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.
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.
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.
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.
The diners enjoyed the sumptuous dinner and fellowship with one another during the evening.
|Morning Services||6.15 a.m.||Except on Wednesday|
|Holy Communion||6.30 a.m.||Except on Wednesday|
|Evening Services||4.00 p.m.||Except on Wed. and Sat.|
|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|
|Monday to Friday||8.30 a.m - 12.30 p.m
2.00p.m - 4.30p.m
|Saturday||8.30 a.m - 12.30 p.m|
|Sundays and Public Holidays||Closed|
|Prayer Meetings||Lay Staff (every Monday) 9.00 a.m - 9.30 a.m|
|Clergy (every Friday ) 9.00 a.m - 10.00 a.m|