BHOPAL: Diocesan Martha Mariam Samajam 13th Annual Conference was held at Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Kolar Road from Nov. 16 to 18, 2012
The three day Conference was inaugurated by President Metropolitan, Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, along with Mamta Pawar.
The theme for the conference was “The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish pulls it down with her hands”. Prov. 14:1.
Rev. C. John of St. Peter’s Marthoma Church, Bhopal, MMS Vice-President, Fr. Geevarghese Varghese , Fr. T.S. Mathai and Diocesan. Secretary Fr. M.J. Mathew spoke on the occasion.
Fr. P. A. Philip, Ministry of Human Empowerment was the key note speaker of the conference.
Elocution, Quiz, and Group Song competitions were the highlights of the conference. Delegates from various units presented skits, Christian thiruvathira and dance.
On Saturday, Nov. 17 Holy Qurbana was celebrated by the Metropolitan which was followed by classes on ‘Women’s Role in Mission Activity’ by Fr. P.A. Philip and ‘Identifying our Behavioral Problems’ by Fr. Geevarghese Varghese.
The conference was concluded on Nov. 18 with Holy Qurbana. Sisters from St. Thomas Asharam, Bhilai also participated in the conference. Around 200 delegates from 18 different units attended the conference.
Fr. Giju George,Fr. Sunny Joseph, Fr. Aju K. Varghese, and Fr. Mathew Skaria, were the leaders of the conference.
News reported by: Jerry John Koshy