Another of her most interesting and encouraging
Partner Plan letters hasarrivedfrom Gillian Rose Read
find a letter from our President, Rev Matthew Bickett here
is also a newsletter from the Diocese of North East India of the Churchnof
North India here
Fellowship of St. Thomas (FOST), is an association of Christians in
Scotland which aims to:
a) Learn from the experience and insights of the Churches
of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal,
Sri Lanka and Burma(Myanmar)) and
to share these with the Churches in Scotland.
b) Encourage corporate and private prayer for and with these
c) Welcome visitors from South Asia.
d) Encourage links between Christians in Scotland and Christians
in South Asia
service of Holy Communion is celebrated annually, according to the liturgy
of one of the Churches of South Asia, in association with a meeting
where invited speakers and members consider some issue or issues arising
out of the life and witness of these churches. Other meetings
are held, from time to time, usually in Edinburgh or Glasgow, when an
opportunity arises to welcome and hear from a visitor from one of these
South Asian countries. Members are also informed by the publication
of a regular Newsletter.
members are always welcome. To join or simply learn more of the
activities of the Fellowship contact the secretary, Rev.
Canon Val Nellist,
- by e-mail -
or at: 28 Glamis Gardens, DALGETY BAY, KY11 5TD, Tel. 01383
824 066 Alternatively, you can download a copy of our latest
information leaflet, which contains a Membership Form.
ST THOMAS UNITY LECTURE
This well attended lecture was given by Revd.
Dr Daniel Jeyaraj, Professor of World Christianity at Liverpool Hope
University. The lecture is jointly sponsored by the Friends of the Church
in India (FCI) and FOST. The Scottish lecture was hosted in the Centre
for the Study of World Christianity at New College and chaired by Prof.
Brian Stanley, director of the above department.
Essentially the same lecture was given to the FCI earlier and you can
read an excellent summary here.
YEARS of the FELLOWSHIP of St. THOMAS
This most informative
talk given by Edward Burrows at the 2013 Annual Celebration in September
is available here
in fuller form than appears in the January 2014 newsletter
Our sister organisation
in England is the Friends
of the Church in India.