EDITORIAL COMMITTEE


MEMBERS

 

Ms. Erica James

Mrs. Hamsila Samuel Rajan

Mrs. Hepzibah Doss

Mr. John Wesley Amose

Mr. Navin .S. Matthew

Mr. Prince Jacob Edison

Mrs. Rachel Mohan

Mr. Chris J. Sanandam -Convener


The function of the sub-committee is to bring out eight issues of the chruch magazine "Remarkable" during the biennium.


Process

The general procedure followed for editing is as below:

  1. Once the theme for an issuse is finalized, it is printed in the pew slip inviting contributions from the congregation.
  2. Articles are received from members.
  3. Soft copies of the articles are distributed to the committee members for editing with each article being edited by atleast two committee members.
  4. Once the initial editing is done, the committee meets to complete the editing, collating available contents and finalizing images to be added.
  5. Inputs are added from the committee members for the Children's Section, puzzles and other appropriate theme related content.
  6. The final layout and design is done by the printer with the guidance of one or two committee members.
  7. This draft is sent to all the committee members for feedback and review before the printing of the issue.
  8. The issue is printed and made available to the congregation on the finalized date.

Harvest Issue

The first meeting of the committee was held on 10 th August 2009 and the theme and timeline for the next issue to be published were disscused. The theme was finalized to be 'In the face of Recession: God's Abundance' to be published on or before tha Annual Harvaset Thanksgiving festival in the church . Quotes were received from 5 printers. The lowest quote was from Print Smart who was finalized to be printer for the Biennium 2009-11. The Remarkable was published and available for members on October, 2009. 700 copies were printed.


Advent and Christmas Issue

The meeting to discuss the theme and timeline for the next issue, the Advent and Christmas issue, were held on 17 October 2009 and 7 November 2009.Also, Feedback and suggestions about the previous issue was discussed to held improve the next publication. The theme was finalized to be 'Beyond Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh' to be published on or before Christmas Day.


The Remarkable was published and available for members on 24 December 2009. 800 copies were printed.


Lenten Issue

The meeting to discuss the theme and timeline for the next issue, the Lenten Issue was held on 9 January 2010.


In spite of their busy schedules, the committee members make time individually and as a team for the Remakable. They strive to put their ideas together to proudce a meaningful and Christ centered publication.


The Editorial Committee thanks the Presbyter, Secretary, Treasurer, members of the Pastorate Committee and the congregation for their prayers, support and guidance.