Mervyn and Claudette Kilpatrick


Revd Mervyn and Claudette Kilpatrick served as mission partners in Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka, from 2011 - 2014. Mervyn was a Circuit Minister and Claudette was a Pastoral worker.



Wcr -kilpatricks -2"Our journey here has been extensive
and exciting -
travelling miles to meet
people, get to know them and
their culture not only in and around
Colombo and
the West Coast but also
Baticalloa and Trincomallee in the East,
and as far
as Jaffna in the north and
Galle to the South."

wcr-TheKilpatricks-familyRead Mervyn & Claudette's Prayer Points and newsletters from their time in Sri Lanka:

• Prayer Points August 2014
• Mission Partner Prayers August 2014
• May 2014
• April 2014
• December 2013
• Prayer Points Oct/Nov 2013
• October 2013
• Prayer Points Aug/Sept 2013
• April 2013
• October 2012
• April 2012
• September 2011
• Prayer Points Nov 2011
• Prayer Points Sept 2011

Watch this film from Mervyn and Claudette's Bi-Centenary Thanksgiving Celebrations and Rev Jebanesan's prayer
(President of Methodist Church Sri Lanka):

Loving heavenly Father, As we celebrate 200th anniversary of the Sri Lankan Methodist Church, We thank you for the lives and the ministry of Rev. Dr. Thomas Coke, Rev & Mrs. William Ault, Rev. Benjamin Clough, Rev. & Mrs William Harvard, Rev. George Erskine, Rev. Thomas Squance, and Rev. James Lynch, who worked as missionaries pioneering to bring Methodism to Sri Lanka. Thank you for the many blessings you have given Methodist church to grow steadily, strongly and firmly within 200 years in our island despite all the hardships and the unpleasant experiences the church underwent. We thank you for the contribution that was given towards education, Spirituality, the improvement in the Health care sector and the improvement in social services due to the commitment and the vision of our missionaries. We remember and give thanks to you for the lives of martyrs and the many Christian workers who were committed to their ministry within the past 200 years.

A short reflection (It was published in the Methodist Recorder) on the Bicentenary Celebrations, by
Inderjit Bhogal who represented the Methodist Church Britain at the service:




Photo below showing part of the congregation with Mervyn and Claudette, President and wife of the Methodist Church in Sri Lanka, Lay President and his wife:




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