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British Lay Minister Licensed to Serve in Egypt

James Teller standing alongside Rev Roger Simpson as he is licensed by Archbishop Samy at the altar of the cathedralDr. Samy Fawzy, Archbishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Province of Alexandria, presided over the service of granting a license to James Teller as a British secular servant to serve foreign parishes in Egypt, at All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek.

The Archbishop explained – in a statement issued by the church today – that the tasks of the lay minister include assisting the pastor of the English-speaking church, “Rev. Roger Simpson” in all tasks and matters of the church and worship according to the traditions of the Episcopal/Anglican Church.