Rachel Mash

BISHOP MANUEL ERNESTO IS APPOINTED AS LIAISON BISHOP FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, ANGLICAN CHURCH OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Bishop Manuel Ernesto as the Liaison Bishop for the Environment for the Anglican Church of Southern Africa In Sept 2011 he was ordained to the diaconate at Messumba Cathedral. After studies at Ricatla seminary, Maputo, which included studies in Amsterdam and participation in BILC (Bible in the …

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Water Disciples meets Danish Ambassador

Following the devastating drought in Cape Town that almost led to Day Zero- when all the taps would be turned off, WWF have started a project to educate people about the importance of protecting groundwater. The initiative involves school education (via Greenpop), ground water monitoring, and Green Anglicans were invited to bring the faith aspect …

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Grow Spekboom as a symbol of your Spiritual Life

GROW SPEKBOOM AS A SYMBOL OF YOUR SPIRITUAL LIFE Bishop Joshua Louw has launched a Spekboom project as a symbol of spiritual growth for confirmation candidates. Each candidate is given a spekboom cutting which is then blessed. The spekboom remind the candidates that just as they need to be watered and cared for, so does …

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The Church Commissioners side with Shell against Climate Activists

Dear Church Times: On Earth day we received the devastating news that the Church Commission had decided to side against the climate activists on behalf of Shell. Their commitments are now lagging 20 years behind the Church of England commitment to net zero This sent a wave of disbelief, pain and anger amongst climate activists, …

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Liturgical resources for Earth Day

EARTH DAY RESOURCES Resources from The Episcopal Church https://www.episcopalchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/11/liturgies_honoring_god_in_creation_sclm.pdf A Litany for Earth Day (United Methodist Church) https://umcmission.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Global-Ministries-Earth-Day-02021-Litany.pdf A sermon for Earth Day https://umcmission.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Global-Ministries-Earth-Day-2021-Sermon-transcript.pdf Creation Justice Ministries http://www.creationjustice.org/uploads/2/5/4/6/25465131/earthdaynewheavennewearth.pdf United Church of Canada https://united-church.ca/worship-special-days/earth-sunday

The Archbishop of Canterbury grants the late Bishop Ellinah and Rev Dr Rachel Mash Lambeth Awards for outstanding service in the area of the environment

  Congratulations to the late Bishop Ellinah Wamukoya and Rev Dr Rachel Mash for being recipients of the 2021 Lambeth Awards for outstanding service. The late Bishop Ellinah Wamukoya – The Langton Award for Community Service. For outstanding leadership in the area of sustainable development and Creation Care in the Diocese of Swaziland (Eswatini). Canon …

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Launch of ‘Water Disciple’ Programme

WATER DISCIPLES A new programme was launched on World Water Day in Cape Town, called “Water Disciples”. Twenty five young people from six different denominations are going to journey together for a year, exploring issues of water , faith and action in Cape Town. This is part of the #together4creation movement of young people of …

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