8th of May 1816 is considered an important day in the history of Church Missionary Society. It is this day, the first Missionary from England arrived in Thiruvananthapuram the erstwhile princely state Travancore.
Rev. Thomas Norton set the activity rolling by assembling the Europeans predominantly settled in and around Alappuzha and conducting holy service commune In sync with this, missionary activities were also initiated in Cochin under the able guidance of Rev.Dawson and Kottayam was managed by Benjamin Bailey and Henry Baker.
Listed here are those committed missionaries who selflessly contributed to the spread of CMS and goodwill for the society.