Gopala,  Feb 6, 2020 : 'Sharing of resources by the members in the Small Christian Communities leaves no one in need of anything' said Fr George Vincent Lobo, the Karnataka Regional Director, Commission for SCCs, Bengaluru. He was addressing the large number of Parishioners gathered in the Good Shepherd Church, Gopala, Shivamogga, inaugurating the SCC Year 2020 - Samudaya Varsha Prarambhotsava on Sunday, 19 Janurary 2020 in the Parish. He called upon every parishioner to take part in the prayer and all other activities, especially the works of Charity & Service and build strong SCCs which is the symbol of Body of Christ.

The Animators and Parish Pastoral Council members took the lead in organizing the event and the Holy Eucharist. All the leaders of the SCCs took an oath committing themselves to the cause of strengthening the SCCs. Fr Veeresh V Moras, the Parish Priest administered the oath to the leaders.