A benefit for the Christ & St. Luke’s 2025 Choir Tour and Pilgrimage
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This fall we are thrilled to welcome one of the premier Christian leaders in the world, The Very Rev. Dr. Robert Willis, Dean Emeritus of Canterbury Cathedral to Christ & St. Luke’s. Dean Robert served as the Dean of Canterbury Cathedral from 2001-2022 and during that time oversaw the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and its many schools, ministries, and programs. He and his partner, Fletcher Banner, also achieved notoriety during the Covid-19 pandemic for their daily broadcasts of Morning Prayer from around their home and gardens, providing people across the world with a spiritual anchor in a time of fear, isolation, and uncertainty.
As a part of his visit with us, Dean Robert will be joining us on Saturday, October 21, for an evening fundraising event to benefit scholarship aid for our 2025 UK Choir Tour and Pilgrimage (which includes a week in residence at Canterbury Cathedral as well as St. Paul’s Cathedral, London).
Dean Willis will offer his insights on the spiritual and historical importance of Canterbury as well as share stories from his tenure as Dean of the Cathedral. Fr. Noah will discuss with Dean Willis and his partner Fletcher about his life, his writings, and their travels since retirement. There will be time for questions from the audience as well.
We are excited to share the following details of the event and information about how you can purchase tickets:
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
5:00–5:30 p.m. Arrival (complementary valet parking is provided)
5:30-6:30 p.m. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres (catering by Omar’s Carriage House)
6:30-8:00 p.m. Talk and conversation with Dean Willis
8:00 p.m. Depart
Location: Rendezvous Norfolk
2729 Bowdens Ferry Rd, Norfolk, VA 23508
Map and directions link below
Price: $125 per person (includes wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and catering by Omar’s Carriage House.)
Tickets may be purchased online (below) or in-person after church services. Limited tickets available.
If you are unable to attend but would still like to donate, please click here and select the “Robert Willis fund” to donate to the Choir Tour Scholarship Fund.
Registration for this event is now closed.
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