Sunday February 23rd, 2020

 KalpanaDC/127/ 2020

 

Announcements for Sunday, February 23, 2020

 

Next Sunday, March 1, Holy Communion Service in Malayalam @ 10:00 am.Sunday School begins at 9 am.

 

As part of the Diocesan Pulpit Exchange, Rev. Sam T. Mathew, Vicar of St. Peter’s Mar Thoma Church, New Jersey will be leading us in worship service next week and our Achen, Rev. Sunil Mathew is deputed to St. Mathews Mar Thoma Church, Toronto.

 

Prayer Meetings:

A special Prayer meeting at the residence of Mr. Thomas Idiculla (Reji and Molly) on Sunday February 23,2020 at 6 PM.  Phone No. 905-235-9269.  

 

Area 2 prayer meeting at the residence of Mr. Mathew T Mathew (Soby& Anjana) on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5 pm.  Phone No. 437-249-3484

 

Lenten Prayer Meetings begins this week:

Thursday, February 27, at the residence of Mathew C Samuel (Kunjumon& Icy) at 7:30 pm.  Address: 51 Beulah Drive, Markham, ON Phone: 905-294-8166

 

Friday, February 28, at the residence of Johnson Zachariah (Saji& Shirley) at 7:30 pm. Address: 136 Santa Maria Trail, Maple, ON Phone: 905-417-5887

 

Sunday School Announcements:

·        Sunday school students are requested to attend practice sessions in the morning during common session and soon after the Holy Communion Service, for the big inauguration of the Canadian Mar Thoma Regional Committee on Saturday, March 7, 4pm to 5.30pm.

·        Students and parents, please do not forget to collect a copy of the March Break Registration forms and flyers, from your respective Sunday School teachers.

 

Announcement from the regional youth conference committee - Arun & Joann

Conference Convenors

It is with great joy weannounce that this year’s conference will be hosted by our youth fellowship over theVictoria Day long weekend. Together, we will be exploring the theme of “overcomingwith Christ”, taken from Romans 12:21.

Here’s a video on what’s to come……

If you’re between ages 13-35, you can now register for $150 at overcome2020.com.We encourage you to check our booth in the foyer for more information.

 

YuvajanaSakhyam& Young Families Fellowship Announcement:

General Body Notice:

Notice is herby given that the General Body Meeting of the Yuvajana Sakhyam & Young Families, will be conducted on Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 at 1 pm, at the Canadian Mar Thoma Church, 159 Sandiford Dr., Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON L4A 0Y2 to transact the following agenda:

Agenda:

1.    Present and approve report for the year 2019

2.    Present and approve accounts for the year 2019

3.    Present and approve budget for the year 2020

4.    Election of Office Bearers for the year 2020

a.     Vice-President

b.     Secretary

c.     Joint Secretary

d.     Treasurer

5.    Election of 2 auditors to the Committee

6.    Election of 8 persons as committee members

7.    Election of 1 representative for Phase 2 Building Committee

8.    Any other business with the permission of the Chair

President, Rev. Sunil Mathew will preside over the meeting.  All Yuvajana Sakhyam members are requested to attend the meeting prayerfully. 

Signed, Lijo Mathai, YuvajanaSakhyam Secretary

 

Seniors Fellowship Announcement:

Seniors Fellowship Retreat 2020 to take place at the Salvation Army, Jacksons Point Camp & Conference Centre, from September 28 to September 30.  Rev. Sunil Chacko, Vicar of the St. Mathews MTC, will be the speaker & Rev. Sunil Mathew will be the leader for the event, respectively.  Registration fee is $100.  For more details, please contact Mathew C Samuel, Seniors Fellowship Coordinator.

 

If you haven’t received a copy of the Messenger Magazines, please see Alexander P Alexander for your copy. 

 

Pethrutha 2020:

CMTC Phase 2 Building Committee would like to thank all who took the time to come out last evening to support the project with their participation by purchasing tickets and being there for the event.  Special acknowledgement to all who cooked delicious and sumptuous dishes, from starters to desserts and made the evening a special one with a personal touch to everything that was served.  A special mention to the leadership, fellowship we continue to receive from our Achen, Rev. Sunil Mathew and family.   Thank you one and all.

 

Birth Announcement:

Kevin and Samantha John have been blessed with a baby girl, Ava Marie John, on Thursday, February 20, 2020.  Congratulations to the proud parents, grandparents, John and Sheela Abraham, and Uncle & Aunty, Melvin and Feby.

 

Obituary:

Mr. Vijay Varughese Cherian (38), nephew of Mr. Regi Cherian (Regi and Mini) member of the St. Mathews MTC, passed away on February 18th, 2020 in Kerala.  Regi & Mini were former members of the Canadian MTC.  On behalf of the Canadian MTC, we express our deepest condolences.  Please uphold the bereaved family in our prayers. 

 

Thank you and have a blessed week!