St Paul’s News: 29 October 2021

Sunday 31 October

Farewell Revd Mduduzi Mathe

This Sunday we welcome Revd Mduduzi and his wife Phumla to our services in order to give us a chance to thank Mduduzi for his ministry among us. 

A reminder that we also observe All Saints and Commemoration of the Faithful Departed this Sunday.  We have distributed envelopes for those who would like to contribute towards votive candles in memory of a loved one.

If you are not attending church services you may make a donation into the church’s bank account (see below) and send the names to the parish office (paulsdbn@mweb.co.za or 031 3054666).

 Sunday 24 October

Thanks to the Finance Team, Dr Bomi Nomlala, our treasurer, and Neelano Saane for their financial presentation on Sunday.   A copy of their presentation is on our website

Thanks also to Sinazo Mchiza for her presentation on breast cancer.  Her presentation is also on our website.

We continue to take photos at our services in an effort to build and sustain community among our members.  The photos from our last week can be found here.

 Stewardship Forms

A reminder to fill in and return the Stewardship Forms as soon as possible.  Copies are available at services and on our website at https://www.stpaulsdurban.org.za/information/forms-and-other-paperwork/ and from the church office.

Harvest Festival/Thanksgiving

This will be on Sunday 28 November.

For our prayers

  1. Matric Exams

For our matriculants and other learners and students writing exams at this time. We wish them well.

  1. eSwatini

For the situation in our neigbouring country which continues to be critical as we learn of further deaths.

  1. COP 26

For this international climate change conference to take place in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November.

  1. Local Government Elections 1 November

For the elections taking place next week.  For an insightful pastoral letter on the elections

Birthdays in November

(Please contact the Church Administrator to add to or change any of these details)

1 Bheki Shababla, Samantha Bitsoane

2 Bulelwa Magudu, Noxolo Mbatha

4 Aneska Royeppen

6 Tumelo Bhengu, Gugu Mkhwanazi

7 Siphokazi Mqoqi, Sizwe Zondo

9 Nondumiso Ndlela, Ruth Etyang-Ojur, Zama Lushaba-Baloyi

10 Linda Zama, Stuart Talbot

12 Bryson Pillay, Dominic Warmback

15 Mzuvukile Mtolo

17 Joyce Kingham, Marlene Brown, Mukelani Dlamini

20 Musawenkosi Molefe, Ethne Ogle

21 Dolly Dlamini, Andiswa Kubheka, Siyabonga Magudu

24 Duncan Mchakama

25 Amandlesizwe Nxosana, Veronica Mudaly

26 Vuyani Zikalala, Nombulelo Mqoqi, Talente Ntombela

27 Noluthando Gugushe, Nokwanda Mtoboyi

29Marthi Ras, Buyi Pukwana, Mimmie Madondo, Nqobani Manyathi

Wedding Anniversaries in November

5 Akhona and Bongiwe Mahlati

8 Tabisa and Mthokozisi Mpungose, Clifford and Lorraine Wilson

15Terrence and Serita Pillay

27 Gerald and June Powell

Click here to downlod the Diocesan Prayer Dairy November

Lectionary for November

Monday 1st MP Ps 111,112   Ecclesiasticus 44:1-15 or Malachi 3:17- 4:3   Hebrews 11:32-12:2

EP Ps 148, 149   Wisdom of Solomon 5:1-5 or Isaiah 65:17-25   Revelation 21: 1-4, 22-22:5

Tuesday 2nd MP Ps 87, 84   Nehemiah 12: 27-31a, 42b-47  Revelation 11: 1-19

EP Ps 89:1-39   Ecclesiasticus 43:1-22    Matthew 13: 44-52

Wednesday 3rd   MP Ps 89: 39-53   Nehemiah 13: 4-22   Revelation 12: 1-12

EP   Ps 90   Ecclesiasticus 43:23-33   Matthew 13: 53-58

Thursday 4th   MP Ps 91   Ezra 7: (1-10)11-26   Revelation 14: 1-13

EP Ps 92, 93   Ecclesiastics 44:1-15   Matthew 14: 1-12

Friday 5th    MP Ps 94     Ezra 8:21-36     Revelation 15:1-8

EP Ps (95), 96, 97    Ecclesiasticus 50:1, 11-24   Matthew 14: 13-21

Saturday 6th   MP Ps 98, 99, (100),101  Ezra 9:1-15 Revelation 17: 1-14

EP Ps 102     Ecclesiasticus 51:1-12    Matthew 14: 22-36

Sunday 7th MP Ps 142   Ezra 10: 1-17   Act 24: 10-21

EP Ps 140, 141     Ecclesiasticus 51:13-22    Luke 14: 12-24

Monday 8th MP   Ps 103   Nehemiah 9:1-15(16-25)    Revelation 18:1-8

EP Ps 104     Joel 1:1-14   Matthew 15: 1-20

Tuesday 9th   MP Ps 105: 1-22   Nehemiah 9:26-38   Revelation 18:9-20

EP Ps 105: 23-45   Joel 1:15-2:2 (3-11)    Matthew 15: 21-28

Wednesday 10th MP   Ps 106: 1-24   Nehemiah 7:73b-8:3, 5-18   Revelation 18:21-24

