At the weekend, 26 people were killed when a Hema village 31 miles (50 km) north of Bunia was attacked by Lendu tribes people.The Revd Bisoke Balikenga, national youth co-ordinator of – the Anglican Church of Congo – is urging Anglicans to pray for the country.The mission of Christ Church is to be an inviting and transforming community of faith that celebrates Christ's presence and grace. ” Apparently, that’s what might happen when Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday fall on the same day. Lean into it or lean away from what priestly blogger called “the precipice of the cute”? Candy conversation hearts that proclaim, “Remember U R Dust?The goal at Rice and Beans is to go into all the world and make disciples of Christ.We study that Christ was always meeting people exactly where they were and then calling them out into a faith that grew them and transformed their lives. In 2016, the church established a peace centre in Bunia as part of its care for women and girls who have been raped by combatants.
14 by members of the Church of England and by Lutherans. His poem, The Parlement of Foules, is thought to commemorate a royal marriage in 1382 by describing a conference of birds that meet to choose their mates on St. The post invited people who “might need to explain to your special someone why you’re spending the day in fasting and penitence rather than on a date” to share them.He said that 200 houses in the Hema village were burned before residents were killed by machete, creating “a lot of trauma among the Hema.” He said that some shops and petrol stations in Bunia had been closed and that there are “some young people who like to make chaos”.The state governor is leading a delegation to the affected area to see what is happening. In December, 15 UN peacekeepers from Tanzania were killed and a further 43 injured in an attack on their base in Beni, around 90 miles south of Bunia.Lent is 40 days (to mirror the 40 days Jesus is said to have fasted in the wilderness) plus the six Sundays surrounding those days.Thus, Ash Wednesday, when Lent begins, is 46 days before Easter Sunday.