Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will welcome the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, to Columbia the weekend of September 6 – 8, 2013 to lead a weekend of celebration on the theme "Worship as Formation."
Trinity Cathedral has hosted two Archbishops of Canterbury in its history.
The position holds special significance for Episcopalians in the U.S. and for 70 million Anglicans worldwide.
Lord Carey was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1991 to 2002.
During his tenure, he presided over several events of significance, including taking part in Princess Diana's funeral in 1997, and his travels around the world make him an international spiritual leader.
Trinity Cathedral has a series of events scheduled for the weekend and invites the community to share in this opportunity to hear and meet this worldwide church leader and winsome preacher.
Saturday, September 7
-Noonday prayer and address by Lord Carey at 1:00pm.
Sunday, September 8
-Lord Carey will preach at the 9:00am and 11:15am Cathedral services.
-Lord Carey will lead an Adult Forum at 10:15am in Averyt Hall on the Power of Anglican Worship in a Global Future.
-Lord Carey will preach for a Hymn Festival at 4:00pm, followed by a reception in Satterlee Hall.
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral is located at 1100 Sumter Street in downtown Columbia, SC.
It was founded in 1812 as a mission church and has grown to be one of the 20th largest congregations in the Episcopal Church. Located across the street from the South Carolina Statehouse, its beautiful campus is anchored by its newly restored sanctuary.
For more information call (803) 461-7312.
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