In Madras, now known as Chennai, the Capital of Tamilnadu in India, the best chosen area, second to none in its beauty is the Sullivan Gardens (presently called as C.I.T. Colony) in Mylapore.
This area which is opposite to the Music Academy at the intersection of Cathedral Road, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai (formerly Edwards Elliots Road) and T.T.K Road (formerly Mowbrays Road), stands the elegant, beautiful and artistically distinct old building is the Good Shepherd Church which was dedicated to the glory of God on 25-01-1899.
This Church was originally part of the Scotland Mission and is following Anglican way of worship in Tamil Language.
Initially it was a functioning as an associate of the Santhome Church (St. Thomas Tamil Church) which is near the Santhome Cathedral a Catholic Church, where one of the great Apostles (St. Thomas) was laid into rest.