About the Organization

The Mar Thoma Voluntary Evangelists’ Association is an official organization of Mar Thoma Church. It was started in 1924 by a group of believers who were interested in evangelistic and intercessory activities. It is the ministry of the laity in the church and the main object of the organization is to ‘Witness Christ’ in the community where we live. The moto and purpose of this organization is to reveal to the world that “Every Marthomite is a Missionary”. The vision of this association is to witness Jesus Christ in our day-to-day life.The branch of the Mar Thoma Voluntary Evangelists Association at the parish level is known as “Edavaka Mission” and we want to stand loyal to the Great Command “You will be my witness.” All Adult members of the church is automatically the member of the Parish Mission. Our Edavaka Mission is registered with Central office and follows the seven point program in its activities which are Intercession, Bible study, Sharing of Gospel, House visit, Serve the sick and the needy, Conduct prayer meetings, Evangelization of people of other faiths and ideologies.

We meet at the church on every Thursday  at  7:30PM to conduct Intercessory prayer and Bible study. We visit the sick and elderly members of the church at home, spend time and pray with them. We also conduct evening prayer meetings in various houses during the Great Lent period. On Thanks Giving day we arrange special thanks giving service and provide traditional lunch to all members.

Mission work
Edavaka Mission supports various mission fields of Mar Thoma Church in India and takes part in community service and neighborhood ministry. Financial help were provided to the Indian missionaries working in the mission field.

During the past years we have provided material support to

 

Kombadi Bible Institute

Kottayam Theological Seminary

Rajastan Mission

Excel ministries

Shivanipuram mission

Santi mandiram

Meals on wheels

Dallas Life

GospelUnion Mission

North Texas Food Bank

 

Office Bearers For 2018

 

President Rev. Viju Varghese
Vice President: Mr. Thomas Babu
Secretary: Mr. Bai Abraham
Trustee: Mr. John K. John
Executive Committee Representative: Mr. Rajan Thomas
Auditor: Mrs. Molly Saji

Zion Prayer Committee: Mrs. Mary Abraham
Moria prayer Committee: Mrs. Jessy Varghese

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