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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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Newsletter 7 August 2020 | Four Months With Walmer’s Homeless.

Four Months With Walmer’s Homeless At one of our weekly outdoor divine services at Walmer Town Hall, I shared with my homeless congregants that Jesus knows exactly how they feel as homeless people. This is because Jesus was himself a homeless man who had “nowhere to lay his head” (Matthew 8:20) save for the hospitality …

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Newsletter 31 July 2020 | EIGHT certainties in life

EIGHT certainties in life How we embrace this season of uncertainty will not only build character but will reveal character. If we continue to seek scapegoats and look for conspiracies, we will miss the greatest opportunity of our generation to grow and build capacity. COVID-19 entered our lives like an uninvited guest and has truly …

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Newsletter 10 July 2020 | Five more reasons why we need to gather post COVID.

FIVE MORE REASONS WHY WE NEED TO GATHER POST COVID We shared last week about the effects over the past few months, with most churches having stopped meeting in person, with “services” online, meeting “virtually,” and using technology to connect, and what that means for us going forward as a church.We know that once we …

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