Pastor Sajja Eliazer

Pastor Sajja Eliazer is the founder, president of Messiah Fellowship. His Hindu name was Sajja Gowthameswara Rao. Pastor Sajja was born and raised in a Hindu family in the village of Koduru in Mudinepalli Mandalam. He came to know Jesus Christ after his younger son Ratna Kumar was miraculosly healed from a deadly disease. Pastor Sajja has been in the full time ministry for 50 years. People around the state of Andhra Pradesh know Pastor Eliazer Garu as a noted Pastor and a firebrand for Jesus. His TV program, Mahima Gadiyalu, is among the most-watched Christian programs, seen on Christian channels. Pastor Sajja's ministry has impacted the state of Andhra Pradesh for more than four decades with the life-saving and miracle-working message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Messiah Fellowship has a total of four different churches in Vijayawada. The central church is located at 100 Feet Road, Autonagar Gate, Vijayawada. It is where Dr. Sajja Ratna Kumar minister the Word of God.

Pastor Eliazer Garu and his wife Kamala have been blessed with two sons and a daughter. He is also blessed with 8 grandchildren.

Thank you for visiting our site and taking the time to find out what we're all about. We hope to see you in a service very soon. You are just a step away from victory.

Dr. Sajja Ratna Kumar

Dr. Ratna Kumar Sajja's life's mission is described in Acts 20:24: "But my life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus -- the work of telling others the Good News about God's wonderful kindness and love."

Dr. Sajja Ratna Kumar travelled to more than 40 countries sharing the good news of the Gospel. Dr. Sajja worked at Luther Rice University in Lithonia, GA, U.S.A. for 4 years. And he also worked at In Touch Ministries for 13 years in various capacities including the Director of International Ministries. During his tenure at In Touch, television and radio broadcasts were expanded to 175 countries. Dr. Sajja also served on the National Religious Broadcasters(NRB) International Committee.

Dr. Sajja received his Bachelor of Theology degree from Southern Asia Bible College, Bangalore, India; Master of Divinity from Church of God Theological Seminary, Cleveland, TN, U.S.A. and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary, Lithonia, Georgia, U.S.A.

His motto is to love GOD, Love PEOPLE and Change the WORLD.

We have two Sunday services: the first service starts at 8:30am and the second Service starts @6:00pm. Messiah Fellowship church is a thriving Spirit - Filled church in Vijayawada. We extend our invitation to people from all walks of life to come and worship with us.

Upcomming Events


  •   First service @8:30am
      Second Service @6:00pm

  •   Men's Prayer: Wednesdays @5:00am

  •   Family Prayer: Fridays @6:30pm

  •   Prayer Tower: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm