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Rev canon Hall Speers and Sarah
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Former missionaries Rev canon and Mrs Samuel Hall Speers invite Bishop Roger Jaomalaza to preach in London
 
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February 10, 2008

[Diocese of Antsiranana - Indian Ocean] Former missionaries in Madagascar, the Rev Canon Samuel Hall Speers and his wife Sarah welcomed Bishop Roger Chung Jaomalaza to their church in London. Bishop Roger was invited to preach at the two churches St. John the Baptist, Chipping Barnet and St. Peter's, Arkley. On this first Sunday of Lent the readings were on the temptations of Jesus in the desert and howJresponded to these situations. Bishop Roger stressed the need to be proactive as the Word of God inspires us to go forward in our life.
Rev. Hall and his family were missionaries in the Diocese of Antananarivo from 1977 to 1987. He was the Rector of the theological college at Ambatoharanana for 10 years and also founded the Community of the Servants of Jesus Christ (Ny Fikambanan' ny Mpanompovavin' I Jesoa Kristy).