Yuvajana Sakhyam of Jerusalem Mar Thoma Syrian Church, New Delhi

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The Mar Thoma Yuvajana Sakhyam is the youth wing of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar, a church focused on a mission of lighted to lighten.

 The prime objectives of Yuvajana Sakhyam are:

  • Help the youth of the Mar Thoma Church to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour,

  • Help the youth of the church to grow in to the wholeness of Christ,

  • Train the youth of the Church in worship and the fellowship of Christian life,

  • Give participation to the youth in the mission of the Church,

  • To grow love towards the Church and faith in the Christian values and to help the over all growth of the Church and its organization,

  • T organize and conduct training camps, meetings, discussions, classes to increase the knowledge and experience of youth in the Holy Bible, church's faith and practice, Ecumenism and in current social affairs.

Jerusalem Marthoma Yuvajana Sakhyam also doing our best to fulfill the objectives of the organization. As a group we are proud that we have been able to nurture and develop some concepts, which originated and were conceived by our predecessors.

Almost all the members chipped in various form, participated and contributed with their time. Ideas, efforts and finances in all the different activities planned and executed by the group. 

ACTIVITIES:

Meetings: Sakhyam meetings host a forum for lively discussions and interchange of ideas. They provide a platform for reinforcing the aspects of Worship, Study, Witness and Service in our youthful life.  The meetings usually held at church after the Sunday worship service. Bible Study, issue-based contextual discussions, Bible-based games, treasure hunts etc are some of the activities that we carried out during the meetings.

Cottage Fellowships: Cottage fellowships are held once in a month at the members of Yuvajana Sakhyam and its friends. Lively debates, Bible studies and sharing sessions are held on different subjects.

 Students Dedication service: In the beginning of the every academic year, we observe a Students dedication service during the Sunday worship. All the students of our church attend this service and a special offertory also being collected during this service. The amount collected is used to help the poor students of our church.

Youth week programmes:  The youth Sunday and the youth week are observed in the month of October every year. The youths of our church leads the worship service.

Outstation Tour:  We arrange the outstation tours for our youths and church members every year.

Area Wise Carol Singing: Yuvajana Sakhyam starts Christmas celebrations every year with Sakhyam members joining in the area-wise carol-singing programme. A motley crowd of around 30 to 35 young people with rhythm in their steps and a song on their lips visit all the prayer groups of our parish and proclaim the Saviourís birth.

Carol Service: Yuvajana Sakhyam leads the Christmas Carol Service conducted every year on 24th December at our church.

Centre and Zonal Activities:  Jerusalem Marthoma Yuvajana Sakhyam actively participating in the Centre, Regional and Zonal activities of the Yuvajana Sakhyam

Blood donation Camps: We organize the blood donation camps with the help of All India Institute of medical sciences.

All Night Prayer and Praise and Worship meetings:  Yuvajana Sakhyam conducted all night prayers at church and lot members of our church attended the meetings.  Also last year we conducted Praise and worship service at church. A good number of youths attended these services.

Wardha Mission: Wardha Mission is one of the main activities of our Sakhyam. The aim of the mission is to serve the downtrodden and the neglected in tour society through social service programmes as a symbol of Godís love for them. To proclaim the wok of the God and love of Jesus Christ through developmental programmes for the upliftment of the socially and economically underprivileged in the rural and tribal areas of India. The mission has concentrated its activities in 10 villages near Wardha in Maharashtra state.  Last year we have started a new project, Child Development Centre (CDC), and this project is accommodating 150 children of Dehegaon and the nearest villages. The details of Wardha Mission is available at http://www.missionwardha.org/

Y-Space: Y-Space is a monthly magazine published by the Jerusalem Marthoma Yuvajana Sakhyam.

Workshops and Camps:  We also conduct the workshops and camps on different subjects and themes.

Updated on Tuesday, October 04, 2011