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capturing the moment
    African Food

    The African and Asian food stall was very popular

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    Customers queuing for bargains on the beautiful Christmas Decorations Stall.

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    Lynne and Nefeli on the Tea Stall

    Artwork

    Entries for our first ever Christmas Card Competition

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    The standard was very high

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    We had over 140 cards sent in

    African Food

    The African and Asian food stall was very popular

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    Customers queuing for bargains on the beautiful Christmas Decorations Stall.

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    Lynne and Nefeli on the Tea Stall

    Fr Christmas Bazaar news

    Fr Christmas arrives at the Bazaar at Aegli Zappiou

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    I wonder what H.E. The British Ambassador is asking Fr Christmas to bring her for Christmas?!

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    The Ladies on the refreshments stall always serving up delicious food.

    Graduation news

    Congratulations to Alice and Sylvester, (second and third from left) on their recent graduation from Bible College.

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    Alice Rabby Karanja on her graduation day

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    Sylvester on his Graduation Day

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    The gardens of the Kokotos Winery where weddings and events are held

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    Everyone enjoyed a delicious lunch generously donated by members of the congregation

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    After lunch we danced the afternoon away until, reluctantly, it was time to leave.

    Our grateful thanks, as always, to Kokotos Winery and Anne Kokotos for her continued support and generosity towards St Paul’s.

    click here for more information about the Kokotos Winery

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    Looking out over the Kokotos vineyards during our Harvest Thanksgiving Service

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    Congregation and Vineyard owners mingled over a glass (or two) of wine after the service

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    Members of the congregation enjoying the Wine Tasting so generously supplied by Anne Kokotos after the Harvest Festival Service

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    Revd. Dr Rowan Williams with H E Kate Smith the British Ambassador

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    Revd. Dr Rowan Williams poses for a picture with Scola Cantorum after Sunday’s Evensong

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    Tuesday Evening’s lecture and discussion at St Philothea House in Plaka.

    Participants (L-R) were:
    His Eminence Metropolitan Gabriel of New Ionia and Philadelphia
    Dr Niki Tsironi, National Hellenic Research Foundation (who chaired the discussion)
    The Rt Rev Dr Rowan Williams(who introduced some themes from his book, Being Human)
    Mr Costa Carras, founder of Elliniki Etairia (Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage)
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    Revd. Leonard Doolan with H E Kate Smith the British Ambassador

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    Revd Dr Rowan Williams with Mary Taylor who had recently celebrated her 98th Birthday

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    Revd. Dr Rowan Williams enjoying the wine supplied by Kokotos Winery

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    Revd. Dr Rowan Williams presided over the Sunday Liturgy during his 5 day visit to Athens.

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    The Altar party on the steps of St Paul’s after the service

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    Revd. Dr Rowan Williams poses for pictures with the children of St Paul’s

    pictures courtesy of Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Fr James and Children from Byron sheltering under the tree

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    Fr James blesses the new Mulberry Tree

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    Fr James places the plaque from Byron School underneath the newly planted tree

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    Children from Byron School help plant a Mulberry Tree in the Garden of St Paul’s to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War 1

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    The plaque presented by Byron School

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    Byron school hold a short memorial service at St Paul’s.

    Refreshments gal

    The Spring Bazaar Refreshment stall is always packed with delicious food.

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    “Raisin Bun” overseas the proceedings at the Spring Bazaar

    Preserves

    Our resident Jam-making supremo Jane Mandalios with her home-made jams and preserves

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    Roll up roll up and win a lovely prize at our Tombola

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    Fr James, the Wardens and Bazaar Coordinator enjoying a drink in the heat of the day

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    Our new Church Warden, Trevor Kamuzonde sets out his stall for the Spring Bazaar!

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    Jesus’ tomb constructed in the Church garden by the children

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    Easter vigil at St Paul’s

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    Christ is risen! Christos Anesti!

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    Beautiful flowers celebrating Mothering Sunday at St Paul’s

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    Mothers’ Day Flowers provided by Shirley Poulakis and distributed by two young ladies from our Junior Church.

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    The younger members of our congregation enjoy the refreshments after the service!

