List of Chief Pastors of the Pentecostal Mission

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The term chief pastors refers to the higher authority or a post given to pastors in The Pentecostal Mission, known as the New Testament Church in the Middle East and a few other countries. The Church was established as the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission and is known by this name presently in Sri Lanka.

Current leading pastors

  • Chief Pastor: Pas. N. STEPHEN NATARAJAN July 31, 2015–Present
  • Deputy Chief Pastor: Pas. ABRAHAM MATTHEW July 31, 2015–Present
  • Associate Chief Pastor: Pas. G. JEYAM March 8, 2014–Present

List of deceased chief pastors

  • Pas. Paul Ramankutty 1923–1945
  • Pas. Alwin R. de Alwis 1945–1962
  • Pas. Freddy Paul 1962–1973
  • Pas. A. C. Thomas 1973–1976
  • Pas. Jacob Ratnasingham 1976–1990
  • Pas. V. G. Samuel 1990–1991
  • Pas. H. Ernest Paul 1991–1994
  • Pas. C. K. Lazarus 1994–1999
  • Pas. P. M. Thomas 1999–2001
  • Pas. T. U. Thomas 2001–2006
  • Pas. F. Wilson Joseph 2006–2014
  • Pas. Geoffrey Sam Peter (Wesley Peter) 2014-2015

Deceased associate or deputy chief pastors

  • Pas. C. John (1973–1977)
  • Pas. S.B. Earnest (1977–1987)
  • Pas. Philip Chandapillai (1977–1984)
  • Pas. T. Geevarghese (1984–1986)
  • Pas. Don M. Spiers (1987–2004)
  • Pas. Joy Fitch (2006–2011)
  • Pas.