The Story of St Francis of Assisi. St Francis is an apt name for the Churches new initiative to reach out to people and preach the word of God through an online chapel. St Frances himself left behind his old life of luxury and privilege to do something new. He dedicated the rest of his… Continue reading The Story of St Francis
Saturday, 9 February 2019, Several community groups, with Fr. Andrew Manning (Also called Mantis by the Scouts) the Rector for the Parishes of St Mary's, Kingsburgh and The Church of the Good Shepherd, in conjunction with the Toti Conservancy, 1st Umbogintwini Scout Group and 1st Amanzimtoti Scout Group, helped clean up the river at Hutchinson… Continue reading Amanzimtoti River Clean-up
"Welcome to February!" I say, with a little bit of surprise. How did we get to February so quickly? And where did January go? Time is flying past so quickly, mostly, I think because we are so busy or "noisy" in our lives. We need to slow down and listen. More about this later. Last… Continue reading Equipping The Saints and Listening Month.
The Kingsburgh Child Welfare is planning to host a youth mentorship Day at their offices (next to Kingsburgh library-2 Hall Rd . Their office has easy access from Warner Beach Railway station. This will take place on the 20th and 21st of February 2019. The aim of the program is to empower youth in the… Continue reading WELFARE YOUTH MENTORSHIP INITIATIVE
What are Ember Days? On these days prayer is offered for those to be ordained at this time, for vocations to the ordained ministry, for theological colleges and those preparing for ordination, and for all serving in the ordained ministry. (APB. 331) Ember collect. Please pray today for Fr. Andrew Manning and Revd Peta May.… Continue reading Ember Day 12 December 2018
In just over a week St Marys will be hosting the Lion's Flea Market again, on 1 December 2018 from 7 - 11am. Last months Flea Market was a huge success with the hall being filled to the brim and the sunny weather we had. There will be a jumping castle again for the kids,… Continue reading Lions Flea Market
Welcome to St Mary's, the church in the community, the community in the church. Since 1915, people who identify as Anglicans have worshiped God in Warner beach. The church was built in 1928 and the first service held in St Mary's was on Christmas day 1928. Since then the church hall was erected and the… Continue reading About St Mary’s
I write this post today, from the perspective of being one of the confirmation candidates. Even though I was confirmed before, at the Dutch Reformed Church, and it was a really, really ... long time ago, I felt the need to experience the confirmation class again, and be confirmed in the Anglican Church. This past… Continue reading Confirmation Sunday