MTCSV Weekly Update October 04 2023

MTCSV Weekly Update October 04 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.
This Sunday will be celebrated as Family Sunday. Final day of convention will be this Sunday followed by lunch.

Worship Services

October 8, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
October 15, 10:00AMMalayalam Holy Communion Service
October 22, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
October 29, 10:00AMMalayalam Divine Service


Prayers and programs

October 6, Friday 7:00PMParish ConventionSanctuary
October 7, Saturday, 6:00PMParish ConventionSanctuary
October 8, 10:00AM, Holy Communion Service Family Sunday and Parish ConventionSanctuary
October 21, 10:00AMEdavaka Mission Fasting PrayerSanctuary
October 20 to October 22Yuvajana Sakhyam Weekend RetreatAlliance Redwoods, Occidental, CA
October 29, Sunday 6:00PMSouth East Area PrayerRev. Jinu John & Sunitha Kochamma
November 4, 5:00PMNorth East Area PrayerJobin Matthew & Ansa Ephraim

Parish Convention

Please plan to attend the convention on Friday at 7:00PM, Saturday at 6:00PM and Sunday during the communion service followed by lunch.

Yuvajana Sakhyam Retreat


Blood Drive

Edavaka Mission is partnering with Stanford to conduct a blood drive on December 4, 2023, Sunday. Please plan to participate in the blood drive. More details will be send out later.

Signature Project Update

We received notification from STARD yesterday that they have got the FCRA registration for a year. We are hoping to start the CDC this month itself after constructing the facility, Kitchen in 2 weeks. Construction will start only after the rains that is happening in Kerala.

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!

October 5Nigy Thomas
October 10Sofia Kurian
October 11Eben Isan
October 11Shobitha John
October 11Rekha Mathew

Happy Anniversary!

October 7Chacko Easow and Sara Easow
October 10Zachariah Zachariah and Annie Zachariah