Bishop Michael is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Kent Middleton to be parish priest and chaplain of St Luke Ras al Khaimah and St Nicholas Fujairah within the Chaplaincy and Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates. Fr Kent is at present curate and assistant priest of St Paul’s Cathedral Nicosia. A South […]
“The Gulf Churches Fellowship (GCF) met during January 15th and 16th at St Andrew’s Church, Abu Dhabi to discuss and release a signed declaration affirming the commitment of the church to religious freedom, interfaith dialogue and practical care for vulnerable guest workers”. Download Declaration
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Please pray for Mission to Seafarers, Bahrain and for effective communication across the diocese.
“The Gulf Churches Fellowship (GCF) met during January 15th and 16th at St Andrew’s Church, Abu Dhabi to discuss and release a signed declaration affirming the commitment of the church to religious freedom, interfaith dialogue and practical care for vulnerable guest workers”. In a separate event, the church leaders were hosted by Sheikh Nahayan at his majlis where […]
On Saturday, 27 January, Bishop Michael ordained Zhu Peijin to the priesthood at St Paul’s church in Ahmadi, Kuwait. Peijin came to Christ in Kuwait and was baptised at St Paul’s. She studied theology in Singapore and has been active in leading the Mandarin-language worship stream of St Paul’s for many years. She will continue […]
Please pray for the people of Paphos and the Diocesan Director of Ordinands.
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.