St. Thomas's Cathedral Kuching

Official Website



Farewell Dinner for the Dean of St. Thomas’ Cathedral Kuching on 1.12.2017

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Farewell Dinner for the Dean of St. Thomas’ Cathedral Kuching on 1.12.2017

St. Thomas’ Cathedral Kuching organised a farewell and appreciation dinner for the Dean, the Very Rev’d Michael Buma Galami who will be going for retirement on 31st December 2017 at Grand Ballroom UCSI Hotel at 6.30pm on the 1st December 2017.
DSC09622 DSC09621

Over five hundred parishioners and the Clergies attended the dinner. The Dean was accompanied by his spouse. The guest of honour was the Bishop, the Right Rev’d  Danald Jute with his spouse, Julita Jack.  Also present was the Dean-elect, Rev’d Kho Thong Meng, Retired Bishop, Datuk Bolly Lapok and his spouse, Bishop  Aeries S. Jingan and his spouse.
DSC09627 DSC09628DSC09640DSC09629DSC09668

In his speech, the Bishop, The Right Rev’d Danald Jute , thanked and commended the Dean in running the Cathedral all these years with great commitment and success. The Dean, the Very Rev’d Michael Buma also spoke of his 36 years service to God with humility and not by confrontation during his walk alongside God. The organising chairman, Rev’d Canon Gregory Chambers  also spoke.
DSC09645 DSC09647 DSC09650

Among the programmes were presentations from Bahasa Ministry, the Senior Fellowship, the Chinese Service Congregation group, the 6.45am choir, the Boys and Girls Brigades, the Sunday School, and the diners were also entertained with Oldies and Country Western.
DSC09630 DSC09633 DSC09637 DSC09643 DSC09661 DSC09663 DSC09664 DSC09667

Love gifts were also presented to the Dean by the Bishop on behalf of the Diocese, the Women Fellowship, the 6.45am Choir Group.
DSC09648 DSC09652 DSC09653 DSC09655 DSC09658

The diners  enjoyed the sumptuous dinner and fellowship with one another during the evening.

Daily Services in The Cathedral

Morning Services   6.15 a.m. Except on Wednesday
  6.30 a.m. Wednesday
Holy Communion   6.30 a.m. Except on Wednesday
  5.30 p.m. Wednesday
Evening Services   4.00 p.m. Except on Wed. and Sat.
  5.00 p.m. Wednesday
Sunday Services   6.45 a.m. Holy Communion in English
  8.15 a.m. Solemn Liturgy in English*
  10:00 a.m. Holy Communion in Chinese
  5:30 p.m. Evensong in English with Sermon and Holy Communion
  • In Bahasa Malaysia on 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month at the Parish Hall.
  • In Iban on 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month at the Parish Hall.

Parish Office Hours

Monday to Friday   8.30 a.m - 4.30p.m
Saturday   8.30 a.m - 12.30 p.m
Sundays and Public Holidays   Closed
Prayer Meetings Clergy (every Friday)   9.00 a.m - 10.00 a.m

Infant Baptism

  • In English : 1st Sunday of the month
  • In Iban : 3rd Sunday of the month
  • In Chinese : 4th Sunday of the month