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Announcements – April 15, 2018

April 16, 2018

 

Worship Services

Next Sunday: April 22nd – Holy Qurbana in English at 10:15 AM

Sunday School

  • Sunday School at 9 AM

Weekly Prayers

  • Intercessory Prayer on Wednesday at 6:30 PM at Church.
  • Fasting prayer on Friday at 10:30 AM at Church.

Prayer Fellowship

  • Prayer Group 6: Sunday, April 15th at 5:30 pm at the residence of Mammen and Lilly Mathew, Sterling Heights.
  • Prayer Group 4: Sunday, April 22nd at 5 pm at the residence of Varughese Abraham(Raju) and Gracy Varughese, Plymouth.
  • Prayer Group 1: Sunday, April 22nd at 6 pm at the residence of Alan & Sunu John, Livonia.

Sevika Sanghom

Sunday, April 22nd – Fundraising bake sale

Edavaka Mission

Saturday April 21st – meeting will be held at church at 5:30 PM

Yuvajana Sakhyam

Sunday April 15th – meeting will be held at church after service

Senior Fellowship

Saturday April 28th: Meeting to be held at 3 PM at church

Light to Life

A project of sponsoring poor kids for education. Those who have pledged their support for this project, Please handover the pledge form along with check at the earliest.

Refreshments

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s Idli & Sambar

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Rev. Christopher Daniel for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Jogy Achen, Chacko Achen, Philip Varughese Achen and lay leaders for assisting and Malayalam Choir for leading worship songs.

DMTC Family wishes all our fellow brethren celebrating their Birthday & Wedding Anniversary this coming week; May the Almighty Lord bless each one of you and your family in the new year.

DMTC Mobile App

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

Announcements – April 8, 2018

April 9, 2018

Podcasts

Sermon Link New Sunday – Encounter with the Risen Christ (Rev. Dr. Solomon K)

Worship Services

Next Sunday: April 15th – Holy Qurbana in Malayalam at 10:15 AM

Sunday School

  • Sunday School at 9 AM

Weekly Prayers

  • Intercessory Prayer on Wednesday at 6:30 PM at Church.
  • Fasting prayer on Friday at 10:30 AM at Church.

Prayer Fellowship

Prayer Group 6: Sunday, April 15th at 5:30 pm at the residence of Mammen and Lilly Mathew, Sterling Heights.

Sevika Sanghom

  • Sunday April 8th – meeting after service in the balcony
  • Sunday, April 22nd – Fundraising bake sale

Edavaka Mission

  • Saturday April 21st – meeting will be held at church

Yuvajana Sakhyam

  • Sunday April 15th – meeting will be held at church after service

Leadership Retreat

Sunday, April 8th after the worship service at church
Leader: Rev. Dr. K. Solomon, Vicar of St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church of Chicago
Executive committee members and office bearers of the Parish organizations are requested to attend.

Light to Life

A project of sponsoring poor kids for education. Those who have pledged their support for this project, Please handover the pledge form along with check at the earliest.

 

Refreshments

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s Pizza

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Rev. Dr. K. Solomon for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Jogy Achen, Chacko Achen, Philip Varughese Achen and lay leaders for assisting and English Choir for leading worship songs.

DMTC Family wishes all our fellow brethren celebrating their Birthday & Wedding Anniversary this coming week; May the Almighty Lord bless each one of you and your family in the new year.

DMTC Mobile App

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

Announcements – April 1, 2018

April 2, 2018

Podcasts

Sermon Link – Easter Message (Rev. Jogy O. Philip)

Worship Services

Next Sunday: April 8th – Holy Qurbana in English at 10:15 AM by Rev. Dr. K. Solmon, Vicar of St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church of Chicago.

Sunday School

  • Sunday School at 9 AM

Weekly Prayers

  • Intercessory Prayer on Wednesday at 6:30 PM at Church.
  • Fasting prayer on Friday at 10:30 AM at Church.

Prayer Fellowship

Prayer Group 4: Sunday, April 8th at 5:30 pm at the residence of Thomas and Achamma Varghese, Canton.

 

Sevika Sanghom

Saturday, April 7th, 3:30 PM at the church

Leadership Retreat

Sunday, April 8th after the worship service at church
Leader: Rev. Dr. K. Solomon, Vicar of St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church of Chicago
Executive committee members and office bearers of the Parish organizations are requested to attend.

