ICSA is a national ecumenical organization. The areas of involvement of ICSA include finance and property management, manufacture and supply of essential medicines, training and rehabilitation of physically challenged in futuristic skills, publication and promotion of Christian literature, provision of conference center facilities for civil society organizations at affordable cost and conducting trainings and consultations on issues of national and ecumenical importance.
ICSA is affiliated to the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI). ICSA is a member of the Board of Theological Education / Senate of Serampore (BTE / SS), OIKOCREDIT, the Netherlands, WACC-Canada.
In collaboration with the Ecumenical Christian Centre (ECC) Bangalore, ICSA conducts ‘Institute on Politics’ every year at the ECC Campus during May.
ICSA has launched ‘Dr.A.K.Tharien Chair for Reconciliation’ at its new campus “Paripurna” in Manapakkam, Chennai where training in Peace and Legal studies will be offered.
ICSA is embarking on a massive Rural Development Programme near Sri Kalahasthi, Chittoor Dist., Andhra Pradesh.
In 1989, ICSA responded to the challenge of making available high quality drugs at cost price to poor patients. ICSA promoted the CMSI to carry on this work on a ‘not for profit’ basis.