Author : Tony Lawrence

Written on Jun, 05, 2017 by in | 1 Comment.

“BEAR EACH OTHER’S BURDENS, AND IN THIS WAY YOU WILL FULFIL THE LAW OF CHRIST”  GAL 6vs 2. This is the Biblical moto of the Girls and Boys Friendly Society (GBFS), one of the fastest growing young people societies in Africa, and across the world.

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Written on May, 05, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment

National Child Protection Week is from 27th May to 2nd June.  National Child Protection Week (CPW) is commemorated in South Africa annually to raise awareness of the rights of children as articulated in the Children’s Act of 2005. Compassion International, in their booklet “Children”, articulates the Biblical perspective and mandate for protecting children (between the ages of 0 and 18 …

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Written on Apr, 11, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment
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Provincial Youth Council (PYC), in it’s bold efforts to get our Church to recognise the voice of the young people, as well as to involve young people at all levels of leadership and decision making, tabled a motion at Provincial Synod 2016 which reads as follows (we include a meaning for clarification – see text in italics) :

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Written on Apr, 11, 2017 by in | Leave a comment
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As part of our Year of the Young activities, we are pleased to announce a 30 week Bible Study series for Young People developed by Pat Burgess of Equip4Life.

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Written on Apr, 10, 2017 by in , | 1 Comment.
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“The church should help to make sure that everybody knows about the rights of children and adolescents.”  Child in South Africa “Churches’ Commitments to Children” is an open invitation to the World Council of Churches member churches and partners to address the needs of children as an integral part of the ecumenical commitment to the pilgrimage of justice and peace.

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