Festivals

 New year

The members of our Church feel happy and blessed to be inside the Church when the bell strikes at 12 O’ clock in the Mid-night during the Watch night service.  The services start by 11.00 p.m. as a covenant Service followed by the Holy Communion Service.  The New Year service is held at 8.00 a.m. on the 1st day of the year.  Both the services will be filled with people in thousands.

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the first day of the Lent.  It marks the beginning of the season of the lent which lasting 40 days.  During this season of lent the Church organise several revival meetings for the spiritual nourishment of the congregation.   They are helpful for them meditating on the cross and associated them and also for their self examination and spiritual renewal.

Palm Sunday

The Palm Sunday worship is conducted as Holy Communion Worship.  The Church will be decorated with full of Palm leaves.  The members and the presbyters go for a Witnessing Procession on the day on the streets outside Church Campus.  The members and the children enjoy the procession by singing, reciting the biblical words and shouting slogans like Hosanna to Praise God.

Good Friday

The Season of Lent begins forty days before Easter.  During the Season of lent Revival meetings, retreats are being arranged at the week end.  Special speakers are invited to share the word of God during these days.  The Good Friday service will be held as three hour meditation on the seven words of Jesus Christ spoke on the Cross from 11.00a.m. to 3.00p.m.  On that day the entire business community of Coimbatore City and Surroundings will down their shutters and attend the meditation service in several thousands.

Easter

The Resurrection day of our LORD Jesus Christ is celebrated as the Easter Sunday.  There are two Worship Services, the first service starts at 4.00 a.m. and the second service start at 8.00 a.m.  Both the services will be held as the Holy Communion Service.  The people of the Church from various places of Coimbatore come and worship the Resurrected LORD with great joy and reaffirmed their faith in the Resurrection of Jesus

 Harvest Festival (Thank Offering Festival)

It is a festival of offering to the Lord.  Christians celebrate the giving festival every year expressing their thankfulness to the Lord in several ways.With much gratefulness the congregation members celebrate the Harvest Festival by bringing offertory to the LORD as first yielding, gold ornaments, Gift articles etc.,  There will be nearly fifty stalls set by the families having different kinds of eatables, hand made articles, fruits etc.,  It is a day of more festival look for the whole congregation.  The articles offered by the congregation will be sold by auction.  The entire returns will be added to the Church Building fund.

Our Church Anniversary

Our Church Anniversary day falls on the 27th of September which is also the day of the formation of Church of South India.  Every year we commemorate this day with Holy Communion Service at 7.30 a.m. and followed by a Fellowship break fast.   And on the same weekend evenings, there will be cultural programmes, Gospel enactment, Music Programmes Presented to the congregation.  It is a time of happiness and more to say the illuminated Church with colour lights make the people to feel Joy.

Asanam (Annual Unity Feast)

Though it marks the celebration of the Church Anniversary – its celebration extends by feeding the needy people and poor people.  By doing so we are fulfilling the command of Jesus “you give something to eat (Math. 14:16) atleast once in a year.

Asanam is nothing but fellowship lunch and feeding the poor and needy. In commemoration of the dedication of the New Church the day is being celebrated in a grand manner annually by arranging a great feast.  Besides our congregations the feast is also arranged for thousands of people irrespective of colour, caste, creed and religion who will take part in the feast.  We also extend our love of feast to all the inmates of orphanages, senior citizen homes, leprosy homes, home for destitute, physically handicapped and all other deserving people in and around the city of Coimbatore.  It is approximately estimated that more than twenty thousand will take part in the great feast arranged by the Church.

Christmas

The very first day of the month of December itself the Carol Round heralding the birth of Jesus Christ starts and it goes upto 22nd December.  The Candle light Service is another most delightful programme of the Season.  On the Christmas day we have two Worship services.  The first service start at 4.00 a.m. and the second service start at 8.00a.m.  Both the services will be filled with people in thousands.  Simultaneously the branch Churches too have their Worship services in their respective places.  The Church and the premises will be peeked with people.  The following day of Christmas Parish Tea will be arranged, games and sports will be conducted to all age group of the congregation members and gifts will be given to the winners.