This is the Cathedral Parish of the Diocese of Pretoria, situated in the City of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
St. Alban’s Cathedral in the Anglican Diocese of Pretoria is embarking on a project to refurbish its organ. Qualified service providers are invited to download the tender documents, complete them as per the instructions, and return the completed documents before 12H00 on 19 September 2016. No late submissions will be accepted
The order of documentation is as follows (Please click on the name to open the document):
(1) Invitation to Organ Builders
(2) St Albans Organ Tender Process
(3) Scope of Work St Albans Cahtedral
Please Pastoral Letter to read the full pastoral letter.
REVD DR KENNETH MASHISHI – NEW DEAN OF PRETORIA
The Parish Council is delighted to announce that the Bishop has appointed the Revd Dr Kenneth Mashishi as new Dean of the Diocese of Pretoria and Rector of the Cathedral Parish. He starts at the Cathedral on 1 January 2017. He is currently the Chief Chaplain of the South African Military Health Services. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.
DEDICATION ENVELOPES – 2017
Parishioners are kindly reminded that those who have not yet returned their pledge forms for 2017, must do so immediately. The information is needed to complete the 2017 budget process and to update the parish register. A word of appreciation to those who have already returned their forms.
Please note the Sunday School classes resume today.
TEENS FOR CHRIST – CAKE SALE
Teens for Christ will be having a cake sale directly after the Church service today.
THE AWF PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE
The AWF Provincial Conference Opening Service scheduled as follows:
DATE: 19 October 2016, TIME: 17H00-19H00 VENUE: St Alban’s Cathedral
DIOCESAN MU CLERGY FAMILY PRAYER DAY
The Diocesan MU will be hosting a Clergy Family Prayer day on 20 October 2016 at 09h00 at the Cathedral.
GUILDS/MINISTRIES/ORGANISATIONS – BUDGETS/PLANS REPORTS FOR 2017
This notice serves as a reminder to the Chair and Treasurer of the Guilds, Organisations and Ministries within the Cathedral Parish to submit your plans and budgets for 2017 by no later than 21 October 2016. It is very important to submit documents on time, these documents are needed in preparation for Vestry.
“RAGS TO RICHES” – CREATIVE ARTS AND CRAFTS WORKSHOP
Do you find it hard to throw away things – coffee tins, old-T-shirts, pretty wrapping paper, bottles, and so on! Here is a way to recycle them and create something beautiful for your home, for gifts or to earn some money.
On Saturday morning October 22, Carmen Amurjeeth leads a hands-on workshop where you will learn the skills of mosaic making, decoupage, and jewelry using recycled items. It is an initiative of the Social Development Committee. A minimum donation of R50 per person is requested to cover the cost of materials. Pre-registration is required for planning purposes. Please register with Carmen Amurjeeth (0825975711), Sheila Mtshali (083 6568460), Alice Spenser-Higgs (0842087583), or Mmakoma Kekana (079 057 3527). Upon registration further information will be supplied re programme, materials required etc.
ST BENARD MIZEKI MEN’S GUILD
St Benard Mizeki Men's Guild will be partaking in a Diocesan outreach at the KLIPGAT OLD AGE CENTRE on 22nd October 2016. Donations of white paint (any amount of litres) are humbly requested from church members to assist in the outreach.
FUND RAISING DINNER 29 OCTOBER 2016
A fundraising dinner is scheduled for Saturday 29th October 2016.
The evening is not only to raise funds but also to fellowship, celebrate the blessings and “party”.
Besides indulging in some delicious dishes, you can also enjoy some “live entertainment”.
Time: 18:00 for 18:30, Venue: St Alban’s Cathedral Hall, Price: R100.00 per adult, R50 per youth/child, Dress: Smart casual or traditional. All funds from this event will be allocated towards the Stations of the Cross project. Tickets are available. Please contact Carmen Amurjeeth 0825975711 for more information or if can offer some assistance.
ADVANCE NOTICE CHOIR MEMBERS AND PARISHIONERS - 12 NOVEMBER 2016
All Day Choir practice from 10h00 to13h00 – and the same afternoon from 15h00-17h00, all parishioners are welcome to join the St Albans Cathedral Choir for entertainment.
MOTHER’S UNION – ADVANCE NOTICE
The Mothers Union AGM will be held on 19 November 2016. The purpose of the AGM is the election of the MU Office Bearers.
MARY MAGDALENE NOTICE
Mary Magdalene Guild is having a High Tea Event, Saturday 12 November 2016 at the Cathedrals Courtyard, Tickets will cost R150 p/p. A 3 course meal will be served and there will be awesome guest speakers from the Business Sector, Prayer Women, Fitness and Health. Dress code is Elegant Vintage (may the best dressed guest win). Expect an exciting day filled with Fun and Inspiration. Please contact Lebo Nyakale for more information or call 0810392349.
Please reserve Sunday 27 November during the 09h30 service for participation in the Annual Thanksgiving.
WORDS OF APPRECIATION
The Legodi family would like to take this opportunity to thank the family of St Albans Cathedral and all sympathises during the funeral of the Late Mr Ishmael Legodi. We are forever grateful to the Parish Church Council, Cathedral Congregation and BMMG for their support.
FLOWERS IN CHURCH
At the last meeting of the Parish Church Council meeting it was suggested that members of the Cathedral be given the opportunity to consider the sponsoring of the floral arrangements when they want to do a thanksgiving or a memorial. Should you be interested please fill in your details on the roster at the back of the Cathedral, or call the parish office for more information. The intention is to carry a brief note of acknowledgement (“flowers in lieu of”) in the pew leaflet on occasions when flowers are sponsored.
A reminder to the congregation that the Compassionate Committee is keen to come alongside members who are living through challenging times. If you are in bereavement, or affected by serious illness, or in need of prayer support for whatever reason, the Compassionate Committee members would love to embrace you with their presence and support. Call the parish office of Ms Sangoni (see back of Pew leaflet for phone numbers) for more information.
If you wish to liosten to the audio recording of the sermons in the Cathedral, please visit the Sermon section under Gallery to listen. Click here to be automatically directed.
BOOKS FOR SALE
Anglican Prayer Book – R180.00
Hymn Ancient and Modern Revised – R320.00
Where do we look for Jesus: LL Ngewu – R100.00
Lectionaries - R20.00
The Cathedral is now in possession of a Speedpoint machine which enable members of the congregation to make donations, pay pledges, or contribute to the collections by using debit or credit cards. Members who want to make use of this facility should approach the churchwarden on duty before or after worship.