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About St. Andrew's Scots Kirk

Located in the heart of Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, St. Andrew’s Scots Kirk has come to be known as an oasis to its many passing visitors. Within this beautiful early 20th Century building one finds that moment of solitude, away from all the hustle and bustle of the busy city outside, for a quiet time with our Lord.

We invite you to worship with us whenever you are able to.

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Rev. Ian And Kumar St. Andrew's Scots Kirk

Minister at St. Andrew's Scots Kirk

Revd Ian Gilmour, here with with Kumar, our church officer at Haputale, is delighted to be serving St Andrew’s.
He arrived earlier this year to be Locum Minister from another St Andrew’s congregation (St Andrew’s and St George’s West) in Edinburgh, Scotland. He finds the church members friendly and committed and is pleased to have witnessed more people attending church. Ian worked in banking, local government and accounting before entering the ministry. He has served mainly in Scotland but has been involved in projects in Africa and America. He is married to Donna and their family will all come to visit Sri Lanka. The best thing about St Andrew’s Scots Kirk is that people are open to attempt a new thing. His favourite saying from the bible is,

"God is love, and those who live in love, live in God and God lives in them."

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Upcoming Events at St. Andrew's Scots Kirk

Sermons at St. Andrew's Scots Kirk

29th March St Andrew's Sunday Service

Sunday Service: 29th March 2020

This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office. St Andrew’s Scots Kirk      Lent 5            Theme: We Shall Overcome Readings: Ezekiel 37.1-10  and John 11. 17-44. Prayer: Wherever we hear the words may we also receive your word, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen.   Our readings today are the reading that Christians

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Colin Sinclair

Prayer from Rt Revd Colin Sinclair

Living God, In our hour of need, we turn again to you, for we have nowhere else to turn. We put our faith in you because you have proved your faithfulness time and again. We reaffirm our love for you because you have never let us go. We thank you that you are not distant

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Found Sheep

Sermon: 22nd March 2020

This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office. Crisis of Leadership            Readings Psalm 23, 1 Samuel 16:1-13, & John 9. 1-12 St Andrew’s Scots Kirk at Lent 4 Prayer           “Lord take our wandering thoughts and guide us. We have come to hear your word, with your teaching now provide us.” Amen

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Woman At Well

Sermon: 15th March 2020

This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office. St Andrew’s Scots Kirk                                                  Sunday 15 March 2020 Theme: Thirsty? Readings: Exodus 17:1-7    and John 4: 5-42 What do you thirst for? We know about thirst in Colombo in March, don’t we? It is hot by 9.00am and piping hot by noon. The

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Sermon: 9th February 2020

Theme: Shine Bible readings: Isaiah 58.1-9  Matthew Chapter 5.13-20 “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’” These are the words of

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Sermon: 2nd February 2020

Scripture: Micah 6: 1-8 / Matthew 5: 1-12 Text: And seeing the multitudes, Jesus went up into a mountain and when he was set his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them saying; (Matthew 5: 1, 2) IN THE NAME OF GOD, FATHER, SON AND HOLY SPIRIT, AMEN With its

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