MTCSV Weekly Update November 01 2023

MTCSV Weekly Update November 01 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. There will be a special order of service for World Sunday School Day.

Worship Services

November 05, 10:00 AM English Holy Communion Service
November 12, 10:00 AM English Holy Communion Service
November 19, 10:00 AMMalayalam Holy Communion Service
November 26, 10:00 AM English Holy Communion Service


Prayer Meetings

November 4, 6:00PMNorth East Area PrayerJobin Matthew & Ansa Ephraim
November 11, 6:00PMNorth West Area PrayerSatish David and Anu David
November 18, 10:00AMEdavaka Mission Fasting PrayerSanctuary
November 18, 6:00PMSouth West Area PrayerSam Mathew and Shiney Mathew
November 25, 6:00PMSouth East Area PrayerChacko Easow and Sara Easow

Upcoming Annual Programs

November 04, 9:30AM to 12:00PMEdavaka Mission Half Day RetreatSanctuary
November 05World Sunday School DayCommunion Service, Sanctuary
November 11, 9:30 AM to 11:30AMYouth Half Day RetreatSanctuary
December 03Blood DriveChurch Parking Lot
December 09Parish Christmas Carol ServiceSanctuary
December 10, 16, 17 and 23Christmas H2H Carol ServiceParish Houses
December 25, 7:00AMEnglish Holy Communion ServiceSanctuary
December 31, 10:00PMMalayalam Holy Communion ServiceSanctuary

Edavaka Mission Half Day Retreat


DST Ends

Please be reminded that Daylight Savings time will end this Sunday. The time will fall back an hour.

Youth Half Day Retreat

A half day retreat for Youths will be held on Novemebr 11, Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. Rev. Prince Varghese Madathilathu​ will be the main speaker for the retreat on the theme “Faith in public square: Youth in action for a just society” based on Micah 6:8. All Youths are encouraged to attend the retreat.

Winter Cloth Drive

Edvaka Mission will be partnering with Hope Charity to distribute winter cloths to the needy. Any unused and lightly used winter cloths can be donated until November 19. Please put it in the box at back of the sanctuary.

Signature Project Update

We have transferred the funds for ​constructing facilities (Kitchen and study area) for the proposed CDC. Update on construction is expected this week.

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)

Cottage Prayer Sign up

We are looking for families to host monthly cottage prayer meeting in each area. Please let your area representative know or sign up here.

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!

November 2Samuel Geevarghese
November 2Mekha Ninan
November 3Dylan Matthews
November 3Satish Abraham
November 7Isabel Don
November 8David Koleth
November 8Shaji Joseph
November 8Mervyn George