Rev Gino Samuel Philip Vicar Message

March 2024

My dear family,  “O Lord, make this Lenten season different from the other ones. Let me find You again. Amen.” —  Henri Nouwen  In this simple yet profound prayer, Nouwen (Dutch theologian) expresses a deep longing for a renewed encounter with God during the season of Lent. Lent is traditionally a time of reflection, repentance and spiritual growth leading up to Easter. Nouwen’s prayer captures the essence of this season, inviting us to seek God anew, to let go of distractions, and to open our hearts to divine presence.  The words “Let me find You again” convey a desire for…

Edavaka Mission AGM 2024

Edavaka Mission held its AGM immediately after the worship service on Sunday, 04 February, at 11.05 am in the Church Sanctuary, with prayer by Shaji Eapen. The 2023 report of the EM was circulated to parishioners on 02 Feb, via the prayer group WhatsApp. Therefore, it was taken as read. It was proposed to be passed by Sangeetha and seconded by Raju. Visit Edavaka Mission page @ https://www.marthoma.sg/edavaka-mission for more details on theirs activities and elected Committee members for 2024.

Rev Gino Samuel Philip Vicar Message

February 2024

Dear family,Greetings in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! As we enter the month of February, we are also entering a very important season in the Christian calendar: the season of Lent. Lent is a time of repentance, fasting, prayer, and almsgiving, as we prepare ourselves to commemorate the passion, death, and resurrection of our Lord. Lent is also a time of renewal. As we seek to grow in our faith and love for God and our neighbour, we are reminded of the love that God has for us and the love that we are called to…

Calendar 2024

Calendar 2024 sales started with pre-orders in November and distribution of orders in December. The 2024 calendar was themed around the faith and practices of the Mar Thoma Church, with references taken from the books: The Faith and Practice of the Mar Thoma Church, Rev Dr K V Mathew, 1985 and A Study Book for First Communicants, Dr. Juhanon Mar Thoma Metropolitan, Fourth Impression, August 2016. Every family was entitled to one free calendar if they had placed a pre-order and subsequent calendars were sold for $10 each. Some members also opted to pay for their free calendar. Overall, a…