On 19th August 2012, Dr Job our founding chairman passed away. In his memory, his friends and well-wishers decided to establish a Dr Job Memorial Lecture. The first lecture was held on 18th August at Mavlankar Auditorium New Delhi.About 400 people attended this wonderfully organised program. Dr Jospeph Marthoma, the Metropolitan of Marthomma Church was the chief guest.
In his welcome address Mr T Koshy described at length the work of Michael & John Job Centre (MJC) the centre of education established by Dr Job for empowering economically challenged girl children through education. He updated the status of MJC and how it has been able to stabilize and continue successfully in the last one year. He exhorted all friends and well-wishers to support (financially or as volunteers) in taking MJC forward.
Dr (Mrs) Mary Job in her presidential address elaborated how MJC stands for Job’s vision of Love in Action.
Dr Cyriac Thomas Member National Commission for Minority Education delivered the first lecture. The focus of his lecture was “Value Concepts in Public Life”. Justice Cyriac Joseph retired Supreme Court Justice and Member of National Human Rights Commission talked eloquently on how one can be a practising Christian and be an example in every walk of his life. He also released a book titled “A LIFE THAT BUBBLED FOR CHRIST: DR. P.P. JOB” which is a collection of articles on him written by many who has had the opportunity to be associated with him. He released the book by presenting a copy to Mr Anto Antony who is one of the most respected and celebrated Member of Parliament from Kerala. There have been many dignitaries who paid a few words of tributes . They include Bishop Simon John, Believers Church, Rev Markose Kecheril, Cor Episcopa, Jacobite Church, Rev (Dr) P P Thomas, Adv KV Thomas and so on
Delhi Choral from Men and Students of Dharma Jyothi Vidyapeeth sang beautiful songsAdv Manoj was the Mastor of Ceremony of the Program. Mr Cherian was the president of the committee