As people of faith it is important that we have clear information on what we are entering into as faith is belief not based on proof. It can be defined as confidence or trust in a person, thing, deity, view, or in the doctrines or teachings of a religion, as well as confidence based on some degree of warrant. The word faith is often used as a synonym for hope, trust, or belief.
During the Annual Business Meeting held during the Amsterdam Conference the Rev George Lane from Manchester Airport and Lord Devraj Singh Saberwal from London Heathrow nominated to fill the one year vacancy for Vice President. The Rev George Lane will fill the position until the next elections in 2015.
Nominations were accepted from the following people for the election to positions on the Board during the New York Conference in 2015:
President – Rev Chester Cook [Atlanta, USA] Rev Pierre de Mareuil, CDG Paris, Rev George Lane Manchester
Vice President - Rev George Lane Manchester, Rev Pierre de Mareuil, CDG Paris, Lord Devraj Singh Saberwal
Media Officer – Fr. Chris Piasta [JFK, USA]
Date: August 19 -24, 2014
Location: Van Der Valk Hotel, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Theme: "The Added Value of the Airport Chaplaincy"
Just on 50 delegates attended the IACAC conference, covering 23 International Airports in 12 countries across UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Australia. Delegates were due from the Democratic Republic of Congo but visas were not obtained in time for the start of the conference.
Please continue to hold in your prayers Sister Marie Louise from Orly Airport, France. Pray that she may make a full recovery. Her colleagues at Orly hold her in great affection and are visiting her as often as possible.
Gabriele Pace from Munich Airport recently had the privilege of baptising of her grandson. She says the baptism of my grandchild was a very happy and blessed day for all of us in our family. This little boy brings us so much brightness in our hearts and souls. It is a big gift of our mighty God for us.
The 49th Annual Conference of the International Association of Civil Aviation Chaplains will be in Paris, France from 23 to 28 August of 2016.
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing will change unless it is faced.
- James Baldwin
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