Gift a Smile is a charity program initiated by Youth Association of our church in Year 2016. Through this initiative last year, Christmas gifts were presented to around 150 kids in five different organizations in Kerala, India. This Christmas we aim to present a memorable day filled with fun, love and care to around 300 […]
His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East and the Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church, will be visiting Australia in November. The Holy Apostolic visit is organised by the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand. His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II will visit our […]
Our Church will be organising this year’s JSVBS on 6, 7 & 8th of October 2017 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday of this week). Theme: Crown of Righteousness (2 Timothy 4:8) Time & Venue: Friday, 6th October 2017, 09:30 am – 03:30 pm – Linnwood House, 25 Byron Road, Guildford 2161. Saturday, 7th October 2017, 09:00 […]
In Australia, over 27,000 blood donations are needed every week and with blood having a short shelf life, regular donations are vital for patients in need. Through Australian Red Cross Blood Service’s Red25 program, Youth Association and Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam are joining Red Cross’s mission to save lives; to achieve 25% of all blood […]
This year’s Jacobite Syrian Vacation Bible School (JSVBS) was held from Oct 2nd to 4th 2015. Our Sunday school children actively took part in this event. Rev. Fr. Johny Arattukulam was the guest speaker. The theme of this year’s VBS was “Leaf shall not wither” Psalm 1:3. Congratulation to Mishel Alexy Toms for winning the “Best Camper” prize.
The congregation celebrated Onam with pomp and gaiety on 12th of September 2015. An amazing bunch of talents was on display at the event that concluded with an Onam Sadhya served in a traditional manner. The event was blessed with the participation from all the congregation members alike; right from setting the scene to cleaning […]
A new name and logo was released for the Youth Movement of the church today. The preferred name was suggested by Ashik Kavanakudy and the logo was designed by Binu Varghese, both members of our congregation.
The announcement of a grand scale Christmas Event was made by Vicar Fr Joseph Kunnappilil. The first look poster was released by H. G. Mor Koorilos Geevarghese. The event is scheduled to be held at C3 Church Conference Venue on 12 December 2015. Poster design: Binu Varghese of Pixela Creative
An afternoon of fun and games was organized on 6 September 2015 in connection with the Onam celebrations this year. There was an array of games that amused the congregation members of all ages alike. Competitions including the tug of war were held for kids, ladies and gents, which evoked great enthusiasm among all.
Arise, Youth Association of our Church, organized gifts for all fathers who attended the Holy Mass on Sunday, 6 September 2015. H. G. Mor Koorilos Geevarghese gave away the presents to the grandfathers present on the day and Rev Fr Joseph Kunnappillil distributed gifts to all the fathers in the congregation.
The ‘red themed’ morning tea hosted by the Youth Association of the church on 23rd of August 2015 showcased the culinary skills of many church members and also served as an opportunity for the youth of the church to experience the joy of organising a beautifully crafted event for a noble cause. The funds that […]
Church Annual General Body meeting was held on Sunday, 19th July 2015 after the Holy Mass. Our vicar Rev. Fr Joseph Kunnappilly presided over the meeting. The following officer bearers were unanimously elected for the year 2015–2016. Trustee – Mr. George Varghese Secretary – Mr. Geevarghese Kollannur Committee Members Mr. Kuruvilla Chandy Mr. Gijo Varghese […]
Mothers Day celebrations at church. Marthamariyam Vanitha Samajam organised a unique event where all the grandmothers were honoured. It was used as an occasion to honour and express our gratitude to our grandmothers for their love, care and sacrifices in bringing us and our children up. All married women of the church were asked to […]