Archbishop attends 50th anniversary Evensong
Wednesday, 15th June 2016
The Archbishop of Canterbury attended Evensong to mark the 50th anniversary of the Anglican Centre in Rome at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 14th June.
The Welcome was given by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, who also pronounced the Blessing.
The Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham and Roman Catholic Co-Chair of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, read the first lesson from 1 Samuel 3: 1-10.
The Most Reverend Dr David Moxon KNZM, Director, The Anglican Centre in Rome, former Primate of New Zealand and Anglican Co-Chair of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, read the second lesson from Ephesians 4: 1-16.
Intercessions were led by The Reverend Paul Arbuthnot, Minor Canon and Sacrist, and said by: The Reverend Marcus Walker, Associate Director, The Anglican Centre in Rome; Bridget Moss, UK Development Officer, The Anglican Centre in Rome; The Venerable Andrew Tremlett, Canon in Residence; Sodiq Abioye, Anglican Centre in Rome young supporter, St John the Divine, Kennington, Diocese of Southwark; The Reverend Roxanne Hunte, Anglican Centre Diocesan Representative, Croydon Episcopal Area, Diocese of Southwark and The Right Reverend Dr Stephen Platten, Chairman of Governors, The Anglican Centre in Rome.