Western Regional Sunday School Students' Retreat

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Diaspora Sunday & Thanksgiving Dinner


Mr. Mathai Mathew (Babykutty) went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct 9th in Kerala. He is the beloved brother of Annamma Mathew (Molly Aunty) and Mathew Koshy (Aniyan Uncle). Please uphold the grieving family members of Babykutty Uncle in your prayers.

Prof. Dr. John Vergis Vilanilam, Vilanilam house, Chengannur went to be with the Lord while at Trivandrum, Kerala. He was 97 and was Vice-Chancellor of Kerala University. He is the beloved grandfather of Sheila Mathew. Please uphold Sheila and Midhun and their famllies in your prayers.

Rev. E. John went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct 19th at 8am IST and was 95 years old. He is the maternal grand father of our Sharon Kochamma. He is survived by two children, Prasad and Shirley (Sharon Kochamma’s mother). Please uphold Achen & Kochamma and their families in your prayers and for safe travels.

Send Us Your Christmas Cards!!

Share your Christmas greetings to the Horeb family by posting it on our December Lighthouse issue. Email a high resolution postcard format family photo or other image with your Christmas greeting. Include a “greeting” and who it’s from. Be creative, funny, formal, solemn, but please be appropriate! Absolute last date to email photo/image is Sun, Nov 27 @ 5pm.

Know you have questions & we’ve made up a bunch of made ??s in case you had any:

Where do I email images to, or have further ??s:
Email image or ??s to:

Can I send a photo of my family and you can add the words?
Yes, but please send us the words to add.

Does it need to be a family photo or can I use an image i found off the internet?
It doesn’t need to be a family photo, you can also use your kids’ artwork or other image, but please use only use images that you have permission from the owner of the image to use & be appropriate.

Can I send a photo of my family with our dog?
Yes, absolutely!

We don’t have any pets, should I borrow my neighbor’s dog to fit in?
No, photos without pets are fine.

I “hate” my family
Ok, we love you & your family & would still like to see your card, just smile & send us a pic.

Can I send a card I made from previous years?
Yes! You’ll look younger & slimmer.

Can I send a photo from our vacation?
Yes & No –
Vacation photos are OK. Vacation photos poolside in bathing suits holding drinks saying “Cheers” is definitely a cause to get me kicked off newsletter.