Welcome to the website of the
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.
Holy Communion Service
We have arranged a Church service on Sunday, 31st May @ 9.00am in the Danderhall Miners Club Hall, 88 Edmonstone Road, Danderhall, Dalkeith, Edinburgh, EH22 1QU.
Our Vicar Rev.Roney Cheriyan will lead the Holy communion.
We are having a day out on Saturday 30th May 2015. Achen & family will be joining with us in this outing.
We have booked Dalkeith Country Park and their BBQ pit for this outing. Everyone should arrive at the Country Park by atleast 10am and after spending a few hours we will have our barbeque lunch.
Please contact Secretary for more details also visit www.dalkeithcountrypark.co.uk for information regarding the venue.
Members who wish to receive email updates on the Church activities please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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