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Written on May, 05, 2017 by in , | Leave a comment
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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, 10, 2017 by in , | Leave a 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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After advocating for this for the last few years, Provincial Synod and the Archbishop has agreed that 2017 will be known as the Year of the Young.  For the entire 2017 we will be placing special focus on various aspects affecting the children and young people of our Church. It is our hope and prayer that every member of the …

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Dear Family in Christ In 2016 we saw many disruptions in the education system, both in basic education and higher learning institutions. We witnessed the #feesmustfall violent protests and a drop in pass rate in maths and science.

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