Convention 2015 - Aug 21-23

Our church convention will be held from Friday, August 21 to Sunday, August 23rd ending with Holy Qurbana.  Our chief guest will be the renowned speaker, Rev. Fr. Dr. Varghese Varghese, who is visiting the United States.

Rev. Fr. Dr. Varghese Varghese, is a priest of the Kottayam Diocese. Achen's home parish is at St. George Church, Meenadom, Kottayam. Achen completed his Seminary education at the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam and was ordained as a priest of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in 1995.  After completing his Master’s degree in both English and Syriac languages from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, Achen earned his PhD from M.G University in Syriac Literature Studies.  Achen is a renowned speaker, and former General Secretary of MGOCSM India. Achen is the Vicar at St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Pangada, Kottayam and also serves as the Lecturer in Ancient linguistics at St. Ephrem Research Institute (SEERI).  Achen's past positions are: PRO and Media Secretary of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church from 2006-2009 and OCYM General Secretary of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church from 2003-2007.

Theme for Convention:  "Alternative life style and faith of Orthodox Church"

Friday - 6:30pm
Saturday - 5:00pm
Sunday - Holy Qurbana begins 9:30am