Spiritual Organizations

St. Thomas Orthodox Church of India have various spiritual organization that cater to the needs of our members.


The MGOCSM (Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Student Movement) is an organization formed by the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church in order to deepen the spiritual life of College and High School students as well as to create in youth a livelier sense of fellowship. The Church, along with many of its leaders, realized that the youth was the future of the church and needed to keep the youngsters connected to their church. Read More

Martha Mariam Samajam

Martha Mariam Samajam is the association of women in the Malankara Orthodox Church with Blessed Virgin Saint Mary as the patron Saint. ‘Martha’ is the feminine form of ‘Mar’ which means Saint in Syriac language. So Martha Mariam Samajam association named after St. Mary. Read More


Sunday School

Sunday school is the place to teach the vital importance of the Orthodox Faith to our children and teens. Sunday school remains one of our church’s most powerful ways to affirm our faith as the foundation for living the Orthodox Christian life.

Our Sunday school program uses the official curriculum of the Indian Orthodox Church. It is structured in such a way that children who graduate will have a basic understanding of the Holy Bible, the faith and beliefs of the Orthodox Church and the history of our church in the context of history of Christianity. In addition the children are also exposed to the hymns of the Holy Eucharist and important prayers. Read More


Divybodhanam is the theological training programme for the Laity offered by the Orthodox Theological Seminary. Founded in 1984 A. D. by H. H. Baselius Marthoma Mathews I (Catholicose of the East and Malankara Metropolitan) by the initiative of H. G. Dr. Paulose Mar Gregorios Metropolitan (Principal of the Orthodox Seminary, Kottayam). Read More


The Youth Group is the oldest group associated with St. Thomas Orthodox Church. It has morphed over the years from adolescent hang out to the strong voice of representation that it is today. When the group was conceived back in 1987, it was brought as an idea in keeping our youth together, something outside Sunday School, with a more open charter. Under the guise of its early leadership the group was responsible for the Church winning awards in cultural shows, to bringing in a large portion to the Churches early building funds with cultural shows and fund raisers. Read More

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