MTCSV Weekly Update April 1, 2020

Parish Events

Date Event
TBD Parish Day & One Day Income
TBDOne Day Retreat
June 17-20VBS

Worship Service

Per the decision from the Executive Committee meeting dated 30th March 2020, we will continue to have online service till April 26th or until the shelter in place is enforced. 

We will have online Holy Communion service in Malayalam on Sunday, April 05, at 7:00AM.  No Adult study.

This service will be led by the Diocese and our AV team will cast it using our Zoom login account. Below is the login information.

Link for login: https://zoom.us/j/4086482360 

The recording of the sermon from past Sunday’s sermons is available in youtube 

Passion week service 

We will be having passion week online service from Monday to Wednesday. Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter services will be livestreamed from the Diocese.

Payment options available for donations

There has been multiple requests for payment options for donations while shelter in place is in effect. Donations to church can be done in multiple ways

1)Regular check, payable to MTCSV or Mar Thoma Church of Silicon Valley and mail it to

Parsonage Address
158 Teralba Ct
San Jose, CA 95139

OR

Trustee Address
Abraham Panicker
1340 Bulb Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

2) Zelle payment

You can use your bank or Zelle App and make a payment to [email protected] . We will receive the payment immediately.
You can write memo the cause of the payment. 

Sunday School Newsletter

http://mtcsv.org/mtcsv-sunday-school-newsletter-march-29-2020/

Tele-prayer Every Tuesday @ 8PM

As a faith community, it is our calling to encourage, comfort and pray for each other for our spiritual and mental strength during this time of fear and uncertainty from Coronavirus.   

As such, we have decided to hold a tele-prayer under the leadership of Our Achen and Yuvajana Sakhyam on every Tuesday 8-8.30pm as long as the situation continues. We invite everyone to join the prayer and find hope and strength. Below is the details of the Zoom log in for the prayer.   

Topic: Prayer 
Time: [email protected] 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 
 
Join Zoom Meeting 
https://zoom.us/j/4086482360 
 
Meeting ID: 408 648 2360 
 
One tap mobile 
+16699009128,,4086482360# US (San Jose) 

Upcoming Organization Meetings

Date Event
TBD TBD

MTVEA Western region Tele-prayer

Dearly Beloved in Christ,

As per the instruction from Rev.Geevarghese Kochummen (WR.MTVEA –President) WR-Regional edavakamission is expanding our Tele prayer program into weekly basis (4-weeks) (Time 08:00pm). Usually we conduct Tele prayer on 02nd and 04th Wednesdays however, from next week onwards, we are planning to have our Tele prayer meeting in all weeks, and in 03rd Wednesday we plan to have a chain prayer from morning (07:00am to 08:00pm) (02nd Wednesday it will be a Tele prayer, 04th Wednesday it will be a Bible study) (01st and 03rd Wednesdays it will be an intercessory prayer session organized by the regional committee) Participation from each Parish is essential. Each Parish / Edavakamission members have to take equal responsibility to make it a blessed one. Please keep this in your prayers. Please uphold our parish members and the others who are affected in this Pandemic situation. (Covid-19) Please uphold all the affected families, as well as the Emergency response crews that are working in this area, uphold them in your prayers. Let us hope and pray that the Lord Almighty will bring this situation to a safe passage soon. Isaiah: 41:10 “”Fear not I am with you be not dismayed, for I am your God””

Call in number: (515)603-3108 & Access code number is: 638599#

Happy Birthday!

Day Name
1Anaya George
2George Mathew
4Sneha Eapen
5Robin S
6Rohan Jones
8Mathew Jacob
9Amy Cherian
10JincyMathew
13Rency Roy

Happy Anniversary!

Day Family
11Zachariah Cherian and Manju Abraham
14George Mammen and Merlin Mammen

Volunteer signup sheet for 2020

Use the google docs for Volunteer signup sheet for 2020
Google Docs : Volunteer signup sheet

Amazon Smile Program

Similar to Benevity, Amazon supports local and national charity organizations when their customers shop with them. So we have recently signed up for Amazon smile, which will give a small percentage to our church when someone uses Amazon smile to make any purchases.