November 21,2021

  Announcements for Sunday November 21, 2021

Good Afternoon, Welcome to all attending this service in-person and online.

1.     Next Sunday, November 28th, we will have Holy Communion service in English at 10 AM.

Online registration for in-person attendance is open for all members, families with kids and guests. The google form will be online from tomorrow 7 pm and will close by November 27th,9 am.

If you have any difficulty in filling the form, or to know if there are cancellations, please reach out to by email or phone.

The service is also live streamed on our YouTube Channel.

 

2.     Parish Day

The Canadian Mar Thoma Church is celebrating The 44th  Parish Day today after the service . The Parish Day meeting will start immediately after the Holy Communion service. Mar Thoma Metropolitan His Grace The Most Rev. Dr. Theodosius Mar Thoma Metropolitan will deliver the Parish Day message and Rt. Rev. Dr. Euyakim Mar Coorilos Suffragan Metropolitan and  Diocesan Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa will give the felicitation message.

 

Parish Day offertory will be collected during tody’s service. Please use your special Parish Day Offertory envelope or use the regular offertory envelope and mention “Parish Day Offertory”. You can also e-transfer your Parish Day contributions @ treasurer@marthoma.ca .

We request you all to contribute generously towards the Parish Day offertory.

Fellowship lunch is also arranged for all the in-person attendees.

 

 

 

3.     House to Carols

 Next Saturday, Nov 27 (Sat,@ 5:30PM) ,we will have the Carols for  Area Prayer Group 5  . All area prayer group 5 members are invited to arrive at church by 5:30 PM and participate in the carols. This is also a great opportunity for the area prayer group members to meet together and to renew and enjoy the fellowship.

 

    3) Area Prayer Group 4 - Dec 04 (Sat, 5:30PM)

 

    4) Area Prayer Group 1 & 3 - Dec 11 (Sat, 5:30PM)

 

Area prayer group members and families can also do performances (Christmas theme based solo, duet, play instruments, etc) in the carols. Kindly inform your attendance and interest to your area representative Mr. John Chacko at the earliest.

- A separate zoom link will be shared to seniors or others who cannot attend the in-person carolling fellowship.

- Food will be served to all members attending the carols in church.

-Individuals, families or group of families from the respective areas who wish to to sponsor food for the in-person carol participants , please inform the coordinators or your area representatives.

  -You can also handover you Christmas donations during these carol sessions. Alternatively, you can also do Interac e-transfers to treasurer@marthoma.ca .

Please contact your area prayer group representatives for any further information and to confirm your attendance.

From George Mathew Madackal,Thomas Baby & Arun Reji Alex, H2H Carolling Coordinators 

 

4.     Senior fellowship announcement

There will be a Holy Communion Service and Christmas Program for seniors on Thursday December 09, 2021 beginning at 10:00am. 

 

Please notify Mathew C. Samuel of how many members per family will be in attendance as well if any transportation is needed to attend.  

 

From  Mathew C.Samuel, Senior fellowship coordinator

 

5.     Edavaka mission Announcement

 

1.  On Tuesday, November 23rd  and Friday, November 26th - weekly prayer meeting  

            held  @ 8 pm virtually using google meet.

2.  Chain prayer held every Saturday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

     From Itty Thomas, Edavaka mission secretary.

 

6.     Fasting prayer will be held on Wednesday, November 24th @10:30 am virtually using Google meet.

 

7.     Area Prayer Meetings

1.   An Area - 3 prayer meeting is scheduled today at 5pm via Google meet.

From Binu Mathew, Area Prayer group - 3 representative.

 

2. An Area - 7 prayer meeting is scheduled on December 5th at 5pm via Google meet.

From Lisa Thomas, Area Prayer group - 7 representative.

 

8.     Sunday School Announcement

Due the Parish Day,ALL the  Sunday classes are cancelled today and the classes will resume next Sunday,November,28th.

From Tom C Thomas, Sunday School Secretary

9.  Yuvajana Sakhyam Announcement

         Marthoma Yuvajana Sakhyam Sakha and Membership registration for the year 2022 is starting. This is for Kendra Yuvajana Sakhyam registration under 35 yrs old, 2$ per person and as usual Diocesan registration for all under 45 yrs with 30$ per Sakha. All those who are interested, please contact the Yuvajana Sakhyam secretary before December 12, 2021.

        From  Jojo George Mathew, Yuvajana Sakhyam Secretary- 647-673-7346

Email id’s : ys@marthoma.ca or jojogeorgemathew@gmail.com

 

9.     Thank you  

 

Thanks to our former Vicar Rev.Dr.T.S.Thomas Achen and Joseph Chacko Achen for leading today’s Holy Communion service.

 

We were all blessed on this Parish Day to receive a sermon message from Rt. Rev.

 

Joseph Mar Barnabas Suffragan Metropolitan. We are so grateful to Thirumeni for

 

taking time out of his busy schedule and blessing us a  with a meaningful message during this advent season.

 

 Thanks once again to all of you for attending today’s service in-person and online

 

and inviting you all to continue your participation in the Parish Day meeting that will

 

start soon.

 

Stay safe and have a blessed week ahead !! Thank you.