BIELEFELD: One day Family Conference for all the Malankara (Indian) Orthodox faithful in Germany took place on Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at Assaphiam House, Bethel, Bielefeld.
The conference began with Holy Qurbana. Fr. Laiju Mathew, Pathanamthitta, Vicar of the parish, led a Bible class on the importance of ‘Faith in God in Families’.
Fr. Jose Jacob Vengassery spoke on family revival. Special prayers and officium were conducted for all departed faithful, who have served the Malankara Orthodox Church.
The meeting also condoled over the demise of Isaac A.K. Aduckathil, who had bee an integral part of Malankara Orthodox Family Conference, Germany.
Mathew Mathew, P.G. Aleas, Daniel P. Skariah, Oommen Koipurathu, John Kurien, and Jacob Daniel led the proceedings.
A large number of faithful attended the day’s event. Mathews Kakkanattuparambil welcomed the gathering and K.V. Thomas, the treasurer, moved the vote of thanks.