(A congregation of the diocese of North America & Europe of the MarThoma Syrian Church of Malabar, under the See of MarThoma Metropolitan of the Apostolic Throne of St.Thomas in Malabar, India)
Belfast Bible College, Glenburn Ford,Dunmurry,Belfast BT17 9JP
Worship & Holy Communion in Malayalam : Every 1st & 3rd Saturday
Time : 10.30 am to 2 pm
His Grace The Most Rev.Dr.Philipose Mar Chrysostum MarThoma XX
Primate & Metropolitan:
His Grace The Most Rev.Dr.Joseph MarThoma XXI Metropolitan of Malabar Throne
Rt.Rev.Dr.Geevarghese Mar Theodosius Episcopa
Vicar & President : Rev.K.P.Johnson,BD,MTh - Bristol MarThoma Church
Phone : + 44 1173732373
Mob : + 44 7533483043
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Ministering Clergy: Rev.K.Jameson,BD,MTh- PhD student,Meynooth Seminary, Dublin
Phone : +353892045203
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Vice President: Mr.Rajeem Thomas
Trustee: Mr.Mathew Abraham
Secretary : Dr.Binu Mathew K.Thomas
Contact address : Number 62, FinaghyRoad South, Belfast BT10 0DE, Phone : +44 2890625452,
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Belfast MarThoma Congregation, Northern Ireland ,is an approved congregation (Circular number DC/164/06 dated 04/04/2006- Diocesan Bishop, MarThoma Church ,NA&E ) of the MarThoma Syrian Church of Malabar which is an autocephalus church of India established by Apostle Saint Thomas in the Malabar coast of South India in AD 52. The term ‘MarThoma’,means Saint Thomas, and the term ‘Syrian Church’ denotes the liturgical language used from first century being Syriac / 'Suriyani' which is a dialect of Aramaic ,the language which our Lord spoke.The term ‘Syrian ’ does not mean that this church or her members have any connection or submission to the present country Syria directly or indirectly.
MarThoma Church has full membership in WCC and is in communion with the Anglican church. The church accepts the doctrines formed at the first 3 ecumenical councils of Nicaea (AD 325),Constantinople (AD 381) and Ephesus (AD 431).
MarThoma church is Oriental in origin, Eastern in traditions, Episcopal in nature, Democratic in administration, Catholic in mission, Reformed in faith , and Evangelical in outreach work and Ecumenical in vision and each and every adult member of the Church is considered to be an Evangelist.