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Edavaka Mission

Ministry Profile

The "Edavaka" (parish) Mission is the branch of the Mar Thoma Voluntary Evangelists Association (M.T.V.E.A) whose activities are centered in the parish. The motto of the organization is that every member of the Church should be a missionary filled with such joy and assurance of salvation as to be Christ’s witness to those who come into contact with him, irrespective of one’s profession in secular life.

The object of the organization is that every member of the Church should be a witness to Jesus Christ.

Guiding Verse

Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another–and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

- Hebrews 10:25

Office Bearers - 2018

Vice President:

Mr. M. C. Varughese

Secretary:

Mr. Mathew N Varughese

Treasurer:

Mr. John K Samuel


Activities

The organization emphasizes the ministry of the laity in the Church. The members meet together at least once a week for fellowship, intercessory prayer, Bible study and sharing experiences. The members visit the sick and the needy along with the Senior Citizen Members and give spiritual fellowship and material help. In addition to the weekly cottage meetings, there are Regional and Zonal level meetings at least twice per year.



Events - 2018

Events During the Year 2018

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Program

Date

Venue

1

Our Parish History

The first approved congregation in North America started as the Mar Thoma-Church of South India prayer group. The congregation, the Mar Thoma Church of Greater New York, met for worship service at the All Saints Lutheran church in Jamaica in the borough of Queens in New York City. After conducting worship services briefly at a worship place in Manhattan, the congregation moved in 1974 to a Presbyterian Church near 174th Street in Fort Washington, at the north end of the Manhattan borough of NYC, and it was its abode until the congregation was divided into four parishes.

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