Rev. Jacob Mathew was ordained as a priest in 2003. He hails from Naranamoozhy near Ranni in Kerala. His home parish is Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, Kaichira. Achen completed his Bachelors of Divinity from Bishop’s College, Calcutta.
Prior to his posting as Vicar of Hermon MTC, Achen served at St. Paul’s MTC, Calicut; Bethel MTC, Thennipalam; Mavoor Congregation; St. Thomas MTC, Pengamuk, Kunnumkulam; Salem MTC, Mookuthala; St. Stephens MTC, Chelakara; Jerusalem MTC, Kottayam; St. Thomas MTC, Munnar; Immanuel MTC, Cheriyanadu; Bethel MTC, Kadaikadu.
Achen also served as Director of City Youth Chaplain, Calicut; Mar Thoma Centre Kunnamkulam; Jerusalem Mar Thoma Guidance Centre, Kottayam; Mar Thoma Centre, Munnar. Mampatta, Choondal and Vattavada are some of the mission fields that Achen worked.
Kochamma, Mrs. Binu Jacob hails from St. James Mar Thoma Church, Ulhasnagar. They have three daughters; Hannah Susan Jacob, Rebekah Sarah Jacob, Serah Ann Jacob.