Gethsemane Gospel Church is situated in Wattala, the outskirts of Colombo. Although the church began with 30 members, church has grown immensely. Now it is a dynamic and growing community of Christian believers: more than 10,000 people are members and around 800 people attend the Sunday morning, which holds 4 services consecutively. The congregation consists of people of all ages, but includes a large number of young families.
Presently, Gethsemane Gospel church has 65 branches on its own, 100 full Time Pastor and 250 co-workers serving under the guidance of Rev.Anton Rajamani.
The Pastor’s strong vision is to raise a church that is enriched with the teaching of the word of God, move members to disciples and plant churches in the many areas that are not yet evangelized in Sri Lanka and abroad.
This church facilitates many programs and services to carry the Gospel message to unreached. In order fulfill the great commission, Gethsemane Gospel Church organizes camps for all age groups, revival meetings and outreach programs all around Sri Lanka, through the ministries mentioned above. In order to accommodate its current activities and to more effectively serve the community, the Church strives to expand the building. With this building project the leadership aims to: provide welcoming access for all users; offer increased room and office space for church programmes and community events; and create a meeting place for community groups and church-based outreach activities.
The church also has taken the initiative to establish an orphanage. This is done with a primary purpose to provide a Christian environment for the abused, neglected and abandoned children. At present there are 8 children.