The Martha Mariam Vanitha Samajam is an organization for the women of the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Church. This organization was derived to enhance and enlighten the spiritual and social growth of the women of the church.Vanitha Samajam empowers the women of this parish to work in the society in spiritual and cultural activities. The members conduct meetings every 2nd and 4th Sunday after the Holy Qurbana. They come together in prayer, singing devotional songs, and reading passages from the Bible. Meetings and discussions are lead by the Vicar. Vanitha Samajam also is the backbone behind most of the social functions of the church.They are taught to lead a life of goodwill and prayer that will be beneficial to the spiritual growth of the parish.They take an active part in prayer meetings and various other programmes and they work along with various charity organizations and offer services to the needy wherever they can.
Vanitha Samajam 2020-21Vanitha Samajam office bearers:
Vice President : Mrs. Kochumol Paul
Secretary : Mrs. Soley Kunjumon
Treasurer : Mrs. Soosamma Mathew Joint Secretary : Jitha Saju
Coordinator : Dr. Gracy Philip
Weekly Prayer Meeting
Under the able guidance of the Vicar, the members of the Samajam meet every Sunday after the Holy Qurbana. The meeting will start with a prayer song , followed by bible reading by all members. The meeting is finally dispersed with special prayers by the Vicar for the needy.
The Samajam has been proactive in raising funds to support orphanages, NGO’s, bereaved family members, underprivileged students, victims of Kerala flood and other natural disasters and also for several other deserving causes.
Participation in church activities
The members participate in all perunnal(feast) activities, help prepare sadhya(meal) for Onam celebration and sing carol’s during Christmas.
All Vanitha Samajam members from various churches under the Bangalore Diocese meet for a one day seminar three times a year.
Various solo and group activities like Bible quiz, Bible pickup, group song, speech are conducted and our Samajam has bagged several prizes in it.