Monthly Archives: September 2012

The 2012 Christ Church Morning Market will be next Saturday, 29th September 2012, starting at 8:30 AM.

Through divine providence (but really through the hard work of our in house marketing guru), a special page with the inside scoop on the Morning Market has been appeared on Facebook.

To find out what's in store, we highly recommend you like our Morning Market 2012 page, and tell your friends, and everyone else, to like it too.

Check back every day for exciting news and developments.

Alcoholics Anonymous will be holding their 2012 Jacaranda AA Rally at Corpus Christi Church in Garsfontein next weekend, starting on Friday 28 September.

This will be an eye-opening experience for anyone dealing with those suffering from alcoholism, and especially beneficial to clergy, counselors, or anyone with a loved one affected by the disease.

Those interested can find more information in the downloadable flyers posted by the AA, which are available from the links below.

JRAA Flyer 2012

JRAA Program 2012

JRAA Unity Reading 2012

It is with great pleasure that we can announce this morning that our Rector, Fr. Duncan Mbonyana, will be returning to Christ Church as of 30 September 2012.

Fr. Duncan has been absent from Christ Church for the past several months due to health concerns. He has informed us that his doctors are confident he has recovered sufficiently to return to his work at the parish.

We very much look forward to welcoming Fr. Duncan back to Christ Church at the end of this month.

The next cycle of confirmation classes at Christ Church will commence in January 2013.

Parents interested in enrolling their children, or adults interested in enrolling for the program, should register at the parish office.

There will be a Women's Guild meeting in the parish hall after lisinopril the 9AM Mass on Thursday, 13 September 2012. All are welcome augmentin to furosemide 40 mg tab join. Please contact the parish office for augmentin 875 more information.

There will be a special vestry meeting at Christ Church on 7 October 2012 to discuss the parish's financial situation and budget for 2013.

The meeting will take place immediately after the 9:15 AM Choral Eucharist.

Parishioners are requested to diarise this important date and make every effort to attend this meeting.

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September is stewardship month in the Pretoria Diocese, and together with all other parishes, Christ Church has been asked by the Diocese to increase its financial contribution for the 2013 financial year.

Our monthly dues to the Diocese will increase from R27,000 to R29,000 in the new year.

As all activities at Christ Church are funded by the generous donations of parishioners, the parish council would like to appeal to all parishioners to consider adjusting their dedicated giving to help us budget for this increase.

Christ Church is also affected by inflation, as indeed any organization would be, and to help us manage the rising costs of conducting church operations, and our increased obligation to the Diocese, the council has set a goal of a monthly increase in dedicated giving for the entire parish of between R4,000 and R5,000.

This increase can easily be achieved if all households in the parish would consider an increase in their contributions of R50 - R100 per month.

We will soon make the monthly financial reports from the parish available on the website. They are also available at any time from the parish office.

We ask that you consider this request in prayer, and with due consideration for your own financial situation. Your contributions are highly appreciated, and help Christ Church to continue the important work of spreading the Gospel.

We have begun preparations for the Christ Church Morning Market, which will be on 29 September this year.

Will Culbert is coordinating the arrangements for the market this year. If anyone would like to volunteer to help out with the market, or if you would like to make a donation of any kind, please speak to Will after a service, or contact the parish office for more information.

This Sunday, 2 September 2012, Christ Church will be presenting choral evensong at the usual winter time of 5PM.

The music for the service will include Rakhmaninof To thee, O Lord (introit), Stanford in C (setting of the canticles) and Stanford O for a closer walk (anthem).

The service usually lasts only one hour, and is a wonderful way to start a new week with prayer and meditation.