St John's Anglican Church Walmer

St John's Anglican Church Walmer

Newsletter 16 October 2020 | What God Says to Your Tears

The Covid pandemic has caused much emotional and mental suffering – including tears. Enjoy this article by Scott Hubbard on: What God says to your tears. For centuries, Christians have called this world a “valley of tears.” Yes, Christ has come. Yes, he is risen. And yes, he will come again. But still we mourn …

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Newsletter 9 October 2020 | Ways To Worship Without Singing

WAYS TO WORSHIP WITHOUT SINGING! Like many churches, we love singing at St John’s and Holy Trinity Thornhill! It’s basic and central to who we are and what we do when we gather for worship. So, this Covid-19 season of not being able to sing when we gather is especially hard for us.  But it’s not impossible. …

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Newsletter 25 September 2020 | WE ARE GETTING READY TO GATHER AGAIN…

We have lived through what is hopefully a once-in-a-lifetime event with the Covid pandemic. Over the past six months, our Anglican churches have stopped meeting in person. The global pandemic, government regulations, and a desire to serve each other and society have kept us from gathering. Instead, we’ve held “services” online, met “virtually,” and used …

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Newsletter 4 September 2020 | The Friendly city?

The Friendly city? When the restrictions during the Covid 19 pandemic were initially lifted to allow outside exercise between 6 and 9 am, I took to the streets of our neighbourhood and our beachfront, enthusiastically joining many other disguised citizens in exercising our new-found freedom. However, during the ensuing months a nagging concern started dawning …

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Newsletter 28 August 2020 | A time of hope, recovery and rebirth

IiNDABA – AUGUST 2020 “This is a time of hope, recovery and rebirth.” Are you familiar with the song, “I am a small part of the world” by Sally K. Albrecht and Jay Althouse? I heard it sung by a local school choir conducted by Romano Jonathan, the organist of St Margaret’s church in Summerstrand. I was moved …

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Newsletter 21 August 2020 | Our Dedicated Educators

This week we salute and thank our Dedicated Educators – as we know teachers influence our lives starting at a young age from day-care through preschool and “big” school to university and FET colleges. These men and women are some of the most self-less, giving, caring individuals in our world. Their goals and ambitions are …

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