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23 Apr 2018

Welcome to new Team Chaplain in Costa Blanca

On Monday over 100 people assembled to welcome Fr Don Witts and his wife Doreen. Fr Don was licensed as the new Team Chaplain in the Costa Blanca Anglican Chaplaincy. He has pastoral responsibility for the congregations in Albir, Alfaz del Pi and El Campello.

The beautiful service was conducted by The Rev David Waller, Area Dean, at the Norwegian Seafarers’ Church in Albir. The full complement of clergy joined and took part in this service, and representatives from all 8 worship centres in this enormous parish gave symbols of welcome to Don.

Many were wowed by the Chaplaincy Singers, who also enhanced the music throughout the service.

Symbols of welcome were presented during the service, given by representatives of each church, of the parish as a whole, and by our Norwegian Lutheran host priest in Albir. Hers was a symbol of ecumenism: