The first guest accompanying Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider on his visit to the Cape has arrived.
From the moment you enter the grounds of the church you are struck by a sense of history flooding through the centuries to remind you that this is a sacred place.
Already before the recess of scheduled activities in 2013, the congregation of Athlone set in motion a programme of activities to prepare for the visit of District Apostle N Barnes on Sunday, 26 January 2014.
The basement of the Silvertown auditorium became a buzz of activity as rectors arrived to register for their conference.
While on summer vacation in Cape Town the General Secretary of the World Methodist Council, Bishop Ivan M Abrahams, was presented with a copy of the Catechism of the New Apostolic Church.
True to the name of their place of worship, the members of the congregation of Welcome Estate, welcomed the District Apostle N Barnes to their church on Sunday 3 November 2013.