has a Bachelor’s in Divinity from Union Biblical Seminary, Pune.

Paul Emmanuel
Paul EmmanuelPastor, APC Mangalore

Paul Emmanuel
Paul EmmanuelPastor, APC Mangalore

Paul has a Bachelor’s in Commerce from Bangalore University. He has 5 years’ experience in the corporate sector. He completed Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry from APC Bible College and began serving with APC as Life Group and Member Care Coordinator in a full-time capacity (May 2014-May 2018). He currently serves as the pastor of APC Mangalore.

Diana Nancy Paul
Diana Nancy PaulPastor, APC Mangalore

Diana Nancy Paul
Diana Nancy PaulPastor, APC Mangalore

Diana has a Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature from Bangalore University. She has 7 years’ experience in the corporate sector. She completed Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry from APC Bible College and then began serving with APC as Principal / Administrator, in a full-time capacity (May 2014 -May 2018). She currently serves as the pastor at APC Mangalore.

Melki Sedek Jayakumar <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Melki Sedek Jayakumar * Preaching & Teaching
Melki Sedek Jayakumar <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Melki Sedek Jayakumar * Preaching & Teaching
Melki Sedek Jayakumar has a Masters in Software Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from SJIM Bangalore. He works full-time in the IT industry with 10+ years in Project and Operations Management. He has been with APC since 2006 and has served as a volunteer in several areas. From 2016-2018, he along with his wife Christina Koshy served as volunteer Youth Pastors.

Jacob Mathew <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Jacob Mathew * Worship & Teaching
Jacob Mathew <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Jacob Mathew * Worship & Teaching
Jacob is a Human Resources Professional, with a Master’s in Business Administration from Madras University. Working with a private firm in the IT Industry, he has over 18 years of experience in employee engagement, training & development. Jacob along with his family have been part of APC since 2005. Over the years, he has served in worship ministry, children's church and teaching ministry.

Jean George <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Jean George * Teaching & Counseling

Jean George <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Jean George * Teaching & Counseling

With a Master’s in Philosophy in Psychiatric social work from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore, Jean has experience in individual, marital and family counseling as well as conducting workshops on various life challenges. She has worked at a private hospital, several NGO’s and corporates providing counseling, teaching and training workshops. Jean has been part of APC since 2005 and been a staff at Chrysalis Counseling since its inception.

CHURCH STAFF

Arthi Rachel
Arthi RachelPublications, Content & Communications
Arthi Rachel
Arthi RachelPublications, Content & Communications
Arthi has a Master’s in Philosophy in Food Service Management & Dietetics from Avinashilingam University. She taught undergraduates in her Alma Mater. After a short stint with a publishing firm as a copy editor, she served in APC with the Publications team since 2005, and as a full-time staff since 2009.

Ravi Kumara M
Ravi Kumara MKannada Translator
Ravi Kumara M
Ravi Kumara MKannada Translator
Ravi Kumara has Bachelor’s in Theology (Calcutta Bible seminary), Master’s in Divinity (NATA accredited) and Master’s in Arts in Christianity (Mysore University) and has 16 years’ ministry experience. He has served with APC as a Kannada Associate pastor (2011-2017) and also has been involved in Kannada translation of books, conferences and TV programs.

Ashok Bommanna
Ashok BommannaOffice Assistant
Ashok Bommanna
Ashok BommannaOffice Assistant
After completing Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry from APC Bible College, Ashok joined APC in 2010, serving in the areas Publications and Office Administration.

Allwyn Anoop Kumar
Allwyn Anoop KumarAccountant
Allwyn Anoop Kumar
Allwyn Anoop KumarAccountant
Allwyn joined APC in January 2019 after 15 years’ experience in corporate finance and accounting. He has a Bachelor’s in Commerce from Bangalore University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Indian Institute of Management and Technology, Chennai.

Shanthi Sophia
Shanthi SophiaOffice Manager, Librarian
Shanthi Sophia
Shanthi SophiaOffice Manager, Librarian
Shanthi Sophia joined APC in January 2020 and has 26 years of experience in administration.

Samuel Sushil Alexander
Samuel Sushil AlexanderLife Group & Member Care Coordinator
Samuel Sushil Alexander
Samuel Sushil AlexanderLife Group & Member Care Coordinator
Samuel joined APC in January 2019, with 11 years’ experience as a Human Resource professional. He has a Bachelor’s in Arts in Economics & Psychology from Christ College, Bangalore and a Master’s in Arts in Human Resource Development Psychology from the University of Madras. He is also a Graduate from Charis Bible College, Hyderabad.

Manohar Raj
Manohar RajE-Learning Content Developer
Manohar Raj
Manohar RajE-Learning Content Developer
Manohar has a Bachelor’s of Technology in Civil Engineering. He graduated from APC Bible College with a Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry in May 2018. He joined APC as full-time staff as soon as he graduated. He served as Associate Pastor APC-West (2019-2020) and moved to focus on E-Learning content development from August 2020.

Parambir Kaur
Parambir KaurE-Learning Content Developer
Parambir Kaur
Parambir KaurE-Learning Content Developer
Parambir has a Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy from Punjabi University, Patiala. After a six-month internship at Fortis Hospital, Mohali, she volunteered as a physiotherapist. She then spent 5.5 years in the pharmaceutical industry in Bangalore. She joined APC Bible College in 2018 to pursue Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry before taking on a full-time role with APC in March, 2020.

