|Samariah St. Johns church was built in 1803. There were 75 families in this congregation at the time of Catechist Mr. David Sundaranantham. After that three times the church was renovated. Mr. S.D.Koilpillai took initiative to extend the church and it was dedicated on 5th May 1955.
The present church is further extended by S.D.K family and Church members and dedicated on 5th May 1999. This congregation has 400 families. Church Dedication Festival is celebrated on every 5th May.
Asanam is celebrated on the Wednesday in the Holy Week. There are 4 Elementary Schools, a Middle School and a High School in the Pastorate.