MTCSV Weekly Update December 06 2023

MTCSV Weekly Update December 06 2023

This Sunday, we will have English Holy Communion Service at 10:00AM starting with Praise. Sunday School will be at 8:45AM. Bible Study led by Edavaka Mission will be at 9:00AM.

Worship Services

December 10, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
December 17, 10:00AMMalayalam Holy Communion Service
December 24, 10:00AMMalayalam Divine Service
December 25, 7:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
December 31, 10:00PMMalayalam Holy Communion Service


Prayer Meetings

December 16, 10:00AMEdavaka Mission Fasting PrayerSanctuary

Upcoming Programs

December 09, 6:00PMParish Christmas Carol ServiceSanctuary
December 10, 16, 17 and 23Christmas H2H Carol ServiceSchedule is here

Parish Carol Service

Please plan to come by 5:45PM and be seated as early as possible so that we start the program at 6:00PM. The lights will be turned off in sanctuary and doors closed at 5:55PM until Vestry song is over.

Blood Drive

Edavaka Mission partnered with Stanford to do a Blood drive last Sunday. We had more than 25 members sign up for the drive. I would like to thank all who signed up and Edavaka Mission for the successful drive.

Toy Drive

Sunday school partnered with City Team to host the Toy Drive last Sunday. I would like thank all who contributed the toys and Sunday School for the successful drive.

2023 Financial Contribution

Trustees has sent the 2023 financial statement by email to all who have contributed this year. Please take some time and check whether you have contributed the monthly pledged amount (Masaviri), Sevika sanghom yearly contribution ($60 or more), other organization contributions and other contributions (Harvest Festival, One Day Income etc).
Send by Zelle or hand over cash/cheque to Trustees/Organization Trustees.
It will be nice if you could do all your contributions as early as possible as the books will closed in 3 weeks.

Signature Project Update

There was some delay in facility construction due to intermittent rains, cutting of coconut trees etc. Framework is almost over and laying of roofing sheets is expected to start on this week. Interview of social workers/ teachers is scheduled for 3rd week. Work is progressing and They are working on doing the inauguration around Christmas time and regular classes from January.

Church Purchase Update

Please pledge the donations/member loan that you can contribute to the church purchase so that we know the capital that we could raise for any purchase. You can enter the pledge commitment here.
Currently 28 families have pledged a total of $711,500​ ($160,000 as Donation and $551,500 as loan).

2023 Sign Up/Volunteer sheet

Anybody who wish to sponsor for lunch after the service or would like to volunteer to any teams are requested to update the below sign up sheet OR email [email protected]
To access the sign up sheet for 2023, please click here

Payment Options Available for Donations 

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  
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.

Happy Birthday!

December 8Abitha Jacob
December 9Blesson Sam
December 9Wayne George
December 10Sara Mathew
December 12Aaron Thomas
December 12Divya Koleth