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Written on Feb, 24, 2016 by in , | Leave a comment
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If we are going to raise the next generation to be well equipped for life’s challenges and with a sure assurance of their faith, then, we have to start by equipping and skilling the 1000’s of volunteers across ACSA who have the responsibility of developing the spirituality of our children and youth. We have a serious intention to disciple our …

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Written on Sep, 15, 2015 by in , , | Leave a comment
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Our recent PYC Consultation was packed with activity and action.  From workshops, to discussion groups, everybody was encouraged to participate and contribute towards the various topics. Every year each of the Dioceses are given an opportunity to present the status of the young people’s ministry.  We noted the issues and challenges which surfaced the most often and selected the top …

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Written on Aug, 06, 2015 by in , | 1 Comment.
We are part of the puzzle

Blue skies and sunshine – that is what the delegates of PYC Consultation 2015 were greeted with when we arrived at St Augustine’s B&B and Conference Centre in Modderpoort, Lady Brand, Free State on the 1st July 2015.. Exhausted from many hours of travelling, delegates were received by the Executive, bearing gifts of room keys and the promise of a …

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Written on Dec, 18, 2014 by in | 2 Comments.
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There’s been quite a lot said and written recently about the young people leaving the church and one of the key situations that lends itself to this loss is the post Matriculation scenario. Having graduated from High School is always a major achievement and there is much excitement about the next phase in life. But leaving for campus life also …

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Written on Nov, 23, 2014 by in | 2 Comments.
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Several Executive Members of the Provincial Youth Council were asked “Do you think the voice of the youth is being heard in the church?” to which the unanimous response was : “No”.  I have heard Church leaders and Clergy announce in their congregations that “the youth are the church of today and not tomorrow”, but how can they (the youth), …

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