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Kathryn began life in Thailand in mid-2017. Kathryn works alongside Hope Home, a home for children with learning disabilities, and the Church of Christ in Thailand’s Aids Ministry where she is developing the palliative care work. Kathryn, whose sending church is Wantage Christian Fellowship, has previously volunteered with BMS in Thailand and South Africa.
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  • 11 Jan 2018
    My first Christmas in Thailand
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 09:41 on Jan 11th, 2018
    The Christmas and New Year of 2017 was my first Christmas in Thailand and my first Christmas away from the UK, family and friends. So, I was quite nervous about how the festive period would feel but excited to be experiencing it in another country. Since Thailand is a Buddhist country and Christians
  • 12 Dec 2017
    Loy Krathong
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 08:36 on Dec 12th, 2017
    At the beginning of November people in Bangkok celebrated the festival of Loy Krathong. This takes place on the evening of the full moon, in the 12th month of the traditional Thai lunar calendar. The name means to float a basket and people will either make or buy decorated floats and place them in t
  • 8 Oct 2017
    A Day in the Life of….
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 10:28 on Oct 8th, 2017
    I have been undertaking language learning for 5 months now so though I would share what my average day looks like as a language student. School starts at 08.00am, which means leaving my apartment just after 07.00am as my journey to school takes around 40 minutes. I have a 15 minute walk to the sky t
  • 11 Aug 2017
    Fellowship and sharing
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 11:28 on Aug 11th, 2017
    Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Thai Baptist Mission Fellowship (TBMF) conference, in Cha An, which is about 3 hours’ drive away from Bangkok on the coast. This is a weekend for Baptist missionaries who are working in Thailand to come together for a time of fellowship, rest, teach
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  • 30 Jun 2017
    Introducing Kathryn Smith
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 13:21 on Jun 30th, 2017
  • There are no home assignment dates available at this time but these will be posted here as soon as they are confirmed. In the meantime please remember that you can request a BMS Speaker at any time in the year.

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