Sunday June 9th,2019

Announcements for Sunday, June 9, 2019

Next Sunday, June 16, 2019, Holy Communion Service in Malayalam @ 10.00 am.  Common Session at 9:30 am.   

Please note, there’s a slight change in the norm –
 
Sunday, June 23, 2019 – we will have Holy Communion Service in Malayalam, which would otherwise be English. This Holy Communion Service in Malayalam will be led by Rev. Moncy Varghese Achen, Vicar of the St. Mathews MTC.
Sunday, June 30, 2019 – we will have Holy Communion Service in English, which would otherwise be Malayalam.  This Holy Communion Service in English will be led by Rev. Abraham Kuruvilla Achen from the St Thomas Mar Thoma Church, Philadelphia.
 
Prayer Meeting:
 
Area 5 Prayer Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7 pm, at the Canadian Mar Thoma Church Toronto, hosted by Uncle C M Thomas & family.   
 
Sunday school Announcements:
 
1. Sunday School Appreciation Day is scheduled for Sunday June 23rd, immediately after the Holy Communion Service. An outdoor play area is being set up for the students in the North parking lot of our church.  Games, food and lots of fun activities are being arranged. All Sunday school students, teachers and volunteers are encouraged and expected to be part of this Sunday school event.  We are looking for sponsors for prizes to give away.  Please contact the Coordinators, Tom Kalampukattu, Sunday School Office Bearers, if you wish to do so.
 
2.Vacation Bible School for our Sunday school students, will be held from Friday, June 28 to Monday, July 1. Please mark your calendars. Registration forms will be available next Sunday, June 16.  Also, this can be downloaded from our church website. Please register your names by Sunday June 23rd.  The Director for this years VBS and the main talk will be led by Rev. Abraham Kuruvilla Achen from the St Thomas Mar Thoma Church, Philadelphia.
 
Youth Fellowship Announcement:
 
Reminder again as announced last week - The Canadian Mar Thoma Church Youth Fellowship would like to present our first ever 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament!! The tournament is open to all ages 13-50. The details are as follows:  Date: July 13, 2019;  Venue: Stouffville District Secondary School; Cost: $20 per player, $10 per spectator.  Lunch will be served to all registrants.  Prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Register online at BIT.LY/CMTC3ON3. For more info, visit the website or email youth@marthoma.ca
 
Choir Announcement: 
 
General Body Notice:  A choir general body meeting will be held on June 09, 2019 after the Holy Communion service at the Canadian Mar Thoma Church, 159 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville ON, to transact the following agenda. All choir members are requested to attend.  Agenda:  1. Decision to close bank account and to merge with Church account  2. General instructions for the choir  3. Purchase of new gowns  4. AOB  Johnson Zachariah, Choir Secretary
 
An Evening of Music – theme – Unchanging Grace, will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ 5 pm featuring both English & Malayalam choirs, Toronto male voices, Ignite praise and worship team and the Sunday School Childrens Choir. Doors open at 4:30 pm.  Come and be blessed.   
 
Sevika Sangham Announcement:
 
Art work on auction soon after the church – hand painted by one of our members.
 
Edavaka Mission Announcement:
 
Bible Study meeting at the church, on Friday, June 14 at 7:30 pm  The Trivia for June and the answer key for May is uploaded.  Please contact Sunil Achen or Alexander Philip, Edavaka Mission Secretary if you wish to sponsor winner's prize – requesting only $50. 
 
Senior Fellowship Announcement:
 
Senior Fellowship meeting on June 13, 2019 at the church at 11 am.   Theme: Pre-planning made simple led by Mr. Eric Tapenton.  Lunch will be served.  For more information, please contact Mathew C Samuel, Senior Fellowship Coordinator. Also, please come ready for the photo shoot.  This picture will be published in the souvenir for the upcoming Senior Fellowship conference held in Philadelphia.
 
Fasting Prayer meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 10 am at the church.
 
Kerala Christian Ecumenical Fellowship - St.Thomas Day 2019  
 
Respected Clergies and dear KCEF committee members ,  
Greetings in the name of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ. Its my pleasure and honor to welcome you all to Kerala Christian Ecumenical Committee 2019. As you all know our first program of the year St. Thomas Day- 2019 will be held on July 20th Saturday @ 6pm. Please encourage your youth and Sunday school children to participate and showcase their talents. Each church will be given 10 minutes to perform and 2 minutes for the stage preparation.  Your program participation should be confirmed by July 8th. This is very important for the planning and arrangements of event.  We request all churches to exercise due diligence on that. Every church is expected to send minimum of 5 volunteers to help out at the event. Anybody over the age of 15 could be a volunteer.  High school students will be given up to 6hrs of volunteer hours for their volunteer efforts.  Please encourage to make use of this opportunity . .  
 
Rev. Dr. P. K. Mathew Memorial Quiz Competition -2019 will be held on Saturday September 21,2019.  Topic for this year Isaiah 1-33 chapters & St. John's  Gospel  -Full book  
Thanking you all for your cooperation Regards,  Signed - Sujith Abraham, Secretary ,KCEF , 9059066778
 
Floral Arrangement in the madbaha is sponsored by Abraham George & Family (Shaju & Annie)  
Snacks is provided by Mani Abraham & family (Mani & Shiny)