Orthodox Christian Youth Movement was formed in 1936 at
Mavelikara under the patronage of H.H. Mar Basaliose Geevarghese
II. Mr.Daniel Clery (late H.G. Daniel Mar Pheloxenos Metropolita
) was appointed as the first General Secretary in 1937.
In 1954, Mr.T.C. Oommen was appointed as the full time
General Secretary. During this period the Annual programe
called Youth Week was started. In 1957 the
first Annual Conference was held at Balikamatom Thiruvalla.
The Annual Conference held at Puthuppally in 1958 was
a Milestone in the history of the movement. The decisions
to rename uvajanasamajam as uvajanaprasthanam
and to start the publication of Orthodox Youth
were taken at this meeting. The constitution of the movement
was approved in the year 1962, and a Cover collection
for raising fund was started along with Youth week
during the same year. In May 31, 1986, the Youth
Movement celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Diomond Jubulee
celebrations were held at Pathanapuram in 1995. In 1999
a grand meeting called Uvajana Sangamam was
held under the auspices of the Youth Movement at Kottayam.
Christian Youth Movement Sharjah Unit has been actively
involved in various spiritual,cultural and social activities
of the church since its inception in the year 1978.
meetings are held on first and third Fridays of every
month. Devotional addresses, group discussions, Bible
studies, quiz competition, song practices etc. are the
main activities of the regular meetings. Special seminars,
Symposiums, Debates, Study classes and Conferences are
frequently arranged by inviting eminent personalities
and resource persons.