Westminster Abbey to host service to celebrate Christians in the Middle East


Embrace the Middle East is delighted to have been involved in preparations for this special service, an initiative of the Dean and Canons of Westminster Abbey, and we are thrilled to extend an invitation to all Embrace supporters.

A service to celebrate the contribution of Christians in the Middle East

Westminster Abbey, London
Tuesday 4 December 2018
5pm - 6pm

The service will celebrate the contribution of the Christian communities of the Middle East; acknowledging their suffering, celebrating their endurance and sense of hope and marking their faithful witness and service to communities throughout the region.

The Most Rev Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, will be preaching. Patriarchs and church leaders from across the region will be present, alongside people from their communities living in the UK.

We would love you to be there and to join with many Embrace supporters and help fill the Abbey on this special occasion.

You can book your free tickets here and find all the essential information you’ll need to know to attend the event on the Westminster Abbey website.

  • Tickets are free but must be booked in advance via the Westminster Abbey website above.
  • Up to 4 tickets per booking.
  • Doors open 4pm and everyone to be seated by 4.45pm.
  • Security at this event will be high and those attending will need to bring photographic ID matching the names on tickets and printed copies of tickets.

Please do drop us an email at info@embraceme.org to let us know you are planning to attend the event.

If you need any help please call our friendly Supporter Care Team on 01494 897950.

The start of the Advent season is a special time to celebrate Middle East Christians’ important contribution to their region’s diversity. We do hope to see you there.