May 7,2023

 1.               Next Sunday , May 14th we will have Holy Communion service in English at 10 am.

2.               Youth Fellowship Announcements



Youth Prayer Meeting


There will be a youth prayer meeting today at the residence of Youth Fellowship Treasurer Kevin Thomas (Kevin and Rachel) at 4:00 pm.(please note the time change)


Please attend the meeting prayerfully. 


Youth Fellowship Conference

The early bird deadline to register for the conference has been extended to today. The link was shared to all via WhatsApp and email.

The conference will take place from May 19-22 at Sparrow Lake Camp.

From Everest Thomas, Youth Fellowship Secretary.


3.               Yuvajana Sakhyam announcement

There will be a Yuvajana Sakhyam meeting today  at our church immediately after the service. All Yuvajana Sakhyam and young family members and new comers are welcome to attend the meeting. From Bibin Mathew, Yuvajana Sakhyam Secretary.


4.               Fasting Prayer held on Wednesday, May 10th at 10:30 am via Google Meet.

5.               The Edavaka Mission Weekly Prayer meeting will be held on Friday, May 12th at the residence of Mr.Thomas Ommen (Kunjukunju & Leelamma) at 7:30 pm. 


All Edavaka Mission members are requested to join us for the prayer meeting prayerfully. 


6.               Chain Prayer held on Saturday, from 6 am to 6 pm.

From Mrs.Sunitha Alexander,Edavaka Mission Secretary.


7.               Area Prayer Meeting

An Area-3 Prayer meeting will be held next Sunday May 14th , at the residence of Mr. Varghese Olippattu & Mrs. Aleyamma Olipattatu at 5 PM.

All Area-3 prayer group members are requested to attend this meeting prayerfully.

From Baiju Thomas, Area-3 Prayer Group Representative.

8.               Senior Fellowship announcement

CMTC  Seniors Fellowship meeting  will be held on Thursday, May 11th at 10.30 am at our Church. Officers from the York Regional Police will attend this meeting to share information about the benefits available to the seniors. Please attend the meeting prayerfully and inform the Seniors Fellowship secretary if you attending,  in order to  make the arrangements  for lunch.

From Mariamma Edichandy,Seniors Fellowship secretary.


9.               Doors Open Announcement

Doors Open Whitchurch-Stouffville is back for another year! This year it is being held on Saturday, June 3 from 10 am to 4 pm.  This is organized by the Ontario Heritage Trust Whitchurch-Stouffville.  There are 10 venues in Stouffville that are participating in this event and our church is one of them.  Visitors spend the day exploring the heritage, culture and the community of Whitchurch-Stouffville and participate in unique behind-the-scenes tours, activities and more at each location. 

To prepare for this event, we are calling for volunteers that can help out and assist in the following:

-being a tour guide to relay information about our rich heritage and culture, our faith practices and the history of the marthoma church.  

- to manage the registration desks, food stalls and sub-organization stations

- making posters and creating audio visual presentations

Please know high school students will also be able to accumulate volunteer hours for their high school requirements.

If you are interested, please sign up with the Doors Open Coordination team, Sunita Alexander, Liz Kochummen, Binamma Mathew, Deepak George and Nithin George on or before May 14, 2023.  We will have a volunteer orientation session as soon as we have the list of volunteers ready.


10.           Obituary

The Canadian Mar Thoma Church - Toronto deeply condoles the demise of Mrs. MARY VARKEY (89 yrs, Mallasseril House) the sister of our Area 3 members Mrs. Kunjamma Ninan, Mr. Thomas Oommen and Mr. Iype Oommen who passed away in Kozhuvalloor, Kerala on 30th of April.

The funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 3rd at the CSI Church, Kozhuvalloor.

Let us uphold Mrs. Kunjamma Ninan, Mr. Thomas Oommen, Mrs. Mariamma Oommen, Mr. Iype Oommen, Mrs. Saramma Oommen and all their family members in fervent prayers to be strengthened with peace while in bereavement.

11.  Thank you:

Rev. Reji Issac, assistant Vicar of St.Mathews MTC since January 2023 celebrated todays Holy Communion service and delivered a meaningful and blessed sermon.