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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

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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

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From the Rector’s Desk – 12 September 2020

“I am  the LORD, and I have called you in righteousness, I have taken you by the  hand and kept you; I have given you as a covenant to the people, a light to the nations, to open the eyes that are blind.” (Isaiah 42) In the words of Psalm 42: 4 ” These things… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 12 September 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 5 September 2020

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. I met with the Wardens of the Church of the Good Shepherd last night to discuss the way forward for our Parishes. They are at the forefront of the responses to COVID 19 in the world and therefore are the best… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 5 September 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 28 August 2020

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. “What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 28 August 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 21 August 2020

“Grace and peace to you from Him who is and was and is to come, and from the seven fold Spirit; before His throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has released us from… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 21 August 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk – 16 August 2020

 Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, (Ephesians 3:20 NIV) How wonderful it is to know that God is out ahead of your thoughts and concerns and working for your good. As Christians we need to… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 16 August 2020

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From the Rector’s Desk 8 August 2020

“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.  Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.  This is how God showed His love among us: He sent His one and only Son into the world that… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk 8 August 2020