MTCSV Weekly Update July 11 2024

MTCSV Weekly Update July 11 2024

We will have English Holy Communion service this Sunday at 10:00AM.

Worship Services

July 14, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
July 21, 10:00AMMalayalam Holy Communion Service
July 28, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
August 04, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service



July 11-14Diocesan Edavaka Mission ConferencePhoenix, CA
July 13Fasting Prayer led by Edavaka MissionCancelled due to Diocesan Edavaka Mission Conference
July 20, 6:00PM Northwest/Southwest Area PrayerSoney Jones and Sheeba Jones
July 27, 6:00PMSoutheast Area PrayerJohn Chandy and Rachel Chandy
August 17Parish PicnicVasona Park
August 23-25Parish ConventionSanctuary
September 8Harvest FestivalSanctuary
September 14Talent NightMTCSV

Parish Convention

The Parish convention will be held from August 23, Friday to August 25, Sunday. Rev. Dr. Moni Mathew will be the convention speaker this year. Please mark your calendar and prepare to attend the convention.

Yuvajana Sakyam Conference

Yuvajana Sakhyam has reopened registrations for retreat to be held between September 27-29, 2024 at Redwood Christian Park.
The speaker for the retreat is Austin Joy from Mar Thoma Church of San Francisco with the theme ‘Love and Grace: Foundations of Family’.
Please contact Sneha George for registration details.

Prayer Box

As part of prayer ministry, Edavaka Mission initiated use of prayer box. Any prayer request or requests you may have or anyone within your knowledge may have, please write them down and place them inside this box. The keys for the box will be kept with Achen and EM. If you do not want to disclose name or the subject matter to your prayer, please write as unspoken prayer request. We will open the box on Sunday morning and pray about them during fasting prayer and in our daily prayers. These prayer requests will be shared with SS prayer warriors.
No prayer request is too small or too big and nothing is impossible for our God. Again, any prayer requests that you do not want others to know about please write “ unspoken prayer request”. If anyone do not wish their name disclosed, please write just the prayer matter. If it is a need with a timeline, please mention that too so we know when to stop praying about that matter. We will keep a prayer request journal so it’s important that when your prayer is answered that you drop a note back in the box so we can thank God in our prayers for his faithfulness. Let us lift each other up and let us pray fervently for each other’s needs. We encourage everyone to please use this ministry. God is faithful even when we are not. He is a merciful God who hears our prayers

Outreach Led By Edavaka Mission

As a part of outreach ministry, Edavaka Mission has put a goodie bag to give away to panhandlers and homeless. The bag would contain a protein bar, few candies, two fruit items, two one-dollar bill and Bible tracks in English and Spanish. EM started providing the bag from June 16. We will restock the bag as needed. We will put everything except for the fruits and the dollar bills. Members are requested to take the bag add the fruits and dollar bill. When you see someone panhandling for money, please give them this goodie bag with a prayer that they would read the track and God’s spirit would touch their heart to make a change. For the goodie bag, please contact Edavaka Mission Secretary, Sherly Matthew.

2024 Volunteer Sheet

The volunteer sheet for year 2024 is here. Please sign up if you would like to host Prayer, sponsor after service refreshment or join any Parish team.

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 
Vijay Rajan
2597 Leigh Ave
San Jose, CA 95124

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!

July 13Linda Mathews
July 14Mincy Chelliyil
July 15Thomas Sakariah
July 16Shilpa Mohan
July 17Prithi Kurian
July 17George Thomas

Happy Anniversary!

July 11John Chandy and Rachel Chandy
July 14Milce Rajeev and Priyatha Abraham
July 16Arun Joseph and Yuxi Lin Joseph
July 16Jerrin Shaji George and Shobitha John