Visit of CA Schneider to Cape Town

14-18 December 2016

August 2016

  • Establish “CA Visit: December 2016” area on the notice board or in the foyer in every congregation – Amongst others, the following elements can be featured:
    • Information and pictures relating to CA Schneider’s last visit to NAC Cape during December 2015
    • Countdown clock/calendar to CA visit December 2016
    • Build-up programme information
    • Pictures of congregational activities relating to preparations for the CA visit
  • Launch of art/poster project – Theme: Victory with Christ
    • The idea is for our members to create any kind of artwork or poster that is in line with and depicts the theme – Exhibition of artwork/posters at the end of November 2016
    • All are welcome to participate, from the children to our seniors
    • Participants can work individually or in teams
  • Congregational meeting in all congregations – Presentation 1: Looking back … 20 years of blessing!

September 2016

  • 03/09/2016: Victory with Christ Friendship Walk
  • 08/09/2016: DA Divine Service for Ministers and Families
  • Fellowship cell meeting in all congregations: Preparation for Thanksgiving
  • Congregational meeting in all congregations – Presentation 2: Looking back … 20 years of blessing!

October 2016

  • Short visits by priests to all families with the focus on intensifying preparations for the CA visit – A few thoughts are also shared in preparation for the service for the departed (15 minute visits – AP supplies word)
  • Congregational meeting in all congregations – Presentation 3: Looking back … 20 years of blessing!

November 2016

  • Continuation of short visits by priests to all families with the focus on intensifying preparations for the CA visit (15 minute visits – AP supplies word)
  • Fellowship cell meeting in all congregations: Reflections on CA visit December 2015 / Members share with each other how the “Victory with Christ” theme has impacted on them since the beginning of the year / Members share their expectations for the forthcoming visit of the CA
  • 27/11/2016 or 04/12/2016 – Advent Music Hour / “Victory with Christ” art and poster exhibition in all congregations/areas:
    • “Victory with Christ” artwork and posters to be displayed at music hour venues
    • Music programme to be interspersed with reflections on year 2016 e.g. slide show depicting congregational activities/special events
    • Address by Rector: Thanks congregation for support during the year and shares thoughts in final preparation for the visit of the CA
    • Music programme to be shortened to accommodate non-music items on the programme – Entire programme should not exceed 1 hour

December 2016

  • Own family soul-care evening
    • All families spend quality time together discussing and reinforcing their spiritual preparations for the CA visit (AP to provide guidelines relating to format of the evening)
    • AP to programme an evening between 28/11/2016 and 08/12/2016