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From the Rector’s Desk 10 January 2020

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit, who is on you, will not depart from you, and my words that I have put in your mouth will always be on your lips, on the lips of your children and on the lips of their descendants--from this time on… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 10 January 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk 24 December 2020

Grace and peace  I am so grateful to Bishop Monument and Vanda who are conducting the Christmas service, I realise that this will be a very different and for some a very lonely Christmas and so I pray that it will be a godly Christmas as we seek Christ even in the struggles of our… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 24 December 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk 18 December 2020

The Lord be with you. When you read this, it will be the weekend of my daughter’s wedding, as I write this that event is still weeks away and of course I am going through the emotional roller coaster that every father does, at such an event. I have presided at 32 weddings and at… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 18 December 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk 11 December 2020

Grace and peace to you! This is my last Sunday with you for 2020 as I and my family head off on leave and the joy of our daughter’s marriage celebration. It will be very special to conduct the wedding in the church that we worshipped at when Jamie was born and where she was… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 11 December 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 5 December 2020

“We saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.” Matthew 1:2 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, as with every scripture the story of the Magi has a literal and figurative meaning. The story of the Magi following a star speaks of the wise (Magi), recognizing the signs (star) of a… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 5 December 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 29 November 2020

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. As we begin the new liturgical year may the newness of Christ fill you with hope, love, joy and peace. Over the next four weeks we prepare our hearts for the coming of Jesus, who was and is and is to… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 29 November 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk 13 November 2020

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. It’s exam time and we fervently pray that all those writing will be able to have clarity of mind and focus to recall all that they have learned. May we all support them, and may we all be resilient as we… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 13 November 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 9 October 2020

Peace and Grace to you! “We cannot live a spiritual life alone. The life of the Spirit is like a seed that needs fertile ground to grow. This fertile ground includes not only a good inner disposition, but also a supportive social environment” (Herni J.M Nouwen) Parish life aims at providing that supportive environment. A… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 9 October 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 6 October 2020

To the Beloved in Christ of the Parishes of St Mary’s and Church of the Good Shepherd Amanzimtoti.We praise God that we are now able to have physical gatherings once again. In this difficult time there are times when I need to unilaterally make decisions to address the emerging reality of our lives together, so… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 6 October 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 3 October 2020

"Therefore, since you have been raised with Christ, strive for the things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 3 October 2020