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Psalms 34:1 I will extol the lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips.

This year was a Lord led year. All imperfection was perfected by the Lord be it Choir Sunday or Carol service.

Deuteronomy 8:2 Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness. Exodus 13:21 the Lord was going before them in a pillar of cloud by day to lead them on the way and in a pillar of fire by night to give them light. 

It’s with great privilege that I present to you the annual report of our choir for the year 2016-2017. It’s only by the grace of our Lord, the leadership of Mr. Sunder Graham our choir master, the efforts of our choir secretary Ms. Sharon Alex, the support of the church committee, and the dedication of each and every choir members that we could   fulfil our responsibilities as a Choir of St. Paul’s Malayalam parish, Pune. My sincere thanks to all the choir members, organists and office bearers for the wonderful services rendered.

CHOIR RETREAT:-

Our Choir has been able to successfully conduct a choir Retreat this year. The Choir Retreat was held on 3rd Sep 2016 in the Trust office. It was led by our Achen. He explained Biblical singing as well as why to sing & the need of a choir during service.

We also had a Retreat conducted on 29th January, 2017 in the Trust office. This was in connection with our Annual Convention. It was led by the Guest Speaker for the convention, Rev. Samji K. Sam, Vicar of Mumbai Parel CNI Malayalam parish. Achen explained about the Biblical Singing, why to sing and the importance of singing. Achen also explained various things about CSI Worship. The following Members re-dedicated for the Church Choir. 

1. Jacob Zachariah

2. Shyji Jacob

3. Jacob Koshy

4. Johnson Peter

5. Jaisy Zachariah

 

CHOIR SUNDAY:-

 

This year Choir Sunday was celebrated on 4th September, 2016 in All Saints’ Church in which 2 new members were dedicated to the choir: Ms. Meghna Vijayan & Mrs. Tintu Lijo. Choir members led the worship. All the choir members were re-dedicated. The sermon was delivered by the Choir Secretary, Mr. Siby Sam. The Choir also sang 2 special songs.

 

CAROL SERVICE:-

 

Carol service was conducted on 17th December, 2016 at our Trust Office. Rev Thomas Jacob, vicar of St. John’s Marthoma Church, Kirkee was the Chief Guest and delivered the message. The choir put up a splendid performance. We would also like to thank all the church members who took some valuable time for our Carol Service & boosting up our spirit. We would like to thank Mr. Jelson Chacko, Mr. Anjay Mathew, Ms. Giana George & Our Achen Rev. Christy David for helping us with the Lyrics, notes & tracks.

 

We bid farewell to 3 of our Choir members Ms. Sharon Alex, Mr. Tijo K. John & Ms. Sara Thariyan. This year the choir sang for 2 weddings. Other than regular worship services the choir sang for Family Sunday, Youth Sunday, Hosanna, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter, Harvest Festival.

We would like to thank Mr. Jelson Chacko, Mr. Anjay Mathew and Mr. Eapen Koshy for their services rendered as our organist’s. Special thanks to those who volunteered to sponsor snacks & lunch during practice. My Sincere thanks to all the choir members.

 

CHOIR SOCIALS 2017:-

 

The Choir anniversary was held in 6th of February, 2017 in which 20 People had attended. The open discussion on how to improve the choir was preceded by singing and prayers. Achen’s views on the ways to improve the choir were preceded by Singing and prayers. Achen’s views on the ways to improve the choir were well received by all. It was decided that there will be separate attendance for both the worship centers. The importance of Punctuality and the need for dedication was stressed upon. The Following Members were appointed to help in the functioning of the choir.

 

CHOIR MISTRESS:-MRS MERCY JOHN

CHOIR SECRETARY: MR.SIBY SAM

JOINT SECRETARY: MISS JUBY THAMPY AND MR.SUNNY OOMMEN.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:- MRS ANNIE CHANDY,MISS MEGHANA VIJAYAN,MR SANISH STEPHAN AND MR.MELVIN JOHN.

ORGANIST:-MR.EAPEN KOSHY AND MR.ANJI MATHEW.

 

EASTER SUNDAY:-

 

We have celebrated Easter Sunday on 16/04/2017.Our New robes and new office bearers get blessed by Rev. Christy David.

 

 

 

Siby Sam

 

(Secretary)

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