St.Stephen's Indian Orthodox Church Birmingham, UK B26 2RR Registered Charity No.1145271
Orthodox Syrian Sunday School Association of the East. This is a spiritual organization functioning in all the parishes of the church throughout the world,It is a student wing of the Malankara Orhodox Syrian Church. The Orthdox Church from the very begining took utmost care in educating the children the values of Christian life,the contents of the Bible and Church History.
Children have an important place in our church family and we provide a variety of activities for them to enjoy and to enable them to begin their own personal relationship with jesus. We aim to build desciples of Lord Jesus and to reach others with his good news.
This is a spiritual organization functioning in all the parishes of the Orthodox Church throughout the world. It takes care of the spiritual nurturing of the children, by bringing them up in the knowledge and fellowship of Jesus Christ and His Church. The classes are conducted in Malayalam for the children in Kerala and for others in English. It has a separate wing for the outer Kerala region. The classes range from Pre-primary classes to the 12th class. As in secular schools, class ten concludes the secondary level and a certificate is awarded –Sunday School final Certificate (SSFC) to the successful candidates. Higher Secondary course is for another tow years.
We follow a curriculum, jointly prepared and published by the Oriental Orthodox Churches which is revised from time to time.The vacation Bible School conducted during the mid summer holidays (OVBS) is a very vibrant wing of the O.S.S.A.E. we publish separate text books, devotional materials, song books and cassettes for the OVBS every year.Orthodox Syrian Sunday School Association of the East This is a spiritual organization functioning in all the parishes of the church throughout the world. It takes care of the spiritual nurturing of the children by bringing them up in the knowledge and fellowship of Jesus Christ and His Church.
Marth Mariam Vanitha Samajam is the Women’s wing of the Malankara Orthodox Church of India. It is one of the major spiritual organization of the church combining all the female members. Prarthikkuka, Pravarthikkuka, Prakasikkuka - is their motto. The association of the ladies is meeting regularly. They are actively working and extending their valuable contribution to the fullfilment of various activities of our parish and church. The organization was founded in 1928 aimed at the spiritual progress of women. The founders named it “Marth Mariam Samajam”after the Blessed Virgin Mary whom they accepted as their interceding saint.
The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM), the Youth-wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Chruch is in its 80th year of active leadership and Christian witness in the Church and society. It contributes to the goodness and progress of the Church and community in the three-fold path of worship, study and service. It aims at moulding the minds and visions of the youth against the background of the contemporary issues.