Sunday October 6th, 2019

Announcements for Sunday, October 6, 2019 
 
Next Sunday, October 13, Holy Communion Service in English @ 10 am.   Common session will begin at 9 am & Sunday School Classes @ 9:15 am.  Please note that October 13 is also being observed as Thanksgiving Sunday and please come prepared to contribute one day income as thanksgiving offertory.  
 
Prayer Meetings: 
Area 3 Prayer meeting at the residence of Philip Chacko (Sunny & Mariamma) on Sunday, October 6 @ 4 pm.
Address: 50 Whispering Willow Pathway, Scarborough, ON M1 4B3 Phone: 647-938-9147
 
Area 1 Prayer meeting at the residence of George Mathew (Joy & Mercy) on Sunday, October 6 @ 6 pm.
Address: 23 Gregson Street, Ajax, ON L1T 3Z9 Phone: 905-686-6690
 
Area 5 Prayer meeting at the residence of Reebu Varghese (Reebu & Anu) on Saturday, October 12 @ 5 pm.  
Address: 86 Lady Karen Crescent, Maple, ON L6A 4M3 Phone: 416-283-5433
 
Area 3 Prayer meeting at the residence of Johnson David (Johnson & Pushpa) on Sunday, October 13 @ 5 pm.
Address: 5 Storebridge Drive, Toronto, ON M1M 3X2 Phone: 416-269-5459
 
Area 4 Prayer meeting at the residence of Robin Thomas (Robin & Julie) on Sunday, October 13 @ 7 pm.  
Address: 206 West Lawn Crescent, Stouffville ON L4A 0B4 Phone: 647-762-5345
 
Area 4 Prayer meeting at the residence of Biji Thomas (Biji & Suja) on Monday, October 14 @ 6 pm.
Address: 6 Robertdale Court, Stouffville, ON L4A 0Y5 Phone: 647-230-0599
 
Annual Convention is scheduled to take place from October 17-20.  October 17-19, the convention will start at 7:30 pm.  The concluding session will take place on Sunday, October 20 during the Holy Communion Service.  Bro. Sabu Varyapuram will be our Convention Speaker.  Please note the dates in your calendars.  Please come and be blessed.
 
Choir Announcements: 
Choir retreat to take place on Sunday, October 13, at 1 pm.  All choir members are expected and encouraged to attend prayerfully.  Retreat will be led by Chandy Skariah.  Registration fee is $10 per person/per choir member.
 
Youth Fellowship Announcement:
The CMTC Youth group is inviting you all to a Games Night, as a fundraising event for the upcoming Regional Youth Conference in 2020. The event will take place on Saturday, October 12th at 6PM at the Canadian Mar Thoma Church. This will be a night full of fun activities and board games. Registration will be $10 per person and pizza will be provided. There will be snacks and refreshments available for sale. If you have any questions, please contact Nimisha Joseph. Thank you and hope to see you all there!
 
Yuvajana Sakhyam Announcement:
Kalasandhya -2019 
The entertainment program organized by Yuvajana Sakhyam scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 5 has been postponed to a later date.  The date has not been finalized yet and will let you when it becomes available.   
 
Invitation from the CSI Church Toronto:
Christian Men’s Retreat – Stay Connected in the Kingdom of God
Hosted by CSI Church Toronto, On October 19, 2019 – Time: 9 am to 5 pm at the CSI Church Toronto.  Speakers: Rev. Moncy Varghese from St. Mathews MTC & Rev. Sunil Mathew from Canadian MTC.   Please contact Lijo Mathai if you are interested to be part of this event. Registration fee is $10.
 
Sevika Sangham Announcement:
There will be a General Body meeting of the Sevika Sanghom at the Canadian Mar Thoma Church, Whitchurch Stouffville, on Sunday, October 6, soon after the Holy Communion Service, to transact the following agenda:
Agenda 
1) Election of one representative from Sevika Sanghom to Phase 2 Construction Committee
2)Any Other Business with the permission of the Chair.
Signed, Jeena Sajan, Sevika Sangham Secretary 
 
Edavaka Mission Announcement: 
Edavaka Mission Bible Study will take place at the Church, on Friday, October 11 @ 7:30 pm.
 
Fasting Prayer will take place at the church, on Wednesday, October 9 at 10 am.  
 
Seniors Fellowship Announcements:
There will be a senior's meeting on Thursday, October 10th @ 11 am. Also, come prepared for a workout session starting this Thursday.  
 
House 2 House Carolling:  H2H Carolling will start Saturday, November 9.  This year, every house will be scheduled for carol rounds unless the member indicates otherwise.  If there is a concern or issue re. noise or the number of people, the member can bring it to the attention of the Vicar or Area Reps and alternate arrangements can be made.  Limiting number of families to 3 families if you wish to merge or club together for carol rounds.  Prayer group area representatives will call and schedule houses for carol rounds.  Please check the website for dates assigned for your area.  
 
Obituary:
It is with profound grief and sadness that we inform you, the passing away of our member, John Mathai (Babu) – 63 years, on Tuesday, October 1.  Funeral took place yesterday, October 5.  Please continue to uphold the bereaved family in our prayers, especially Suja, Vivek and Natasha.  
 
It is with deep sadness that we inform you, the passing away of Mr. M.P Mathew, Parakadavil (94), father of our former member, Mr. Thomas Mathew (Valson & Betsy), on Thursday, October 3, 2019 in Vakayar (Konni), India.  Please uphold the bereaved family in our prayers and on behalf of the Canadian MTC, extend our deepest condolences to the family.  
 
It is with deep sadness that we inform you, the passing away of Mrs. Aleyamma Joseph (97 years), on Friday, October 4, in Theodickal, Kerala, grandmother of our member, Brinly Thomas (Brinly & Smitha).  Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, October 12 at the St Johns Mar Thoma Church, Kumbalathanam, Kerala, India at 11 am.  Please uphold the bereaved family in our prayers. 
 
Bulletins for the last quarter – October to December is ready.  Please pick your copy before you leave today. 
 
On behalf of our Sunil achen and the Canadian MTC, take this time to thank Rev. Jacob Thomas.  Achen, we appreciate the time you have taken to lead us in the worship service.  We are blessed to have you.  
 
Thank you and have a blessed week.