THE FIRST FAMILY NIGHT OF ST.PAUL'S SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH HELD IN PENNSYLVANIA
- The First Family Night of St.Paul's Syrian Orthodox Church held in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania: The first family night of St.Paul's Syrian Orthodox church of Malankara Archdiocese in North America was held on Saturday November 27th,2010 at the Trinity Lutheran Church Auditorium in Havertown, Pennsylvania. His Eminence Yeldho Mor Titus , the Archbishop and Patriarchal Vicar attended as the chief guest of the celebrations. Rev.Fr.Nijo Thampi of Kunnamkulam also attended. H.E.Mor Titus was warmly welcomed at the Auditorium by the Vicar Rev.Fr.Joy John, associate vicar Rev.Dr.Paul Parambath, Archdiocesan Council member Chevaliar. Varghese Parambath,Managing Committee, Spiritual Organization leaders and the faithfuls of the Parish. Archbishop offered evening prayer in associate with clergy.
His Eminence delivered in his presidential address the importance of corelating the spiritual life with our responsibility to support the poor and needy in society. Mor Titus congratulate Rev.Fr.Joy John, the Vicar and St.Paul's family members in purchasing and consecrating the new building for the parish. Archbishop inaugurated the official distribution of Souvenir published in connection with the Holy Concecration ceremony of the newly constructed parish. Mr.John Thomas , the coordinator of the Family Night 2010 was the chief editor of the Souvenir. Sony Alex, Chev.Varghese Parambath, Jimmy Jacob, Biju Jacob, Paul Pathrose and Youhanon Parambath have served as members in the publishing committee.
Various cultural programs by Adults,Sunday School Students, Youth and Womens league members were presented during the colorful event. Variety of dances, Margamkali,the kerala christian women's traditional dance,Music fest, Skit, Chiriyarangu, Poetry presentation, Couple dance etc... are to add flavor to the family night .Gifts were distributed to the winners of the raffle ticket drawn at the event. Ms.Shali John, Dr.Abraham Parambath and Mr.Abhilash George were the raffle winners. Jordanis Joy, Jessy Pathappillil , Leena Alex anchored the programs in an organized manner along with Mr.John Thomas and Mr.Paul Pathrose those who were coordinated the first family night event to a grand success.
Mr.Saju Cherusseril(secretary). Mr.Biju Jacob(Treasurer), Mr.Justin Parambath(Sound system), Sony Alex(Photography), Biju(Video), managing committee and all spiritual organization leaders of the parish were assisted in conducting the first family night a memorable one. Rev.Fr.Joy John welcomed the gathering and Mr.John Thomas moved the vote of thanks. The program ended with a delicious buffet dinner. (Please see the attachments).