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FRIENDS' ANNUAL SERVICE - 2019

The 2019 Friends' Annual Service will be held on Saturday, 28 September 12 noon  at St Mark's Church, Regent's Park, London.  Bishop Robert Innes will preside and Bishop Edward Holland will preach. The service will be followed by a light buffet lunch.  Pre-registration for lunch is essential.  Lunch Registration Form

Here are some photos from the 2018 Annual Service & Lunch at St Mark's Church, Regent's Park, London:

 

 


COMMITTEE MEETING - 16 July 2019

Grants Given

The Friends’ Committee were pleased to approve grants to support the following:

Language tuition for one Chaplain.
The Diocese in Europe CEMES (Church of England Ministry Experience Scheme) for 2020.

Grant Applications

The date of the next meeting at which applications for grants can be considered is:

25 February 2020

Applications to be sent to the Honorary Secretary four weeks in advance of the meeting.

 

 

BISHOP GEOFFREY'S FUNERAL & FUNERAL SERMON - 5 JULY 2017

On Wednesday 5 July, 2017 the Bishop of Chichester Martin Warner presided over the funeral at Chichester Cathedral of The Right Reverend Dr Douglas Geoffrey Rowell, former Bishop of the Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe. The former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams attended along with senior church representatives from Turkey and the Middle East.
Picture by Christopher Ison at Chichester Cathedral

The text of Archbishop Rowan's sermon in the Solemn Requiem for Bishop Geoffrey Rowell can be found here - Sermon by the Right Reverend Dr Rowan Williams

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