Missionaries

Rev. John Samuel

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. John Samuel

Rev. John Samuel (1936-1940)   In 1936 Rev. John Samuel took in charge as the council chairman in Nazareth. During his time the church services were conducted following the Angliean order. J.Theopilus wrote to his friends that During Rev. John Samuel time the church services followed the Anglieah order. He wrote to the friends in the foreign countries and go the garments and table spreads for the Holy communion Service. During his time, Suya Veruppu hundis were distributed to every home. Those hundis were offered in the Good Friday three...

read more

Rev. S. S. Moses

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. S. S. Moses

Rev. S. S. Moses (1932-1936)   Rev. S.S.Moses had served in Nazareth form May 1932 to 4th April 1936. During his time the services were conducted regularly except English services. He took steps to conduct meetings at home after the church services. He distributed cover for offering Sangam to every home. The people offered the Sangam generously. He worked as clerical secretary of the Dioceses in 1934. Then he was awarded the title Canon by the Bishop.

read more

Rev. T. Koilpillai

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. T. Koilpillai

Rev. T. Koilpillai (1924-1934)   Rev. T.Koilpillai of Sawyerpuram had his primary education at the primary school, Sawyerpuram and his secondary education at C.M.S. High School, Tirunelveli, he finished his higher education at Bishop Heber College, Tiruchy. Rev. T.Koilpillai went to Nattal and he worked there form 1909 to 1918. He was close friend to Gandhiji who was dong social service there. He told Gandhiji the preachings of Christianity. Thus wrote C.Monickam in his writings. Rev. T.Koilpillai was transfer to Idaiangudi in 1932. He...

read more

Rev. Roshan

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. Roshan

Rev. Roshan laid the foundation the for Nazareth church in 31-12-1829 the New Year service was conducted on the same day. Rev. Adaikalam dedicated the church in 20-11-1830 consists on the year 1832 the Nazareth congestion 170 gents, 172 ladies and 351 children on the whole there were 595 Christians. People of Nazareth congregation decided to build a big church in his time. The old church was demolished. Bishop waller laid the foundation for the new church in 1920. A thatched roof church was erected in the front of the church campus for the...

read more

Rev. C. W. Weston

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. C. W. Weston

Rev. C. W. Weston (1906-1912)   Carlin Wilfred Weston was born in Secundrabad in 1974. He had the nature of a child. He was praised as the man with a holy heart. He led a disciplined and planned life. He came to Nazareth in 1906 and assisted Rev. Margoschis in his ministry. He married persons at St. John’s church, Nazareth in 1910. They did a good ministry in Nazareth. The evangelists preached the gospel to the people and disciplined them. The priests worked for the development of the churches. “Like the second generation enjoying the...

read more

Rev. Dr. Strachan

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. Dr. Strachan

Rev. Dr. Strachan (1869-1876)   In 1870 Dr. John Miller Strachan of England came to India to do gospel work. He was the3 founder of SPG Medical Mission in Tirunelveli. In 1870 he opened the first dispensary in Nazareth. In 1870 he was extended the church and regulated the structure of the streets in Nazareth. For this cause he met so many leaders. He had to face many obstacles though he had strong will and Rev. Margoschis worked for many years in Nazareth the other missionaries. He worked for 32 years in Nazareth. The Brahmins and leaders...

read more

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.

read more

Rev. H. Pope

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. H. Pope

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.

read more

Rev. A. F. Camerrar

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. A. F. Camerrar

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...

read more

Rev. J. L. Iirian

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 in Missionaries | Comments Off on Rev. J. L. Iirian

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.

read more