hostage Terry Waite to speak in Burnham on Wednesday night
Middle East hostage Terry Waite will be visiting Burnham-On-Sea
this week where to give a talk about his experiences.
Wednesday evening Terry, one time Archbishop's envoy to the Middle
East, will speak at St Andrews Church in Burnham.
all the modern issues around migrants and refugees, he will have
much to say about the context of the present situation in the
light of its historic situation," says the Vicar of St Andrews
Church, Rev'd Graham Witts.
will be a wonderful evening to hear from someone who was and is
intimately concerned for the Middle East."
will be speaking about his own experience and the modern situation
what we see daily on our screens and in the papers."
evening, which is free, starts at 7.30pm and during the interval
there will be a chance to buy a copy of Terrys latest book
and have it signed by the author.
will also be a chance for local residents to join the 'Friends
of St Andrews Scheme' to support the maintenance of this
will be a retiring collection for St Andrews Church and
Hostage UK, a charity of which Terry Waite is a patron.
Thursday morning, the Bishop of Bath & Wells, the Rt. Revd
Peter Hancock will conduct a special service of Holy Communion
to mark the 700th anniversary of the church and all that is good
in the life of the present congregation, including a collection
for a refugee camp in Calais.
you were at Folk in the Park last Sunday you will have witnessed
the Assistant Curate, the Revd Sharon Eldergill, enjoying the
brilliant events there.