Sunday School

The Prophet

Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Last year we followed the interesting story of Moses' life. How he was found in the reds on the banks of the River Nile and rescued by Pharaoh's daughter and was brought up in Pharaoh's household. In spite of his privileged upbringing in Pharaoh's court, Moses never forgets his Hebrew roots. Later God… Continue reading The Prophet

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From the Rector’s Desk Friday 29th January 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. The Elective Assembly has been suspended until physical meetings are possible, though some other options are under consideration. Please continue to pray that a way forward will be found. Vestries have been suspended until physical meetings can be held, but we… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk Friday 29th January 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 22 January 2021

“I have not spoken in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I have not said to Jacob’s descendants, ‘Seek me in vain.’ I, the Lord, speak the truth; I declare what is right.” (Is 45:19) Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. Each morning we pray: “As… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 22 January 2021

Sunday School

The Jessie Tree

This week we continue with our story of the Jessie Tree. I have sent you four more stories and four more pictures of ornaments for you to make to hang on your Jessie tree. So each week you will the see the story of God’s saving power and the coming of the promised Saviour unfold.… Continue reading The Jessie Tree

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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 – 23 November 2020

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. My dear fellow pilgrims in the words of St Paul “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” St Paul was writing to a group… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 23 November 2020

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

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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