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.
ashish.raichur@apcwo.org

Jeyakumar Isaiah
Jeyakumar IsaiahWorship Pastor & Associate Pastor (South)
Jeyakumar Isaiah
Jeyakumar IsaiahWorship Pastor & Associate Pastor (South)
Jeyakumar completed his MBA from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore and worked in Corporate Sales for 8 years before joining APC in 2005. He served as the Chief Administrative Officer here at APC in the initial years and now oversees the worship ministry while being the Associate Pastor for APC South. jeyakumar.isaiah@apcwo.org

Roshan Jonas
Roshan JonasAssociate Worship Pastor & Youth Pastor
Roshan Jonas
Roshan JonasAssociate Worship Pastor & Youth Pastor
With 4 years of work experience in the corporate sector, Roshan pursued and completed BA Music from The Bangalore Conservatory, with Church Music Leadership as his major and taught music and worship for 5 years in the same college. Roshan joined APC in October 2018.
roshan.jonas@apcwo.org

Nancy Ramya
Nancy RamyaAssociate Pastor (North) & Missions Director
Nancy Ramya
Nancy RamyaAssociate Pastor (North) & Missions Director
Nancy Ramya completed BDS from GDC, Bangalore & MS of Public Health from UQ, Australia. She worked as a dentist and later in health project management for about 9 years. She was part of APC youth and volunteered as a young person for several years, before taking on a full-time role in 2015. She serves as Associate Pastor for APC North & Missions Director.
nancy.apc@apcwo.org

Manohar Raj
Manohar RajAssociate Pastor (West) & Bible College Administrator
Manohar Raj
Manohar RajAssociate Pastor (West) & Bible College Administrator
After completing his Bachelor in Technology (B. Tech) degree, Civil Engineering, Manohar graduated from APC Bible College (Dip.Th.) in May 2018. He joined APC as full-time staff as soon as he graduated, taking on dual responsibilities of Bible College Administrator and serving the church at APC-West. He became Associate Pastor of APC-West in January 2019.
manohar.raj@apcwo.org

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.
selina.macwana@apcwo.org

Melkisedek Jayakumar <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Melkisedek Jayakumar * Preaching & Teaching
Melkisedek Jayakumar <span style='color:rgba(191, 13, 13, 0.9);'> * </span>
Melkisedek Jayakumar * Preaching & Teaching
Melkisedek 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.
melkisedek.apc@gmail.com

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 MBA 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 as well.
bjacobmathew@gmail.com

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 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.
jean.george@chrysalislife.org

CHURCH STAFF

Arthi Rachel
Arthi RachelPublications, Content & Communications
Arthi Rachel
Arthi RachelPublications, Content & Communications
Arthi completed her M.Sc from Madras University & M.Phil from Avinashilingam University, both in Food Service Management & Dietetics. 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.
arthi.rachel@apcwo.org

Rupa Palolil
Rupa PalolilOffice & Events Manager
Rupa Palolil
Rupa PalolilOffice & Events Manager
Rupa has completed MBA and has 4 years of experience in corporate taxation. She has been serving at APC since 2013 and joined as a full-time staff in October 2019.
rupa.palolil@apcwo.org

Ashok Bommanna
Ashok BommannaOffice Assistant
Ashok Bommanna
Ashok BommannaOffice Assistant
After completing his 2 year Dip. Th. at APC Bible College, Ashok joined APC in 2010, serving in the areas Publications and Office Administration.
ashok.bomanna@apcwo.org

Allwyn Anoop Kumar
Allwyn Anoop KumarAccountant
Allwyn Anoop Kumar
Allwyn Anoop KumarAccountant
Allwyn joined APC in January 2019 after 15 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting. He has a B.Com from Bangalore University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from IIMAT, Chennai.
allwyn.anoop@apcwo.org

Sharene Joseph
Sharene JosephCreative Director
Sharene Joseph
Sharene JosephCreative Director
Sharene has five years of prior experience in advertising and brand management. She has a B.Sc in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College ( Delhi University ) and holds a diploma in Advertising & Marketing Communications from MICA, Ahmedabad. She joined APC in 2015.
sharene.joseph@apcwo.org