EP Ps 106: 21-50   Joel 2:12-19     Matthew 15: 29-39

Thursday 11th    MP Ps 107: 1-22   1 Maccabees 2: 1-28     Revelation 19: 1-10

EP Ps 107: 23-43   Joel 2: 21-27    Matthew 16: 1-12

Friday 12th   MP Ps 108, 109    1 Maccabees 1:41-64    Revelation 19:11-16

EP Ps 110, 111, 112   Joel 2:28-3:8    Matthew 16: 13-20

Saturday 13th    MP Ps 113, 114    1 Maccabees 2: 1-28    Revelation 20: 1-6

EP Ps 115    Joel 3: 9-17 (18-21)    Matthew 16: 21-28

Sunday 14th   MP Ps 146    1 Maccabees 2:29-50    Acts 28: 14b-23

EP Ps  143, 144   Habakkuk 1: 1-4 (5-11)12-2:1   Luke 16: 1-13

 Monday 15th MP Ps 116, 117    1 Maccabees 3:1-24   Revelation 20: 7-15

EP Ps 118    Habakkuk 2:1-4, 9-20    Matthew 17: 1-13

Tuesday 16th MP Ps 119:1-24   1 Maccabees 3:25-41   Revelation 21: 1-8

EP Ps 119: 25-48   Habakkuk 3: 1-10 (11-16) 17-19   Matthew 17:14-21

Wednesday 17th  MP  Ps 119: 49-72 1 Maccabees 3: 42-60  Revelation 21:9-21

EP   Ps 119:73-100   Malachi 1:1-14   Matthew 17: 22-27

Thursday 18th    MP Ps 119:105-128    1 Maccabees 4:1-25   Revelation 21:22-22:5

EP Ps 119:129-152   Malachi 2: 1-17   Matthew 18: 1-19

Friday 19th MP Ps 119: 153-176   1 Maccabees 4:36-59   Revelation 22: 6-13

EP Ps 120, 121, 122   Malachi 3: 1-12    Matthew 18: 10-20

Saturday 20th    MP Ps 123, 124, 125   Isaiah 65: 17-25   Revelation 22: 14-21

EP Ps 126, 127, 128   Malachi 3:13-4:6    Matthew 18: 21-35

Sunday 21st   MP Ps 149    Isaiah 19: 19-25   Romans 15: 5-13

EP Ps 147, 148    Zechariah 9:9-16   Luke 19: 11-27

Monday 22nd MP Ps 129, 130, 131    Joel 3; 9-17 (18-21)   1 Peter 1:1-12

EP Ps 131, 133, (134)    Zechariah 10: 1-12   Matthew 19: 1-12

Tuesday 23rd MP Ps 135     Nahum 1:1-13     1 Peter 1:13-25

EP Ps 136        Zechariah 11: 4-17   Matthew 19: 13-22

 Wednesday 24th MP Ps 137, 138    Obadiah 15-21   1 Peter 2: 1-10

EP Ps 139      Zechariah 12: 1-10    Matthew 19: 23-30

Thursday 25th   MP Ps 140, 141, 142   Zephaniah 3:1-13   1 Peter 2:11-25

EP Ps 143, 144    Zechariah 13: 1-9   Matthew 20: 1-16

Friday 26th   MP Ps 145    Isaiah 24: 14-23   1 Peter 3: 1-22

EP Ps 146, 147    Zechariah 14:1-11   Matthew 20: 17-28

Saturday 27th MP Ps 148, 149, 150    Micah 7: 11-20      1 Peter 4: 1-19

EP Ps 94       Zechariah 14: 12-21   Matthew 20: 29-34

Sunday 28th     MP Ps 82    Amos 1:1-5, 13-2:8   1 Thessalonians 5: 1-11

EP Ps 90: 1-12      Isaiah 40: 1-11      Luke 21: 20-24

 Monday 29th MP Ps 1, 2, 3 Amos 2: 6-16  2 Peter 1:1-11

EP Ps 4, 5, 6   Isaiah 1: 10-20     Matthew 21: 1-11

Tuesday 30th MP Ps 7, 8   Amos 3: 1-11 2 Peter 1: 12-21

EP Ps 9    Isaiah 1: 21-31    Matthew 21: 12-22

Financial Giving:

Thank you for your faithful giving.  A reminder of St Paul’s bank account details: Account Name: St Paul’s Church; Account Number: 50854628623; Branch Code: 221426; Bank: FNB.)

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Office: 031 3054666; paulsdbn@mweb.co.za Websitewww.stpaulsdurban.org.za

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