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From young children to senior parishioners, including men and women, we have activities that has helped all our members to maintain an active Parish life under the leadership and spiritual guidance of our Achens and Bishops. Our Achen provides leadership in all these organizational activities.
We are members of the NSW Ecumenical Council and National Council of Churches in Australia. Our parish is incorporated as an association as per the Association Act, 1984, NSW. Over the years the following organizations have helped us grow by the grace of God.
The Bethel Mar Thoma Sunday School Sydney is committed to provide Christian education to children with a view to bringing them up in the knowledge of God and the traditions of the Mar Thoma Church. Our Sunday School follows a curriculum that aims to prepare students for a personal relationship with Christ and a life of Christian witness.
The Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam was organized with a view that all the young people in the Church should accept Jesus Christ as their Saviour and Lord, and bear witness to His saving power. The Yuvajana Sakhyam was formed with a fourfold programme of “Worship, Study, Witness & Service”.
I will praise you, Lord, among the nations; I will sing of you among the people. For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies – Psalm 108:3-4
The Edavaka Mission is an offshoot of the Marthoma Church’s reformation process, with a strong emphasis on bearing a true witness to Jesus Christ and sharing in the joy of salvation in whatever position a Marthomite occupies in his/her day-to-day life. The motto of the Edavaka Mission is “Every Marthomite is a voluntary evangelist”.
The Mar Thoma Suvisesha Sevika Sangam, the women’s wing of the Mar Thoma Church, was inaugurated during Maramon Convention in the year 1919, under the leadership of Abraham Mar Suffragan Metropolita, who gave the Sangam continued support and inspiration.
For close interaction and spiritual bonding between the families and parish members in particular, we have 7 full-fledged Area Prayer Groups