Looking Forward is a video presented to Diocesan Synod, 2017.
Substantial progress is being made on the new church of All Saints Musaffah in the parish of Abu Dhabi.
In anticipation of the 15th anniversary of Christ Church, Jebel Ali, Rev’d Tim Heaney and staff make a 240k round-trip tour of the Chaplaincy of Dubai and Sharjah with the Northern Emirates.
Jit, Jayna, Deacon Harry, Rizza, Fr Tim and Royden on tour.
First stop – Holy Trinity, Dubai.
Esther from accounts at Holy Trinity always gives a warm welcome and a big smile.
Ilyn, Sharmini, Ana, Jack, Johnson, Kamran, Melvin, and Fr Harrison of Holy Trinity welcome the visitors from Christ Church.
Next stop – St Martin’s, Sharjah to visit Toms, Antony, Jaya, Fr Drew, Fr Arul Raj, and Fr Daniel Sadiq.
Fr Drew gives the grand tour at St Martin’s followed by lunch.
The Christ Church crew arrives at St Luke’s, Ras Al Khaimah to see Tony, Fr Jon, and Shyam.
Inside St Luke’s, Fr Tim comments, “Wow! I forgot how big this place is!”, for which he is rewarded with extra cake at afternoon tea.
St Luke’s, Ras Al Khaimah is the end of the Line! Now it’s time for the drive back to Jebel Ali.
The Rt Revd Michael Lewis, Bishop in Cyprus and the Gulf, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Very Revd Dr Michael Mbona as parish priest and chaplain of St Paul Kuwait.
Canon Mbona is currently serving as rector and dean of the cathedral of St John the Baptist, Mutare, in the Diocese of Manicaland, Zimbabwe, in the Province of Central Africa. He is also Dean of Mutare and Archdeacon of Mutare Urban, vice-chair of diocesan trustees, and convenor of post-ordination training in Manicaland. He has served in South Africa as well as his native Zimbabwe.
His licensing by the bishop is expected to take place at St Paul Ahmadi in early May.
Please pray for Fr Michael, his wife Christine, and their children Gerald, Reginald, and Ronald.