Rachel Mash

THE HOUSE OF GOD IS THE HOME FOR EVERYONE

Green Anglicans Inhambane had a wonderful closing event for  World habitat day and closing of Season of Creation on 9th October at Mongue Beach (City of Maxixe). They started with a Eucharist, then had a talk about “animals and their habitat’ (Brother Nilton, Forest and Fauna ) Then they viewed recycled items made by members …

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LAUNCH OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL HOUSE BULDING PROJECT

The Diocese of Libombos, Mozambique launched an environmental project  – building of ecological houses using PET plastic bottles. The launch took place in Pungue, Gondola Municipality. The ceremony was directed by the president of the Gondola municipal council and Bishop  Carlos Matsinhe the Venerable Narciso Langa. They witnessed the event, the representatives of Tearfund (project …

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LAUNCH OF THE ANGLICAN ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK OF AFRICA

At a wonderful Conference held in Lusaka, Zambia, the Green Anglicans Movement of Africa (AENA) was officially launched! The Conference was held in a hybrid format due to Covid, with Bishops and young people representing the provinces of  Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, South Sudan, Southern Africa, Congo, West Africa, Uganda Central Africa, and IAMA , with local …

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Anglican Bishops Call for an Immediate halt to Gas and Oil Exploration in Africa

.  The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the three bishops of Mozambique, the Bishop of Namibia  were joined by 20 South African bishops to call for the halt to gas and oil exploration in Africa. Meeting at Provincial Synod the following resolution was passed by the Anglican Church of Southern Africa: This Synod  Recognises the …

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The Anglican Church of Southern Africa calls on Ministers of the Environment to sign the Global Plastic Treaty

   At its Provincial Synod, the Anglican Church of Southern Africa  passed the following resolution  Across Southern Africa only 16% of plastic is recycled. The bulk of discarded plastic ends up in landfill locations, scattered across the countryside, blocking drains or littering street verges. If not buried or burnt, it finds its way into rivers …

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Five Marks of Mission to be promoted in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa

At the Provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the following resolution was passed Resolves to: Request that every Diocese prints sufficient copies of the Anglican Communion Five marks of Mission poster for each worshippingcentre and ensure that these are placed in their vestries;Request the Provincial Liturgical Committee to include the Five Marks …

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Celebrating Mary Sumner with Yellowwood trees

On the 9th of August, which is national Women’s day, the Mothers Union of Vryheid Archdeaconry in the Diocese of Zululand celebrated Mary Sumner day and as a part of Creation Care, they planted Yellowwood trees Mary Sumner (31 December 1828—11 August 1921[1]) was the founder of the Mothers’ Union, a worldwide Anglican women’s organisation. She is commemorated in …

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