The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM)
The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement is the youth wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, is in its 74 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 molding the minds and visions of the youth against the background of the contemporary issues.
OCYM wing of our parish, which began in 2002 as a small group five members, has blossomed into an impressive close to 30 dynamic members. It is a gathering of youth aged between 20 and 45 years and is the spiritual platform for demonstrating the talents of the young blood. This organization was formed to bring the youth together both spiritually and socially. The Unit is a Part of UAE Zone.
We meet every 1st & 4th Friday at the church after The Holy Qurbana. The sessions comprise of prayer, bible reading, report of the previous meetings, bible study, devotional songs, classes, quizzes, a small speech by a member, and a brief session to discuss our activities, entertainment programs etc.
Various other activities are also organized such as Divine Night, Youth Picnic, Book Stall, Tea stall, Harvest Festival stall, Pickle Sale, Church Library, Stage Shows and many more.
Participation in Church’s Activities
Youth League members actively participate in the activities of the church. We lead Christmas Carol. We have a number of members teaching in Sunday school, Members of our Church management committee, Parish bulletin designing and some of our members are prominent members of our church Choir as well.