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The College of the Transfiguration is going Green!

The College of the Transfiguration is the only provincial residential college of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. Under the leadership of the new rector Revd Dr Vicentia Kgabe, the College is committed to take up the challenge of the Fifth Mark of Anglican Mission, to sustain God’s Creation.  As a practical step they have …

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Namibia – “Hope and optimism in spite of present drought”

    The Namibian Diocesan Environmental Conference took place at convent of the Holy Family at Onekwaya, about as far to the north of Namibia as you can get! We were greeted by the warm and hospitable Sister Gertrude who hails from Lesotho. The north of Namibia is in the grip of one of the …

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Planting of trees at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Port Elizabeth

Tree-Planting Ceremony at the Church of the Holy Spirit   The Holy Spirit Parish received a donation of 35 indigenous trees including yellow wood and olive trees. Ten were planted at the parish and the rest were donated to the eco-congregation cluster (churches of other denominations).   Mr. Chris Wild, from Food and Trees for …

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ACSA is becoming an Eco-Province!

ACSA is becoming an Eco-Province! The leadership of ACSA gathered at Provincial Synod and passed to resolutions showing that environmental issues must become part of the mainstream concern of the church agenda. Two resolutions were passed, one calling for ACSA to become an Eco-Province and another calling for sustainable development.

Garden of Hope

Many young people lose hope when they struggle to find work. But some young men from St Michaels church in Harare, Khayelitsha had a different vision, they decided to start an organic garden. They have cleaned a plot of land owned by the church which involved removing a lot of rubble and rubbish!