Light to Life

A project of sponsoring poor kids for education. Those who have pledged their support for this project, Please handover the pledge form along with check at the earliest.

Showers of Blessing

Abhilash and Elizabeth Thomas were blessed with a baby boy Maximus Silas Thomas. Congratulations to the family.

Refreshments

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s Appam & Chicken curry

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Jogy Achen for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Chacko Achen and lay leaders for assisting and Malayalam Choir for leading worship songs.

DMTC Family wishes all our fellow brethren celebrating their Birthday & Wedding Anniversary this coming week; May the almighty Lord bless each one of you and your family in the new year.

DMTC Mobile App

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

Announcements – March 25, 2018

March 26, 2018

Podcasts

Sermon Link – Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos

2018 Parish Day Address – Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos

Worship Services

Next Sunday: April 1stEaster Sunday Holy Qurbana in Malayalam at 10:15 AM.

Sunday School & Bible Study

  • Sunday School at 9 AM
  • Bible Study at 9:30 AM.

Weekly Prayers

Fasting prayer has been cancelled for this Friday, March 30th.

Holy Week Schedule

Sandhyanamaskaram

  • Monday, March 26th, 7 PM at Church by Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa
  • Tuesday & Wednesday (March 27th & 28th) 7 PM at Church

Maundy Thursday: March 29th, 7 PM – Holy Qurbana in Malayalam

Good Friday: March 30th, 9 AM – 1st & 3rd services in Malayalam and 2nd service in English.

Please remit your Recessa, Self-Denial (Uposhanavarom), Vaideeka Seminary contributions and Good-Friday offerings. Recessa – $ 2.00 per communicant member.

Diocesan Sunday Collection – If you are not contributed yet, Please contribute at the earliest.

Refreshments

Thanks to first communicants and their families for the fellowship lunch

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa for leading today’s Holy Qurbana. Thanks to Jogy Achen, Chacko Achen, Philip Varughese Achen and lay leaders for assisting and English Choir for leading worship songs.

DMTC Family wishes all our fellow brethren celebrating their Birthday & Wedding Anniversary this coming week. May the Almighty Lord bless each one of you and your family in the new year.

DMTC Mobile App

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

Announcements – March 18, 2018

March 19, 2018

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Jogy Achen for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Chacko Achen, Philip Varughese Achen, and lay leaders for assisting and Malayalam Choir for leading worship songs.

Worship Services

Parish Day & First Communion:

Next Sunday: Palm Sunday- English Holy Communion & First Communion service at 9:00 AM by Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos, Diocesan Bishop.

During the Parish Day celebration as a mark of our respect, we will be felicitating our members who are 70 years of age and older. Fellowship lunch will be arranged by the first communicant’s families.

40th Friday – Malayalam Holy Communion service on March 23rd, Friday at 7PM.

Sunday School & Bible Study

There will be no Sunday school and Bible Study on next Sunday. Sunday school students who are taking part in the Diocesan exam on May 20th, 2018 are required to provide their names and $5 registration fee to the respective class teachers.

Weekly Prayers

There will be no Fasting prayer on Friday.

Lenten Prayer (Sandhyanamaskaaram)

Monday – Thursday at7 PM at Church.

Senior Fellowship

Meeting will be held on Saturday March 24th at 3:00 PM at the Church.

Refreshments

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s refreshment- Parippu Vada

Showers of Blessing

Annaliese Grace was born to Varghese and Alice Cherian on February 26th. Congratulations to the family.

DMTC Mobile App

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

Announcements – March 11, 2018

March 12, 2018

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Chris Achen for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Philip Varughese Achen, Chacko Achen, Jogy Achen and lay leaders for assisting and English Choir for leading worship songs

Sermon Link


General Body Notice:

The General Body Meeting of the Detroit Mar Thoma Church will be held on Sunday, March 11th , 2018 in the church sanctuary after the Holy Communion Service presided  by the President and Vicar, Rev. Jogy Oommen Philip. All General Body members are requested to attend this meeting.

