Clergy widows enjoy silver service at St Peter’s

Friday June 12th 2009

Canon Kathleen Brown, left, and Bishop Alan with clergy widows and helpers.Clergy widows from across Connor Diocese came together at St Peter’s Church, Belfast, on June 10 for the second annual widows’ tea.

This was hosted by the Rev Canon Kathleen Brown, Chaplain to Clergy Widows, and the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Abernethy, along with a band of helpers.

The ladies enjoyed a sumptuous afternoon tea, served in a real silver pot by Margaret McBeth and friends from St Peter’s.

Following the tea Bishop Alan conducted a service of Holy Communion in the side chapel of St Peter’s, and the lesson was read by the Rev William Taggart.

Enjoying the widows' tea are Canon Kathleen Brown and the Bishop of Connor.Rosemary Kelly, Daphne Murphy and Mary Kingston at the tea party.Bishop Alan serves the tea from a silver teapot!Margaret Wilkinson, Laura Caldwell and Bunty Hawkins at the tea party.

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