Marha Mariam Vanitha Samajam (St. Mary’s Women’s Association) is the women’s organization of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church of India.

The Marha Mariam Vanitha Samajam has uggs for cheap its humble origins as prayer groups in the various parishes scattered cheap ugg boots all over the Malankara Church in India several years ugg boots uk ago. Mrs. K.M. Annamma (Kandathil), the visionary lady behind the Samajam, and maillot de foot pas cher the Rev. Ramban Barskeepa brought the entire parish based women’s prayer groups under one umbrella, The Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam. 

And the motto of maillot foot the Samajam: Pray, Act, and Shine.

Mrs. Kandathil served as the organization’s first Secretary and helped it grow into a viable women’s wing of the Church in India.

As the Malankara Orthodox parishes began to mushroom in America, the Martha Mariam Samajam found its rightful place in most of the parishes and it became a formal part of the American Diocese of the Church in 1982.

Sunday School
(8;45 - 9:45 AM)

Morning Prayer
(9:00 - 9:45 AM)

Holy Qurbana
(9:45 - 11:45 AM)

Metropolitan Mathews Mar Barnabas serves as the President of the Samajam for the American Diocese.

The activities of the Samajam in the St. Gregorios Church, Oak Park include the following:

1. Monthly meetings and Bible study held every month in the church
2. Regional prayer meetings and Bible study held at different locations.
3. Pray for the sick and visit those who are confined in the hospitals.
4. Fund-raising for charity at home and abroad.

The primary goal of the Samajam is the spiritual development of the women in our church. The above activities are only a part of the process to reach spiritual fulfillment in our daily life. All women are welcome to participate in the life of the Samajam.

The Apostle of India

2010 Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam office bearers


President:  Rev. Dr. M. K. Thomas (Vicar)

Secretary:  Mrs. Anne John

Treasurer: Mrs. Mini Jacob


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