Reflecting on Christmas – Part 3

Advent is the period on the church calendar marking the 4 weeks before Christmas. It is a season of hope, expectation, looking back to the first Christmas and forward to Jesus’ coming again. (Click here for Part 1 or here for Part 2 of this series) As a family, we’ve chosen 3 advent traditions to […]

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Christmas Newsletter from the Presiding Bishop

Dear Friends, You are probably already in the throes of Christmas programmes and some of you will soon be off on holiday. Here are a few items of interest. 1. George Whitefield College Children’s Course David Seccombe has asked me to remind you of the Children’s Worker Course at George Whitefield College. There are not […]

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CONSECRATION OF THE RT. REV. RAJ MOODLEY

Saturday 21 November 2009 was an historic day in the life of the Church of England in S.A. and especially in KwaZulu Natal. For the first time in the history of the church an Indian man was consecrated as a bishop of C.E.S.A. A graduate of the Bible Institute of S.A. in Kalk Bay Raj has in recent years […]

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Reflecting on Christmas – Part 2

So how can we keep Christ central at Christmas time?  (Click here for part 1) We all know that Christmas is about Jesus, but by the end of Christmas Day the reality is that very little has been about Him. What the children and most adults will really remember is food, presents, family…or maybe for […]

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Reflecting on Christmas – Part 1

It’s 3 ½ weeks till Christmas. You’ve started (or finished) your gift shopping, invited your guests, planned your menu. Children have made their wish lists. Holidays are organised. A lot of planning has already happened. But how much time have you spent planning how to focus on Jesus this Christmas time? Today is the first […]

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Change – Part 2

In the first article we saw that God has a master plan to change lives. It began in eternity past, it was made possible through the cross and it will be completed in glory. The question is: how do we get on board with God’s change programme in our lives? What can we do to […]

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GO 2009: Mitchell’s Plain

  GO Mitchell’s Plain The annual GO Mission traditionally took people away from Cape Town for a week of mission but, this year, we have “decentralised”. We held a second GO Mission at Trinity Church, Mitchell’s Plain which ran from 23 to 27 September. We wanted people to realise that they didn’t need to “GO” […]

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Mid-Year Conference Cape Town 2009

A Must at Mid-year ‘Let us not give up meeting together’ is one of the Hebrews commands to Christians. No doubt it’s meant to be worked out in a bunch of different ways. And the Western Cape’s Mid-Year Conference (MYC) is one such outworking – and a particularly meaningful one for students. MYC has always been a great opportunity for young people to come together, sit under the teaching of God’s word, […]

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