Churches in South Africa: St Cyprian's Cathedral, Kimberley, St Stephen General Apostolic Church, Shrine of Our Lady of the Cedars

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: St Cyprian's Cathedral, Kimberley, Shrine of Our Lady of the Cedars, St Stephen General Apostolic Church, Hillsong Church Cape Town, Afrikaans Protestant Church, Bloemfontein, Kimberley Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Pietermaritzburg Italian P.o.w. Church, St Elizabeth's Anglican Church, St. Michael and All Angels' Anglican ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: St Cyprian's Cathedral, Kimberley, Shrine of Our Lady of the Cedars, St Stephen General Apostolic Church, Hillsong Church Cape Town, Afrikaans Protestant Church, Bloemfontein, Kimberley Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Pietermaritzburg Italian P.o.w. Church, St Elizabeth's Anglican Church, St. Michael and All Angels' Anglican Church, Weltevreden Park. Excerpt: The Cathedral Church of St Cyprian the Martyr, Kimberley, is the seat of the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Kimberley and Kuruman, Anglican Church of Southern Africa. It became a Cathedral when the Synod of Bishops gave a mandate for the formation of the new Diocese of Kimberley and Kuruman in October 1911. The first Bishop, the Rt Revd Wilfrid Gore Browne, was enthroned there on 30 June 1912. But the Parish of St Cyprian dates back to at least 1871 when a chapelry within the Parish of All Saints, Du Toits Pan, Diocese of Bloemfontein, was dedicated and met in a tent in New Rush, on the Diamond Fields - the digger settlement which would become Kimberley. The first gatherings of worshippers of the 'English Church' in the rough and ready diggers' camps of the Diamond Fields took place in tents in 1870-71, while successive "St Cyprian's" church buildings, known now only from the pages of history, were in Market Street, and, from 1880 until 1908, in Jones Street, Kimberley. The first rector was Fr John Witherston Rickards, previously a curate at St Cyprian's, Marylebone, London. Appointed by the Bishop of Bloemfontein, the Rt Revd Alan Becher Webb, Rickards laid the basis for the Parish which began in a tent and is today the Cathedral Church of St Cyprian the Martyr in Kimberley. The writer J.W. Matthews would recall something of the primitive state of things existing, as far as eccelsia... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=22335650

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157287124
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/29/2010
  • Pages: 38
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.09 (d)

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