St. Mary's Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada The Patriarchal Church Under the Holy See of Antioch and All the East
Life of Jesus
St. Mary's Sunday School
To enlighten our children about Christianity and moral life ,
we have Sunday School classes every Sunday by the dedicated and qualified teachers.
Our Sunday school is affiliated to M.J.S.S.A and following the curriculum and exams directed by MJSSA.
To keep in touch with our Mother Tongue, we take Malayalam lessons mainly. Also encouraging extra curriculum
activities such as songs, dance, mimicry, fancy dress etc. and conducting Sunday school anniversary. We also
conduct JSVBS according to MJSSA regulations.
JSVBS-2012 (More Pictures in Gallery page)
Martha Mariyam Vanitha Samajam
The Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam is an organization for women of the Parish Church.
This organization was conceived to enhance and enlighten the spiritual and social growth of women who seek to
promote Christian values within our families and the church community at large.
They work along with various charity organizations and offer services to the needy wherever they can.
The Martha Mariam Samajam is named after the most exalted Saint of our church, St.Mary,
the ever Virgin and Holy Mother of God.
The roles of a woman are important, as example to other members of the family. The aim of the Samajam is to train them as
good students, wives, mothers, employees and homemakers. They are taught to lead a life of goodwill and prayer that will
be beneficial to the spiritual growth of the parish and the Church.
Christmas Cake bake Organized by Vanitha Samajam
St. Gregorious Jacobite Syrian Christian Youth Association
St. Gregorious Jacobite Syrian Christian Youth Association is a unit of the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Youth Association, which is the Youth Wing of
Malankara Jacobite Syrian Christian Church, functioning under the Holy See of Antioch and all the East. and functions as
per the supreme command of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East.
Youth Association is functioning actively in the Church. Every one upto age thirty five are members of this association. Its aims and objectives are:- The growth of the church through the progress of the Youth.
It was formed right from the beginning of formation of the church.
It co-ordinates and leads the youth for charity works and other religious activities.
The association helps poor students for education. Their coordination and collective responsibilities were very
valuable in various church development programs like, X'mas carol, picnic, annual youth camp, charity work.
This organization also takes the responsibility to conduct free medical awareness camps, symposiums etc.
All the activities of the organization till date are successfully completed by the co-operation, dedication,
sincere effort of all the members.
Choir is an integral part of our Congregation. The service of our choir is inspirational and a blessing for
our Sunday worship services as well as main Feasts of the Parish. The choir actively participates in all the services of
the Church and also in special services .like marriage, festivals of Christmas, Passover, Good Friday and Easter etc.
The Holy Sacrament of marriage in Syrian Jacobite Church accompanied by the Church Choir is really a heavenly bliss
and divine experience. It is seen to be believed and witnessed to be enjoyed to spiritual ecstasy The choir also helps
to unify the congregation and popularize the hymns and responses to be used by the faithful laity in the liturgy.