The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM), the Youth-wing of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Chruch is in its 80th 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 moulding the minds and visions of the youth against the background of the contemporary issues.
St.Thomas Youth Movement, Ahmadi started its functions during the period of Fr. M J Mathew, back in 2002. He laid a very strong foundation for the Youth wing. It became very active in church progress and in spiritual activities.
During the period of Fr. Abraham Thomas, regular Bible quiz, fund raising events, and first time after its formation organized its annual one day conferences in 2004 and 2005 respectively. A very vibrant youth members took the leading role of organizing by-monthly conferences by bringing all gents and ladies from various camps in and around Ahmadi, Kuwait.
They do have regular meetings on 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month and have initiated a cottage prayer in one of the mem ber's home every week. They were the instrument behind a powerful "favour Received" Wednesday Prayer in the Church.
Small but dedicated youth wing took part in the Church Charity Projects too. Youth members contributed Rs. 75,000/= for the project "HOME FOR THE HOMELESS" (Mission 2004-2005).
In 2011 April Youth movement started a trimonthly publication YUVADARSHANAM (click to read latest edition) contains different christian articles, stories, poems, drawings, IT Tips, Science Facts etc. Rev.Fr. Abraham P George was the 1st chief editor of Yuvadarsanom.
FOUNDER PRESIDENT OF OCYM: Rev. Fr. M. J. Mathew
Previous Presidents of OCYM
President :Rev. Fr. Abraham P. J
Vice President :Mr. Biju K Chacko
Secretary :Mr. Rony John
Joint Secretary :Mr. Sanu Issac Varghese
Trustee :Mr. Minto Varghese Samuel