May 15 - St. Paul`s
“ Feast of Pentecost- Come Holy
Spirit Set us free ”
Kalpana / Circular
Circular No. 254: From Mar Thoma Metropolitan
Regarding the Episcopal nominations
Last day to submit nominations: 5:00 PM, June 15th,
Circular No. DC/238/16: From Diocesan Bishop
Regarding the appointment of Rev. Shaiju P john as RAC
Circular No. 100: From Joseph Mar Barnabas Episcopa
Regarding Sacred Music Sunday on May 22nd.
Thanks to all who assisted in today’s worship service.
Next Sunday, May 22nd, 2016, there will be Holy
Communion in Malayalam, starting at 10:15 AM.
Church is celebrating next Sunday as the Sacred Music
Today, immediately after the service, there will be a
cake cutting ceremony for Metropolitan’s Birthday.
Lunch will be provided to all after the service today.
Thanks to Thomas Easo & Family for today’s
Monday Prayer- Monday, May 16th at 7 PM at the
residence of Mr. & Mrs. Johnkutty Mathai & Podiyamma.
Fasting Prayer- Friday, May 20th at 10 AM at the residence
of Mr. & Mrs. K.O. Samkunju & Mariyamma.
Manna Prayer-Saturday, May 21st at 7 PM at the residence
of Mr. & Mrs. Kurian Easo & Susan
Agape Prayer- Saturday, May 21st at 6:30 PM at the
residence of Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Mathew & Asha.
Emmanuel Prayer - Saturday, May 21st at 7 PM at the
residence of Mr. Samuel Kurian & Laly.
Parish mission - Every Friday, 7 PM at church
As the Sunday School year comes to a close, we wanted to give the
students a chance to appreciate their teachers for the hard work they
have done this past year. So May 22nd and May 29th will be Sunday
School Teacher Appreciation Sundays where students can express their
appreciation through kinds words, letters, or small gifts for their
teachers. Parents, please remind your children to participate!
Reminder to all parents that for the Annual Competitions, to be held on
June 18th, the only memory verses that will be accepted for the
Memory Verse Competition are the ones that were emailed by the
teachers. These can also be found on the Sunday School Bulletin Board
and on our Facebook page. Any other versions will not be accepted for
VBS Registration will continue today in the foyer.
Sunday School Superintendent
SPY 2016 Youth Retreat will be held on July 8th-10th
Registration opens next Sunday, May 22nd
Location: Sabine Creek Ranch
In order to attend retreat and play in the sports
tournament, $15 membership dues MUST be paid. Dues
will increase to $20 starting June 1st.
Payments made to Sen Mathai or Ashish Mathai
Youth Fellowship Secretary
Family Retreat- Aug 19th -21st
Place - Sky Ranch, Van, Texas. (www.skyranch.org)
Cost - Approximately $150 per person for three
Accommodations - Separate cabins for Men's/Boys
Registration – In the front foyer after service.
Advance payment of $150 per family is needed at
time of registration. For more information or
questions please contact Mr. Aju Mathew, Retreat
Farmers Branch MTC Parish
The Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam 18th Diocesan
Conference is on July 15th - 17th. It is hosted by Chicago
Mar Thoma Church Yuvajana Sakhyam.
Chicago Yuvajana Sakhyam has sent us a short video
about the conference. It will be shown immediately
after the announcements.
Youth Fellowship Secretary
Mr. & Mrs. Mathew Kurien
Mr. & Mrs. Mathewkutty Geevarghese
Mr. & Mrs. Saji P. George
Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Johnkutty
Mr. Ribu Thomas graduated Doctor of Physical
Therapy from UIW, San Antonio last week.
Have a blessed week!
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