Announcements – May 22, 2022


  • Sermon Link – Lord worthy of Praise- (DSMC Sunday) (by Mrs. Sarah Kuruvilla)


  • Detroit Mar Thoma Church expresses our deepest condolence at the sad demise of Mr. Samuel Joseph (51), brother of our member Mrs. Veena Thomas (W/O of Mr. Ashish Thomas) in Dallas, TX on Thursday, May 12th. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 18th in Texas. May our Almighty Lord grant the family strength and comfort them with His peace


  • DC/212/2022
  • Circular No. 56
  • Circular No. 57

Worship Services

  • Next Sunday – May 29
    • 10:15 AM – Divine Worship Service in English
    • 9 AM – Sunday School
  • All are requested to wear face mask. Those who live in the same household are requested to sit together.
  • If you have a fever, cough, high temperature or any other symptoms, please stay home

Online Payments through PayPal

  • Please note that if you choose to send in your contribution through PayPal, please choose “Sending to Family & Friends” option. Otherwise there is a 3% fee that will be taken out of your contribution by PayPal. The church will not receive the full amount contributed.

Online Weekly Prayers

  • Intercessory Prayer on Wednesday at 7 PM (via Zoom)
  • Special Prayer for Widows: Cancelled for this week
  • Fasting prayer this Friday at 10:30 AM (via Zoom)

Senior Fellowship

  • Monthly meeting of the Senior Fellowship will be held on May 28th, Saturday at 3:00 pm at the Church. All seniors are requested to attend

Yuvajana Sakhyam

  • Two-Day Convention of the Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam Diocese of North America and Europe is continuing today May 22nd at 8.30 pm through Zoom. Convention speakers are Rev. Sam T Koshy (Vicar of Enathu MTC) and Rev. Dr. K. Mathew (Family Counselor and Vicar of All Saints MTC, Ayur).  All church members are requested to participate in the convention. Convention is live via Mar Thoma Media and Abba News.

    Zoom Meeting:

    Meeting ID: 654 554 2532     Passcode: 77777

Sevika Sanghom

  • Retreat: Sevika Sanghom is organizing a retreat on Saturday, June 4th at 1 pm at the church. The theme for the retreat is “Pierced Silence” based on Esther 4:14. Rev. Jeswin John will be the main speaker. All Sevika Sanghom members are welcome and requested to attend the retreat.
  • Esther Fund: Sevika Sanghom is collecting donations for the Esther fund. The fund is to support families in Kerala who are in critical medical situations. Please send your donations via paypal, venmo or write a check to Detroit Mar Thoma Church and in the memo write Esther fund.


  • The new Kristheeya Keerthanangal and Hasha kramam books are available for purchase. Please see the choir representatives in the parish hall to obtain your copy. The price is as follows:
    • Kristheeya Keerthanangal – $15
    • Hasha Kremam Malayalam – $10
    • Hasha Kremam Transliterated version – $10

    Payment accepted in the form of cash or check payable to Detroit Mar Thoma Church Choir.

Youth Group

  • This coming weekend will be Youth Group weekend.
    • Saturday Night Sing on May 28th at 6 pm at the church.
    • Boys and Girls Lock-in on Sunday evening, May 29th. Girls’ lock-in will be at Christina Cherian’s house and Boy’s Lock-in will be at Jaiden and Julian’s house.
    • Youth Group Picnic on Monday, May 30th at 10 am at Rotary Park in Livonia.
  • Youth Group is concluding the clothing drive in partnership with National Honors Society today May 22nd. For any questions, please contact Christina Cherian or Benjamin Mathews
  • Youth group is planning to arrange a blood drive with the Red Cross. Please complete the online survey included in the announcements if you are interested in being a donor:

Sunday School

  • VBS 2022 will be held from June 20th to the 26th at the church. All Sunday school children/students are requested to register online as early as possible on the VBS website, link below. Registration is $5 per child or $20 max per family. Registration fee is accepted through Venmo or check to the Detroit Mar Thoma Church, please write VBS 2022 and the name of the child/student registering in the memo.VBS 2022 T-shirt designs are welcome.  Please submit your T-shirt design to Shawn Thomas at

    Lastly volunteers are needed for VBS, all those interested are requested to submit their information on the VBS website:

    For any other questions please contact Susie Thomas or Tenny Samuel

VBS Flyer Final


  • Thanks to the refreshment committee for arranging today’s refreshments and special thanks to the Thimotheose family for sponsoring


Thanks to Rev. Varghese Thomas for celebrating today’s Holy Qurbana and thanks to Sarah Kuruvilla for the message. Thanks to P. Chacko Achen, Lay leaders and Choir for assisting in today’s service.

DMTC Family wishes all our fellow members celebrating their Birthday & Wedding Anniversary this coming week; May the Almighty Lord bless each one of you and your family in the new year & years ahead.

Please uphold our near & dear ones who are sick and those grieving the loss of their loved ones.

Thank you all for participating today’s worship service. Have a blessed week.

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