Calvary India Mission

Calvary congregation installed Pastor Raji Udhayanesan in October, 2007, and is the host congregation for Pastor Raji and the Tamil Indian Christian worship community. They hold monthly services every 4th Sunday at 5:30p.m. Please keep them all in your prayers.


Pastor Raji graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil, India. He has served India Evangelical Lutheran Church as an ordained pastor for 18 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in History Degrees from University of Madras, India. He is a board certified Chaplain by the Association of Professional Chaplains. He served as Pastor for India Missions at Emmaus Lutheran Church and started Tamil worship services at Emmaus in Indianapolis, and Grace Lutheran Church in Columbus. Pastor Raji provides presentations about India missions, persecutions, culture and women in missions. He is a pioneer pastor to the India community in Indiana and the United States, with Indiana District-LCMS.

Calvary Lutheran Church welcomes Pastor Raji Udhayanesan, his wife Kalai and their children Sam, Jebri, and Alwyn. Alwyn graduated from Lutheran High School and is presently at Meenakshi Medical College in India. Pastor Raji serves as Chaplain at IU Health in Indianapolis, USA and as Director of India Missions for our Lutheran churches in central Indiana.

Meet Pastor Raji

Welcome to Calvary India Mission!

At Calvary India Mission, we believe that Jesus Is For All.

"And the word of the Lord spread widely and grew in power!" (Acts 19:20)