A farewell program was organized for Rev.Dr.K.Lalrinthanga, BCM President, who retired from active service with full pension on 1st August, 2020, by the Faculty & Staff Welfare Committee, AICS on 9th September, 2020 at 1:15PM. The program was held in Rev.R.Zopianga Meeting Room, AICS. All the Faculty and Staff members, except those who were outside the city, were present in the program.
Rev.Dr.K.Lalrinthanga joined pastoral ministry under the Baptist Church of Mizoram after he finished B.D from Union Biblical Seminary (UBS). He worked with his wife for about 8 years in St. James High School, Tripura. After that he studied M.Th. at the Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Seoul, Korea. Coming back from Korea, he looked after a pastorate for a few years, and then he worked with his wife as missionary among the Apatani people in Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh for about 10 years. From there he went to SAIACS, Bangalore, to study Ph.D. After he finished it, he looked after a pastorate for a few years and then he became Director of Inland Mission. Then he was elected to be the AGS i/c. Mission for two consecutive terms of 3 years each, thus holding the post for 6 years. After that he became Executive Secretary, Aizawl for 3 years. From there he joined AICS working as a teacher of mission subject for 16 months. Then he retired with full pension on 1st August, 2020. AICS organized a farewell program for him at the first Faculty meeting after his retirement.
Rev.Dr.Vanlalchhawna Khiangte, Principal, chaired the farewell program. Dr. Keciziuying Siang, Academic Dean, led the devotions. Rev.Dr.H.Lalthlamuana, Vice Principal, delivered a short speech on behalf of Faculty & Staff. Rev.Dr.K.Lalrinthanga also delivered a short speech. Ms. Lalremruati Rokhum, presented a memento/ Citation and Ms. T. Lalramdinmawii presented a cash of Rs. 5000/- on behalf of the Welfare Committee,
AICS Faculty & Staff Welfare Committee has been formed in 2019, and Rev. Dr. K. Lalrinthanga happened to be the first person to be given farewell after its formation. Pu Rina was accompanied by his wife Dr. Chawngthanpari, former Principal of HATIM.