Advent

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Advent wreath

The Advent wreath is a Christian tradition that symbolizes the four weeks of Advent.  It is traditionally a Lutheran practice, but it has spread to many other Christian denominations. The Advent wreath is a circular garland of various evergreen branches.  On that wreath, four candles (and often a fifth) are arranged.  During the Sunday services … Continue reading

St Francis e Letter 7 December 2014

  Bicycles and Cooler Boxes Over this last year we have assisted three people find some employment by providing them with “pre-used” bicycles. The bicycles have been mainly used to deliver newspapers. The difference in attitudes and self image of the individuals who have benefitted has been wonderful to see.  I have had further requests for for … Continue reading

Advent reflections by Archbishop Thabo Makgoba

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has prepared a series of thoughts on Advent that you can listen to on his website. He will add a new set of reflections each week during advent. Click here to go to his website. You might like to bookmark that website to go there for other communications from him.

St Francis e Letter 23 November 2014

 Dedicated Giving Sunday continues this Sunday 23rd November – Many thanks for those who have pledged DG Sunday was last Sunday.  Because of the 94.7 cycle rally and the inability of those on the east side of Jan Smuts Ave to get to church please bring the completed form back with you this Sunday – 23rd November –  so … Continue reading

Advent Bible Study Series – Bishop Brian Germond

Bishop Brian Germond A series of three studies in preparation for Advent. Dates:       Wednesdays 19th, 26th Nov and 3rd Dec.Time:         7.30 pmVenue:       Frank Clark Hall Please bring your bibles!

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