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Presentation and Adoption of the Annual Report for 2017
  2. Presentation and Adoption of the ratified over-budgeted and non-budgeted items for 2017
  3. Presentation and Adoption of the audited accounts for 2017
  4. Presentation and Adoption of the Budget for 2018
  5. Revision of Fellowship Hall By-laws & Form with Rules & Regulations
  6. School Gym & Parking Lot Update
  7. Security Camera: Installation & Monitoring
  8. AOB with prior permission of the chair

 

Worship Services

  • Next Sunday: Malayalam Holy Communion service at 10:15 AM.
  • Sunday School at 9:00 AM & Bible Study at 9:30 AM.

Weekly Prayers:

  • Fasting prayer on Friday at 10:30 AM at the Church.

Lenten Prayer:

  • Monday through Friday at 7 PM at Church

Parish Day & First Communion

Sunday March 25th 2018 by Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos

Prayer Fellowship:

  • Prayer Group 2 will meet Sunday March 11th at 5:30 PM at the home of Mr. Georgey & Mrs. Mollykutty Mathews, Farmington Hills.

 

 

Edavaka Mission:

Meeting will be held on Saturday March 17th at 5:30 PM at the Church. All Edavaka mission members prayerful participation is requested.

Senior Fellowship:

Meeting will be held on Saturday March 24th at 3:00 PM at the Church

Youth Group:

Bible Study this Saturday March 17th at 1:30 pm

If anyone would like to host Chris Achen in April or another month this year,  Please contact Ms. Maya Abraham. (Cell: 734-447-6938) or email: mabraham2015@gmail.com

 

Refreshments:

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s refreshment – Pizza.

DMTC Mobile App:

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update:

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

 

Announcements – March 4, 2018

March 5, 2018

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Rev. Abraham. P. Scaria for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Philip Varughese Achen and lay leaders for assisting and Malayalam Choir for leading worship songs

Sermon Link


General Body Notice:

The General Body Meeting of the Detroit Mar Thoma Church will be held on Sunday, March 11th , 2018 in the church sanctuary after the Holy Communion Service presided  by the President and Vicar, Rev. Jogy Oommen Philip. All General Body members are requested to attend this meeting.

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Presentation and Adoption of the Annual Report for 2017
  2. Presentation and Adoption of the ratified over-budgeted and

non-budgeted items for 2017

  1. Presentation and Adoption of the audited accounts for 2017
  2. Presentation and Adoption of the Budget for 2018
  3. Revision of Fellowship Hall By-laws & Form with Rules & Regulations
  4. School Gym & Parking Lot Update
  5. Security Camera: Installation & Monitoring

AOB with prior permission of the chair

Note: Questions or clarifications pertaining to the Annual Report, the Statement of Accounts for 2017 or the 2018 Budget should be sent via email or post in the attention of the Vicar/President and or the Secretary on or before 5 PM (EST) on Friday, March 9th, 2018. Each member is allowed to submit a maximum of 3 questions. Parish members should be present in the General Body meeting to raise the submitted questions.


Annual Report Book

The annual report book for 2017 is being distributed today in the fellowship hall. Please remember to collect it from your respective prayer group leaders

Worship Services

  • Next Sunday: English Holy Communion service at 10:15 AM.
  • Sunday School at 9:00 AM & Bible Study at 9:30 AM.

Weekly Prayers:

  • Fasting prayer on Friday at 10:30 AM at the Church.

Lenten Prayer:

  • Monday through Friday at 7 PM at Church

Parish Day & First Communion

Sunday March 25th 2018 by Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos

Prayer Fellowship:

  • Prayer Group 7 will meet Sunday March 4th at 5:30 PM at the home of Mr. C.V & Mrs. Lillykutty Samuel, Warren.
  • Prayer Group 2 will meet Sunday March 11th at 5:30 PM at the home of Mr. Georgey & Mrs. Mollykutty Mathews, Farmington Hills.

 

Contribution Receipts:

If you have not received your 2017 contribution receipts, please contact Mr. Boben George or Mr. Gegi George

Sevika Sanghom

  • Young women’s fellowship meeting will be held Saturday March 10th at 10:30 AM at the Church

World Day of Prayer:

Will be held on Sunday March 11th at 9:30 AM at the Church.

