Serving in India
CP serves with CBM in India. He was appointed Senior Program Coordinator in 2012 to help the community development team work towards integral mission. His key responsibilities include operations management, budgeting, personnel deployment as well as project monitoring and reporting. Prior to commencing his service with CBM, CP was the community project officer at a hospital started by Canadian Baptist Missionaries. He later joined another CBM hospital in Serango where he worked for 20 years as an administrative officer and community development project manager.CP was born into a Christian family in India and his father was a pastor. He is actively involved in church and youth activities in the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. He is a singer as well as founder and honorary editor of a Christian monthly magazine. CP is married to Jane Swarna who works as an assistant professor at an Engineering College. They have two grown children, Rajedidiah and Shruti Jessica.
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CP is the Senior Program Coordinator and National Staff in India, helping the community development team work towards integral mission. Pray for the work that is being done in India, for God’s favour, protection and guidance. Pray for his son as he has secured employment and that he may be an instrument in God’s mission. Please pray for his daughter as she moves towards her second year of college, and for financial provision.
CP is the Senior Program Coordinator and National Staff in India, helping the community development team work towards integral mission. Pray for the spiritual growth of partner churches in India and that they continue steadfastly on the mission to share the gospel even to the most remote villages. Pray that they step out in faith and out of their comfort zone and for protection and courage against persecution. Pray for prevailing peace for India and that citizens select good leaders as the general elections are taking place in different states. Pray for CP and his family, as his son searches for a job and for his daughter’s studies in Dental Hygiene. Pray that she is able to pass the dentist eligibility course in Canada.
Please join us in praying for CBM Field Staff CP Raju, who serves alongside our partners in India. He works to ensure our projects and programs are reflecting the heart of Integral Mission – sharing the love of God in word and deed. He also serves in the areas of project management and reporting, budgeting, and personnel deployment. CP requests prayer for the following needs: Kindly pray for my daughter's studies, as she is starting a new course, and for the financial resources. Pray for my son, who is studying for his MBA (International Business), also for
The opportunity for peer-to-peer learning among CBM staff in different contexts and continents is always an encouraging gift for all involved. National Field Staff in India, C.P. Raju has recently returned from visits to food security projects in both Rwanda and Kenya. Please pray that as he returns to his work in India that he would have a renewed energy for his ministry among the Kui in Odisha province. C.P. Raju
CBM Field Staff CP Raju serves in India, particularly in the Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states.