MTSC Virtual Race 2023

The MTYF organized the annual Mar Thoma Virtual Race from 1 – 31 August 2023. The aim of the virtual race was to rebuild physical and spiritual fitness through races, podcasts, music, and daily bibles verses surrounding the theme of Milestones (Isaiah 30:21). There was a total of 90 participants who joined the team on the Pacer mobile app and covered a total distance of 18,106 km during the challenge period.The participants successfully completed the 70km Adventure Route challenge, where they virtually reached and learnt about the milestones in Jesus’ ministry. Additionally, they also competed in either the Daily Step…

Lay Training 2023

A second Lay Training workshop for Deacons was conducted on 09 September 2023 by our Vicar Rev. Gino S Philip. Eight parishioners attended the training which was held in the conference room and the practical session in the Sanctuary. The training was open to all communicant members of our parish both men and women who are interested in assisting as Deacons and to better understand the roles &requirements of a deacon. It was a wonderful opportunity to learn from each other and to grow in our faith and service. Achen was impressed by the enthusiasm and dedication of the deacon…

Church Picnic 2023

The annual Church picnic was held on National Day – Wednesday, 9th August 2023, at Casuarina Grove, East Coast Park from 9 am -5.30 pm. The kick-off was at 9.30am with a word of prayer. There were 213 active registrants with 60 kids and over 30 enthusiastic volunteers who supported and coordinated all activities throughout the day. The theme was ‘Retro’ and some 90’s games such as Biting the Bun, Lemon & Spoon, Musical Chair and Kho- Kho were revisited. Few other parallel games such as Cricket, Jenga, Dumb Charades and Cards were arranged as well. A picnic classic over…

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87th Parish Day

Let us praise and thank God as a church for His bounty and mercies over the past 87 years, and especially during the last year. We pray for His continued guidance and blessings. Our 87th Parish Day Celebrations/ Public Meeting on Sunday, 9th July 2023, was preceded by The Holy Communion Service at 8.30 am. His Grace, The Most Rev. Dr. Theodosius Mar Thoma Metropolitan officiating as our Guest-of-Honour. The theme was : “The LORD himself goes before you…” and is based on Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV) – “The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will…

Sangham Strides

Sangham Strides is a walking together initiative for Sevikha Sangham members to connect with each other. The inaugural event of Sangham Strides was on Saturday, 1st July at MacRitchie Reservoir. 15 women and 3 children participated in the walk. The event kicked off at 8AM with 15 mins of warm up and mindfulness followed by Lornie trail walk of 4 km. “Stride on… Stride on…in majesty…Sangham Strides!” – Beena John The event ended with a cool down session. The feedback from the event was very positive, see the word art created from the feedback received and quote by one of…

VBS 2023

Mar Thoma Syrian Church in Singapore Sunday School’s Vacation Bible School 2023 was held from 22-24 June 2023 with the theme “Root and Fruit”. It was led by the young and enthusiastic Rev. Joel George Philip. With the guidance of our Vicar, Rev. Gino S Philip, the Sunday School Principal, Ajit V Abraham, 12 teachers and 28 youth and adult volunteers, the children had a blessed two and a half days of singing, learning and bonding. The theme was incorporated into as many aspects of the VBS as possible, like team names based on fruits of the spirit (Goodness, Gentleness,…