Earlier, a procession was taken out from the Ziegenbalg memorial, in which students, pastors, heads of various churches across the country and abroad participated.
After the consecration ceremony, a felicitation meeting was held.
Thousands of religious heads and delegates from Sweden, Denmark, Germany and other countries participated on the occasion.
It is headquartered at Tiruchirappalli and theBishopsof the Lutheran Church hold the title 'Bishopof Tranquebar'.
Until 1956, the church had foreigners as the bishops.
The Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church consists of about 120 pastorates.
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