Martha Maria Samajam

"Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." Joshua 1:9

Office Bearers for MMVS for 2019:

MMVS Secretary : Saramma Jacob (Lizy) - email

MMVS Treasurer : Sarah Paul - email

MMVS Diocesan Rep : Aleyamma Varghese - email

Grow Secretary : Shelby Varghese - email

Grow Joint Secretary : Sherin Thomas - email

Meeting Dates

Feb 18th Mar 18th Apr 15th
May 13th June 10th July 15th
Aug 12th Sep 9th Oct 21th
Nov 18th Dec 16th

Diocesan Events 2018

Delegates meeting - on March 17th  to be held at St Mary’s orthodox Church, 99 Park Ave, White Plains, NY from 9-4 pm All diocesan delegates and secretaries of each parish should attend this mtg

Grow - Annual conference on April 14th
Theme: Called to Rise "Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you" - Isaiah 60:1
Location: St. Thomas Orthodox Church, 110 Schoolhouse Road, Levittown, NY 11756. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.

First Annual MMVS camp – on May 25, 26, and 27 to be held at Holy Transfiguration Retreat Center (HTRC), PA. There is space for 150 registrant at the center and cost is $ 200.00 per person which will include food, room and spiritual empowerment (see attached flyer and registration form for details).

MMVS Annual conference – on October 13th

MMVS activities at Area Level (NJ and SI) - dates are tentative (please let us know if these dates conflict with any church perunal or activities)

  • Community Food bank, Hillside, NJ- on August 25th
  • Back to school program- September 1st
  • Trinity church soup kichen- Nov 3rd or 10th
  • Bible study – 4 classes dates and location will be announced
  • Clothing drive- organize sale of lightly used Indian outfits at individual churches or at a diocesan event

Activities for 2018

Membership Drive Bible Study Prayer Line
Charity Works Medical Team Home Visit Prayer Group
Parish Interior Management Restroom Management Kitchen Maintenance
Career Guidance/ Advice / Counselling

Minutes of Meetings

MMVS 2018

Vicar and President

Rev. Fr. Babu K Mathew.

Ph: (201) 562-6112


Jerish Varghese

Ph: (201)-621-1003


Jose Thomas

Ph: (201)-983-9025