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LEARNING AND HELPING - A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE FOR YOUNG ASYLUM SEEKERS

LEARNING AND HELPING - A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE FOR YOUNG ASYLUM SEEKERS

Posted on 26 September 2016

Christopher Talbot writes:- “La Côte Anglican Church in Switzerland has been working with asylum seekers in western Switzerland for about 10 years. Almost all of those accommodated in our area and single males. We were greatly encouraged by a two-day visit from Hannah Elwyn of the Refuge...

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FROM POLICE FORCE AND PRISON TO SOUTH TENERIFE

FROM POLICE FORCE AND PRISON TO SOUTH TENERIFE

Posted on 26 September 2016

The Church of Espiritu Santo, Los Gigantes, on the Atlantic island of Tenerife was packed for the Licensing of the new Chaplain, Rev John Poole, by the Archdeaon of Gibraltar, the Venerable Geoff Johnston on Thursday, 15 September 2016. Among the large congregation to welcome Fr John were the Vice ...

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ALL CANINES GREAT AND SMALL

ALL CANINES GREAT AND SMALL

Posted on 24 September 2016

“Our church never looked like this before!” was one response to the first Animal Blessing Service ever at St. Alban's in the Danish capital of Copenhagen on Sunday 11 September. The service was led by Rev Palle Thordal and Licensed Lay Reader Ursula Sonnewald. There were 13 dogs, one do...

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NEW ARCHDEACON OF FRANCE APPOINTED

NEW ARCHDEACON OF FRANCE APPOINTED

Posted on 24 September 2016

After consultations with clergy and laity of the Archdeaconry of France and with other senior colleagues in the diocese Bishop Robert has appointed Canon Meurig Williams to take over as Archdeacon from the beginning of October. The bishop comments; “Overall, the post struck me as highly deman...

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