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Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with us!


From the 20 – 23 August 2012 we will be celebrating our Anniversary after 50 years of ministry on the African Continent!

During this time we will not only be looking back in thanksgiving for all that the Lord has done over the past 50 years, but also looking forward in anticipation to the future of this ministry.

Michael Cassidy’s vision to “Evangelise the Cities of Africa through Word and Deed in Partnership with the Church”, led to the first city-wide mission facilitated by AE, in Pietermaritzburg in 1962. And 50 years later we will be holding another city-wide mission in the same city!

Following the mission, which will run from 12-19 August 2012, we will be hosting 4 days of Jubilee Celebrations from the 20-23 August 2012.

Celebrations

As well as celebrating the past 50 years, and some of the great evangelists that have journeyed with Michael, over this time, we will be looking forward with anticipation toall that lies ahead. Speakers from all over Africa, and beyond, will be sharing a retrospective and prophetic view on the state of the Church in Africa and the world.

These Speakers include:

  • Michael Cassidy – Founder of African Enterprise
  • Stephen Lungu – CEO of African Enterprise
  • Our current Team Leaders will present their stories
  • Bishop Edward Muhima of Uganda– Past AE International Chairman and past Team Leader of AEE Uganda
  • Rev Judy Mbugua of Kenya– Founder of Ladies Home care Fellowship, Lecturer with Haggai Institute, Vice President of AD2000 Women’s Track
  • John Senyonyi – Vice Chancellor of Uganda Christian University – currently on the International Board
  • Rev Frank Chikane – President of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa. He is a former Director General of the presidency of South Africa under President Thabo Mbeki from 1999 until 2010
  • Raphaël Anzenberger – the General Secretary of France Evangelization
  • Victoria Wilson– Canada/Uganda. Daughter of the late Rev. John Wilson
  • Luis Palau – Luis Palau and his ministry have shared the Gospel with more than 1 billion people through evangelistic events and media. He has spoken in person to 25 million people in 72 countries with more than 1 million registered decisions for Jesus Christ. He has authored close to 50 books and countless articles on issues of faith, and has counselled with business and political leaders and heads of state around the world

There will also be ample opportunity to meet with the African team leaders and Board members from 10 different countries on the continent, as well as Directors and Board members from the Support Boards.

In addition, we will be holding a special gala dinner and other evening entertainments/ and day trips to surrounding areas of interest.

3 Night Safari Tour after Jubilee celebrations

As well as celebrating and learning together, there will also be an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation in the KwaZulu Natal Province with a 3 night bus tour safari being offered at the end of the Celebrations, from 24-27 August 2012.

Places to be visited include:

  • St Lucia Estuary and Crocodile Breeding Centre
  • Hluhluwe Game Reserve – both night and day game drives
  • Shakaland – learn the history of Shaka Zulu and that of the Zulu nation

For a more detailed itinerary, click here.

Please note there are only 80 places on this safari trip, so it will be best to reply early to book a place!!

RSVP your interest!

If you would be interested in joining us, please print out this form (download here) and post or fax it back to Hloni Letuka, our Celebrations co-ordinator.

For more information on prices in USD, click here, for prices in ZAR click here.

 
 

MC sends latest book to the publishers …

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Michael Cassidy recently completed his latest book on John 17 and the church and sent it off to a publisher in London. Please pray that the book is met with favour and they decide to publish! We are sure that it will be a great blessing to many!

Enjoy the photos of Michael and his editorial team celebrating finishing the manuscript!

 

Christian news in your inbox!

Gateway News is one of AE’s media partners. Their vision is to reach every Christian in South Africa with quality local, national and international Christian news and news from a Christian perspective. You can subscribe to their free weekly e-newsletter which includes links to the top stories of the week by following this link (subscribe here) or by sending an sms to 43366 with the message ‘gwnews your-email-address’ (Standard sms rates apply.)

 

Meet the 2012 Foxfire Youth Team!

For more information on the members of the 2012 Foxfire Team, click here.

You are invited to meet the 2012 Foxfire team at their special commissioning service!

Date: Saturday 18 February 2012
Time: Starts at 5pm
Venue: African Enterprise Jabulani Lapa
Dress code: Casual
RSVP: To Biggie Paul on 033 347 1911 / 033 347 7022 or email bpaul@ae.org.za
Feel free to bring family & friends along.

We will be Commissioning the new Foxfire Team to go out into South Africa to share the Good News of Jesus Christ! For more information on our Foxfire Youth Ministry visit our website here.

 

Video of Youth Prayer March in PMB!

 

Youth declare Pietermaritzburg the “City of Good Choices”

The shoppers on Langilabele St in Pietermaritzburg were presented with more choice than normal on Saturday morning! A group of over 100 young Christians, singing and dancing, marched down the street declaring “Choose-Zikhethele – the choice is yours!”

The young people, representing church youth groups from around the city, marched from Pine St, down Langibalele St, to the Church of the Vow. Dancing and singing they stopped four times at key points to pray for their city. They prayed God’s blessings on those working in education, business, provincial government, the municipality and the taxi associations.

The march was significant in that it represented the next generation of young leaders challenging citizens to make the right choices that would determine the future of the City of Choice. In between singing hymns, the young people prayed that our business and political leaders would make good choices – honesty over corruption and prosperity rather than poverty, to name just two. At the Church of the Vow they prayed for unity in the city and amongst the churches. Throughout the day they called on the city to choose Jesus.

The young people are part of the “Choose-Zikhethele” mission to Pietermaritzburg, facilitated by African Enterprise in partnership with the churches of the city. The mission starts this year and will involve a long-term commitment by city churches to strategically serve the city in every aspect of our corporate life. Church leaders hope to see transformation in the lives of individuals, families, key institutions like the municipality and the broader city itself.

AE is an international Christian missions agency with offices in 16 countries, but founded 50 years ago in Pietermaritzburg by Michael Cassidy. Churches and Christian NGO’s from all Christian denominations are welcome to join the mission by contacting the African Enterprise offices on 033 347 1911. For more information visit our mission blog on www.aeinternational.org/southafrica.

See more pics of the march on our Facebook page here.

 
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Posted by on January 29, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

Join us as we prayer walk in PMB city centre …

The Youth Committee for the 2012 mission has initiated a prayer walk in the PMB city centre for this coming weekend.

Although intiated by the youth, this prayer walk is open to anyone.

We are hoping to see the church in PMB gather together in a very visual demonstration of unity and of excitment for the upcoming mission.

Not only does this march afford us the opportunity of praying together as we symbolically walk the streets of the city, but it also gives us a great opportunity to create awareness for the upcoming mission. Please join us!

Date: Saturday 28 January 2012
Time: 10am-1pm
Venue: Prayer walk starts at ESSA (189 Pine Street)

For more information please contact us on 033 347 1911 or email apakiry@ae.org.za.

 
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Posted by on January 24, 2012 in Uncategorized