MMVS May 3rd Monthly Meeting & Mother's Day Celebration

The prayer meeting started with a devotional song followed by the bible reading from The Acts of the Apostles, Ch. 17 and ch 18. Devotional address was given by Mrs. Ammukutty Mathews on how to be a Christian family according to the bible. The importance of a mother in a family was explained in detail. A Christian family should fear the Lord and walk in His ways , as the bible says the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. The main topic was about family and prayer. Every day we should find time to have family prayer and read the Bible.The importance of prayer, fasting and meditation in the life of Parumala Thirumeni and Vattaseril Mar Dionysius Thirumeni was brought to light- because of their prayers our Orthodox religion grew and is still growing strong in faith. St. Mary's intercesiion is important in our life ( her humility was stressed). The sermon was elaborated based on these main topics. The meeting concluded with prayer by Rev Fr.Gheevargis Aroopala Cor Episcopa. The MMVS celebrated the mother’s day immediately after the prayer ---- Entertained with games -- events based on the bible; Hot potato; pinning the mustache, etc. The group was able to relax further with a Yoga session given by Jetty The celebration ended with all partaking the hor's d'oeuvres and soft drinks.