August 1, 2008
To: All parishes in the Gulf Region
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
Loving greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,
Subject: GPCC Activities 2008
Much awaited Bishops election concluded gracefully on 12th July, Bahya India Evangelical Fellowship went well on 26th July, now it is time to plan for following Gulf Parishes collective activities for 2008. I earnestly and honestly thank our loving Lord for his mercy on our Sabha.
Gulf Parishes Conference
11th GPC is planned to be held in Doha Parish during Eid Al Fitr holidays (around 1st Oct) or Eid Al Adha holidays (around 10th Dec) in 2008. Mr. Babu Thomas, Doha Parish secretary must brief their plans without further delay, latest by 15th August 2008.
- Clergy visit – Bahrain Parish nominee
Bahrain parish has nominated an Achen for the visit during 2008 (preferably during the GPC). Awaiting for approval by Sabha authorities.
Rev M G Abrahram & Rev Shaji Alexander
Rev Shaji Alexander (Vicar, Kuwait Parish) visited Parishes in UAE, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain during the period 17th April to 24th May 2008. Rev. M.G. Abraham (Vicar, UAE Parishes) visit to our parishes in Oman, Qatar, Bahrain & Kuwait shall be arranged during Jan/Feb 2009.
I request your earnest prayers and valuable advices for above matters.
Yours in Christ,
For Gulf Parishes Conference Committee
Denny N. Mathai