Guests from the Anglican Communion Evangelism and Church Growth Initiative visited St Albans Diocese recently (8th March), visiting a number of parishes as well as meeeting the Bishop of Hertford, the Rt Revd Paul Bayes and the Director of Mission, the Revd Canon John Kiddle.??Three parishes hoted the guests while they were here: St Luke?s Watford, St Peter?s Stevenage and St Helen?s Wheathamstead.??The Bishop of Hertford welcomed them, citing the opportunity for us in the Church of England to learn fresh insights about church growth from those whose churches had begun through the missionary expeditions from the Church of England of an earlier age.??Pictured: Roger Bowen and Peter Tindale from St Luke?s Watford, Revd Tim Horlock from St Peter?s Stevenage, Lucy Price from St Helen?s Wheathamstead and Canon John Kiddle. ?Mr Titus Oludotun and Mrs Margaret Kumapayi from Nigeria, where Titus is the Church Mission Society representative, Revd Robert Sihubwa from Zambia, Robert is the Youth Director for the Province of Central Africa. Bishop Paul Bayes, Bishopo of Hertford, Bishop Irfan and Mrs Rosita Jamil from Islamabad, Irfan is the Bishop of Lahore.