MTCSV Weekly Update October 11 2023

This Sunday, we will have Malayalam 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

October 15, 10:00AMMalayalam Holy Communion Service
October 22, 10:00AMEnglish Holy Communion Service
October 29, 10:00AMMalayalam Divine Service
November 5, 10:00AM English Holy Communion Service


Prayers and programs

October 13, Friday, 7:00PMYuvajana Sakhyam MeetingOnline
October 21, 10:00AMEdavaka Mission Fasting PrayerSanctuary
October 20 to October 22Yuvajana Sakhyam Weekend RetreatAlliance Redwoods, Occidental, CA
October 29, 6:00PMSouth East Area PrayerRev. Jinu John & Sunitha Kochamma
November 4, 5:00PMNorth East Area PrayerJobin Matthew & Ansa Ephraim
November 05World Sunday School DayCommunion Service, Sanctuary
November 11, 6:00PMNorth West Area PrayerSatish David and Anu David

Parish Convention

We had a blessed convention last week based on the theme “Pray Without Cease”. I would like to thank Very Rev. C.K.Mathews for the inspiring messages. I also thank all who helped in the arrangements of the convention, especially Arun Johnson who coordinated the event.

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

A quote of Rs, 344,000 (around $4200) was received for constructing the CDC facilities and furniture for the classroom. If you are interested to donate for the cause, please let the trustees know. We are currently short of $1000. We are hoping to complete the construction and start the CDC this month.

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 13Vinod Baby
October 13Karen Jacob
October 14Bindiya Thomas
October 16Noel Thomas
October 18Jithin George
October 18Serene George
October 19 Sara Kurian
October 19 Cherian Mathew