Visting Speaker: Cannon Andrew White
We have the privilege of welcoming Cannon Andrew White today.
The Reverend Canon Dr Andrew White currently serves as Ambassador to Jerusalem Middle East Reconciliation International (Jerusalem MERIT) and continues to speak and teach in various contexts as a respected author, lecturer and academic fellow of various leading universities, an Anglican priest and an internationally-renowned global peacemaker.
As well as being the president of various organisations, Canon White is the founder of a school in Bethlehem and a primary, middle and senior school for Iraqi refugee children in Amman. His foundation also runs a community-based medical clinic and relief programme which supports the Iraqi refugee community who suffered persecution by ISIS and currently reside in Amman.
As well as directing extensive relief programmes and pastoral work, Canon White continues to engage in the work of interfaith reconciliation and conflict resolution, facilitating dialogues between religious and political leaders both within the Middle East and around the globe. Whilst his main work is currently based in Jordan and Jerusalem, Canon White continues to travel extensively, particularly in the UK and the USA where he speaks, advises and lectures at various educational, academic, political and religious forums.