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Trinity Mar Thoma Church announcements – July 4th, 2021

Worship Services and Lectionary for next Sunday

Next Sunday, July 11th, 2021, we will have English Holy Communion Service starting at 9:00AM.
Pearland East Area members will be assisting the Holy Communion Service.
Theme: Priests – Called to be Imitators of Christ
1st Lesson:        Malachi 1:6-14
2nd Lesson:       2 Timothy 2:1-13
Epistle:              Galatians 6:11-18
Gospel:              John 21:15-19
• Prayer Meetings
• Fasting Prayer, on Zoom
Friday, July 9th @ 9:30 AM
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 440 320 308, Passcode: 2222
• Organizational Announcements
• Sunday School
• No Sunday School classes today
• Summer Sunday School schedule, on Zoom
• July Session: July 11th and 18th
• August Session: August 8th




ZOOM Meeting Information

Little ones

3 to 6

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Meeting ID: 81162467644

Password: TMCSS


7 to 9

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Meeting ID: 86805761067

Password: TMCSS


10 to 13

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Meeting ID: 84049551060

Password: TMCSS


14 to 17

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Meeting ID: 81911762720

Password: TMCSS

• Intramural Bible quiz will be held on Sunday, July 11th. Meet at the Trinity Center, at 11:30 AM.  The Bible Quiz questions will be from the gospel of Mark, chapters 1-16, with an additional 5 questions each from the New Testament and OLD Testament.  NRSV Bible is the selected version for the Bible quiz.

• TMC General Body Meeting: All Sunday School Teachers and Parents are requested to attend the General Body meeting on Sunday, July 11th to discuss the Sunday School Building Project.
• Regional Sunday School – Regional Sunday School is planning a virtual talent show this year in lieu of intramural competition on Saturday, August 14th.  Each Sunday school is assigned a 10-minute video program slot. Students interested in participating or learning more about the program, please contact Sunday school leadership ASAP. We need to submit the recorded video by Sunday, July 25th.
• VBS – July 22, 23, 24 (Th, Fri, Sat)
• In person VBS – $20/person
• Theme – Destination Dig
• Virtual VBS – $10 /person
• Theme – Totally 80s
• Registration Link:
• Registration begins online May 23rd and ends July 10th (no registrations on the days of the VBS). VBS registration is for students who have completed Pre-K through 12th grade. Since our church is following covid protocols, All VBS attendees including volunteers must be registered.  If you have any additional questions regarding VBS, you can contact VBS coordinator Stacy George or Sunday School leadership directly or via email
• Parents, please look out for an email from Sunday School to pick up the virtual VBS Kits.
• VBS Teachers needed – If you are interested, please contact Stacy George.
• If you wish to donate money for the VBS and or sponsor a meal during VBS, please contact Sunday School Superintendent (Anil) @ 832 594 7198 or Treasurer (Shawn) @ 832 259 5080.
John Varghese (Anil) (Phone #: 832 594 7198)
• Youth Fellowship
• Attention all TMC members! As a fundraiser for Youth Fellowship, we are selling Trinity merchandise! You can preorder your very own Trinity water bottle, shirt, or cooler bag!!
• All designs were created by YF members!
• Go to under the shop tab and you can purchase your items there!
• Items will be distributed in August. Last day to purchase is July 24th! Payments can be made online or via Venmo TMC-YF.
• Please let a YF officer know if you have any questions! We appreciate all your support!
Thank you,
Julia Mathew
• Healing Hearts Ministry
• Healing Hearts is inviting all of you to write about your experience of God’s Healing Touch in your life and combine it into a pdf book.
• This could be any form of your illness including cancer, heart and kidney problems or any emotional struggles that you went through, & you felt the healing power of our Lord Jesus.
• The purpose of this in a book format is to reinforce our conviction of Healing and to strengthen others who go through similar situations.
• Your material can even be handwritten, in English or in Malayalam.
• Please give your material to Joji Jacob or Nissi Jacob.
Thank you,
Jojy Jacob
• Yuvajana Sakhyam
• Yuvajana Sakhyam picnic scheduled for Saturday, July 10th @ 9:00 AM, at Trinity.
• Register to attend by Wednesday, July 7th
• All Sakhyam members are requested to attend.
Thank you,
Reenu Varghese
• Sevika Sanghom
• The Southwest Regional Sevika Sanghom Monthly Prayer meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021, from 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM.  Rev Larry P Varghese (Sehion MTC,  Plano, TX) will share the Word of God.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 848 0152 2809, Passcode: 493484
• We will have our Sevika Sanghom Biweekly Prayer meeting on Wednesday, 7th of July 2021 at 7.30 pm on Zoom.  Please plan to attend prayerfully. Details will be sent later.
Thank you,
Jooley Zachariah
• Edavaka Mission
• The monthly prayer meeting of the MTVEA Diocese of North America and Europe will be held on Monday, July 5th, 2021 at 7:30 PM via Zoom. Meeting ID: 872 4274 0053; Password:101010
Rev. Thomas Mathew, Vicar St. Louis Mar Thoma Church will give message.  All church members are invited to attend the prayer meeting.
• The TMC Edavaka Mission prayer meeting will be held on Friday, July 9th, 2021 at 7:30 PM via Zoom.  All church members are invited to attend the meeting.
Zoom meeting ID: 440 320 308, Passcode: 2222
Dial-in #: +13462487799,,440320308# US (Houston)
Thank you,
Abraham K. Idiculla
• Offertory collection details:
• Sunday, June 27th ($ 2,590)
• Secretary’s Note:
• LIGHT TO LIFE mission project
Reaching out to the unreached with the message of love through education
• Light to Life is a social development endeavor of the Diocese of North America to ensure children from poor communities get access to life’s essentials, provide them necessary facilities for education and enable them to lead a life of dignity.
• The project aims at social transformation of communities by the holistic development of children through education, health care, food and shelter. The Mar Thoma Mission Board of the Diocese of North America will implement this project in partnership with the church related agencies in India. You can sponsor a child by donating $20.00 a month ($240.00 a year).
• Last year Trinity Parish sponsored 211 children. Let us all join hands to transform the lives of these children for a better world.
• For more information, please contact Mr. Shawn Varghese, Mr. Jaison V. Cherian or Mr. T. A. Mathew. Thank you for your prayerful support and help.
• General Body Meeting
Notice is hereby given that a General Body meeting of Trinity Mar Thoma Church will be held on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at 5810 Almeda Genoa Road, Houston, Texas 77048, immediately following the English Holy Communion Service.  Agenda:
1. Trinity Sunday School Building Project update
2. Consideration to have only 1 Achen serve the Trinity Parish, starting in 2022.
3. Open a new Trinity Mission Fund account with a new bank.
All General Body members are requested to attend this meeting.
• There will no registration to attend Holy Communion service next Sunday, July 11th. Ushers will be available to help with seating, as needed. We will arrange an overflow seating option in the Sunday School. Please come a little early if you are particular about your seat.
• Sound System: I appreciate the efforts of the AV Ministry and our Trustees in replacing non-functional speakers & upgrading our sound system.  Work will get completed later this week.
• Individualized alarm codes have been created for those assigned a key to access the Trinity campus. Contact the Trustees for your own unique code.
• Please renew your Mar Thoma Messenger Subscription. For more information, contact Mr. Shawn Varghese or Mrs. Jooley Zachariah.
• Executive Committee meeting: All committee members are requested to attend the meeting this afternoon, at 4 PM, on Zoom.
• Happy July Fourth! May God continue to bless and guide this nation.  I pray that each of you take time to reflect on the joys and responsibilities of being an American.    Have a blessed new week!

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