The Fellowship of Life
a Christian-based vegetarian group founded in 1973



Cathedral Service in commemoration of Elizabeth Wemyss (1816-1910) on November 20th

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The Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals:

Gloucester Cathedral
Special Choral Evensong
Saturday November 20th, 2010
4.30 p.m

Commemorating the centenary anniversary of Mary Elizabeth Wemyss, 1816-1910

She devoted her life and means to righting the wrongs of helpless dumb creatures, and founded the Gloucester and West Gloucestershire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1869.

Sermon by the Revd Dr Martin Henig
on Humans, other Animals and the Environment: problems for Isaiah’s peaceable Kingdom.

Martin Henig was born in 1942 and educated at the Universities of Cambridge, London and Oxford. He lectured in Roman Art at Oxford University, and has written a number of books on the subject. He has had a life-long passion for animals. Apart from being involved with the Three Counties Prayer Group for Animals which convenes in Gloucester Cathedral, he is a founder member of Voice for Ethical Research in Oxford and a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. He is a new vice-president of the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals. He is currently serving as curate in the Benefice of Oseney, West Oxford.

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