The Wesleyan Methodist Missionaries from England began working since 1879 in the Districts of Hyderabad, Medak, Nizamabad, Karimnagar and Nalgonda. As a result of their mission work churches were established along with Schools and Hospitals. After the formation of Church of South India in the year 1947, Karimnagar and Nalgonda areas from Medak were annexed to the Dornakal Diocese.Diocese of Karimnagar was formed in the year 1978 by bifurcating Dornakal Diocese.The churches in the district of Karimnagar and Nalgonda were bifurcated from Dornakal Diocese along with Warangal District to form the new diocese.
To be a center of healing and witness, serving the welfare of the people in need especially the poor, underprivileged and the marginalized in the rural areas. It is a service committed and dedicated to the glory of God through the ministry of healing.
We are concertration on church plantation and spreading the Gospel to the world and providing various types of service to the people who are in need and giving them good future. we have different types of institutions under our diocese such as schools, college, health care centers etc.
The Church of South India is a trinitarian church that draws from the traditions and heritage of its constituent denominations. The basic creeds of the Church of South India are the Apostle's Creed and the Nicene Creed of 381 AD.The CSI practises infant baptism for children born in Christian homes. For others, believers or adult baptism is given.