Griqua National Independent Church celebrates 140th birthday

2017-05-12 06:00
 Photo: siphelele nketoMembers of the Griqua National Independent Church march in Kokstad as part of celebrations.

Photo: siphelele nketoMembers of the Griqua National Independent Church march in Kokstad as part of celebrations.

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THE Griqua National Independent Church celebrated­ its 140th birthday with a number of activities in Kokstad last weekend.

A march was held starting from Kokstad City Hall going to the church with many people taking part.

Reverend Ebrahim Percent said God is using the church to do good things for the people of Kokstad.

“We decided to celebrate 140 years with God by marching in the streets of Kokstad for people to know and celebrate with us. Local churches were also part of our celebrations. Gifts and messages were delivered at the celebration,” said Percent.

“Let go and reach out” was this year’s theme.

Mnyamezeli Nangu, the chairperson of United Congregational Church of Southern Africa in Kwa-Zulu-Natal was guest speaker.

Percent, his wife Amelia and the church council thanked people, churches, pastors for their support of the event.

 

THE Griqua National Independent Church celebrated its 140th birthday with a number of activities in Kokstad last weekend.
A march was held starting from Kokstad City Hall going to the church with many people taking part.

Reverend Ebrahim Percent said God is using the church to do good things for the people of Kokstad.

“We decided to celebrate 140 years with God by marching in the streets of Kokstad for people to know and celebrate with us. Local churches were also part of our celebrations. Gifts and messages were delivered at the celebration,” said Percent.

“Let go and reach out” was this year’s theme.
Mnyamezeli Nangu, the chairperson of United Congregational Church of Southern Africa in KwaZulu-Natal was the guest speaker.

Percent, his wife Amelia and the church council thanked people, churches, pastors for their support at the event.

 

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