The Recce team comprises of Canon David Porter; the Chief of Staff of Lambeth Palace, Rev. Dr. William Adam; the Ecumenical Adviser of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Ms. Everarda Slabbekoorn, the Secretary to the Archbishop, arrived in Bangalore on 24th January 2019 afternoon to look at the possibilities of the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury to South India in September 2019.
Apart from the warm hospitality extended to them from the Bishop Rt. Rev. Prasana Kumar Samuel and the officers of the Diocese visits to St Mark's Cathedral, Bishop Cotton Boys School and UTC were scheduled accordingly. Rev. Solomon Paul, the Director of the Department of Youth in the CSI Synod, accompanied the team in Bangalore.
The team was also invited to attend the graduation ceremony of the Bishop Cotton Girls School where they were officially welcomed by the Diocese.
Rev. Solomon Paul,
Director, Department of Youth, CSI Synod