Vacation Bible School

‘Let’s Celebrate Creation’ was the theme this year. Around 126 children from the neighbourhood in the age group of 4 to 15, attended the VBS from 2 to 11 May 2024. After 10 days of Bible lessons, craftwork and fun, they took to the stage on the final day to display their talents.

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Confirmation Service

Ten young members were welcomed into our Church fellowship in the Confirmation Service held on 7th April 2024. Bishop-in-charge Rt. Rev. Dr. K. Reuben Mark consecrated the confirmands. Rev. S Augustin Premraj, Hon. Secretary, CSI Madras Diocesan Council and our Chairman, Rev. Richard Ambrose Jebakumar graced the occasion.

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Passiontide Song Service

Our Choristers presented an evening of Passiontide music on Palm Sunday. The choir sang selections from ‘Man of Sorrows’ by Van Denman Thompson – a cantata for Holy Week, on Christ’s suffering, his crucifixion, redemption and resurrection on Easter.  A recording is available on our YouTube channel.

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Palm Sunday Procession

Early in the morning on Palm Sunday, our congregation and choir joined the Ecumenical Procession with our neighbours St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica and CSI St. Thomas Tamil Church. Starting from St. Raphael’s School in San Thome, we carried palm leaves and sang hymns as we processed to our respective Churches.

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Lenten Convention at Senji 

The Mission & Evangelism Team at STEC conducted a 2-day Lenten Convention at the CSI Ulaga Meetper Aalayam at Senji on 8 & 9 March 2024. Many from our congregation actively participated in the convention, singing songs, enacting skits, delivering God’s message and praying for the villagers who attended the convention.

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