Gulf Region

Comprising of Ras Al-Khaimah, Fujairah and Dibba. We have been able to maintain good & regular communication through telephone and emails with this region. We are happy to report that they generously contributed to our Charity projects. However, due to practical difficulties, they are unable to participate in Diocesan
Conferences. 13 Members from this region took part in the MMVS Annual examination.

1. Ras Al-Khaimah

  • This unit conducts meetings twice a month on Fridays after the Holy Qurbana.
  • Every month, one Saturday is kept for fasting prayer meeting. Month of th th Bible Reading was observed from 15 July to 15 August.
  • An Exchange Class program was organized on Holistic Healing by UAE Zone.
  • Special events such as Martha Mariyam Smriti 2016, Cultural Events, Essay Competition, Medical Camps etc. were conducted.
  • Mrs. Susan Koshy, UAE Zonal Secretary, visited this Unit.
  • It is noteworthy that members of this unit made a beautiful garden on both sides of the entrance to the Church as part of the beautification program.
  • During Harvest Festival, a competition called Pachaka Rani was organized.
  • A function was held in April 2016 to bid farewell to Rev. Fr. Skariah Mathew, the outgoing Vicar of the parish and Vice President of the Unit and to give a warm welcome to Rev. Fr. Iype P. Alex, the incoming Vicar and
    Vice President.
  • Funds collected through various activities like Charity Tin Collection, Lent Cover Collection, Food Sale etc. were donated to Central Office Building Fund, Central Sneha Sparsam Charity Project, and House
    Construction Fund for the needy.

2. Fujairah

  • This unit conducts regular unit meetings, twice a month, on Tuesdays and rd Fridays in the Church and an additional meeting on the 3 Saturday of the month, in the residence of one of their members.
  • Over the year, 30 meetings were conducted. Some meetings were graced by distinguished guests like the Diocesan Metropolitan H.G. Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim, and Zonal Secretary Mrs. Susan Koshy.
  • A class was conducted on “Holistic Healing”.
  • The Unit hosted a zonal meeting of Martha Mariam Smrithi 2016.
  • Harvest Festival & Women’s day was celebrated.
  • In the zonal competition, Mrs. Sheeba Varghese secured first place in Essay Writing and in the inter-unit quiz competition, Mrs. Annamma Varkey & Mrs. Sheeba Varghese secured first & second places.
  • Six members took part in the Annual Examination and Mrs. Lija Mathew and secured 2 Rank in the UAE Zone.
  • A farewell conducted for Rev. Fr. Lijo Joseph, the then Vicar & Vice
    President; a warm welcome was extended to Rev. Fr. Abraham Thomas, the
    incoming Vicar & Unit Vice President.