History

Date Events
01/Apr/1934

1st Malayalam Holy Communion Service was conducted in Bombay at The Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Parel.

04/Aug/1968

1st Malayalam Holy Communion Service was conducted in our Church under the Pastoral care of The Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Parel. Rev. V. E. Mathai conducted the 1st Malayalam Holy Communion Service at our Church.

29/Nov/1970

Formation of CNI 
 1. United Church of Northern India,
 2. The Church of India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon,
 3. The Methodist Church - the British and the Australasian,
 4. The Council of the Baptist Churches in Northern India,
 5. The Church of the Brethren and 
 6. The Disciples of ChristThese six denominations joined together to form CNI.

10/Sep/1978

Malad Congregation separates from The Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Parel, to form an independent Pastorate under the name of St. Paul’s Church and having its Holy Communion Services at St. Xavier’s High School, Vile-Parle.

25/Jan/1986

St. Paul’s Church shifts from Vile-Parle and starts Holy Communion Service at its own church premises at Vakola.

11/Oct/1987

Chembur and Kalyan Congregations separates from The Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Parel, to form an independent Pastorate under the name of Holy Trinity Church at Chembur.

02/Aug/1992

Kalyan Congregation separates from Holy Trinity Church, Chembur and goes under the Pastoral care of St. Christopher’s Marathi Church, Kalyan.

05/Aug/1993

Silver Jubilee of our Church is celebrated with much fanfare.

05/Nov/1995

Bombay Diocesan Council declares our Church as an independent Pastorate w.e.f. April, 1996.

01/Jan/2004

Jubilee Church is formed by the Bombay Diocese at Sanpada.

15/Apr/2012

Borivli and Vasai-Virar Congregations separate from The Church of St. Mary The Virgin, Parel, to form independent Pastorates under the name of St. James Church at Borivli and Holy Immanuel Church at Vasai.

17/Dec/2013

The Church of St. Mary the Virgin's Mulund Congregation purchases a plot for Church activities in Mulund (W) and its dedication ceremony is held on 17th December, 2013 inaugurated by Mumbai Diocese Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Prakash D. Patole.

Renamed and rededicated as Mulund Missionary Memorial Chapel on 23rd March, 2014 by MKD Bishop Rt. Rev. Thomas K. Oommen.