Sunday School Teachers Training:

Saturday March 10th from 4 PM – 8 PM at the Church. All Sunday School teachers prayerful participation is requested at this session.

Edavaka Mission:

Meeting will be held on Saturday March 17th at 5:30 PM at the Church. All Edavaka mission members prayerful participation is requested.

Youth Group:

Community service with habitat for humanity on Saturday March 10th from 10:00 AM -1:00 PM. Bible Study at the Church at 1:30 PM.

Marthoma Messenger:

Subscriptions and renewal in the fellowship hall. Please remember to give the subscription checks for those who have renewed last week.

Refreshments:

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s refreshment – Idli & Sambar.

DMTC Mobile App:

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update:

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

 

2018 Diocesan Sunday Presentation

February 27, 2018

Please see below link for the 2018 Diocesan Sunday Presentation.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eQp6B6LfelvNM1zKRxPQ7gMaGGie3aYm/view?usp=drive_web

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Announcements – February 25, 2018

February 25, 2018

Acknowledgements:

Thanks to Chris Achen for leading today’s Holy Communion service. Thanks to Philip Varughese Achen, Jogy Achen and lay leaders for assisting and English Choir for leading worship songs

Sermon Link

Kalpana

  • DC/125/18 & DC/03/18

Worship Services

  • Next Sunday: Malayalam Holy Communion service at 10:15 AM.
  • Sunday School at 9:00 AM & Bible Study at 9:30 AM.

Weekly Prayers:

  • Fasting prayer on Friday at 10:30 AM at the Church.

Lenten Prayer:

  • Starts this week Monday through Friday at 7 PM at Church.

Prayer Fellowship:

  • Prayer Group 3 will meet today at 5:30 PM at the home of Mr. Thomas & Mrs. Shiny George, Oakland Twp.
  • Prayer Group 7 will meet Sunday March 4th at 5:30 PM at the home of Mr. C.V & Mrs. Lillykutty Samuel, Warren.

DMTC Photo Directory:

If you want to submit a photo, please sent it to dmtcphotos@gmail.com. Items needed with the email include:
1) Photos in .jpg format of at least 1 MB in size
2) Family members names, address, email & Phone number.
3) Please submit photos as soon as possible

Contact: Edwin James (Coordinator for DMTC photo directory) Home: 248-522-2585 or Cell: 724-554-1423

Contribution Reciepts:

If you have not received your 2017 contribution receipts, please contact Mr. Boben George or Mr. Gegi George

Church Key

All those who are in possession of the Church key are asked to contact the trustees, Mr. Joseph Chacko or Mr. Shaji Thomas.

Yuvajana Sakhyam

Yuvajana Sakhyam meeting will be held on Saturday March 3rd at 6 PM at the Church hosted by Mr. Wilson and Mrs. Suby Jacob. Rev. Abraham. P. Scaria, President of Midwest Yuvajanasakhyam will be the chief guest and main speaker for this meeting. All Sakhyam members are encouraged to attend

Sevika Sanghom

  • There will be a short meeting today after announcements and before refreshments.
  • Meeting will be held this Saturday March 3rd at 3:30 pm at the Church.

 

Youth Group

Small groups meeting will be held this coming weekend

Diocesan Sunday

Each family should contribute at least $70.00 as the diocesan Sunday offertory on March 4th..

Marthoma Messenger

Subscriptions and renewal next week in the fellowship hall. Please contact Mr. Vinod Thomas or Mrs. Jaya Varghese.

Refreshments:

Thanks to the refreshment committee for today’s refreshment – Donuts.

DMTC Mobile App:

If you haven’t already done so, please download the DMTC mobile app on your android or apple cell phone / tablet.

        

Admin Update:

If you are currently not receiving emails from the church or would like to update your email address, please notify us by sending it to dmtc.sec@gmail.com. Send your name and address in the email so that we can identify you properly. Please visit the church website www.detroitmarthoma.org for weekly announcements and other resources.

 

Vachana Deepthi – One year meditation program

February 20, 2018

Below is the link of ‘Vachana Deepthi’ which was announced at Church yesterday. This is the one year meditation program celebrating the Centenary year of Sevika Sangham.

Devotions are contributed by the Sevika Sangham members across the globe.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC19MxDEI87qQ-gbZLJj7d3w

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