Port Elizabeth Emmaus Community Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Email: info@pe-emmaus.co.za
Fax: 086 688 0872
Community Lay Director: Lianne Kritzinger
Community Spiritual Director: Revd Ronnie Allwright

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

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PE Emmaus Newsflash

Christ is counting on us


Are you being called to a new ministry? Christ is counting on us to give of our time, talents and / or resources. Emmaus offers a number of opportunities – one or more of which may have your name on it.
You can: (See below for details.)


Walks 71 and 72

We have been blessed in preparing for these Walks, and ask that you pray for the blessings to continue.

72hr Prayer Vigil
We still have 2 open times for the Mens walk this weekend: Sunday 13th May from 14h30-15h00 or 17h00-17h30.  How about it? -- Sign up on our website at www.pe-emmaus.co.za or email prayer@pe-emmaus.co.za

Sponsor’s hour
Please be reminded that as soon as we bid our pilgrims farewell on Thursday (10 and 17 May), we will move to the chapel to pray for each pilgrim.

Candlelight
We’re having a bring ‘n share supper from 6.30pm in the main dining room at Sumcay before candlelight starts at 7.30pm on Saturday 12th May for the Men’s Walk, and then again for the Ladies’ Walk on Saturday, 19 May.

Closing
Join us at Sumcay on Sunday, 13 May, at 2.30pm to hear the testimonies of our 16 new pilgrims and welcome them to the PE Emmaus community, and again for our ladies on the following Sunday (20 May).

Gathering 
The Post-Walk Gathering will take place at St John’s Anglican Church, Church Road, Walmer, at 11am on Saturday 2 June. A bring ‘n share lunch in the church hall will follow the service.


Serve on the Board
The following portfolios – each with a three-year term of office - are vacant or soon will be:

Treasurer
If bookkeeping, accountancy and numbers is a talent of yours, please consider sharing it by joining us for a three-year term. You preferably need access to an accounting software package, and time enough to balance the books, and facilitate some fundraising plans.

Secretary
Are you organized, efficient and reliable? If so, then your help will soon be needed in continuing to keep us all connected with your secretarial services.

Agape
Remember how special the gifts and letters from complete strangers made you feel on your Walk? Are you called to facilitate this ministry by liaising with Accountability groups in providing these love offerings.

The Board is responsible for the good governance of Emmaus, it reports to the Upper Room in America and meets ten times a year. You may not work on walks when on the Board. We also have great fellowship. So drop me a mail on cld@pe-emmaus.co.za if you would like to volunteer or nominate a member of the community.


Volunteers for Walks 73 and 74

Please volunteer now to serve on team for our September walks led by Theodore Hockey and Erica Sing-Key respectively. Remember we need a mix of experiences – newbies and Emmaus junkies and everyone else in between. We’d like forms in by mid-June, so fill in your form today to ensure your selection.

The walks will happen from 6 to 9 September (Men) and 13 to 16 September (Ladies) with compulsory team formation on 4 and 5 August and 18 August at Erica School.
The cost is R950.  https://www.pe-emmaus.co.za/teams.php


EMSA AGM 2019

Join the team in planning for our community’s hosting of the national AGM and our 20th birthday early in November 2019. We need your skills, ideas and enthusiasm. Contact Stella Swanson on desiderata@wol.co.za


Pledges and donations

Please consider a monthly pledge or once-off donation to grow our finances in supporting this important ministry. https://www.pe-emmaus.co.za/donations.php

Banking details:
Standard Bank 383 707 145
Walmer Park 051001
PE Emmaus Community

Every cent adds up and enables us to improve what we do.

Sweets, candles, tissues etc
Any donations of sweets, candles, tissues or other regular supplies for the Walks are always warmly welcomed. Please bring them to send-off or any future Gatherings. 

New laptop and data projector
Our laptop and data projector need to be urgently replaced as they have reached the end of their life span. This is likely to cost approx R13 000 . If you are able to help us off-set this cost in any way, please contact Vanessa Scarr on secretary@pe-emmaus.co.za
    
 
In conclusion …

We’re fully reliant on God and trust Him in our needs in growing this ministry. We look forward to your ongoing support!


Debbie Derry
Community Lay Director
PE Emmaus Community  
(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)

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Emmaus Needs list

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(Date Added: 2018-04-17)

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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)

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Of camping, cameras and Chinese food

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(Date Added: 2018-02-16)

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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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(Date Added: 2017-11-27)

Newsflash October 2017
of Appreciation, appeals and AGMs

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(Date Added: 2017-10-23)

CLD Annual Report

With a set of successful Flights (the first in two years), a set of successful Walks, seven fellowship and fundraising events, the introduction of surveys to get a better understanding of challenges and improved communication initiatives, we can be pleased with our efforts for 2017. We are ever mindful however that none of this would have happened without the Grace of God – He made the impossible possible ( … when you have just five pilgrim applications a week before cut off etc.)

(Date Added: 2017-10-23)

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Reminders

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(Date Added: 2017-10-11)

October newsletter
Welcoming our new pilgrims

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(Date Added: 2017-10-10)

Newsflash October 2017
of walks, servanthood and fellowship

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(Date Added: 2017-10-03)

Newsflash September 2017
Agape, sweets and prayers for Walks

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(Date Added: 2017-09-04)

Newsflash - August 2017

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