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Dearly beloved in Christ Jesus,
Greetings to you all in the name of our redeemer and liberator Jesus Christ. Let us praise God for all Thy abundant grace and mercy which we are experiencing as a
community in this pandemic situation. By the grace of God, we could resume and continue in-person Holy Communion services for the last month also. I thank each and every member for abiding Covid protocol and making the in-person worship services as safe as possible.
Let us praise God for the life and ministry of His grace the late Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan. In the words of Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan, Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan was noble in heredity, rich in self acquired abilities, well versed in relations, able and talented in construction work and blessed in leadership. He was a ‘builder of Church’ as an enthusiastic evangelist and an earnest ecumenist who built the bridge between God, creation, and all humanity.
I request all of you to uphold the installation service of the new metropolitan
and metropolitan designate Most. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosious
Suffragan Metropolitan to lead the Church into a new era of its witness and
mission to the world at large.
The Church almanac turns to a new liturgical year with the observance of
sanctification of the Church (Kudosh Eetho). Holiness is the remarkable identity of
the Church on earth. While we are observing world Sunday school day on the
same day of Kudosh Eetho, let us inculcate the holy life into our generations.
I would like to acknowledge the relentless effort of our teachers, parents and all
the seniors to imbibe the light of word in the life of our generation. Children are
the centre and role model of Reign of God. May our generation experience
abundant grace of merciful God in this juncture of history. Second Sunday the
Unity Sunday reminds us sisterhood of all denominations. Ecumenism is not only
the good relationship of two denominations, but the vision of ‘all inhabited earth’
which is the harmony of the God’s creation also.

We observe the annunciation to Zachariah and Mary for the advent of saviour
Jesus Christ during last two weeks of November. Within their limitations, Mary
and Zachariah fulfilled their mission for the birth of the much-awaited Messiah.
They experienced the overflowing grace amid all pain, pathos, and discomfort.
They stand as powerful human metaphors whose heritage makes the faith
community live and dynamic. We are instructed by the metropolitan-in-charge
Suffragan Metropolitan through a kalppana to dispense the blessed bread on
palms of the recipients and wine in cups.

United states of America is conducting one more general election. I also urge
you to participate in the presidential election by casting vote to the candidate of
your choice. Our participation in the political processes of the nation is very much
imperative at a time like this. United State of America celebrates the Day of
Thanksgiving with a grateful heart in this month. Let us thank God for the providence and the fellowship that we experience in this land. May God bless us all
and keep us safe to keep the world safe and blessed.

United states of America is conducting one more general election. I also urge
you to participate in the presidential election by casting vote to the candidate of
your choice. Our participation in the political processes of the nation is very much
imperative at a time like this. United State of America celebrates the Day of
Thanksgiving with a grateful heart in this month. Let us thank God for the providence and the fellowship that we experience in this land. May God bless us all
and keep us safe to keep the world safe and blessed.
With Prayers, -Rev. Mathew Varghese