Personal Journal

Check Point Blues

Written in November 2005   POST CHECK POINT BLUES: A REFLECTION Ajith Fernando   Our Board Chairman Brian Blacker had a teacher who used to say, “The geography of your face reveals the history of your race.” But not with me! At different times I have been identified as a Sinhala, a Tamil and …

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History Of My Local Church

A BREIF HISTORY OF THE SINHALA CONGREGATION OF THE NUGEGODA METHODIST CHURCH   The Sinhala congregation at Nugegoda started in the mid 1970s when the Rev Duleep Fernando was minister at Nugegoda-Maharagama. Most of the members were from Buddhist backgrounds. After he left, the congregation gradually died down with the members either dropping out …

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