“A woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.” – Proverbs 31:30b
The Suvisesha Sevika Sangham is the women’s organization of the Mar Thoma Church. The Sevika Sangham was inaugurated during the Maramon Convention in the year 1919, under the leadership of Abraham Mar Thoma Suffragan Metropolitan., who gave the Sangham continued support and inspiration. The motto of the Sevika Sangham is ‘Service and Evangelism in the life and mission of the Mar Thoma Church’. Every women of the Mar Thoma Church above the age of 18 years is a member of the Sevika Sangham. The Sevika Sangham provides a platform for the women to get involved in the life and mission of the church.
Austin Mar Thoma Church is blessed with a very active and dedicated Sevika Sangham. To strengthen spiritual life within the group, the Sevika Sangham meets every Friday at 7:00 PM for Bible study, prayer and fellowship. Sevika Sangham Day is observed on 2nd Sunday of September every year. Women assist and actively participate in the worship service on that day. Sevika Sangham is also actively involved in other church activities like Harvest Festival, Annual Convention, Picnic and Christmas Service. Sevika Sangham is an integral part of Austin Mar Thoma Church.