April 13, 2009
bishop welcomed during visit to Burnham-On-Sea
African bishop was the VIP guest at a Burnham-On-Sea church on
Easter Sunday (April 12th).
Andrew Proud was in town during a three month visit to the UK
and he read the sermon during Sunday's service at St Andrew's
is the Bishop of the Horn of Africa giving him leadership
of the Anglican Church covering Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somaliland
of my key aims during my UK visit is to raise awareness of the
terrible hunger problems being suffered by 16 million people in
the horn of Africa - they need urgent help," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
the next few months I am visiting many churches across the UK
to raise support and awareness. It was really good to be a part
of the Easter service in Burnham - you have a very warm community
Andrew is staying with long-time friend and St Andrew's Church
vicar Rev Graham Witts during his visit. Sunday's service also
included a christening.
are Rev Graham Witts and Bishop Andrew Proud outside Burnham-On-Sea's
St Andrew's Church on Sunday