Rev. Isravel Jayaraj has been serving as the Pastor of Indians For Christ, Washington Metropolitan Tamil Congregation since March, 2014. Born and raised in Chennai, India, Rev. Isravel has a passion to serve Lord Almighty and after accepting Jesus Christ as his personal savior at a very young age, he committed himself for this very purpose of serving God and work toward the extension of His Kingdom. It is noteworthy to mention that his parents Mrs. Sagunthala Jayaraj and Late Mr. Jacob N. Jayaraj (Lay Preacher) were instrumental in instilling christian values and thirst for mission work. Rev. Isravel embraces biblical values and his simple and theologically meaningful sermons & devotions are very practical in today’s life.
Mission and vision
Mission – To proclaim, communicate the love and life-changing power of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to the South Asian Community in the Washington DC metropolitan area. We desire to equip believers through discipleship, enabling them to evangelize to the nations of the world, support missionaries, help them be a part of God’s family and magnify His name.
Vision – The Church would become an effective instrument of God’s mission to accomplish peace, fellowship and fuller life in the Church and community, with a renewed commitment to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through word and deed.