Sunday September 1st,2019

Announcements for Sunday, September 1, 2019


Letter from the Diocese


Next Sunday, September 8, Holy Communion Service in Malayalam @ 10 am.

Please note St. Mathews MTC Choir will assist with Holy Communion Service as part of Choir Exchange between sister parishes.


Prayer Meetings:

Area 2 prayer meeting at the residence of Mr. George Mathew Madackal (Kochmon & Susan) on Sunday, September 1 at 7 pm.  Their address is 67 Janray Drive, Scarborough, ON M1G 1Y5.  Phone no. 416-438-6370.


Sunday School Announcements:

1.     Sunday school classes for the new academic year will begin on Sunday, September 8 at 9 am.  All students are requested to be in the Sanctuary by 8.55 AM for the common session.

2.     Please collect the registration forms from your respective class teachers on the first day of Sunday School.

3.     Sunday school teachers’ dedication will take place on Sunday, September 8 during the Holy Communion Service.

4.     Diocesan Examination results for the academic year 2018-2019 have been published.  All SS students, across grades 5-10 have performed exceptionally well this year.  From the 40 children who appeared for the examination, 27 of them have scored beyond distinction.  Special mention – Grade 5 students topped it with 7 out of 10 children in Grade 5 class have scored 90 and above.  The top student has scored 99 out of 100 and the student is from Grade 5.  Congratulations to all students, teachers, parents for their dedicated efforts. 

Youth Fellowship Announcement:

Youth Fellowship would like to thank all, for helping out and participating in Taste of India (SWAAD) last Sunday.  It was a blessed event and a huge success!


Yuvajana Sakhyam Announcement:

Yuvajana Sakhyam and Young Families are arranging a Cultural Feast on September 8 after the church service.  Tickets are on sale.  Please purchase your tickets today $50 for the family and $15 for an individual.   Pre-registration is required. Please contact Yuvajana Sakhyam representatives to register and reserve your tickets. 


Sevika Sangham Announcement:

There will be a Sevika Sangham Convention on Wednesday, September 4 at 7.30 pm at CMTC, 159 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville, ON.  Rev. Moncy Varghese Achen, Vicar of the St. Mathews MTC, Milton has agreed to be the speaker for the evening.  This is open to all members.  Encourage one and all to participate and take this opportunity to experience Grace of God. 


Sunday, September 8 is being observed as Sevika Sangham Day.  Special Offertory covers will be made available.  Please see your respective area reps or Sevika Sangham committee members to collect the covers for your contribution. 


Edavaka Mission Announcement:

Edavaka Mission Bible Study on Friday, September 6 @ 7:30 pm, at the church.


Fasting Prayer:

Fasting Prayer meeting on Wednesday, September 4 @ 10 am, at the church. 


Senior Fellowship Announcement: 

Senior Fellowship has organized a 2-day trip to Sight & Sound Theatres – Bringing the Bible to Life on Stage, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on September 6 & 7.  All those who have signed up for the trip must assemble at the church at 3:30 am on September 6.  The bus will depart the church premises at 4 am sharp.  Please contact Senior Fellowship Coordinator, Mathew C Samuel for more information.


Floral Arrangement:  The floral arrangement in the madbaha is sponsored by Rajan C George & Family (Rajan & Jiji). 


Please stay back for the auction of first fruits of the harvest, and also for a lot of activities, games, programs being planned and organized for a great afternoon outdoors. 


Thank you and have a blessed week.