MUMBAI: Mumbai Regional Conference of Marthmariam Vanitha Samajam was held at St. Stephen’s Orthodox Syrian Church, Thane on of Sunday November 13, 2011
Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Coorilos, President, MMVS and Metropolitan, Mumbai Diocese inaugurated the conference by “Lighting of the Lamp” .
Fr. John Mathew and Mrs. Mercy Mathew were the key note speakers on the theme “Christian Parenting”.
Fr. P. C. Thomas, Vice President, MMVS , Fr. Koshy Alex, Vicar St. Stephen’s Orthodox Syrian Church, Thane, and Fr. Mathew Thannimootil – Vicar Panvel Parish spoke on the occasion.
General Secretary Mrs. Alice Koshy introduced the Theme of the conference.
Regional Secretary Mrs. Saji Joseph, MMVS Mumbai Diocese presented the minutes of the Regional Conference held on 27 June 2010 at St Thomas Orthodox Syrian Church, Malad.
Afternoon sessions were filled with exceptional cultural programs performed by Thane, Dombivili , Panvel and Malad Parishes.
The presentations Villadichan Song, Margam kalli Song and a superb skit evolved a huge round of applause from the delegates present.
The Metropolitan congratulated Mrs. Annie Saji from Dombivili unit who secured 1st prize in Quick Bible Reference & Princy John from Kalamboli unit ,for securing 1st prize in Elocution competition held at Akhila Malankara Orthodox Marthmariam Samajam Conference held on 22nd August 2011 at Parumala Church.
Mrs. Saji Joseph, Regional Secretary proposed vote of thanks
From 19 parishes of the Mumbai Region about 520 delegates attended the conference.