Provincial Notices

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

 

2019 Diary now available

The 2019 Diary is  available.

Available in a hard cover only –  in red, blue and black

@  R125 each.   Size  A5

The Diary  covers the period from Advent 2018 to December 2019 – includes daily Lectionary reading, information on the Dioceses in the Province, special dates etc.

The Bible and Homosexuality by Bishop David Russell

The Bible and Homosexuality  by Bishop David Russell

What is the Spirit saying to the Churches?

Reprinted with permission.

Cost 25.00

Though the issues discussed affect all Christians, Bishop Russell addresses fellow Anglicans.

“It is important for our growth in the faith and truth of our Lord Jesus Christ that we do in fact become aware and think through issues being debated in our day”.  (from the back cover)

Order from orders@anglicanchurchsa.org.za

 

Lectionary 2019 available.

The Lectionary for 2019 is available @ R22 each.

Please send email to orders@anglicanchurchsa.org.za for a quote of the costs.

Orders are sent on receipt of payment.

Prayers for Episcopal Consecration and Elections

Your prayers are asked for the following:

  • Bishop Elect Dale Arthur Bowers as he prepares to be Consecrated and Enthroned as the Bishop of St Helena on Sunday 11 November 2018.
  • For the Revd Zwelidumile Tom; the Revd David Stansbury; the Revd Lulamile Ngesi; the Revd Dr Edward Daniels; the Very Revd Sharon Nell; the Ven Fumanekile Kula; the Very Revd Andrew Hunter and the Very Revd Mark Derry, who will be considered for election as the next Bishop of the Diocese of Port Elizabeth at their Elective Assembly, to be held from 5 to 7 December 2018.
  • For the Revd Mzukisi Nomatshila; the Revd Canon Mpilisi Capa and the Rt Revd Tsietsi Seleoane, who will be considered for election as the next Bishop of the Diocese of Mzimvubu at their Elective Assembly, to held  from 10 to 12 December 2018.

The Ven Horace Arenz

Provincial Executive Officer

 

Synod of Bishops Elects New Bishop of St Helena

Bishop-Elect Bowers

The Synod of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, meeting in Benoni, Gauteng, from September 24 to 26, has elected the Ven Dale Bowers MBE, Archdeacon of St Helena, as Bishop-Elect of the Diocese.

 

Archdeacon Bowers will succeed the Right Revd Richard Fenwick, who recently retired. Dates for his consecration and enthronement have still to be announced.

 

(Photo: Dieter Deswarte/St Helena Online)

This post has been corrected, to say the date of enthronement has not yet been announced. We apologise to the Diocese of St Helena for mistakenly posting “retirement”.

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