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
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.