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Rev. T. Brotherton

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. T. Brotherton

Rev. T. Brotherton (1859-1869)   Rev. Thomas Brotherton of England came to Nazareth in 1860 with his family. His main service was to preach the gospel. Nazareth people used to call him “Valartha Anhan” because of his good character. The difference or gap between the Seventh day groups was equalized because of the gospel work done by him. He entered into glory in 1869. His tomb is in the church premises. A Street has been named after him in mummery of him.

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Rev. H. Pope

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Rev. H. Pope (1858-1859)   Rev. Henry Pope worked, in Nazareth for one year only. He was involved in peace making efforts between the Seventh day churches. There was no historically important incidents took place during his time.

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Rev. A. F. Camerrar

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Rev. A. F. Camerrar (1838-1858)   Camerrar of Germany established many churches and converted many people for Christ. He protected the Christians form the doubles of “Viboothi Sangam”. It shows the strong will of Rev. Camerrar and the courage of the people of Nazareth. The arrival of Robert Caldwell at Nazareth Missionary Robert Caldwell working at the missionary centre of Idaiyangudi, can to Nazareth in November 1941. he was asked to give the sermon in the services by Rev. Carmerrar, and he gave the sermon on the verse “the night is far spent, the day is at hank” (Rom.13:12)....

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Rev. J. L. Iirian

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Rev. J. L. Iirian (1836-1838)   John Ludwick Irian of Holland came to Nazareth in August 1836 and he first evangelist to do his ministry at Nazareth. He built a big house for the missionaries to stay at Nazareth. he had immense love towards God. He gave a good biblical knowledge to the church workers. He along with Dr. Raddler learnt Tamil in a good manner and translated the Bible into Tamil.

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Canon Arthur Margoschis

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Canon Arthur Margoschis

Canon Arthur Margoschis

He came to Nazareth in 1876 as a youth missionary. He has started an orphanage for children. Rev. Margoschis rendered to not only god’s ministry but also medical services and social services. His period of ministry is called the golden era of Nazareth church. He extended the back portion of the church. He started the scheme “Future provides funds”. He completed twenty five years of service in 1901 and the silver jubilee was celebrated in 1903 according to the wishes of the congregation. In 1903 the government honored him with a medal “Saviour Hindu” for his services. The Bishop of...

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