Caroline J Dsouza
Caroline J Dsouza Director TV Production
Caroline J Dsouza
Caroline J Dsouza Director TV Production
Carol joined APC in September 2013 . She has 11+ years of experience in Advertising and Film Making . She has a B.Com from Mysore University, PG in export import management. Indian institute of international business, Chennai. And PG in visual communication specialization in photography. National Institute of Creative Communication, Bangalore.
caroline.dsouza@apcwo.org

Praveen Sangal
Praveen SangalSenior Graphics Designer
Praveen Sangal
Praveen SangalSenior Graphics Designer
Praveen has a BVA from Fine Art College, Gadag and then worked for about two years for Tara leisure travels Goa. He joined APC in September 2015.
praveen.sangal@apcwo.org

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 B.Com degree from Baldwin Methodist College, Bangalore and a B.Th. from Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore.
samuel.jebraj@apcwo.org

Melchizedek
MelchizedekContent Producer
Melchizedek
MelchizedekContent Producer
Melchizedek pursued a Bachelors degree in Film from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore. He initially interned as an editor at APC office and then joined the media team as a full-time staff soon after graduating.
melchizedek.k@apcwo.org

Zhiloni Kriibve
Zhiloni KriibveVideo Editor
Zhiloni Kriibve
Zhiloni KriibveVideo Editor
Zhiloni Kriibve did his schooling from Fernwood, Nagaland and joined APC Bible College in 2017. He interned at APC office for 6+ months. After graduating in 2019, he joined APC office as video editor.
zhilonik@apcwo.org

Smita Noronha
Smita NoronhaAwaken Coordinator
Smita Noronha
Smita NoronhaAwaken Coordinator
Smita graduated with a B.Com from Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore; worked for about 6 years in the corporate world with an international bank; then pursued and completed M.Div from Asbury Theological Seminary, KY, USA and worked for a year as an International Student Discipleship Coordinator. Subsequently Smita joined APC in January 2019.
smita.noronha@apcwo.org

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 of experience as a HR professional. He carries a BA in Economics & Psychology from Christ College Bangalore along with a MA in Human Resource Development Psychology from the University of Madras. He is also a Graduate from Charis Bible College Hyderabad.
sushil.samuel@apcwo.org

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 IT Team since January 2012.
spurgeon.b@apcwo.org

Maheswar Reddy
Maheswar ReddySenior Web Developer
Maheswar Reddy
Maheswar ReddySenior Web Developer
Mahesh has an MCA in Computer Application from SK University, AP. He worked for seven years in the IT industry, as UI Developer. He joined APC full-time since May 2014.
maheswar.reddy@apcwo.org

Thimmaraju
ThimmarajuSoftware Developer
Thimmaraju
ThimmarajuSoftware Developer
Thimmaraju has a BE in Computer Science from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He joined APC IT team as a full-time staff in Nov 2017. He is passionate about technology and its application in ministry.
thimmaraju.sv@apcwo.org

MINISTRY LEADERS

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

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

After completing his B.Tech in Electrical & Electronics engineering, Tharun worked for a total of 6 years, first as a management trainee and then as a subject matter expert in the BPO industry. Subsequently he has been with a leading IT firm (10+ years), where he is a full-time Senior Quality Manager. He has been with APC since 2012, has been serving as a volunteer in several areas and leads the CPM.
fortharun@gmail.com

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.
jean.george@chrysalislife.org

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.
ranjini.isaac@chrysalislife.org

Anita Jacob
Anita JacobCounselor

Anita Jacob
Anita JacobCounselor

Anita Jacob holds a M.Sc in Organic Chemistry from Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan. She worked as a teacher in Tanzania for a year and as an e-tutor for US and UK students with TutorVista for five years. Later she worked two years as a science content writer for Pearson–Edurite. She is an Accredited Christian Counselor and has been working with Chrysalis from 2016.
anita.jacob@chrysalislife.org

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!