SBGOC Re-Opening COVID-19 Response Service Plans – Phase 2 UPDATED DATE: 7/3/2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges that have not been faced in many generations. Thus, these unprecedented times call for caution and patience. Current available research has shown that church services can be high risk events for the spread of COVID-19. LargeContinue reading “COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Attendance”
It is with sadness and the hope of the the resurrection that we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Achamma Yesudasan, mother of Irene and Moancy John. Achamma Kochamma passed of natural causes in India in this morning. We offer our sincere condolences to the family. May kochamma’s memory be eternal.
It is with sadness and the hope of the the resurrection that we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Aleyamma Mani (80), mother of Santhosh and Benoy Mani. Aleyamma aunty passed of natural causes in India in Kollad, Kottayam on May 12th, 2020. We offer our sincere condolences to the family: Santhosh, Sheeba, Benoye, Ciji,Continue reading “Obituary – Aleyamma Mani”
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Dear Parish Family, This Sunday starts the most important week in the life of our Church. Every year, we have been blessed with amazing services and spiritual revitalization during Holy Week. So, we all have been longing to spend this time together in the Church. However, we are also in the midst of a crisis in our state thatContinue reading “Message on Holy Week 2020”
MIDLENT SERVICE Due to NJ curfew of 8pm, the Mid-Lent service will be on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 6:30am. Based on Nicholovos Thirumeni’s kalpana, the service will only be attended by achen and four acolytes.The unfortunate necessities of the COVID-19 pandemic requires that our parish be socially responsible and limit the attendance of theContinue reading “Mid-lent Service”
Please see the Kalpana from Nicholovos Thirumeni which gives new guidelines in celebrating the Liturgical Services in the Church due to COVID-19.
This Sunday’s Service There has been much thought and discussion regarding how best to conduct this Sunday’s Service. The direction from Devalokam and our diocese has been to heed the advice of the local authorities and do what is necessary for safety. On Friday, the President declared this pandemic a national emergency. State and LocalContinue reading “Newsletter – March 14, 2020”
Please see the Kalpana from Nicholovos Thirumeni addressing the COVID-19 virus. As a community, we want SBGOC to be a place of safety. Thus, please make every effort to observe the safe practices recommended by the CDC. If you are not feeling well or sick, please get rest and avoid exposing others. Out of anContinue reading “Newsletter – March 6, 2020”
Events this Weekend This Saturday, February 29th there will be a prayer meeting at 6pm *LOCATION CHANGE: Leon and Daya’s in Woodbridge This Sunday, after service we will have the Kahoot Bible Quiz on the Book of Acts Upcoming Events Sunday, March 8th – There will be special talk after lunch on college planning fromContinue reading “Newsletter – Feb 28th, 2020”