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Blessed are the Peacemakers GFS 2019

Diakonia Council of Churches, whose legacy of working towards a just society for more than four decades, once again calls people of faith to our annual ecumenical Good Friday service at dawn on Friday 19 April. The event which is a highlight of Durban’s Easter weekend activities begins at dawn at the Durban Exhibition Centre…
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Do not Fear, Stand Firm GFS 2018

Diakonia Council of Churches, which for more than four decades has worked towards  a just society, presents its annual ecumenical Good Friday service at dawn on Friday 30 March starting at the Durban Exhibition Centre (DEC) before processing – in silence – through the streets of the city, to the Durban City Hall. The well-established…
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Standing firm at Lent

Today is one of the most important holy days in the Christian liturgical calendar. It is the day which opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday takes place 40 days before Easter Sunday and is observed by many Christians, especially from mainline traditional churches, throughout the world. “Ash Wednesday comes from the…
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Diakonia unites politicians and people of faith at Good Friday Service

Diakonia Council of Churches once again celebrated the victory of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion on Calvary at their ecumenical Good Friday Service on Friday, 14 April. The annual service is an important day in the South African Christian calendar as well as a highlight event in the Durban Easter holiday cultural line up. This year, despite…
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