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    Bishop Robert cuts the Vassilopitta

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    Lynne Doolan finds the Lucky Coin in her piece of cake!

    thanks to Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy  for these lovely photographs

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    Peace Gal

    thanks to Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy  for these lovely photographs

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    Luke Fam Gal

    thanks to Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy  for these lovely photographs

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    Bishop Robert takes Sarah through her Baptismal vows

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    Bishop Robert baptises Sarah

    3 Ladies Gal

    thanks to Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy  for these lovely photographs

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    Bishop Robert presided over the Sunday Liturgy

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    Church Wardens and members of the choir line up prior to the service

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    Bishop Robert, Fr James and Deacon Chris Saccali on the Altar during the service

    thanks to Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy  for these lovely photographs

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    Bishop Robert gives a speech at a reception held by Apostoli

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    Bishop Robert and Metropolitan Gavriel greet each other at the Apostoli Reception

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    L – R: Fr Leonard; Metropolitan Bishop Gavriel; H E Kate Smith the British Ambassador; The Rt. Revd. Bishop Robert; Revd. Duncan Dormor Secretary General of USPG, Deacon Chris Saccali

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    First quiz evening of the year

    Quiz 5 Gal

    Home made Vassilopitta

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    Fr Leonard cuts the cake

    thanks to Jean Mertzanakis for these lovely photographs

    Angels Gal.

    Three of the Angels from our Christmas Nativity play.

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    Our Christmas Nativity Tableaux.  All costumes designed and produced by our very talented Lynne Doolan.

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    Two Tiny Angels after the play.

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    The German Ambassador to Athens lays a wreath at the German War Cemetery, Dionysos-Rapentosa.

    Guests news

    Representatives of many nations stood in the pouring rain to remember those who had died

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    Fr Leonard was among several  Clergy invited to be present.

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    Luke Bryant reads his Harvest Poem

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    Everyone got up to dance after lunch

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    Our ‘young vines’

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    The beautiful grounds of the Kokotos Winery

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    The wines of the Kokotos Winery accompanied our buffet lunch

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    Many people contributed to the buffet lunch

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    Dried and canned goods were brought as offerings for the Sisters of Mercy

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    Everyone queued for a wine tasting after the service

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    Fr James enjoying his first Harvest Festival in Greece

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    Many Honoured guests were present at Fr James’ Licensing

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    Church Warden, Nigel Daniels, greets Fr James on behalf of the congregation

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    A member of ‘Apostoli’, the charitable arm of the Orthodox Church greets Fr James

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    Fr. Bjorn, far right,  the priest of the Swedish Lutheran Church who use St Paul’s Athens for their worship twice a month, was also present

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    Archimandrite Ignatios who is the Ecumenical Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Church in Greece, greets Fr James

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    H.E. Kate Smith, the British Ambassador was present at Fr James’ Licensing

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    Performed at St Paul’s on Tuesday 2nd October 2018

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    An ensemble from Germany with a choir of 30 persons and an orchestra of 10

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    The youngest member of our congregation getting in some bell-ringing practice!

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    “Here, pull on this rope”!

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    Did I just make that sound?

    Prince Charles laid a wreath

    The Wreath for Prince Charles

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    Prince Charles & the Duchess of Cornwall chat to Veterens

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    A view of the Cemetery

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    C&C Visitors Book
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    Work from our Sunday School

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    Some of the Children’s work

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    The prayer corner in the Swedish Centre

    The Easter Clergy

    Easter at St Paul’s

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    Lillies on the altar

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    The prayer corner in the Swedish Centre

    Easter flowers on the altar of St Paul's

    Beautiful Easter Flowers

    New Project

    Lillies on the steps of the altar

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    The flowers enhanced the beauty of the Church

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    A new edition to the Ministerial Team!

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    He made his second appearance during the service on Mothering Sunday!

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    Meet Pontius Parrot!

