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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.