Thought for the day
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8
Melukavumattom: The East Kerala Diocesan Sunday School Camp was held on 20th to 22nd September 2018 at the HRDT Centre in Melukavumattom. Sunday School children, teachers, missionaries, church workers and Presbyters participated in the camp. There were around 750 participants present in the camp. Rt. Rev. Dr. K. G. Daniel, Bishop in East Kerala Diocese, presided over the inaugural function. Rt. Rev. Timothy Ravinder, Bishop in Coimbatore Diocese, Inaugurated the camp. He emphasized that the children are the future of our nation, we should be able to learn from children, and that we should love like a child. The theme of the camp was ‘Trust Like a Child’. Rev. Reji Thomas Chacko presented the theme and a team from CSSM Thiruvalla gave leadership to the sessions in the camp. The camp concluded on the 22nd afternoon with a dedication session led by our Bishop, Rt. Rev. Dr. K. G. Daniel. Mrs. Elizabeth Daniel was also present in the dedication session. The children were able to understand the need of reading and learning the word of God. A daily prayer book for children, which was prepared by Dr. P. S. Enos IAS, was released and distributed to all the participants. A mug with Sunday school label and CSI Emblem was gifted to all the participants in the camp as a compliment. Mrs. Annie Hemalatha Ravindar, Rev. V. S. Francis (Diocesan treasurer), Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Daniel, were present and greeted the camp and many other priests and church workers blessed the camp with their valuable prayers and presence. We thank all of them, especially the resource persons and the people worked hard for the effective functioning of this camp.
Rev. Jacob Antony Koodtahinkal
EKD Sunday School.