New Apostolic Church
In early August 2022, Apostle R Worship was able to visit the Indian Ocean Islands for the first time in three years. The trip included divine services, meetings, pastoral visits, and administrative duties.
On Sunday 07 August 2022, the Apostle conducted a divine service in Mayotte. During the divine service, one child was baptised and three children received the gift of the Holy Spirit. A meeting for ministers and meetings with the local government departments concluded the visit to the Island in Mayotte.
On Tuesday 09 August 2022, the Apostle and District Evangelist Laurette from Seychelles travelled to Reunion Island. Here they conducted pastoral care visits to Priest J Techer and his wife, and the family of the Rector, Community Evangelist Guy.
During a divine service conducted on Wednesday 08 August 2022 in Reunion Island, two children were baptised, while five souls received the gift of the Holy Spirit. Priest Techer was also placed into retirement. Nine guests attended the divine service which was followed by a hearty French-styled fellowship.
On 11 August 2022, the travels took the Apostle and the District Evangelist to Rodrigues Island which is the eastern most congregation of the District Apostle Area. On the Friday evening, a divine service was held in the church in La Ferme, Rodrigues Island. After the divine service, a meeting for ministers ensued.
The final leg of the journey was to Mauritius. On the Saturday, the Apostle made pastoral visits to Community Evangelists Chretienne and Gounden.
On 14 August 2022, the Sunday morning divine service was conducted in the rented hall used for divine services in Mauritius. The divine services saw the musical contributions by the choir and orchestra, and also the young boy soprano. After the fellowship, a divine service at the home of Priest Dan was conducted. Due to a prolonged period of illness, he was placed into retirement.
16 August 2022