Port Elizabeth Emmaus Community Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Email: info@pe-emmaus.co.za
Fax: 086 688 0872
Community Lay Director: Debbie Derry
Community Spiritual Director: Revd Andrea Potgieter


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Newsflash September

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Staying connected

The Lord is forever calling us into a deeper relationship with Him. To help nurture our faith we should meet regularly with other Christians in the workplace, at church, in cell groups, accountability groups and our bi-annual Post Walk Gatherings.

Post Walk Gathering! 
You are invited to come to the Post Walk Gathering to welcome the pilgrims of Walks 73 and 74 and be inspired by their testimonies.

It is also a time of reconnecting and fellowship with Emmaus friends. The get-together, which also serves as the annual general meeting, will also include a bring ‘n share lunch.

Reminder to bring name tags, worship books, and wear bright colours and previous agape.

Where: St John’s Methodist Church, Havelock Street, Central
Time: 11am to 1.30pm
When: Saturday, 29 September (before the Springboks beat the Aussies!)

Accountability Group update

Please can all accountability group leaders send the following information to Viv Barton  (watprops@telkomsa.net) by Friday 28 September.  Information is needed before the gathering. 


Sign up to work on the Chrysalis Flights now

Step out in faith now by signing up to work on next year’s Chrysalis Flights (the junior version of the Emmaus Walk) by going to https://www.pe-emmaus.co.za/teams.php

Team application forms can also be filled in at the Post Walk Gathering. For more information contact Ann-Rose van Eck on teamformation@pe-emmaus.co.za


A full programme of events is already in the making for 2019, but before we get ahead of ourselves, we’ve one more official gathering to enjoy in the Jeffreys Bay area.

Family gathering - Cape St Francis

Our Gamtoos community (St Francis Bay/JBay/Humansdorp) are hosting a Family Walk in Cape St Francis on Saturday 6th October.  

We will meet at St Francis United Church in St Francis Bay at 9:00 am to drop off our eats and cooler boxes and then all drive out together to Cape St Francis where we will be escorted by a group who are passionate about our environment. They will guide the walk from Rocky Coast farm, past rock pools and the ocean and share their knowledge as we go along. It will be about 3km and will take approx 2hrs including stops along the way. We will then go to St Francis United for praise and worship, lucky draw prizes and lunch.

Bring your friends and families as we fellowship in true Emmaus spirit.  PE Community let's support them, get your accountability groups together, enjoy a day out with your Emmaus family.  For further information contact Karen du Preez on 079 563 1369.

Equipping and growing

In keeping with the spirit of Emmaus to equip and grow Christians for expanding His kingdom, so the PE Emmaus Community Board mirrors this by ensuring a continuous change of membership. Board members serve for three years at a time, with a staggered change to allow for continuity. From 2019, we say hello and goodbye to the following:

To ensure continuity, each outgoing member serves on the sub-committee of that portfolio. A big thank you to those who volunteered so faithfully to keep the PE Emmaus Community flame burning.


Please keep our team in prayer as we head to the national AGM outside Durban in early November. This time next year, our community will be hosting the national gathering and celebrating our 20th birthday at the Willows Resort.


To help with your planning for 2019, here are some key dates:

Chrysalis Flights

BOYS' FLIGHT #11 - 21st to 23rd June 2019 @ Cape Recife High School
GIRLS' FLIGHT #12 - 28th to 30th June 2019 @ Cape Recife High School

First Team Formation (compulsory): 25th & 26th May 2019
Second Team Formation (compulsory): 1st June 2019

Emmaus Walks

MENS' WALK #75 - 5th to 8th September 2019 @ Sumcay
LADIES' WALK #76 - 12th to 15th September 2019 @ Sumcay

First Team Formation (compulsory): Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th August 2019 
Second Team Formation (compulsory): Saturday 24th  August 2019

7 – 10th November 2019 at Willows, PE.

Till Saturday when we will praise the Lord in song, testimonies and fellowship, be blessed.

Debbie Derry
PE Emmaus Community Lay Director

(Date Added: 2018-09-24)

Newsflash September
Of walk needs, PWG, family gathering in Cape St Francis, knitting & transport for trailer needed

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(Date Added: 2018-09-04)

Newsflash - August
Pilgrims for men's walk, board vacancies and events

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(Date Added: 2018-08-15)

Of sponsorship, sweets and bingo!

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(Date Added: 2018-07-25)

Urgent Newsflash - team needed for Sept walks
Team Needed!

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(Date Added: 2018-07-04)

Newsflash June 2018
Team & Pilgrim applications, Christmas in July, Raffle, Clergy Breakfast, Chinese & Bingo evening, Wool for AGM

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(Date Added: 2018-06-11)

Newsflash May

Post Walk Gathering, Wool needed, accountability groups

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(Date Added: 2018-05-28)

of Sponsors hour, candlelight, volunteers, board positions, AGM 2019 and much more

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(Date Added: 2018-05-09)

Urgent Newsflash
Deadline extended Men's Pilgrim Applications

To ensure that as many men as God wills are on Walk 71 (May 10 to 13), we have extended the application deadline to Monday 30 April. Please forward applications to registrar Charmaine Potgieter on registrar@pe-emmaus.co.za soonest so that she can liaise with Sumcay in terms of catering. She can also be messaged on 084 929 2884

(Date Added: 2018-04-26)

Emmaus Needs list
Emmaus Needs list

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(Date Added: 2018-04-17)

Pilgrims, supplies, music trivia

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(Date Added: 2018-04-16)

April newsflash
Your God/Community needs you ...

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(Date Added: 2018-03-28)

Of camping, cameras and Chinese food

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(Date Added: 2018-02-16)

Sitrusoewer, May walks

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(Date Added: 2018-01-30)

Newsflash January 2018

An exciting Emmaus year awaits

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(Date Added: 2018-01-09)

Newsflash November 2017
Looking back and ahead

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