On 17 th October our chaplain, Canon Dr. Leslie Nathaniel, was licensed as Archdeacon of the East, Germany and Northern Europe by the Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe, The Rt Revd Dr Robert Innes.
The ceremony was held in Holy Trinity Cathedral, Brussels during the concluding Eucharist to the annual Bishop’s Council for which members from around the Diocese had gathered.
Father Leslie takes up his new responsibilities with immediate effect.
There will be an opportunity to bid him farewell on Sunday, November 17. He will be the celebrant and preacher at this Eucharist at 10.30 in our English Church, St Thomas à Becket. We hope many friends will be able to be present.
We will miss Father Leslie, but pray for God’s rich blessings on this challenging ministry.
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Dear Father Leslie,
It was indeed a privilege and pleasure to have known you here in Hamburg. I and my wife Meike wish you and your wife Julie good fortune and happiness going forward, our loss someone else’s gain.
Peter & Meike.
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