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St. Thomas’s Cathedral Kindergarten 2017 Graduation and Prize Giving Day

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

St. Thomas’s Cathedral Kindergarten held its graduation and prize-giving ceremony at the Cathedral’s McDougall Hall Parish Centre on Thursday, 23rd November 2017.
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Forty three kindergarten pupils graduated to complete their preschool education. The session started with singing ‘NEGARAKU’ followed by Opening prayer by The Rev’d Canon Gregory Chambers and speeches from The Head Teacher Mdm. Alice Hill, The Parents’ representative Mr. Winsel Jonnes, The President of the Board of Management, the Right Rev’d Bishop Danald Jute and the Chairman of the Board of Management, Dean the Very Rev’d Michael Buma Galami. 

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DSC09374Among those who presented the prizes to the students were the President, The Right Rev’d Bishop Danald Jute, the Chairman, Dean The Very Rev’d Michael Buma ,  the Board members, , Mr. Lawrence Siaw Hock Kee, Mr. John Chow Dai Yong, Mr. Robert Tnay Chuan Soon, Head teacher Mdm. Alice Prisca Stanley Hill  and teacher Carol Nadia Bilas.

DSC09384 DSC09409 DSC09410 DSC09411 DSC09412 DSC09413 DSC09430 DSC09431 DSC09495 DSC09497 DSC09498The students presented a dance “Xiao Lau Shu” led by teacher Helena Spacel, Pom dance and Exercise “Better When I’m Dancing & All of Me” led by teacher Marina and teacher Sherilewis, sang “Song of Praise” led by teacher Carol and Teacher Alice and the last dance “Bailalo & Bollywood” led by teacher Erica and teacher Eda. A slide show was shown before the presentation of the certificates of Attendance.

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The closing song “ A Beautiful Day ” was sung by the graduates and  teachers. All present sang “SARAWAK IBU PERTIWIKU” and finally, refreshment was served.

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