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Rectors Desk 19 June 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. Therefore, I urge you in the love of Christ to commit yourselves to the work of disciples of Jesus Christ. Sow hope, peace and joy into the lives of those around you, as your wear your masks, sanitise your hands and… Continue reading Rectors Desk 19 June 2021

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The Mustard Seed.

The Bible tells us that Jesus used parables to teach people in such a way that they would understand. In fact, the Bible says, "He never taught without using parables." (Mark 4:34) In our Bible lesson today, we find one of the best-known parables of Jesus. It is called "The Parable of the Mustard Seed."… Continue reading The Mustard Seed.

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From the Rectors Desk Ember Day (Trinity Sunday) 28 May 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. We received communication from the Province yesterday, urging us to reduce our numbers again and have a maximum of 50 attending services. I think that we had thought of the third wave as just a rumour and this move is a… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk Ember Day (Trinity Sunday) 28 May 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 21 May 2021

From the Rectors Desk 22 May 2021 Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. I feel like St Paul must have felt writing from prison. Longing to see his people and fellowship with them. I feel imprisoned by our circumstances which keep us apart, but I pray for… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 21 May 2021

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From the Rectors Desk – 7 May 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ What an interesting time to be alive. As we read scripture we need to see the story behind the story and how the people were struggling with political turmoil all around, how their alliances with other nations caused them struggles, how… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk – 7 May 2021

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Gospel Reflection 4 May 2021 – John 16:20-24

Truly, truly, I tell you, you will weep and wail while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.  A woman has pain in childbirth because her time has come; but when she brings forth her child, she forgets her anguish because of her joy that a child has been… Continue reading Gospel Reflection 4 May 2021 – John 16:20-24

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Freedom Day – Overcoming the Barriers of the past. 27 April 2021

One of the greatest challenges that we have in life is moving beyond what we know and what we have gained control of and tamed. We are an entitled generation believing that we are owed something, we deserve, we have gained for ourselves the freedom from the past. And yet we are stuck in it.… Continue reading Freedom Day – Overcoming the Barriers of the past. 27 April 2021

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“Can we bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?”

Message to the Diocesan Council of the Diocese of Natal. 24 April 2021. The lord be with you!  Sadly we can’t sing but in the words of the psalmist – Inhliziyo yami yovutha phakati kwami (my heart is on fire within me) I read this morning from the well-known account of the rebuilding of the… Continue reading “Can we bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?”

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The true bread John 6:52-59

   “Then the Jews began to argue with one another, saying, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”  So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves.  “He who eats My flesh and drinks My… Continue reading The true bread John 6:52-59

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I believe in order to understand

Gospel Meditation 21st April 2021 “Jesus answered, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to Me will never hunger, and whoever believes in Me will never thirst.  But as I stated, you have seen Me and still you do not believe. Everyone the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes… Continue reading I believe in order to understand