Sunday School Announcements:
· Sunday school students play practice for the Christmas Carol Service will take place next Sunday, November 17 soon after the Holy Communion Service.
Pulpit Exchange as announced last Sunday:
Pulpit exchange between the CSI Church and the Canadian MTC scheduled for Sunday, November 10 & 17 has been postponed to Sunday, January 12 & 26 of 2020. Please note the change. More details to follow closer to the date.
Yuvajana Sakhyam Announcement – From the conveners of the Entertainment program, Philip Alex and Johnson Jacob.
Yuvajana Sakhyam has the revised date and venue for Kalasandhya 2020
Event will take place on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, located at 100 Brimley Road, Scarborough. Please mark your calendars.
Please be advised that Yuvajana Sakhyam will print and distribute new tickets with new details and will exchange them with tickets that have already been issued. Next week, there will be a counter open to exchange the old with the new. Please make your payments on or before December 31, 2019, if you would like tax receipts for the same.
Edavaka Mission Bible Study:
Edavaka Mission Bible study will resume in the New Year.
Fasting Prayer at the church on Wednesday, November 13 at 10 am.
Seniors Fellowship Meeting:
Seniors Fellowship Meeting at the church on Thursday, November 14 at 11 am. Please come prepared for a time of exercise.
From the Coordinators of House 2 House Carolling:
House to house carolling began yesterday. We had a great turnout. Thank the families who welcomed us into their homes to share the spirit of Christmas. This afternoon, house to house carolling starts at the residence of Bilu Omman, Area 1 at 2 pm. Please come to spread the joy of Christmas. Next Sunday, November 17, House to House carolling starts at the residence of Jacob Oommen (Regi & Jessy) in Area 4 and then to Aijth Chandy, Area 3 at 2 pm. If you have not yet received a call from your area rep, please call to schedule a visit at your place. If you wish not to have a big group of carollers, please let Achen or the area reps know. Every home is scheduled for the visit. For latest updates, and route maps, please visit our website.
Christmas Plum Cakes to dear ones in Kerala during the festive Christmas Season:
Second Phase Construction Committee has come up with an initiative to raise funds for the project by delivering cakes to a minimum of 100 homes in Kerala. Surprise your loved ones in Kerala with a nice Christmas cake, your personalized message complimented with a beautiful floral bouquet. It is not too late. You can still sign up in the foyer. Please provide them with the address you wish to have them delivered to, with the landmark. This is an opportunity for a personal touch. One plum cake weighing 1 Kilogram, for $100 or two cakes for $150 will be delivered to the address you provide. For questions, or clarifications, please contact Alexander P Alexander.
Christmas Toy and Food Drive:
Bins will be placed in the foyer from November 15 to December 15. Please drop off unwrapped new toys and/or canned/packaged food for the less fortunate in this community and share the love of Christ. Please make sure the food items dropped off in the bins, must have a shelf life of more than 6 months.
Whitchurch-Stouffville Santa Claus Parade:
The Whitchurch-Stouffville Santa Claus Parade will be held on December 7th from 6 - 8 pm on Main Street in Stouffville. The Canadian Mar Thoma Church will have one of the floats in the parade. We need the support and participation from each and everyone, to make our presence known in the community and to share in the joy of Christmas.
Voices of Christmas, a Christmas Musical Presentation on Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 at 3 pm at the Markham Missionary Church. Free Admission – Monetary Donations for Markham’s Street Connection.
Christmas Carol Service:
Christmas Carol Service will take place on Saturday, December 21 at 4:30 pm. More details closer to the date.
Announcement from Sujith Abraham, KCEF Secretary
Kerala Christian Ecumenical Christmas program will be held on Saturday, November 16th at The Canadian Marthoma Church, at 4:30 pm. High School Students can volunteer and will receive 6 hours of volunteer hours. If you are interested and if you are not involved in the choir the day of, you can sign up with the Secretary, Sunita Alexander, on or before Wednesday, November 13. Also, KCEF is publishing a souvenir next year and if you are interested to be part, please find the brochures on the info desk in the foyer.
Contributions for Jan 1 to Nov 3, 2019 is available with your respective Area Reps. If you have any questions or need clarifications, please contact the trustees.
Messenger magazines are available. Please pick your copy from Alexander P Alexander if you have not already done so.
Sevika Sangham subscriptions – If you have not already contributed, please do so at your earliest convenience. Please contact Sevika Sangham Reps.
Floral and Snack Sponsorship:
We would like to thank George Chandy & family for the floral arrangement in the madbaha and for the snacks being arranged outside in the foyer.
Sponsorship for floral arrangement and snacks is open to all. If you wish to sponsor, please let the office bearers know.