Serampore College Convocation was held on the 7th December 2017 at the CSI LITE Auditorium in Chennai. The Commemoration Service and the inauguration of the bicentenary celebration of Serampore College were held on the same day morning. Most Rev. Thomas K. Oommen was the speaker in the Commemoration Service and Rt. Rev. Dr. John S. Sadananda, the Master of Serampore College, gave the inauguration speech. Rev. Lennart Persson, formerly a professor at UTC and Satyaniketan, delivered the Convocation Address.
Earlier, 43rd Meeting of the Board of Theological Education of Senate of Serampore College on December 4th and 5th and the 92nd meeting of the Senate of Serampore College on 5th and 6th of December 2017 at the CSI Synod Centre in Chennai. A cultural programme was organised at the Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, Chennai, on the 6th evening.
Dr. Santanu Kumar Patro, the Registrar of Senate of Serampore College, Rev. Dr. Immanuel Thathapudi, Rev. Prof. Dr. Thathapudi Matthews Emmanuel, Secretary, BTESSC, and other officers gave leadership to the programmes.
These events were organised Church of South India Synod, United Evangelical Lutheran Churches of India, Diocese of Madras, Church of South India, and Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, Chennai.