Provincial Notices

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‘Competencies’ for Ministry – TEAC

Theological Education for the Anglican Communion (TEAC), an initiative set up by the Primates of the Communion, has outlined the “competencies” that it believes people engaged in various forms of ministry and discipleship should have at different stages in their formation.

During a discussion on Theological Education at the February 2019 meeting of the Synod of Bishops, it was recommended that a grid which sets out what training in the Anglican Way is appropriate and necessary for different forms of ministry should be published here.

Clicking on this link will take you to a page where you can download a PDF file of the grid entitled Webpage-1: https://anglicanchurchsa.org/competencies-for-ministry-teac/webpage-1/

For more background, click through to the TEAC webpages:
https://www.anglicancommunion.org/theology/theological-education/ministry-grids.aspx
https://www.anglicancommunion.org/theology/theological-education.aspx

Correction to 2019 Lectionary

Correction to 2019 Lectionary

Readings for Sunday March 3rd Evening Prayer – have been omitted.

They are listed below and follow the Season Evening Prayer readings:

Psalm 19:1-6

Ezekiel 37:1-14

John 17:1-8

(Note these are different to the readings in the 2019 Diary – which lists the ordinary set of readings.)

With thanks

Cynthia Botha

Publishing Committee

TEE College seeks academic programme coordinator

TEE College is looking to appoint an academic programme coordinator with responsibility for a theology programme.

This is a senior role within the college which is responsible for the preparation, delivery, and review of an academic programme in the distance-mode.

Advantages will be:

·         Membership of one of the College’s partner churches and experience with both theological education and church-based training for ministry.

·         A qualification and/or experience in higher education.

·         Experience in distance education.

·         Experience in using technology for education.

The position is based in Johannesburg. Salary R460 000 (CTC negotiable). Job description and application form are available on the College website – www.tee.co.za/vacancies.html

NEW DATE & TIME – Bishop Michael Curry visits Joburg

The Most Revd Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States, will deliver the annual lecture in memory of Bishop David Beetge in Johannesburg on Sunday February 17, 2019.

The lecture will take place at 3pm in the Wits Great Hall in Braamfontein. Doors will open at 2.30pm. [PLEASE NOTE the date has changed since the first announcement of this event.]

Bishop Curry is best known to the public for his sermon at the marriage of British royal family member Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.

Limited numbers of early bird tickets – available until January 16 – cost R120 (R50 for students and those under 18). Other tickets bought in advance will cost R200.

The proceeds of ticket sales will go to Kwasa College primary school, Daggafontein, Springs.

Secure your tickets by sms to: 083 415 0128 and depositing to:
Standard Bank Kwasa College A/c: 020866607 Branch code 012142.

Ref: DB/your surname/cell no.

More info: Shado@absamail.co.za

DOWNLOAD PDF ADVERT HERE >>


Synod of Bishops to choose new bishop for Mzimvubu

The election of a new Bishop of Mzimvubu has been delegated to the Synod of Bishops after an Elective Assembly of the Diocese was unable to elect at its meeting last week.

Notification of the outcome of the Elective Assembly will be tabled at the February 2019 session of the Synod, and the Electoral College is expected to be convened at the September 2019 session.

Office of the Provincial Executive Officer

New MU President elected

We congratulate Mrs Maria van Staden, who was elected as the new Provincial President of the Mothers' Union at the MU's Provincial Council meeting on Friday 7 December 2018 in Port Elizabeth. 

Maria hails from the Diocese of Saldanha Bay in the Aqua Cluster which includes the Diocese of George, the Diocese of False Bay and the Diocese of Cape Town.

We wish her well as she takes up this leadership position in 2019. Halala Maria!

Office of the Provincial Executive Officer

Praying for the election of new MU President

PRAYER FOR PROVINCIAL PRESIDENT ELECTION (Mothers’ Union)

Lord God, We praise you and give thanks
For all the blessings you have showered upon us for the past years as the Provincial MU.

We come before your throne of grace for guidance by the Holy Spirit, as we are preparing for the elections of the new leadership.

We thank you for our dear sisters,
Maria van Staden and Nokuzola Nopece for accepting nominations and for their families.

We pray for discernment so that we may choose leaders who hear your Word,
live your love and keep in the ways of your truth.

We also pray for the delegates who will be bringing the voices of ALL the members,
That they may deliberate and discuss matters that will change the lives of people.
In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Amen.

A Southern African Multilingual Hymn Collection

  A SOUTHERN AFRICAN MULTILINGUAL HYMN COLLECTION

Full music edition  @ R100

A collection of new and old hymns for the various seasons of the Church year.

also for Morning and evening Prayer, Baptism, Confirmation, Ordination, Weddings, etc. etc.

from the Editor:  “it seemed counterproductive to create something which would supplant existing vernacular and imported hymnals which already formed an integral part of mainstream worship.  Instead it seemed best to fill the gaps providing existing hymns by local authors that are perhaps not widely available…..This collection in no way claims to represent the fullness of Southern Africa theological, musical, textual and cultural styles.  It simply aims to represent aspects of our diverse reality”. ..        AJ Bethke

Please send orders to  orders@anglicanchurchsa.org.za

 

Almanac 2019 available

The 2019 Almanac is now available @ R10 per copy.

contains information on the Church Calendar.

10% discount on 10 or more copies.

Postage – single copies.  Folded in envelop + R10.30

Bulk orders with a tracking number  + R52.50 postage

 

Orders to orders@anglicanchurchsa.org.za

 

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