St. Paul's Church, Kandy

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St. Paul's Church, Kandy,
Sri Lanka

 St. Paul's Church is located in the  historical district of Kandy, Sri Lanka  on sacred grounds west of the Temple  of the Tooth.

 Construction began in 1843 and was  completed in 1848. It was consecrated in 1853. The church was later enlarged in 1878 and 1928.  (......More)

The Pipe Organ

  Worship at St.Paul's
  Church is enriched
  with the music of the
Pipe Organ.
This majestic organ can be seen in the organ loft at the back of the church.   (...More)

City of Kandy
a world heritage City

  Kandy is the name given by
  the British to the city of
  Kanda Uda Rata, presently named as Mahanuwara. Home to Singhalese, Tamils, Muslims, Burghers, Malay and others, as much as to people of all religions, this gift of diversity in Kandy depicts the harmony and peaceful co-existence throughout generations. (...More)

Stained Glass Window

  The East window of St. Paul's Church
  is a Magnificent priceless work of art
  in stained glass.

  The beautiful stained glass window
  sits above the altar.    (....More)


1st Thursday Maundy Thursday – Evening Lord’s Supper
2nd Friday Good Friday
3rd Saturday Easter Eve - Easter Vigil
4th Sunday Resurrection of the Lord – Easter Day
11th Sunday 2nd Sunday of Easter
14th Wednesday National New year Celebration
18th Sunday 3rd Sunday of Easter
24th Saturday World YWCA Day
Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. To you be glory now and for ever. In your great mercy you have given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. May we who have prepared this garden in celebration of his victory be strengthened in faith, know the power of his presence, and rejoice in the hope of eternal glory.   AMEN

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Season: EASTER

Special Services

1st April - Maundy Thursday
9.00 am Holy Eucharist English
4.30 pm Washing of the feet, stripping the Altar of Repose
6.00 pm to
12.00 am
Prayer Vigil - Meditational Stations of the Cross
2nd April   - Good Friday
7.30 am to
8.30 am
Unveiling of the cross and Reproaches
9.00 am to
12 pm
Three hours of Devotion
03rd April – Easter Eve
4.30 pm to
7.00 pm
Kindling of the new fire, Lighting the Paschal Candle, reading of the Prophetic lessons
      Blessing of the font – Easter Vigil
4th April - Easter Sunday
6.45 am Holy Communion
7.45 am Procession and Sung Eucharist
10.30 am Holy Communion and Sermon (Sinhala)

Regular Church Services

Sunday 6.45 AM Holy Eucharist English
7.45 AM Sung Holy Eucharist English
10.30 AM Holy Eucharist Sinhala

Wednesday 9.00 AM Holy Eucharist English

First & third Wednesday of the month 9.00 AM Holy Eucharist,
      Anointing the sick
9.30 AM Prayer Circle
Weekdays: If you desire a service on
weekdays please contact the clergy
on +94 (0)81 220 4050

Bible Studies: If you prefer a Bible study in your area Kindly contact the clergy for arrangements.
Journey Bible Study - every Saturday 1 pm in Church