A synod level workshop for the young writers' in the Church of South India Synod (CSI)has been organised at the CSI Retreat Centre in Kozhikode (Calicut) in Kerala under the auspicious of the Malabar Diocese. The Workshop was inaugurated by Rt. Rev. Royce Manoj Victor, the Bishop in the Malabar Diocese. Ms. Shahina K., an eminent writer in Malayalam and a film director and critique, gave the keynote address. Rev. Shibin Varghese spoke on the theme "Writers in the 21st Century: A Theological Quest". Prof. Reeba Sara Koshy (Dept. of Communication, Devagiri College, Calicut) took a class on "Disruptive language: Zeitgeist of social media". Rev. Joseph Samuel spoke on "Is writing suicidal in India?". Rev. Sunil Raj Philip, the Director of the Communication Department of the CSI Synod, led a workshop on Poster Designing.
Rev. Joe JoeVarghese Malayil gave the leadership in the local arrangements of the programme. Mr. Desmond Babu, the Treasurer of the Malabar Diocese, gave the felicitation speech in the inaugural
Second day was at the Malabar Christian College and the English Department Faculty under the leadership of Dr. Premanand, the Head of the Department, takes the classes on the second day. On third day Mrs. Maliha Raghaviah and mr. Jaiprakash Raghaviah lead the session. The presence of Mrs. Bindu Royce was a blessing for the closing session.