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Archiving of Indian Church documents

The 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 Churches.
c)    Welcome visitors from South Asia.
d)   Encourage links between Christians in Scotland and Christians in South Asia.

A 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.

New 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.

BISHOP of GUJARAT visits GRAVE of Revd JOSEPH van SOMEREN TAYLOR

An account of the bishop's visit to UK when he came to Edinburgh and visited the grave of Rev. Joseph van Someren Taylor in Newington Cemetery can be found here


FORTY 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. This year they are holding their Silver Jubilee Celebration on 7th October. Further information on their website

 

 

 

COLLOQUIUM on WEAVING SHANTI (PEACE)
Our secretary Rev. Val Nellist attended this Colloquium on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Fellowship of the Least Coin Movement. Her report and some photos are presented here

EDINBURGH 2010
Reports from some S. Asian delegates appear in our Aug. 2010 Newsletter

NEWBIGIN CENTENARY 2009
Full Report

includes sermon from the Memorial Service, 2 lectures from the Seminar, a personal account of his time in India by Murdoch Mackenzie and MORE

 

Fellowship of At Thomas Newsletter 2016

 

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