The Middle East Council of Churches have produced a series of short videos that showcase the way Christmas is joyfully and confidently celebrated in our Middle East region. The first is introduced by our own Canon Andy Thompson and features not just Anglicans but also some of the many hosted groups at St Andrew Abu […]
Please pray of the people of St Martin’s, Sharjah and the Director of Finance.
Bishop Michael is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Canon Dr Andrew Mayes as parish priest and chaplain of St Barnabas Limassol, including St Lazarus Pissouri, and diocesan spirituality adviser. Canon Mayes is currently Rector of East Blatchington and Bishopstone, near Seaford, Sussex, and spirituality adviser in the Diocese of Chichester. His earlier […]
Congratulations to Mrs Angela Murray on being awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. The citation notes her service to charity and community in the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as her service on the Bahrain Anglican Church Council. Angela is well known across the diocese not least for her membership of Bishop’s […]
Please pray for the people of Holy Trinity Church, Dubai and synod’s standing and finance committee.
Christ Church Aden and its integral eye clinic have been cleaned and repainted under the watchful eye of Mansour, our meticulous and devoted local administrator, who also oversaw necessary repairs after the fierce crossfire of recent years. There’s more to do but it’s looking good.
Download Booking Form The Spring Gathering of the Friends of Cyprus and the Gulf will be held again at Launde Abbey near Oakham in Leicestershire. Following the success of our previous visits last we hope that those who were not able to attend will join us […]
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Plays, poems, and hymns were presented by the children and young people of St George’s this Christmas Eve at a packed act of worship. All were welcome including non-Christians. Presents were distributed and, later, food for the poor and needy was served. The youth group was also invited to take their part in a Christmas […]
Please pray for the people of St Paul’s Cathedral, Nicosia.
On Christmas, the angels sang: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men” (Luke 2/14). This is a title for a real and long-term project, achieved by Jesus Christ and should be accomplished in the heart of every one of us to prevail peace in the world. This heavenly […]
Please pray for the people of St Thomas, Al-Ain and the Archdeacon in the Gulf.
St George’s, Baghdad, is filled to overflowing as the faithful celebrate the coming of our Lord during the last week of Advent. Below are pictures of many of the joyful Advent and Christmas celebrations.
The Ministry of Culture honoured The Revd Faiz Jerjes, Chaplain of St George’s, Baghdad, as one of the distinguished personalities of the year 2017 for his role in supporting human rights work in Iraq. The celebration was attended by an audience of people interested in this field.
The church of the Epiphany presented almost twenty candidates for confirmation to Bishop Michael on 8 December 2017 in two joyful ceremonies, one in English, the other in Tamil. They came from a variety of national backgrounds, and the similarly multi-ethnic congregations and clergy pledged to support and pray for them in their life as […]
Please pray for St Andrew’s, Abu Dhabi, and the Archdeacon in Cyprus.
Please pray for the people of Limassol and those being confirmed.
The Bishop of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf, the Rt Revd Michael Lewis, is delighted to announce six new canons of the diocese’s two cathedrals, three to be installed in Bahrain and three in Cyprus. On Friday 23 February 2018 at St Christopher’s Cathedral, Manama, Bahrain, he will confer clerical canonries on the […]
Members of St Christopher’s Cathedral under the musical direction of Sharon Craggs formed a choral group to present an Advent reflection in music, word and a dance by ballet teacher Saskia Cox-Milne.