KUWAIT: The coupon for Harvest Festival of St. Basil Indian Orthodox Church was released by Sultan Battery Diocesse Metropolitan Dr.Abraham Mar Ephiphanous on 6th January 2012 after the Holy Qurbana at St. Basil Church. The Church will be celebrating its first Harvest Festival on 27th April, Friday 2012 at Indian Central School, Jaleeb Al Shuyokh.
Under the leader ship of Vicar Fr. Saju Philip a committee has been formed to overlook the harvest festival 2012 with Binu Chempalayam as General Convenor, Joint Convener Mr. James Varghese and Finance Convener Mr. Alex P George. The committe will be also assisted by Church Trustee Mr. Honey P Kurien and Secretary Mr. Thomas P Koshy.
A public function will be held on the same day at 10.30 AM which will be adorned by social, cultural, political and religious luminaries locally and from India. A variety of programme will be performed by church members of different ages and group to thank Gods outpouring over our lives and on our church. The event will be adorned by well known south Indian Cine playback singers to add more colour for the joyous atmosphere.
The proceeds generated through the harvest festival will enable the church to financially bless the poor and for the development needs of our nascent parish. To commemorate the event a souvenir with history of Malankara Indian Orthodox Community in Kuwait and their till date activities will be published.