Announcements for Sunday, July 2, 2017
Next Sunday, July 9 th, Holy Communion service in Malayalam starts at 9:00 AM. Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan will lead the service. Please note the changes, service starts at 9:00 AM and service will be in Malyalam.
As announced last week, Metropolitan will be here from, July 4 th Tuesday till July 10 th Monday. A prayer / New church sanctuary entrance door blessing ceremony is planned for July 8 th Saturday at 3:00 PM. Everyone is requested to attend the ceremony.
As announced last Sunday, our Metropolitan will be chief guest for the 2017 Parish Day to be celebrated next Sunday after the holy communion service. A reception for Rev. Moncy Varghese, Vicar of the St. Mathews Mar Thoma Church will also be held during the parish day meeting. All members are requested to attend the parish day celebrations.
Sunday School announcement
1. This year VBS will be held on July 7th, 8th and 9th from 9 am to 4 pm. The theme for this year VBS is "Operation Arctic". Students from Nursery to Grade 12 are encouraged to attend this event. Today is the last date for registration. Registration fees, $ 30 per student, $ 15 for teachers and volunteers. Jessy Cherian is the coordinator of this event.
Sunday School Secretary
There will be junior choir practice today after the church service. All children of ages from 6-12 are requested to attend the practice.
YuvaJana Sakyam announcement.
1. Diocese of North America & Europe, Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam is conducting an Essay and Short Story competition for Yuvajana Sakhyam members.
Topic for Essay: Christian Commitment to God’s Mission
Topic for short story: Commitment
Submission deadline: 31 August, 2017.
Details are in the notice posted downstairs notice board.
2. Blood Donation
The Youth group and Yuvajana Sakyam are attempting to organize a Blood Donor Clinic in support of the Canada Blood Services. We implore you all to kindly participate in this venture as it is our duty to contribute to the society we live in.
Those who are interested in donating blood, kindly sign up with Youth members or Yuvajana Sakyam members who will be setting up registration counters at the church today. Tentatively we are planning the event for mid-July, actual date will be announced later.
Expect everyone’s cooperation.
Yuvajana Sakyam Secretary
Youth Fellowship announcement
There will be a youth fellowship prayer meeting today at 6:30 PM at the residence of Jino Thomas and Jibu Thomas. Address: 79 Barnstone Drive, Markham
The quarterly church bulletin is ready for distribution. Please pick up a copy from the foyer.
St Thomas Day celebrations will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School, 50 Bristol Road west, Mississauga. Admission and parking are free and dinner will be served.
Flyers are posted on the notice boards.
Mrs. Thankamma Pothen, 86 years , Manjadiyil house, Vallankulam, Thiruvalla passed away on June 30, 2017. She was the mother of our member Marykutty Joseph (Ritamma) and grandmother of our members Roy & Lisa Joseph.
There will be a prayer meeting today at 4:30 PM at their residence at 73 Card Lumber Cres, Klienburg. Tel: 905-552-1522.
Please keep the bereaving family members in your prayers.