Posts by Bob East

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Graham & Wendy Toulmin (DRCongo with CMS), Are you feeling torn?

by Bob East

Graham & Wendy Toulmin (DRCongo with CMS) Many remember with prayer the Toulmins, Bishop Isesomo and the church in the DRC.  Here’s some prayer updates from them: Give thanks for: Graham’s surgery for prostate cancer in October and pray for his complete recovery so he can join Wendy back in Congo 20th November as planned. […]

Please pray for Pakistan, Update from Parish Council

by Bob East

Please pray for Pakistan Asia Bibi has been acquitted by the Supreme Court of Pakistan after facing trumped up charges. The Lahore High Court’s verdict sentencing her to death for blasphemy has been overturned. She has been in jail for over 8 years. Praise God for this decision and thank you for your continued prayerful support for […]

GAFCON – a remarkable change in the Anglican Church world-wide, SYNOD – some highlights, UPDATE FROM PARISH COUNCIL

by Bob East

GAFCON – a remarkable change in the Anglican Church world-wide The Global Anglican Forum Conference – has already made a remarkable contribution to encouraging Anglican Churches world-wide to honour Jesus and obey the Bible.  GAFCON now represents 70% of the world’s Anglicans and effectively has replaced Lambeth and Canterbury as the effective Anglican Communion.  Peter Jensen has […]

Fuse Camp 2018

by Bob East

Fuse Camp 2018 Last week 51 Youth and Kids from years 4-12 of school went away with a number of our legendary leaders for our first ever ‘Fuse Camp’ – a new initiative of Gymea Anglican fusing our X’treme (kids) and Revive (youth) camps into one! How was it? Fantastic! Despite a number of setbacks […]

Synod meets October 15-17,22-23, The main issues at Synod, FUSE Camp

by Bob East

Synod meets October 15-17,22-23 Our Synod meets over 5 days and nights 3.30pm to 9.30pm.  This is the annual assembly (or parliament) of our diocese.  You are represented by me, and your elected reps Prof Alan Watson and Barbara Archer.  We are always very happy to hear your views or to discuss Synod business with our […]

New defibrillator, Thanksgiving Picnic & Sunday Celebration, The Law Is An Ass

by Bob East

New defibrillator   has been purchased for $2,500 & installed on the wall outside of Roughley Hall.  If a person stops breathing and their heart has stopped, this machine can be used by anyone to restart their heart, whilst CPR is administered.  The defib is self-instructing & you cannot shock people with it unless they need […]

News from Katoke, Change in our Mission Partners

by Bob East

News from Katoke Alan Watson tells the story of Silivia Geofrey,  Girl School Captain 2017/8, who has just completed her final year (Form 6).    An orphan – she never knew her father and lost her mother when she was in Year 4 of  primary school. An excellent student Silivia was sponsored at KLSS from Form 1 […]

News From the Watsons (Tanzania), Nextgen Thanksgiving Sunday 21st October, Nextgen Thanksgiving Picnic Saturday 20th Oct  11am to 1pm, Church Services at Christmas

by Bob East

News From the Watsons (Tanzania) Elizabeth has passed on email letters that our members have written to students.  “Workshop went well today-good attendance. Heavy rain early today & again @ 11am but now it’s fine. Approaching the wet season. Quite cool today. School has finished and Alan and Elizabeth have now left Katoke” and have begun […]