The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement
The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM)
The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM), the Youth-wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church is in its 77th year of active leadership and Christian witness in the Church and society. It contributes to the goodness and progress of the Church and community in the three-fold path of worship, study and service. It aims at molding the minds and visions of the youth against the background of the contemporary issues.
The Youth Movement consists of energetic and dynamic youth of the Parish population is the ‘ready to serve army’ in the church. They meet once every month, engaging in Bible study, prayer, singing hymns and debate where they open dialogues on subjects or current events matter to the church.
The members families are very close knit and they find time to organize vacation trips and spend time together as a measure to increase the fellowship and enrich the family values. Their input is vital at various occasions in church particularly in the Holy week. Our youth, as mentors for the youngsters and serving soldiers for the church, do constantly work together to uplift the glory of our Lord through their noble activities.