ABU DHABI: UAE Zone MOMS 80th celebrations and Martha Mariam Smrithi was held on October 14, 2011 at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Abu Dhabi.
Metropolitan Yacob Mar Elias of Bhamavar Diocese Inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.
Fr. Manoj .N. Rajan (MOMS, UAE Zonal President) presided over the function. Fr. V. C. Jose (Vicar, S.G.O.C, Abu Dhabi) and Stephen Mallel (Trustee, S.G.O.C Abu Dhabi) gave felicitation speech.
The theme of the event was “You are Sanctified by the Word and Prayer” Timothy 4:5,
A Group discussion was followed after the class on the topic “Empowerment of Ladies in the Society” conducted by Fr. Mathew Varghese (Vicar Jebel Ali). Various competitions on essay writing, group song, elocution and bible verse writing were conducted at the event. 80 MOMS member choir was another highlight of the program.
Mini Abraham welcomed the gathering and Mercy Baby Thankachan (MOMS, UAE Zonal Secretary) proposed Vote of thanks.
Hundreds of members from all the units attended the program along with their Presidents.