Tag: Good Friday Service

  • Blessed are the Peacemakers GFS 2019

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • CALL TO PRAY FOR SA IN SILENT PROTEST AT DIAKONIA’S GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE

    CALL TO PRAY FOR SA IN SILENT PROTEST AT DIAKONIA’S GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE

    Diakonia Council of Churches is deeply concerned by the current trauma South Africans are facing with the recent state Cabinet reshuffle and the country’s downgrade to junk status by rating agency Standard & Poor this week. As we prepare for our annual Good Friday Service,  we call on all people of faith to join us…

  • Good Friday Service 2017 theme: Whom shall I send?

    Good Friday Service 2017 theme: Whom shall I send?

    Diakonia Council of Churches, which recently celebrated 40 years of working towards  a just society, presents its annual ecumenical Good Friday service at dawn on Friday 14 April 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 tradition…