Christmas Carol Service 2013

The Horeb Mar Thoma church celebrated its first Christmas Carol service as a parish on Sat, December 21st at 5:30 pm at the GGUMC sanctuary. It was a time to join together as a fellowship of believers to sing as praise joyously as the angels sang “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”

Audio Tracks
Choir – Daivathin Puthran and Arreraro Solli (Tamil)
Choir – Run Run to Bethlehem
Choir – Christmas Angels
Sevika Sangham – Taaram Minnum
Sermon – Jerome Mammen
Edavaka Mission Skit and Song


Church Retreat – God’s Kingdom and our Families

The first annual church retreat of the Horeb Mar Thoma Church was held at the Pine Valley Bible Conference Center, Pine Valley, CA on September 20-22, 2013. The theme for this year was God’s Kingdom and our families and the sessions were led by Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi who is a Christian philosopher, a bible teacher and an author of more than 19 books and titles. We were privileged to have him in our midst and refreshing to hear how the concept of marriage was God’s vision and how it ties into His own being.

Saturday Evening Session – Sept 21st

 

Sunday Sermon – Sept 22nd

 

Question and Answer Session



Sevika Sangham Day 2013

The Horeb Mar Thoma Church celebrated the first Sevika Sangham Day after the formation of a parish. The theme of the day was “Motherhood Participation in the divine Plan”. Roshin kochamma on behalf of the Sevika Sangham gave the sermon. The members of the parish participated in traditional kerala dinner after the service.



Rev. Larry Varghese – Sermon – 5/19/2013

Here’s the sermon from our vicar Rev. Larry Varghese on May 19, 2013.



Sermon – Reformation Sunday

South Area Mar Thoma Congregation of Orange County (http://horebmtc.org) celebrates Reformation Sunday for the year 2012. The sermon was delivered by Mr. Joshi John. The reformation movement was started to return to the gospel message of salvation by faith in Jesus Christ. It was a return to the purity of the life and practice of the early Church. The emphasis on preaching the word of God led to revival meetings, which were led both by the clergy and laymen



Sermon – Very Rev. George Zachariah Part I & II

Very Rev. George Zachariah during his very emphatic message and first visit to the South Area Mar Thoma Congregation referred to 1 Corinthians 9:24-27. He mentioned that the race which a Christian has to run requires a good Start, an Aim, an earnest desire. This can only be achieved by Discipline, Determination, Complete Surrender & Dependence on our Lord and Savior. Dated June 24, 2012



Sermon – Father’s Day – Bro. Sibu Thomas

Evangelist Sibu Thomas who along with his wife Bini, have dedicated themselves towards the service of our Lord made a very fervent call to all the father’s to make God the priority in one’s family. He quoted the promise given by God to Abraham, to make him the father of many nations. Abraham believed in God’s promise, yet he did follow God’s will perfectly. And that is the lesson. God used Abraham despite his inherent flaws.



Sermon – Mother’s Day 2012 – Sister Bini Thomas

Sister Bini Thomas who is involved in full-time ministry with her husband Bro. Sibu Thomas gave a very emphatic message on Mother’s day about the role of 5 different mothers in the Biblical times, both in the Old and New Testament. She elaborated on how these could apply to how children are reared in today’s culture with emphasis on giving glory to God through them.



Easter Message

By Rev. Thomas John