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From the Rectors Desk 9 April 2021

Grace and Peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. Jesus said to Thomas  -“Put your finger here, place your hand in my side.” ( John 20:27) These words have never touched my heart as much as they do this year as I feel the woundedness of Jesus over his Church, His people… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 9 April 2021

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From the Rector’s Desk – 26 March 2021

A year ago today, we went into hard Lockdown. I’d encourage you to spend a few moments reflecting on that. How God has been faithful, how you have faced those challenges, dealt with the losses, given thanks for the wins, and how you have adjusted “Pivoted” is the word the world is using – your… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – 26 March 2021

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From the Rectors Desk 12 March 2021

Grace and Peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. As we are not having a Vestry this year – I am using this opportunity to give the report that I would have given at Vestry.I would like to begin by offering my Condolences to all who have lost loved ones during this… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 12 March 2021

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From the Rector’s Desk – Church of the Good Shepherd – 5 March 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ our Lord. It is with great anticipation that we await the details of how the Elective Assembly will be conducted and how we can then move forward as a Diocese. I ask you to continue to pray for the candidates and… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – Church of the Good Shepherd – 5 March 2021

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From the Rector’s Desk – St Mary’s Kingsburgh – 5 March 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ our Lord. It is with great anticipation that we await the details of how the Elective Assembly will be conducted and how we can then move forward as a Diocese. I ask you to continue to pray for the candidates and… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – St Mary’s Kingsburgh – 5 March 2021

Lent · Priest's Perspective

Lent 2021 – 1 March -Build me an Ark

Led by the Spirit! “If we are led by the Spirit let us also walk in step (march) with the Spirit” (Gal 5:25) In the Eucharist liturgy we use the words, “Do this in remembrance of me.”  This phrase is to be understood as “do this in participation with me.” Christ calls us to a… Continue reading Lent 2021 – 1 March -Build me an Ark

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From the Rectors Desk, 26 February 2021, St Mary’s Kingsburgh

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.  Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:3,4) It is a great privilege to announce our Council for 2021:Church… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk, 26 February 2021, St Mary’s Kingsburgh

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From the Rectors Desk, 26 February 2021, Church of the Good Shepherd Amanzimtoti

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.  Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:3,4) It is a great privilege to announce our Council for 2021:… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk, 26 February 2021, Church of the Good Shepherd Amanzimtoti

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From The Rector’s Desk 13 February 2021

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. “See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and His glory appears over you.” (Isaiah 60:2) This week we enter our Lenten journey as we follow the pattern of Israel and Jesus in… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk 13 February 2021