Mr.John Kurian (ID J-117), our former Church Warden, has been nominated by our Bishop to the Finance Board of the Madhya Kerala Diocese, for the third consecutive time, for the period of 2017-2020.
Wednesday Lenten Service
After the Ash Wednesday Malayalam (H.E.) Service,(14 th Feb) at 6 p.m all following Wednesday evening services will be Lenten services, instead of the usual English Service, till Easter.
Sunday School Annual Day Celebrations
The Annual Day for the Sunday School Year 2017 was celebrated on 20th January 2018. Rev. C. Y. Thomas Achen presided
over the function. Rev. Dn. Jess Mathew Achen delivered the message. All students performed programmes. About 300 people attended the function. The audience included Parents and well wishers of Sunday school. Prizes were distributed to the students who won laurels in the examination and competitions. Six students who completed the senior class attended the ‘Passing the Torch’ event which was led by the head master M. J. Thomas sir.
Winners of Diocesan Sunday school exams
Among the 13 students who wrote Sunday school students merit exam, Miss.Amy Elizabeth Jacob (kumara vakup) have
scored more than 80% marks and secured a prize
Among the 10 teachers who wrote Sunday school Teacher’s exam, Smt .Aniamma Thomas of Intermediate secured third prize
with 83.5% marks.
The prizes were distributed in Special Sunday school meeting held at Kottayam on 26th Jan 9.30AM in connection with Diocesan convention. Congratulation to the winners.
We are planning a get-together with holy communion service in the church towards and of February 2018. Date and details will be announced shortly
Ockhi Cyclone Disaster Relief Assistance from Christ Church
An amount of Rs. 2.10 lakhs was separated by us for the above purpose. In this connection we have identified St.Mary Magdelene Church, Parithiyoor, Pozhiyoor 5 kms from Poovar for providing assistance to 9 members of the church who lost their Kattamarams and fishing nets. The money was handed over to the Senior Vicar of the church who along with his team will make arrangements for new Kattamarams.
Mr. M.J Kuruvilla, Mr. P.K Mathew, Mr. Eipe Kuruvilla and Mr. William Mani visited the place on 11/01/2018 for the
We will be following up the matter, further.
The Christu Seva Pakal Veedu programme was held on 16th January 2018 at the Christu Seva Charitable Society prayer hall. The programme commenced with a blood test for those interested between 8.30 a.m and 10.00 a.m. The Guest Speaker
was Dr (Mrs)Lalitha Appukuttan, known Naturopath who was also available to clear all doubts about major and common
ailments. Bible Quiz portion was from the second book of Samuel. 37 persons took part in the programme.
MARY JOHN (87), (ID: M-033, Page139), Mullavelil, Palayam, Trivandrum expired on 02nd January 2018 and was buried on 05th January 2018.
K.J.JOHN (88), (ID: J-101, Page-279), Karimparambil, Spenser junction, Palayam, Trivandrum expired on 09th Janaury 2018 and was buried on 10th January 2018.
K.C.THOMAS (74), (ID: T-039, Page-315), Kappivilakom, Plammood, Trivandrum died on 19th January 2018 and was buried on 20th January 2018.
ALEYAMMAKURIEN (88), (ID: A-070, Page-102),Alummoottil, Kowdiar, Trivandrum died on 21 January 2018 and was buried on 22 January 2018.