Outreach Activities of St.Marks Cathedral
St. Mark's Cathedral has played its significant part in the growth of other churches in the region, educational institutions and hospitals. The cathedral had its first Indian presbyter in 1961, Rev. Harry Daniel. It organises the annual festival of peace every Christmas bringing together people of various faiths to celebrate this joyous occasion.
The harvest festival, a thanksgiving event, is celebrated every year at the cathedral and contributed funds to provide education and medical aid to the needy. The church has regularly collected and contributed funds to provide education and medical aid to the needy.
Immediately after the tsunami hit the southern coast of India in December 2004, the church became a central point to Collect donations, and was routing the relief to the victims and survivors. The community welfare role has extended to slum development programmes, a prison ministry, women's and youth fellowship.
The other on going main outreach programmes are: