Annual conference of AMOSS held at St.Johns Orthodox Church, Andheri *******
The meeting started at 2 pm with prayer. Mr.Koshy Baby of Andheri Parish welcomed the Priests and delegates on behalf of the Parish and official welcome was done by Fr.Varghese Yohannan after HG Geevarghese Mar Coorilos joined the meeting at 4 pm. Fr.Varghese Yohannan welcomed Thirumeni and Rev.Fr.Thomas Philipose, Fr.Paul Mathew, Fr.Joshy P Jacob from Nagpur and Fr.Thomas K Chacko,the newly elected Diocesan Secretary by giving bouquet.
Fr.Joshy P Jacob from Napgur Seminary led the class on various aspects which the Alter assistants need to follow. Question and answer session was there and Fr.Joshi replied and explained the questions raised by the members.Since the class started before the arrival of Thirumeni, Thirumeni asked someone to narrate about the class in few minutes. Mr.John Yesudasan presented the gist of the class led by Fr.Joshy.
Mr.P.G.Chako, Regional Secretary, presented the minutes of meeting held at Dadar on 17-01-2016.
Office bearers for the year 2017-22 were elected in the conference
HG Geevarghese Mar Coorilos , the diocesan Metropolitan nominated Fr.Thomas Philipose as Vice President of AMOSS.
The followings members were unanimously elected as office bearers.
Diocesan Secretary: Mr.P.G.Chacko from Kalyan, proposed by Mr.Oommen Jose, Chembur and seconded by Mr.A.S.Thomas.
Joint Secretary: Mr.Cecil Philip from Malad, proposed by Mr.A.S.Thomas and seconded by Mr.Jacob.
Treasurer:Mr.A.S.Thomas from Malad proposecd by Mr.Sam and seconded by Mr.M.E.Thomas.
Central Committee Member: Mr.Cecil Philip, Jt.Secretary
Western Zone: Mr.Koshy Baby, Andheri
Central Zone: Mr.P.John from Sakinaka
Vashi Zone: Mr.Ninan Mathew, Nerul
Kalyan Zone: Mr.Shibu Cherian, Kalyan
Fr.Thomas Philipose, the Vice President, expressed vote of thanks to all especially to the Vicar and managing committee of St.Johns Church, Andheri, for conducting the meeting and providing lunch and snacks.