Rev. Dr. Devadosan Sugirtharaj

Rev. Devadosan Sugirtharaj was born in Valliyoor, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India. He studied in India, Singapore and Australia and he completed five degrees: a B.Sc in Physics, B.D in Christian Theology, M.Div in Biblical Studies, Grad. Dip in Mission and Doctor of Ministry. He was awarded as a top student in Church History in Senate of Serampore, India and also a top student in Field Education in Pastoral Ministry in Singapore Bible College, Singapore.

He worked as Radio Program Producer in Trans World Radio, Mission Coordinator in Tamilnadu Theological Seminary, Church Planter and Mission Director in TOCOM and also Pastoral Trainer and Preacher in India for fifteen years . He served as Clergy in Australia in the Uniting Church for twelve years, for five years as Senior Minister of a Presbyterian Church Congregation in Canada .He also worked as a visiting lecturer on Biblical Theology on Mission at WEC College, Tasmania.

At present he is serving as the Pastor of ‘In Christ Washington Church’ in Washington D.C. His main interests are evangelism, discipleship and church growth.

He is married to Lily happily. He has interests in reading books, cooking and travelling. His main passion is pastoral ministry and mission. He is passionate about evangelism through pastoral ministry and equipping the local church in missions.


Tel: 240-733-4813


Our Service

Starting 05 September 2021 (Sunday), join us for in-person worship at the church. If you are unable to attend, join us on YouTube Live. The service will be held in English and Tamil. To get in touch with us, please call the Pastor.

O Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. Psalm 34:8

We worship at...
Trinity Lutheran Church
11200 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20852

Metro Transportation

Church is conveniently located 0.85 miles from White Flint and 1.25 miles from Grosvenor Metro Station (Red Line). We can pick you from the metro station. Metro Transit

Happy to give a ride

If you need a ride to join us from anywhere in MD, DC and VA, please email or call the pastor.