DUBAI: The seven Orthodox Christian Youth Movement Units in the UAE raised an amount of 50 lakh rupees (AED 313,613) to support the construction of a church in Al Ain in memory of St. Dionysius.
The seven OCYM units worked together as one to organize a fundraising concert “SNEHAPRAVAHAM” featuring talented singer Vijay Yesudas and the community’s own classically inclined Fr.Dr. M.P. George, director of the Shruti School of Liturgical music. The variety show was held on 29th June at Sheikh Rashid auditorium in Dubai.
In a function held in Al Ain on 20th July, the zonal president Fr. T.J. Johnson handed over the documents to Al Ain parish vicar Fr. Saji Abraham.
The secretary of the parish Varghese K Cherian , trustee George Mathew, the general convener of the programme Babu Varghese, member of the sabha managing committee P.G. Mathew, zonal secretary Manoj Thomas, K.S. Chacko, John.P. George and Elias.K. Varghese spoke on the occasion