"Welcome to February!" I say, with a little bit of surprise. How did we get to February so quickly? And where did January go? Time is flying past so quickly, mostly, I think because we are so busy or "noisy" in our lives. We need to slow down and listen. More about this later. Last… Continue reading Equipping The Saints and Listening Month.
The Preachers of St Mary's Anglican Church decided together to share our sermons on the blog, to share our message about the real meaning of Christmas. Today we share the first sermon, that was preached on 2 December 2018. “There will be signs,” Jesus said. When I was a child one of the signs I… Continue reading A series on the meaning of Christmas – Advent sermon 1
What are Ember Days? On these days prayer is offered for those to be ordained at this time, for vocations to the ordained ministry, for theological colleges and those preparing for ordination, and for all serving in the ordained ministry. (APB. 331) Ember collect. Please pray today for Fr. Andrew Manning and Revd Peta May.… Continue reading Ember Day 12 December 2018
Oh God, who humbled Himself and became Man in the stable, bless us. Oh Jesus, who was worshiped by kings and Angels and shepherds, bless us. Oh Holy Spirit, who guides us to Jesus our King, bless us. And fill out Christmas with every good blessing and every pleasing gift. For the sake of Jesus… Continue reading Daily Prayer for Christmastide
In just over a week St Marys will be hosting the Lion's Flea Market again, on 1 December 2018 from 7 - 11am. Last months Flea Market was a huge success with the hall being filled to the brim and the sunny weather we had. There will be a jumping castle again for the kids,… Continue reading Lions Flea Market
I write this post today, from the perspective of being one of the confirmation candidates. Even though I was confirmed before, at the Dutch Reformed Church, and it was a really, really ... long time ago, I felt the need to experience the confirmation class again, and be confirmed in the Anglican Church. This past… Continue reading Confirmation Sunday
St Mary's will have a fundraising Dinner / Dance on Saturday 1 December from 14:00 - 18:00 pm. Entrance is R30 per person, corkage is R20. Curry and rice will be for sale. Please book your tickets through the office or Marjorie Joshua. Donations toward curry and rice will be greatly appreciated. Invite friends and… Continue reading Dance through the decades
An amazing high tea "cultural connections" had by all. The event was organized by the Kingsburgh Child and Family Welfare and hosted by St Mary's Parish of Kingsburgh. Thank you to all our supporters. Your presence was highly appreciated. Definitely celebrated and embraced all the cultures. Michelle Manning and our Rector Fr. Andrew Manning.
The Lord be with you! Just a little feedback. On Wednesday, I attended the inaugural Catchment Management Forum (CMF) Dialogue, where members of CMF's from all over KZN met to discuss how to advance the work of civil society in protecting and managing our precious water resources. It was such a privilege to sit among… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk
KINGSBURGH Child and Family Welfare ladies are gearing up for their annual High Tea Fundraiser — come dressed up and join the society as they celebrate their diverse cultural connections. The High Tea takes place on Saturday, October 27 at 2.30 pm at St Mary’s Anglican Church Hall. Tickets cost R60 per person and are… Continue reading Kingsburgh Welfare fundraiser