MGOCSM is the student wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, was formed to bring together Orthodox students at colleges, high schools levels to create in them brotherly love and to re-establish Orthodox beliefs. Initially the movement was started in 1907 by a group of Students and Senior leaders in Madras under the name 'Syrian Student Conference' and its first Annual meeting was held at Thiruvalla on January 1, 1908.The "Syrian Student Conference" assumed its present name "MGOCSM" with the motto "worship, Study, Service" in the year 1960.
Any student of a College or a High School who belongs to the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church shall be eligible to become a member of the Movement. Any person other than a student belonging to the Church and subscribing to the aims and objects of the Movement shall also be eligible to become a member of the Movement.
Puthencavu Geevarghese Mar Philexinos,
Alexios Mar Theodosius.
Daniel Mar Philexinos (1953-67)
Philipose Mar Theophilos (1968-97)
MGOCSM IN OUR CHURCH
The MGOCSM unit in our parish inaugurated in the year 2001 by Fr. Dr. M.C. Cheriyan (Now, His Grace Dr. Zachaiyas Mar Theophilose). Fr. M J Mathew was founder President and Ms. Nirmala George was the first ever secretary of MGOCSM in our church. During the period of Fr. M J Mathews and Mr. Mohan T George (Vice President), weekly meetings, study classes, and debates were conducted very regularly.
During the period of Fr. Abraham Thomas and Mr. K A Abraham (Vice President), apart from all mentioned events, special coaching classes for the Board Exam Students were organized by inviting 7 Secular school teachers on various subjects and health oriented classes for the teenagers were conducted by Dr. Bobby Cherian and Dr.Jaitha Bobby Cherian.
This period witnessed, a summer vacation week-long program called "TABERNACLE" was organized. Special cooking classes for the teenagers were the main attraction of the event. 24 members are actively participating in MGOCSM.
During the church calendar year of 2019 -2020 under the leadership of Fr. Anil Varghese (President) and Vice President Mr. Shaji P Thomas , MGOCSM unit hosted the first ever Kuwait Zonal MGOCSM One- day conference named REHEAL-2019 . The conference was a grand success and well attended with active participation of MGOCSM Office bearers and Students of all other sister parishes in the Kuwait. The main attraction of the conference was the classes taken by Fr. Jesson. P. Wilson, General Secretary, MGOCSM followed by Cultural programs and events.
MGOCSM unit of the church actively participates in all church activities and marks a space for itself with dedicated commitment and participation by all its members. The meeting is held once every month (1st Friday of every Month) with study classes, debates and other cultural activities. The present strength of the MGOCSM active members is 52.