Retirement Service for three
Christian Ministry Staff
A RETIREMENT Recognition Service for three Christian Ministry Staff (CMS) was held on Nov 21, the third day of the Conference Session.
Towards the end of the service, Ms Grace Kwee, Mrs Sheila Dhamaratnam and Mrs Billie Masillamoney received a gift each from TRAC President Rev Wee Boon Hup.
Ms Kwee started as the pioneer Christian Ministry Staff in 1970. In these 38 years, she had served in Methodist Girls’ School, Paya Lebar MGS, Geylang MGS, Anglo-Chinese School (Junior), Anglo-Chinese Junior College, ACS (Barker Road) and ACS (Independent).
Mrs Dhamaratnam joined the school ministry as a CMS in 1981and served for nine years with Fairfield Methodist School, Geylang MGS, MGS, Paya Lebar MGS and ACS (Barker Road). Before 1982 she had served mainly in the area of Christian education in Malaysia and Singapore since 1966. In 1989, she became Director of Christian Education and Discipleship and Nurture for TRAC.
Mrs Masillamoney began her ministry as a CMS in 1986. For the past 20 years, she had served with ACS (Barker Road) and ACS (Primary). Since 2006 she has served with The Third Place in its work with Outram Secondary School. She was the pioneer principal of Barker Road Methodist Church Kindergarten from 1967 to 1977 and principal of Marymount Kindergarten from 1976 to 1986.
Recognised for their long service and commitment, from left, Ms Kwee, Mrs Dhamaratnam and Mrs Masillamoney.