Mar Thoma Scotland

Welcome to the website of the
Mar Thoma Congregation Scotland

About Us

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.

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Latest Updates

APRIL 2014

Good Friday Service

We are blessed to have our Diocesean Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa in Edinburgh for this years Good Friday Service. The service will be held at Danderhall Miners Club Hall, 88 Edmonstone Road, Danderhall, EH22 1QU on Friday April 18th 2014. We are expecting members from other congregations to attend this special service. Please contact Secretary for more details and attend with prayers.


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.


MArch 2014

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.



Theodosius Thirumeni's visit to Edinburgh

Our diocesan bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Thirumeni visited us on 25 August Sunday. Please see the short report from the Secretary on the days happenings. More photos to follow soon.

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Church picnic

Our Church picnic for 2013 was at the Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy on August 11th Sunday .It was a day for all to enjoy with great barbecue and weather. Thanks to all who contributed for the success of the event.

APRIL 2014

Palm Sunday service

Our Palm Sunday service will be on Sunday 13th April 3pm at the Old Saint Paul's Church, Edinburgh. There will be Sunday school and tea after the service at the Church hall.

Good Friday Service

Our Good Friday service will be on Friday April 18th 2014 at Danderhall Miners Club Hall, 88 Edmonstone Road, Danderhall, EH22 1QU. Our Diocesean Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa will lead the service. Please attend with prayers.

Cottage prayer

The cottage prayer for this month will be on April 20th Sunday, 4pm at the residence of Mr Abraham Mathews (Renji), 7 Easter Drylaw Place, Edinburgh EH4 2QS. Contact numbers for Renji are 0131 3126914 and 07968334442


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Our Leaders

North America and Europe Diocesan Bishop

Theodosius Thirumeni

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa

Sinai Mar Thoma Centre
Merrick New York USA 11566


Useful Links

David Livingstone Centre

Birthplace museum of Scotland’s greatest missionary-explorer, set in 20 acres of parkland and woodland garden.

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Read more about David Livingstone's life and missionary work