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General Information
Co-ordinates Latt 025 17 N, Long 055 20 E
Phone code Country code 971, City code 4, Exit code 00
Police 999, Fire 997, Ambulance 998 or 999
UTC offset + 4
Summer time N/A
Measurements Metric
Electricity supply 220 V ac and 3 pin UK plug (French 2 pin will work).
Weather Summer - extremely hot from min 30 to max 50. Winter - very pleasant, min around 20, max around 25


What’s on?
Welcome to Dubai books


Things to do

Check out the net tours "Welcome book" Phn: 04 666-655, fax: 668-662, email:  

Dubai interests include...
. Spice and gold shops
. 24 hour cheap tailoring services
. Sharjah 15 mins away, and Abu Dhabi to the south
. Shop at malls like Bur Juman, Larrcy Plaza, Deira and Wafi Centre
. Forget the electonics and computers - cheaper in Singapore.
. Camel market and Buraimi oasis
. Dune bashing and sand surfing
. Bedouin camp overnight

For lunch try the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, where water sports are also readily available. Taxi fares in Dubai are cheap and the lunch food prices at the resort very reasonable. There is an amazing off-shore hotel 1000 ft high attached to the hotel. Email:   Phn: 971 4 272 480-000. Fax: 482-273.

Crew rates at the Sheraton Dubai are available for vacations and are around USD $60 per night, depending on availability. Phn: 971 4 281-1111, Fax: 213-468.


Church and Mission
United Christian Church of Dubai
Latest update Jan 1999
Characteristics International and inter-denominational charismatic
Address Dubai Evangelical Christian Cente (DECC) in Jebel Ali church ground.
Church Web site n/a
Contacts Pastor: (4) 344-0828
Office: (4) 344-2509 and 344-1995 (Pastor)

Service times . Friday 0830 and 1000
. Arab evangelical Fri 1100
. Indian Fellowship 1900
. Sunday 1900 hrs
. Ring for mid week meetings, Mon and Tue.
Language English
Transport Taxi - about Dh 25 from city. Note: the drivers are not good map readers!


Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Latest update Jam 1999
Characteristics No info as yet... but this is a large operation for many nationalities and fellowships.
Address Well known area to the south of the city near the Wafi Centre in Oud Metha Road (Budget map ref: E4).
Church Web site n/a
Contacts Chaplain: Dennis Gurney, Phn: 370-247
Asst Chaplain: Bill Atkins, phn: 357-530
Service times Sun: 0830 and 1930 hrs
Tue: 2000 Bible study
Wed: 1915 service
Language English
Transport Taxi (see address above)
Notes Other women's bible studies as well.
The Catholic Church St Mary's, is next door.


Other Church and Mission info
As mentioned above, Holy Trinity Anglican Church compound is a large plant accommodating many Protestant churches and fellowships. The location is noted above, and here you will find the following fellowships... (but there are others not mentioned here) -
The Well of Life +971 (50) 5596-785
New Life Fellowship Fri: 1900
Church of the Living Word Tue, Thu and Sun at 2000 hrs
Foursquare Church  
Victory Christian Fellowship Fri: 1000, Sun: 2000
King's Revival Fellowship Fri: 0700 and Sun 2000


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