Samuel Jebraj
Samuel JebrajSenior Content Producer

Samuel Jebraj
Samuel JebrajSenior Content Producer

Samuel has about 6 years’ experience in Video Production, Graphic Designing, Website Designing, Photography, Animation videos and Print Media. He has worked as a freelancer and more recently in Urban India Ministries. He has a Bachelor’s in Commerce degree from Baldwin Methodist College, Bangalore and a Bachelor’s in Theology from Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore.

Praveen Sangal
Praveen SangalSenior Graphics Designer
Praveen Sangal
Praveen SangalSenior Graphics Designer
Praveen has a Bachelor’s in Visual Arts from Fine Art College, Gadag and 2 years’ experience at Tara leisure travels Goa. He joined APC in September 2015.

Melchizedek
MelchizedekContent Producer
Melchizedek
MelchizedekContent Producer
Melchizedek has a Bachelor’s in Vocation in Films from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore. He initially interned as an editor at APC and then joined the media team as a full-time staff in May 2018.

Zhiloni Kriibve
Zhiloni KriibveVideo Editor

Zhiloni Kriibve
Zhiloni KriibveVideo Editor

Zhiloni Kriibve did his schooling from Fernwood, Nagaland. He has a Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry APC Bible College. He initially interned for about 6 months and later joined as full-time staff as video editor.

Spurgeon
SpurgeonSenior Software Developer
Spurgeon
SpurgeonSenior Software Developer
Spurgeon is a military veteran, who heeded his call to ministry while preparing for a career in the corporate sector. He is a part of our Information Technology team since January 2012.

Maheswar Reddy
Maheswar ReddySenior Web Developer
Maheswar Reddy
Maheswar ReddySenior Web Developer
Mahesh has a Master’s in Computer Application from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Andhra Pradesh. He had 7 years’ experience in the information technology industry, as UI Developer before joining APC full-time since May 2014.

Thimmaraju
ThimmarajuSoftware Developer
Thimmaraju
ThimmarajuSoftware Developer
Thimmaraju has a Bachelor’s in Engineering in Computer Science from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He joined APC’s information technology team as a full-time staff in Nov 2017. He is passionate about technology and its application in ministry.

MINISTRY LEADERS

ADJUNCT FACULTY (BIBLE COLLEGE)

Melki Sedek Jayakumar <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Melki Sedek Jayakumar * Christian Professionals Ministry

Melki Sedek Jayakumar <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Melki Sedek Jayakumar * Christian Professionals Ministry

Melki Sedek Jayakumar has a Masters in Software Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from SJIM Bangalore. He works full-time in the IT industry with 10+ years in Project and Operations Management. He has been with APC since 2006 and has served as a volunteer in several areas. From 2016-2018, he along with his wife Christina Koshy served as volunteer Youth Pastors.

Marshall Samuel
Marshall SamuelTeaching
Marshall Samuel
Marshall SamuelTeaching
Marshall has a Bachelor of Arts from Christ College, Bangalore. He has about 16 years’ experience working for various advertising-related agencies. He has a Diploma in Theology and Christian Ministry from APC Bible College. He has worked with APC as CATALYST staff and thereafter as Head of Publications. He currently teaches at the APC Bible College.

CHRYSALIS COUNSELORS

Jean George
Jean GeorgeCounselor
Jean George
Jean GeorgeCounselor
With an M.Phil Degree from NIMHANS, Bangalore, Jean has experience in individual, marital and family counseling as well as conducting workshops on various life challenges. She has worked at a private hospital, several NGO’s and corporates providing counseling, teaching and training workshops. Jean has been part of APC since 2005 and been a staff at Chrysalis Counseling since its inception.

Ranjini Isaac
Ranjini IsaacCounselor
Ranjini Isaac
Ranjini IsaacCounselor
Ranjini Isaac has a Master’s degree in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work, a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Diploma in Special Education. She has worked in different mental health settings as a therapist and counselor. She has also been trained in Christian Counseling by School of Christian Counseling - CWR. Ranjini has been working with Chrysalis, the counseling ministry of APC- Bangalore since 2011.

Anita Jacob
Anita JacobCounselor

Anita Jacob
Anita JacobCounselor

Anita Jacob holds a Master’s in Science. She has six years' experience in teaching. Later she worked for 2 years as a science content writer for Pearson–Edurite. She has been working with Chrysalis from 2016. She is accredited by Association of Christian Counselors as Level II Counselor and Certified for specialist training in dealing with Addictions. She also has a Prepare and Enrich Certification (Premarital and Marital counseling Ministry) from Agape Partners International (USA)

VOLUNTEERS

Much of the ministry that happens at APC Bangalore takes place through the sacrificial, willing and whole-hearted service of people who volunteer. About 300 volunteers serve at APC Bangalore, across our 5 locations. While we cannot list all their names and roles here, they are our real heroes who work together with the pastors and staff to boldly advance God's Kingdom in our city and the nation! Thank you volunteers! The Lord has His eyes on you and great is your reward!