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Kathryn began serving in Thailand in mid-2017, where she works alongside Hope Home, which provides 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, previously volunteered with BMS in Thailand and South Africa.
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  • 17 Apr 2018
    2 Celebration in 2 Weeks
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 08:28 on Apr 17th, 2018
      Over the last few weeks I have had the opportunity to celebrate 2 significant events, Easter, where we remember Jesus’ death on the cross and his glorious resurrection, and then Song Khran, the Thai New Year. Like Christmas, Easter is not celebrated in Thailand as it is a Buddhist country.
  • 5 Mar 2018
    Training Days
    Posted by Kathryn Smith at 09:35 on Mar 5th, 2018
    Last week I had the opportunity to attend a training course run by CAM (the HIV/AIDS project I will be working with) for local church leaders about healthcare and support in the community. It ran for 1 and half days in Chiang Mai. This course aimed to inform the local church leaders how they can car
  • 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
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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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