Literal meaning of Koodaram is tent. A tent to protect those who come under it from hot and wet climate. The Israel people lived a long time under tent during their travel from Egypt to Cana under the leadership of Moses. Church is a pilgrim Society with Jesus as its head and Lord. And a gathering of the members of the church in a localty is therefore named Kodarayogam. It means that members of the church in a local area come together under a tent to pray and to share. Hence “Koodarayogam” is a coming together of the parishioners in the local areas.
A parish is divided in to several “Koodaarams” with president secretary and other office bearers. There can be a number of Koodarams in a parish. Koodaram should be small enough for proper sharing and caring. Hence an average of 20 or 25 families will constitute a Koodaram. All issues concerning the parish comes under discussion there and parish councillors are selected from the Koodara Yogams.
In our church there are 13 “Koodarams” established on the basis of geographical boundaries. Monthly gatherings are held mainly to pray, to listen to the word of God and for discussion on various issues of the parish.
The names of the office bearers are as given below.
|Saino Shibu Pullanappally||Secretary||8281428031|
|Sreya Jose Pookkumbel||Secretary|
|III||Thomas John Mangalathettu||President||9946665945|
|Ancy Thomas Elamkulath||Secretary||9349505591|
|Laisa Suresh Mudiyoorkunnel||Secretary||9947115526|
|Reena Sony Achettu||Secretary|
|Gigi Jose Andoor||Secretary||9562562052||2312155|
|VIII||John Cyriac Vettukuzhiyil||President||9446289134|
|Daisy Sabu Arangathu||Secretary||9446664825||2310612|
|Daisy George Mulakumattom||Secretary||9446845014||2312908|
|Mony Mathew Koppazhayil||Secretary||9961665586|