May 21,2023

 ANNOUNCEMENTS – May 21, 2023

1.               Next Sunday , May 28TH we will have Holy Communion service in English at 10 am.

2.               A Parish Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 23rd May,2023 at 07:30 PM to transact the following business.


1. To receive, consider, approve and adopt the audited Quarterly parish

accounts January-March 2023.

2. Parish Register Update.

3. A. O. B. with the prior permission of the Chair.

Vicar Rev. Roji Mathews Abraham will preside over the meeting.

3.               Picnic Sponsorship Invitation

As announced earlier, the Church Picnic committee is seeking sponsors for the church  picnic scheduled on Saturday, August 26. Only Diamond and Gold Sponsorships are available now. We have already received the  Platinum (Main Sponsor) sponsorship.

The preference will be given to church members or business owners from our church.

For details please contact Picnic coordinator Baiju Thomas at 416 528 2986 or Church Trustee Mathew C Samuel. The allotment will be on first come first served basis.


4.               Fasting Prayer held on Wednesday, May 24th at 10:30 am via Google Meet.

5.               Edavaka Mission Announcement

Our next online weekly Edavaka Mission Meeting will take place on Friday, May 26 at 8 pm.  This meeting will be dedicated to a time of prayer.  If you have any prayer requests, please forward your requests to  You don't have to disclose your name if you don't wish to.  


Chain Prayer will take place every Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm.  


Sunitha Alexander, Edavaka Mission Secretary.




6.               Doors Open Whitchurch Stouffville

Doors Open Whitchurch Stouffville is taking place on Saturday, June 3 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Volunteer Orientation Session for the same will take place on Saturday, May 27.  If you are interested to be part of this event, please give your names to the Doors Open Event Coordinators (Deepak Roy George, Nithin George, Sunita Alexander, Liz Kochummen or Binamma Mathew) on or before Wednesday, May 24, 2023.  Every volunteer is expected to attend the orientation session.  

7.               Yuvajana Sakhyam Announcement

a.   The Young Family Fellowship meeting as part of Yuvajana Sakhyam planned today after the church service is cancelled in view of the Diocesan exams.


b.  Inauguration of the activities of the Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam Diocese of North America and Europe for the year 2023-2026 will be held on May 21st Sunday at 7 pm EST via Zoom. His Grace Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa will inaugurate the activities. Rev. Pramod Zachariah ( Vicar, Epiphany MTC, NY) will deliver the Theme message. Requesting all of your prayerful participation. Zoom details have been shared in the Yuvajana Sakhyam WhatsApp group.


Bibin Mathew,Yuvajana Sakhyam Secretary 


8.               Spring Cleaning

This Year’s Spring cleaning is scheduled on Saturday, May 27th from 10:00 am. All parish members are requested to participate in our efforts to clean our church premises and to plant beautiful plants around the church. Volunteering hours will be provided to the youths participating in the spring cleaning.


9.               Sevika Sanghom Announcement

           Sevika Sanghom monthly prayer meeting will be held at church on 28th May.2023

           immediately after the Holy Communion service. Please attend the prayer meeting    


Binamma Mathew, Sevika Sanghom Secretary.


10.           Wedding

Vinod Koshy s/o Anil Koshy and Susan Anil-Koshy (53 Ashridge Drive, Scarborough - Area 3) was united in Holy Matrimony with Brittany Gravesande(21 Holmbush Crescent, Scarborough - Area 3) at the Trinity College Chapel yesterday.


Congratulations to the newly Weds and Let us pray for the blessings of God to rest upon them.


11.           Obituary

The Canadian Mar Thoma Church - Toronto deeply condoles the demise of Mrs. Kuttiyama Thomas ,the mother of our Area-5  member Mr. Vibin Thomas who passed away in Kerala on May 17th .


Funeral service was held yesterday at Niranam Vadakkum Bhagom St.Thomas Orthodox church.


Let us uphold Mr. Vibin, Mrs. Teenu, Mr. Abraham Varghese (Teemon), Mrs. Deena Regi Varghese, Mr. Jithin, Mrs. Tia, Mr. Zane & Mr. Timothy Abraham Varghese in fervent prayers to be strengthened with peace while in bereavement.


***Thank you all  for attending today’s service and have a Blessed Week Ahead !! ***