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Lecture – The Arab Spring – Its Effects on Christians in the Muslim World

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Guest Lecturer at St. Andrew & St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Catholic Church

March 7.  OnTuesday, March 27, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.,St. Andrews & St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Catholic Church inAlexandria,Virginia, will host a presentation by the Rt. Rev. Julian M. Dobbs, the U.S. Executive Director for the Barnabas Fund, entitled “The Arab Spring – Its Effects on Christians in the Muslim World and the Growth and Challenges of a Resurgent Islam.”  The Barnabas Fund is an international organization that provides financial support to projects which help Christians that are suffering discrimination, oppression and persecution because of their faith.

Rev. Dobbs is Suffragan Bishop and Missioner in the Convocation of Anglicans in North America (CANA), a missionary initiative of theChurchofNigeria(Anglican Communion).  He holds both a Masters and a Licentiate in Theology.  As the founder of the Church and Islam Project in his church, he has developed awareness of persecuted Christians and the challenge of a resurgent Islam.  Bishop Dobbs has traveled internationally and ministered with theSufferingChurchacross six continents includingLaos,Malaysia,Syria,Egypt, andNorth Korea.

Visitors are welcome to attend the free presentation at St. Andrew & St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Catholic Church onMonroe   Avenue(at the corner ofDewitt Avenue) in the Del Ray neighborhood ofAlexandria.  Refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall following Bishop Dobbs’ talk.

St.Andrew & St. Margaret of Scotland, a parish in the Anglican Catholic Church, was established in 1996 following the merger of two Alexandria parishes.  Opportunities for worship, Bible study, and healing are offered throughout the week.  Additional information about the church can be found on its website at:  www.standrewandstmargaret.org.

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