Pastor Rachel completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Master of Science in Journalism and Science Communication. She also went on to finish her Diploma in Theology from the City Harvest Church, School of Theology, Singapore.
Raised in a Pastor’s family, Rachel on completing her studies joined New Life Ministries as a full-time worker where her father Rev. Dudley Thangiah serves as Senior Pastor. As pastor she was in-charge of a Satellite Church and also took care of the Bible classes, youth group for girls etc.
Rachel joined the FGAG pastoral team in 2014 and is the Pastor responsible for the Children’s Church. She is gifted with a melodious voice and often leads worship in the Tamil Services. She is also an eloquent translator and helps translating for guest speakers. Her desire is to be an instrument in God’s Hand, to touch, mould and fill the children, so that they rise up and shine for His glory in this world.
Rachel and her very empathetic and caring husband John Kenneth Finny, a Software Engineer at HCL are blessed with a beautiful daughter, a real bundle of joy, Janie Kezia who is just over 2 years old.