All posts by: Mariëtte

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The Eagles Nest Ministries’ team who packed the container for CAVA   Some years back, Mr. F. Morris (now late) used to order CAVA literature in bulk and distributed it to mine and farm workers for free. His son in-law Rev. Rob Birkbeck from the USA visited CAVA’s office some four years ago and gave […]

URCSA Msinga’s School Christian Group committee URCSA Msinga has a very lively youth ministry with vibrant and enthusiastic leaders. There are five full-time life coaches who are employed by eThembeni of whom Nkazimulo Ngcobo is part of. Nkazimulo Ngcobo shares with us the following good news: “We would like to express our deepest gratitude for […]

We all know the wonderful feeling of belonging when visited, especially by family members. And this is exactly what Kobus Odendaal, manager of Witness Ministry, experienced when he was visited by members of our sister church in Malawi, the (Church in Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) last week.   CCAP Livingstonia Synod   On Tuesday 15 […]

“We have more than 40 congregations without church ministers and each year we establish an average of six new congregations. Ten players are like a drop in the ocean,” says the General Secretary of our sister church in Malawi, the CCAP (Church in Central Africa Presbyterian). On 5th June the CCAP admitted ten candidates for […]

Revs. Louwrens van der Westhuizen and Dalisu Kunene, Elder Lucky Kunene and Kobus Odendaal Last week, Kobus Odendaal, manager of Witness Ministry, visited URCSA Makhathini. Rev. Louwrens van der Westhuizen (who ministers here since June 2007) introduced Kobus to a couple of their church leaders and projects, and they had very informative and insightful discussions. […]

Fltr: Revs Lourens Schoeman, Bonginkosi Sithole, Samuel Zuma, Kobus Odendaal, and Nkazi Ngcobo   On 19 May Kobus Odendaal, manager of Witness Ministry, met with the church leadership of URCSA Msinga in Ladysmith KZN to discuss the way forward. They were Revs Lourens Schoeman, Bonginkosi Sithole, Samuel Zuma  and Nkazi Ngcobo. How to be a […]

For the past week Kobus Odendaal, manager of Witness Ministry, visited three of our four young URCSA ministers who have been ordained in congregations (in the former Transkei) since 2018. And what a privilege it was to visit Wiseman Calvary at Mthatha, Zukile Bloro at Lusiksiki and Thembinkosi Mene at Rietvlei. They were also part […]

The children always receive with both hands (especially sweets) and ZIKOMO! (Thank you!) AnnaMarie de Klerk during her recent visit at KIX.   On 12 March this year AnnaMarie de Klerk departed to Malawi for a five week visit ministering to our faith community there once again. She was a missionary in our sister church […]

The RCA (Reformed Church in Africa) grew from the missionary endeavours of the Dutch Reformed Church, focusing predominately on Hindu and Muslim communities of Indian descent. It was officially established on 27 August 1968 as the Indian Reformed Church who later changed its name to the Reformed Church in Africa. (Read more about this at […]