West Region MMVS conference was held on Sep 10, 2016 at St Gregorios Church, San Francisco
MMVS WEST REGION CONFERENCE 2016
The West Region MMVS conference was held on September 10, 2016 at St Gregorios Church, San Francisco. H.G Alexios Mar Eusebius was the chief guest. Rev. Fr. Thomas Mathai, Rev. Fr. Mathai Alakot, Dn. Saju Varghese and the Diocesan MMVS secretary Mrs. Santhamma Mathew were also present. Five churches from the West Region participated in the conference and more than 100 MMVS members were present. The conference started at 8:30 AM and ended by 3:30 PM. Talent competitions were conducted and in regional quiz competition the winner was St. Thomas Church, Los Angeles. During his speech, Thirumeni mentioned the story of Abigail (1 Samuel Ch. 25) and advised that every women of the Orthodox church should be wise like Abigail and strive to attain her virtues in order to maintain a loving and peaceful relationship within the family and community. We also celebrated the 52nd birthday of Thirumeni. The 2016 West Region Conference was a great success.
Report by Regional Secretary,
St. Thomas Orthodox Church, Phoenix