Voluntary Evangelists Association

DIOCESAN MAR THOMA VOLUNTARY EVANGELISTS ASSOCIATION 11th Annual General Body Meeting held on Thursday 14th July 2016 at 2 pm at Mar Thoma Church, Chetpet. President Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathews Mar Makarios Diocesan Episcopal presided over the meeting. A.G.M. Rev. Subin John gave the devotional talk.

Secretary Mr. S. Chacko presented Annual Accounts for 2015-16 and Treasurer Mr. Oommen Varghese K presented Annual Accounts and Budget proposal for the year 2016-17 General Body considered this proposal and approved the same. Sangavaram and Sanga Dinam was organized at Edavaka Mission level from 25th to 2nd Oct 2016.

Sanga Dinam was celebrated on 2nd Oct 2016 with the active support of Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad Centre.

Education Aid: A sum of Rs. 20,000 was paid to two deserving Theological students. MTVEA Diocese organized Two free medical camps. One medical camp at Chinthamani Mission Fields, Karnataka Region around 150 patients were treated on 25th March 2017 2nd Medical Camp at Shanthi mandiram Mission Hyderabad mission on 11th March 2017. Around 250 patients were treated.

Three Regional meeting held during the year : 1. First Tamil Nadu Regional meeting held on 30th Oct 2016 at 5 pm at Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, Thambaram


2. Second Karnataka Regional meeting held on 5th Nov Bangalore East Mar Thoma Church at 10 a.m. Our Diocesan Episcopa Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathews Mar Makarios was the Chief guest.

3. Third Hyderabad Regional meeting held on 12th March 2017 at Ascension Mar Thoma Church, Hyderabad.

Mission Tour to Chinthamani Mission field on 25th March 2017.

Bangalore Centre Activities 2016-17: Three Centre meetings held at various Churches:

1. First St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church on 23rd July 2016

2. 2nd Center Meeting on 15th Oct at Jerusalem Mar Thoma Church, Hebbal.

3. 3rd Centre meeting held on 7th Jan 2017 at St. John Mar Thoma Church, Tumkur. Musthoor village (Chikkaballapur) was adopted by MTVEA Bangalore Center since 10 years. There are 60 children attending Tuition and weekly providing Nutrition food. Bangalore Center is currently providing financial support for an evangelist in Chennai-Bangalore Diocese.

Mission field visit to Koratagere Mission field at Tumkur on 11th March 2017 and donated 63,000 towards the Koratagere Mission field.

Chennai Center Activities for 2016-17: 1. 1st Center meeting held on 31st July at St. Andrews Mar Thoma Church, Avadi.


2. 2nd Center meeting held on Sunday 30th Oct at Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, Tambaram. Mission Tour to Holy land from to 18th March 2017. Chennai Edavaka Mission members visited Melayanampakkam Mission Center and donated Rs.3 Lakhs towards the maintenance of the centre.

Hyderabad Center Activities:

1. 1st Center meeting held on 29th May 2016 at St. Andrews Mar Thoma Church, Hyderabad.

2. Center meeting held on Sunday 24th July 2016 at Bethel Mar Thoma Church, Neredmet. Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathews Mar Makarios Episcopa was the Chief Guest.

3. Third meeting held on Sunday 12th March 2017 at Ascension Mar Thoma Church, Hyderabad.

Medical Camp held on 11th March 2017 at Shanthi Mandiram Mission. Hyderabad Center convention was held at St. Thomas Mar Thoma Church, Ramachandrapuram from 10th to 13th Nov 2016. His Lordship Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathew Mar Makarios Episcopa was the chief guest, Rev. Dr. V.S. Varghese was the Main Speaker.