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Faith seeking understanding – Confronting the ‘monarchy of fear’ with spiritual resistance

The following article is very insightful and worth sharing.~Fr. Andrew Manning Just about a year before the 2016 presidential elections, I wrote a column for America magazine titled "Fear is the fuel of demagoguery, but the enemy of Christian discipleship." At the time, I was struck by the overt xenophobia, misogyny, racism and generally disparaging… Continue reading Faith seeking understanding – Confronting the ‘monarchy of fear’ with spiritual resistance

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A Safe and Inclusive Church

https://anglicanchurchsa.org/bishops-sign-charter-for-a-safe-and-inclusive-church/

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Amanzimtoti River Clean-up

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

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WELFARE YOUTH MENTORSHIP INITIATIVE

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

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Lions Flea Market

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

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About St Mary’s

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

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Confirmation Sunday

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

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Verse for the day

Psalm 122: 8 "For the sake of my family and friends,    I will say, “Peace be within you.”

In other news. · Prayers & Collects

Collect for the Commemoration of the Faithful departed

O God, the Maker and Redeemer of all believers: Grant to the faithful departed the unsearchable benefits of the passion of your Son; that on the day of his appearing they may be manifested as your children; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now… Continue reading Collect for the Commemoration of the Faithful departed

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Dance through the decades

St Mary's will have a fundraising Dinner / Dance on Saturday 1 December from 14:00 - 18:00 pm. Entrance is R30 per person, corkage is R20. Curry and rice will be for sale. Please book your tickets through the office or Marjorie Joshua. Donations toward curry and rice will be greatly appreciated. Invite friends and… Continue reading Dance through the decades