Rev. Liju John

Our Vicars are assigned to our parish by our Diocesan Bishop. Their tenure is typically for three years and we were blessed with many dedicated Achens who have ministered to us in the past.Liju Achen PicLiju Achen and Family
We are honored to have Rev. Liju John as our current vicar. His home town is Adoor. He is the son of John Philip and Lizy John. Achen has completed his BSc (Chem) from M.G University, Catholicate College, Pathanmthitta and his BD Degree from Senate of Serampore, Mar Thoma Theological Seminary, Kottayam. His wife Sunila Mathew is from Chenkulam, Kollam. She is the daughter of P.M. Mathai and Omana Mathai. She has BA (Litt) from Kerala University – NSS College, Kottiyam. They are parents to two adorable daughters – Elma and Elga.

Our Past Vicars

Rev. Binu. P. Thomas

Rev. Binu. P. Thomas (2017-2018)

Rev. Binu P.Thomas was our vicar for a year. He completed his Bachelor of Divinity from Serampore College in Calcutta, West Bengal, India and further his MBA. He has also served the parishes in Sirsi, Hangal, Udaipur, Bhilwara, Moothedam, Thamarassery and Puthppady.

Rev. Larry Varghese

Rev. Larry Varghese (2013-2017)

Rev. Larry Varghese was our first full-time Vicar. Achen provided a strong Bible based foundation to a young church. He has a Bachelor of Divinity from Mar Thoma Theological Seminary – Kottayam. Achen also has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas – Austin, and did post graduate studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Houston

Rev. Thomas John (2011-2013)

Rev. Thomas John (2011-2013)

Rev. Thomas John shepherded the transition from the prayer fellowship to a congregation and to a church during his tenure. Achen had in the past served as travelling secretary of the Mar Thoma Evangelistic association. We were fortunate to celebrate his 25th year of priesthood during his tenure.

Rev. Varghese Ninan

Rev. Varghese Ninan (2011)

Rev. Varghese Ninan started the South Area Prayer Fellowship (SAPF) in 2011 which in 2013 was recognized as the Horeb Mar Thoma Church. Achen also served as the vicar of Los Angeles Mar Thoma Church. He holds a BA from Mahatma Gandhi College, Trivandrum and Bachelor of Divinity (BD) from United Theological College in Bangalore.