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    Flowers distributed to the Ladies on Mothering Sunday at St Paul’s

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    Prayer card given out during the Mothering Sunday service

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    Flowers for Mothering Sunday

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    Community Connect Northern Suburbs
    New Year’s first meeting

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    Community Connect Northern Suburbs
    New Year’s first meeting

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    Community Connect Northern Suburbs
    New Year’s first meeting

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    Community Connect Northern Suburbs
    New Year’s first meeting

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    Community Connect Northern Suburbs
    New Year’s first meeting

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    Community Connect Northern Suburbs
    New Year’s first meeting

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    Children’s Church
    Work of our children

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Jean Mertzanakis

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    Children’s Church
    Work of our children

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Jean Mertzanakis

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    Emmanuel, the church’s gardener,
    celebrating the first sign of spring

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Jean Mertzanakis

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    Community Connect Athens
    First meeting in 2018

    Cutting the traditional Vassilopita.

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    Community Connect Athens
    First meeting in 2018

    Anne finds one of the two lucky Golden Coins.

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    Community Connect Athens
    First meeting in 2018

    Sasha finds the other lucky Golden Coin.

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    Christmas at St Paul’s
    The feast of the Epiphany

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Jean Mertzanakis

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    Christmas at St Paul’s
    The feast of the Epiphany

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Jean Mertzanakis

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    Christmas at St Paul’s
    The feast of the Epiphany

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Jean Mertzanakis

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    Christmas at St Paul’s
    Nativity Play

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    Christmas at St Paul’s
    Nativity Play

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    Christmas at St Paul’s
    Nativity Play

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Caroline Daniels

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    64th Christmas Bazaar
    26th November 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Remembrance Sunday at St Paul’s

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    Harvest Festival 2017

    Photographs kindly taken by Mr. Christopher Ambatzi-Crecy

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    The Induction of the Revd. Canon Leonard Wallace Doolan

    Photographs kindly taken by Ms Penny Brotzaki

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    Celebrating Palm Sunday 2017 at St Paul’s Anglican Church Athens, Apr 2017

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    Celebrating Palm Sunday 2017 at St Paul’s Anglican Church Athens, Apr 2017

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    Celebrating Palm Sunday 2017 at St Paul’s Anglican Church Athens, Apr 2017

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    From Cheltenham to St. Paul’s Athens, Oct 2015

    On 4th October, we were very pleased to welcome Fr Michael Garland and 15 members of his Parish of St. Mary’s Church, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, UK, who had been on a tour around Greece following St. Paul’s footsteps.

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    John Kittmer at St. Paul’s Athens, Sep 2015

    British Ambassador to Greece John Kittmer greets Fr Malcolm after a service.

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    Refugee crisis, Athens, Sep 2015

    British church representatives of all denominations travelled to Greece to witness first hand the plight of thousands of refugees. Here at the dinner organized by Fr Malcolm on Athens.

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    From Nairobi to St. Paul’s, Athens, Sep 2015

    The Rt Rvd Timothy Bishop Ranji Mbuthia of the Anglican Diocese of Mt Kenya South in Nairobi in the garden of St. Paul’s.

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    From Nairobi to St. Paul’s Athens, Sep 2015

    Members of the Anglican Diocese of Mt Kenya South in Nairobi in front of the gates of St. Paul’s.

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    From Malaysia to St. Paul’s Athens, Sep 2015

    The Anglican Church of St. Paul’s in Athens plays host to many visitors from all over the world. From Malaysia, Mr Piang Kian Yap & Ms Foong Sin Lai joined us in our regular Sunday Worship on Sep 13.

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    From Cirencester to St. Paul’s Athens, Sep  2015

    For the first two Sundays of September, we welcomed to St. Paul’s the Rev. Canon Leοnard Doolan, vicar of Cirencester, in Gloucester, whilst Fr Malcolm and Olga, his wife, took a well-earned break from parish duties.

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    Refugee crisis, Athens, Aug 2015 

    Distribution of sandwiches by Captain Polis Pandelidis of the Salvation Army and Fr Malcolm to Afghan migrants in Pedion Areos in central Athens.

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    Baptism at St. Paul’s Athens. Jul 2015

    Fr Malcolm with the Munachi family after the baptism of Munachi Abigail.

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    Bay of Hydra, Jul 2015

    Fr Malcolm officiates at the wedding celebration of Pierre-Marie and Clementine Touton in Hydra town among 150 guests from the world over.