Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam

 

2017 Kottarakkara Convention Youth day

 

Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam - At a Glance

 
The Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam was organized with a view that all the young people in the Church should accept Jesus Christ as their saviour and Lord, and bear witness to His saving power. It was organized in 1933 by a resolution of the Sabha Prathinidhi Mandalam. The first president of the Sakhyam was Rev. V P Mammen and the Vice- Presidents were Rev. K E Oommen and Rev. C M John (later Juhanon Mar Thoma Metropolitan) and the first Secretary was Mr. V E Thomas (later Rev. V E Thomas, Singapore). Branches of the Sakhyam were set up in the Parishes with a four-fold programme of worship, study, witness and service. Mr. M M Thomas (later Dr. M M Thomas) was appointed as Organising Secretary in 1945 and he was the full time worker of the Sakhyam. Under his dynamic leadership, the Sakhyam struck deep roots and spread its branches far and wide.
Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam, functions as an approved body of the Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church. The aim of the Sakhyam is to equip the youth of the Church to accept Jesus Christ as Lord, God and Saviour. All those between the age of 13 and 35 years, who have membership in the Mar Thoma Church and are willing to abide by the aims and principles of the youth league are eligible to become members
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Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam, Kottarakara-Punalur Diocese

Kottarakara-Punalur Dioceses Yuvajana Sakhyam started functioning from 2014 April 1st and Rt. Rev. Dr. Euyakim Mar Coorilos Episcopa appointed as the first president of the Diocesan Yuvajana Sakhyam. Within short 1year time period, Diocesan Yuvajana Sakhyam has grown to one of the best Diocese, with over 91 Sakhas, spread across 9 centres.




Objectives of the Diocesan Yuvajana Sakhyam
  • To enable the youth of the Mar Thoma Church to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord, God and Saviour.
  • To help the youth of the church to grow in to the totality of Christ.
  • To train the youth of the Church in the worship and fellowship of Christian life.
  • To have participation of the youth in the mission of the Church.
  • To instil love and faith towards the Church and Christian values and to help the overall growth of the Church.
  • To organize and conduct training camps, meetings, discussions, and classes to improve the knowledge of the youth in the Holy Bible, church's faith and practice, Ecumenism and in current social affairs.
  • To establish Sakhyam Sakha in all Parishes to fulfil the above objectives.
  • To equip the youth in worship, study, witness and service to fulfil the above objectives
Projects
  • Snehamrutham
  • Clean City Green City
  • Poor Aid
  • Education Aid
  • Camps
  • Leadership Workshops
              
Address: 
Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam
Kottarakara-Punalur Diocese
Mar Thoma Bishop’s House,
Old Q.S. Road, Pulamon .P.O,
Kottarakkara-691531
E-mail :
mtysktrpnlrdiocese@gmail.com
 

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