Norfolk Branch Programme and other information – Everyone is welcome to CCJ events but sometimes
numbers have to be limited and then priority will be given to branch members.
[CCJ] are delighted to announce that The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin, Bishop of Glendalough and Primate of Ireland since 2011 has agreed to address CCJ’s AGM at the launch of [their] 75th anniversary year. They say, We hope to see as many members as possible at this AGM., which is CCJ’s 75th anniversary year. The AGM is on October 17th 2017, at St John’s Wood Synagogue in London. 11:00 a.m. Members meeting Sandwich lunch 13:00 p.m. CCJ AGM
The Most Revd Dr Michael Geoffrey St Aubyn Jackson, has been Archbishop of Dublin, Bishop of Glendalough and Primate of Ireland since 2011.
He was ordained a deacon in 1986 and a priest in 1987. His first pastoral appointment was as a curate at Zion Parish, Dublin, and he also lectured at Trinity College, Dublin and the Church of Ireland Theological College (now Institute). His next appointment was as College Chaplain at Christ Church, Oxford, from 1989 to 1997. He returned to Ireland and served as the Incumbent of St Fin Barre’s Union and Dean of Cork, from 1997 to 2002. He was elected Bishop of Clogher in November 2001 and consecrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh on 6 March 2002. On 2 February 2011, he was elected Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough.
Archbishop Jackson has held many positions in the Church of Ireland. He plays an active role in the wider Anglican Communion, especially in the areas of ecumenism and inter-faith dialogue.
Tuesday 2nd November at 7.30 for 8.00p.m. in Prior’s Hall, Norwich Cathedral
THE ARAB CITIZENS OF ISRAEL
On the 100th anniversary of The Balfour Declaration, Elizabeth Harris-Sawczenko,
national director of the CCJ, will speak on “The Arab Citizens of Israel”. Elizabeth
has broad experience of working across faiths in education and social change.
Elizabeth lived in Israel for twenty years where she was Director of an
interfaith and social justice organisation in Jerusalem. More recently, Elizabeth
served as Public Affairs Director at the Board of Deputies of British Jews. She
also serves as trustee of the Abraham Fund Initiatives, which promotes the rights
of Christian and Muslim Arab citizens of Israel. Entry £4.00 to include
refreshments on arrival, so that members of the Cathedral congregation for the All
Souls service will be able to join us for the talk.
Please note: Prior’s Hall is the white building on the right as you approach the
SOUTH door of the Cathedral.
Tuesday, 5th December at 3 p.m. a BIRTHDAY TEA PARTY in the synagogue hall
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding
of the Council of Christians and Jews. Our guest
of honour will be Rev. Canon Andrew White,
known as the “Vicar of Baghdad” for his
reconciliation work in the Middle East. Rev.
Canon White set up the Foundation for Relief and
Reconciliation in the Middle East; he is an
immensely popular speaker, which is why we may
need to limit numbers so please telephone Bee if
you would like to come (and you’d be foolish not
to) on 01603 810400. Entry £4.00 to include
delicious birthday cake.
Wednesday, 13th December at 7.30 p.m. in the House of Prayer, Fishergate
CHRISTMAS AND CHANUKAH CELEBRATION.
During our annual Christmas and Chanukah
celebration Marsha Parker will explain the festival of
Chanukah and light the chanukiah. Marsha teaches
at Norwich Synagogue and is on the education board
of the Jewish Board of Deputies. Then Bishop David
Gillett will speak on “Christmas in Art – an illustrated
glimpse through the massive pictorial archive – from
the sublime to the really silly”. David is a member of
the Norfolk branch committee and advisor on
interfaith matters to the Bishop of Norwich. There will
be the usual seasonal refreshments of mulled wine,
mince pies and loads of latkes! Entry £4.00
Friday, 26th January 2018 at 11 a.m. the annual
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL SERVICE
By kind invitation of the Dean and Chapter, this service will again be held in Norwich Cathedral on behalf of
the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Norwich. The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has chosen as
the 2018 theme for the commemoration, “The Power of Words”. As is customary in Norwich, this branch
of the Council of Christians and Jews will assist the Lord Mayor and the Dean and Chapter in arranging the
Please come and support all our speakers.
For further information on any of the CCJ events, please e-mail email@example.com or telephone 01603 810400