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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


COMMITTEE MEETING - 27 February 2018

Grants Given

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

Language tuition for four Chaplains and two spouses.

Grant Applications

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

3 July 2018

Applications to be sent to the Honorary Secretary by 8 June 2018.



Friends' Annual Service 2018

15 September 2018 (tbc) and further details in due course.

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