The 133rd Birth Anniversary of Dr. E. Stanley Jones was Celebrated on 3rd January 2017 at The Sattal Christian Ashram
A Memorial Service was Conducted at his grave site ( Part of his ashes are buried here) Mr. Vijay Patni, Manager Ashram gave a biographical details on E. Stanley Jones and about his life and Vision.
Mr. Pooran Massey (76 yrs) a local resident and Ex Ashram worker shared his experiences with Brother Stanley (That is Dr. E. Stanley Jones was addressed at Ashram) Pooran Massey told that not only his entire family was baptized, but their wedding was also conducted by Stanley Jones, at the Panna Lake side Chapel
Another local resident Mr. Rebadhar (74 Yrs) shared his association with Stanley Jones as a young boy. Being a Hindu Mr. Rebadhar told that Stanley Jones was his role model during his formative years , and continues to be. Mr. Rebhadar also told that how brilliant a swimmer Dr. Jones was.
Apart from him few other people who had met Stanley Jones Shared their experiences.
The Memorial Service was followed by a fellowship lunch. About 45-50 people were present for the occasion. The Christimas celebration for Sattal Estate/Ashram was organized on Wednesday 21st December Around 160-170 People from nearby village Bhowali, Bhimtal, & Nainital gathered at Ashram Fellowship Hall Rev. K.B.Edmond, Pastor In-Charge Methodist Church Bhowali led the Congregation in a Prayer & worship Service. The District Superintendent of Nainital Rev. A.Dani was also present. The message for Christmas was delivered by Rev. Mark Walsh Presbyterian In charge of St. Nicholas Church Nainital
The Service was followed by the Fellowship lunch as the Estate Ashram Tradition small token gift was presented to all the guests by Santa Claus.
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