Awali Anglican Church
Services: Saturdays at 10.00am Holy Communion (Family Service on 1st Sunday of the month)
Within the leafy green setting of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) compound in Awali there is a small church, (shared with the Roman Catholic community) which, on Saturday mornings at 10.00am, is home to what is very much a family community. Some come from the Awali compound, but several people travel from other parts of Bahrain to share in its distinctive informal life. Once a month one of the neighbouring Awali families open their home to the congregation for refreshments, always a happy occasion.
The Dean and Assistant Chaplain of St Christopher’s Cathedral lead services at Awali and, though Anglican in oversight, the church has a rich mix of people from a variety of Christian traditions and everyone is warmly welcome.
Members of the church are invited to join in the wider life of St Christopher’s Cathedral details of which can be found elsewhere on this website and the Churchwarden of Awali serves on the Cathedral Council.
One of the distinctive features of Awali Church is the stained glass window above the altar. It is a copy of the famous picture by Holman Hunt, in both St Paul’s Cathedral and Keble College Oxford, of The Light of The World.
Here I am!
I stand at the door and knock.
If anyone hears my voice and opens the door,
I will go into him and eat with him, and he with me.
We invite you to come and share in our life.