Delegates from each Bishop Area within the Cape District Church arrived at a cold Dennekraal Recreation Centre which is located close to Sir Lowry’s Pass, because the cool evening air had already settled in.
Ten years has passed since the last visit of District Apostle N Barnes to the congregation of Railton in Swellendam. The excitement was great and consequently saw the infectious joy of the members spread beyond their ranks.
The 125-year centenary of the New Apostolic Church on African soil was celebrated from 19-22 June 2014 in the river port of East London which geographically is, the only one of its kind in South Africa.
On Sunday 15 June 2014 District Apostle N Barnes conducted a festive divine service in the congregation of Lentegeur where six congregations within the Lentegeur Bishop Area merged as one. All of these congregations, except one, normally gathers in makeshift venues for divine services and activities.
The excitement started a year ago when a project team consisting of Bishop Area Youth Facilitators (BYFs) from various Bishop Areas sat down and discussed the next big get together for the youth of the Cape.