Sunday School

Today’s Sunday School story is about Jonah and the Big Fish

Today’s story is about Jonah and the Big Fish and can be found in the Old Testament in the book of Jonah chapters 1-4. (Thank you Claire Hannington for this week's Sunday School story) There was a prophet called Jonah. One day, God said to him: ‘Warn the people of the great city of Ninevah… Continue reading Today’s Sunday School story is about Jonah and the Big Fish

From The Rector's Desk

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

From The Rector's Desk

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

From The Rector's Desk

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

Sunday School

Conclusion of the story of Moses

Numbers 13 - 14, 17 & 21 This week we conclude the story of Moses From Mount Sinai the Israelites moved towards Canaan. When they reached the boarder they chose twelve men to go into Canaan and find out what the land was like. After forty days the men returned with all kinds of fruit.… Continue reading Conclusion of the story of Moses

Sermon

Water is Life

The story of the people of Israel traveling through the desert of Sin reminds us of the absolute dependency of human beings on water. Many of the current conflict zones have as one of their roots the lack of water. For instance, the war in Syria was preceded by 7 years of drought which pushed… Continue reading Water is Life

Sunday School

God forgave the Israelites

Exodus 25 - 30 God forgave the Israelites for building the golden calf, and He gave them a second chance. God wrote the Ten Commandments on stone tablets and gave them to Moses. This time the people listened to Moses as he explained the laws to them. God also explained to Moses how He wanted the… Continue reading God forgave the Israelites

Sermon

Need not Greed

Today our readings speak to us about Humankind's greed and God’s provision. In the parable of the workers today Jesus makes the point that all the workers should get a living wage and that none should be denied the basic provision of life. Over the years the Capitalist system has brought about great inequality in… Continue reading Need not Greed

From The Rector's Desk

From the Rector’s Desk – 19 September 2020

“In your Wisdom, you granted a Sabbath; a blessed time to rest in gratitude for all that you have given; a time to liberate ourselves from vicious consumption; a time to allow the land and all creatures to rest from the burden of production. “ (prayer for season of creation) The concept of Sabbath is… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 19 September 2020

Sunday School

The Ten Commandments

Thank you Revd Peta May for today's Sunday School Activities.