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Parish Updates – Jan 3 – Jan 9, 2009

Parish Updates

1. Thanks to the youth who participated in the painting of the first level of the parsonage.

2. Fellowship activity, the youth attended a Nets basketball game on Friday, Jan 2.

3. Sunday School Midterm Exams will be held on January 29, 2009 after the Holy Liturgy.

Church Days

Jan 1 – Circumcision of Jesus, Memory of St. Basil and St. Gregory, Memory of all Saints and Malpans (priest teachers)
Jan 3- Memory of Mar Baselious Gheevarghese II Bava (Kottayam, Devalokam Catholicate Ararama), Oath of Koonan Cross
Jan 4- 2nd Sunday After Christmas
Jan 6 – Dhanaha (Baptism of Jesus)
Jan 7- Beheading of St. John the Baptist
Jan 8 – Feast of St. Stephen

Thanks to Mr. Joykutty Detroit for Orthodox Sabha Panchamgam.

Diocese Events
1. St. Thomas, Yonkers will conduct its annual Resolutions Conference on 3 January 2009. This event is open to all MGOCSM (13 and over) and Focus (22 and over). Speakers will be Dn. Philip Mathew and Vijay Thomas.  If interested,please contact Asha at asha.thomas@gmail.com.

2. MGOCSM will host the annual Talent Show on 10 Jan 2009 in Philadelphia at the St. Thomas,Unrah.

Tickets are available for purchase, please contact Lijo John.

If our church is interested in performing, please contact Lijo John for more details -lijohn@eden.rutgers.edu.

3. The Annual Family & Youth Conference will be held on July 15 to July 18,2009. If interested, please contact Vijay at vijay.a.thomas@gmail.com for more information.

Side note: A basketball team could be formed to participate in the activities.

4. Missions Trip – MGOCSM wants you to serve on the Missions Trip for Summer
2009.  You must be 18 and over to participate. For more information, please
contact Asha at asha.thomas@gmail.com OR Anoop Thomas at anoopmthomas@gmail.com.

If you have  prayer requests, please email

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