Social Concerns

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SHOWERS for the HOMELESS

St Francis Anglican Church in Parkview is starting a shower scheme for the hundreds of homeless people in the area who cannot wash themselves or their clothes. COVID has increased their numbers. Cleanliness is a matter of dignity and health, and will help them find work. WE HAVE: Two gas-heated showers, wash basins, a washing … Continue reading

Media Release-Blanket Drive

By: Esther Karimi Malia A blanket a day keeps the cold at Bay Together, we can make a difference to so many this winter Parkview Community blanket drive 10th May to 31st May 2021 Over the next few weeks the temperatures in Johannesburg will plummet. Not only will the homeless have to cope with the … Continue reading

Social Concerns and outreach programs

By: Esther Karimi Malia Feeding the masses The continued success of St Francis weekend feeding initiative is mainly due to the dedication, commitment and support of parishioners and members of the community. This year, we have been fortunate to have St Francis Youth and learners from Parktown High School for Girls, St. Johns, King Edward … Continue reading

St Francis, Social Concerns

By Tim Wilson & Esther Malia In the Bible, we read about Jesus’ ministry. He healed the sick and performed miracles in Matthew 14:13-21.  But, what we often fail to see are the lessons he is trying to teach us through those acts. Jesus’ deeds taught us about many Christian values, such as kindness and … Continue reading

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