Home » Archive for category "FrontPage2017"

Archive for the ‘FrontPage2017’ Category:


formats

Our Theme for 2017

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

Our Vision for 2016 and 2017 In his internationally acclaimed book, “Transforming Mission”, South African theologian David Bosch, helped the church re-recognise that God’s heart is for the world. His work revived the idea of the “Missio Dei” – the Mission of God. Our God is a God who comes into the world. He creates

(More)…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Confirmation

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

We have a special confirmation process. Teens are eligible for confirmation in the year that they turn 16 or older. In 2015 there were only a small number of teens who were of confirmation age and so we waited until 2016 when there were 18 young people from Emmanuel and Grace and another 8 from

(More)…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Children

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

  Although we are a small congregation, we are committed to our children. Children join us for the first part of the service and there is a special children’s address for them, then they head off to Grace Kids Classes where they are taught in age-related groups. We have a dedicated group of volunteers who

(More)…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Dark City Kitchen Utensils

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

Dark city is a township near Bronkhorstspruit. We have established a relationship with a care centre that looks after HIV/Aids orphans and child-led families. They are a drop-in centre that provides meals, homework help and other practical needs for children who have lost their parents. Over the years we have helped paint the centre, provided

(More)…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Bandana Sunday

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

In even-numbered years we put on our bandanas in support of the Sunflower Foundation, the Bone-Marrow Registry and Choc.  

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Fetes

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

Every third year we have a Fête which is a fun and fund raising day. We combine with our Mother Congregation Emmanuel. Our last one was in 2016 and a lot of fun and fellowship was had!

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Making a Difference

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

We have had a long-standing relationship with the St Joseph’s care centre in Dark City near Bronkhorstspruit. For Mandela Day 2013 we took a team out and delivered chairs and tables and painted the exterior and boundary walls of the complex.    

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Shavethon

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

In odd-numbered years we participate in the Canssa Shave-a-thon to show our support to those living with cancer and who have lost loved ones to cancer.

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Our Land and Building Plans

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

We are very very excited at the prospect of buying land and planning the future of our congregation. Here’s the letter that went to the congregation in Feb 2017…. Dear Emmanuel and Grace Members This is a long but very important read – please take some time to read this in preparation for our congregational

(More)…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments 
formats

Easter on the Land

Published on 26 February, 2017 by in FrontPage2017

On Easter Sunday 2016 we held our Easter Sunrise service on a piece of land we are considering as a future site for Grace Presbyterian Church!

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
No Comments  comments