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Mar Thoma Congregation Scotland
The Mar Thoma Congregation Scotland is an Ecumenical Christian fellowship in Scotland under the Mar Thoma Syrian Church and its North American and Europe Diocese. The Holy Communion is held once in a month and the service is in Malayalam and follows the Mar Thoma Church liturgy. A cottage prayer meeting is held once in a month at the residence of the members.
Good Friday and Easter service
We are blessed to have Good Friday and Easter service this year. Please see the service schedule for Holy week and attend with prayers.
Mar Thoma Family Conference 2015
The 33rd UK & Europe Mar Thoma Family Conference which will be held on 21st of August to the 23rd of August, 2015 at Yarnfield Park Conference and Training centre, Stone, Staffordshire ST 15 0NL. Please contact Secretary for more details.
House to House carol singing
Our House to House Carol singing for 2014 will be from 19th Dec(Fri) to 21st Dec (Sun). All families are invited to join for our House to House carol singing.
Family Conference UK
The 32nd Mar Thoma Family Conference held from 29 to 31Aug 2014 at Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre, Stone, Staffordshire. The aim of this years conference is to reflect on the challenges faced by our families in various spheres of their daily life and how to nurture their faith and impart the same to the next generation.
“Christian Family Life in a Migrated Context”.
The main speakers this year were H.G. Dr. Yuhanon Mor Meletius, Metropolitan Diocese of Thrissur Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and H.E. Ranjan Mathai, High Commissioner of India. The Tabore Mar Thoma Church, Manchester (UK) hosted this year's conference and around 600 delegated attented the three day event.
Good Friday Service
We were blessed to have our Diocesean Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa in Edinburgh for our Good Friday Service. The service was held at Danderhall Miners Club Hall on Friday April 18th 2014, 10 am to 2pm. We had members from other congregations attending this special service. Special thanks to all who made this a blessed event.
Farewell to Rev Sam John and AGM
Our Achen Rev Sam John is leaving to Kerala after three years blessed service in the UK. We will be having a meeting after April 13th Sunday service to thank his service and Kochamma will be joining us in this meeting. We will be also holding our annual general body meeting after the service to approve the report and accounts for the financial year 2013-14. All members are requested to attend with prayers. Rev Paul Singh will be blessing the occasion.
Tenth aniversary of our Congregation
We celebrated the tenth aniversary of our Congregation on Sunday 9th March 2014 after the holy communion service. Rev Sam John and Rev Paul Singh blessed the occasion and remembered the service rendered by all in the past for the growth of the Congregation. The Congregation started as a small prayer group in 2003 under the leadership of Rev Sham P Thomas, who was then doing his doctoral studies at the Edinburgh University.
Our Cottage Prayer meeting for this month will be at the residence of Mr Mohan Samuel, 287 Broomhouse Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3UR on this Satyrday 28 March at 4pm. Everyone is requested to attend with prayers.
Holy week schedule
1st April (Wednesday) - 6.30 pm at the residence of Mr. Mohan Samuel, 287 Broomhouse Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3UR.
2nd April (Thursday) - 6.30 pm at the residence of Mr. Roy T John, 11 Campview Terrace, Danderhall,Dalkeith, EH22 1PZ, sermon by Mr.Stanley Mathew John.
3rd April (Good Friday service) - 10.00 am at 109, Overton Community Centre, Kirkcaldy, KY1 3JW. Good Friday Service will be lead by Mr. Stanley Mathew John. There will be an offertory taken during this service, which will be sent to Mission services in Seva Manthiram, Angola, India. We are inviting our prayer group members from NewCastle and Aberdeen too and we got guests from Kirkcaldy in this service.
5th April (Sunday - Easter Service) - 9.30 am in the Scouts Hall, 45 Lanark Road West, Currie, Edinburh,EH14 5JX. Vicar Rev. Roney Cheriyan will lead the Easter Holy Communion service. We are planning to organise a lunch, details of which will follow. No Sunday school on this Sunday.
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North America and Europe Diocesan Bishop
The Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa
Sinai Mar Thoma Centre
Merrick New York USA 11566
Rev. Roney Cherian