The River Pampa flows through the village, splitting it into two. The ancient Church at Champakulam has a unique place in the history of Christianity in Malabar . It was involved in many historic events. It had a pivotal place in the efforts of reunion of Catholic Syrians and the Jacobite Syrians in the 18th century. Originating from Niranom church, Champakulam had very close relations with the Jacobite Syrian group and many Jacobite Syrian priests. Champakulam Kalloorkadu St. Marys Forane Church is an ancient Christian Church in Kerala, India .