Emmanuel Sisterhood Bafut/Cameroon A protestant monastic community within the "Presbyterian Church in Cameroon" (PCC)
Emmanuel Sisterhood Bafut/CameroonA protestant monastic community within the "Presbyterian Church in Cameroon" (PCC)

A BIT OF HISTORY: THE BEGINNINGS

On December 6th 1951, Madeleine Marie Handy then flew to France with five other mates, on scholarship for academic pursuits, where she became a student nurse. Her school was at the Deaconesses Sisterhood of Reuilly(Paris) ... Click to continue

THE CHARISMA, SPIRITUALITY AND APOSTOLATE OF EMMANUEL SISTERS

Charisma:
The Charisma of Emmanuel Sisters is Prayer, Service to the poor and Needy, whether the needs are spiritual or practical, service to the church and Ecumenism which was very deep in our founder's mind. ...
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Here there are our founding roots to the community in Bafut / Cameroon

Rev. Sr. Madeleine Marie Handy

The Community of the sisters Emmanuels in Bafut is one of the first Protestant communities of Africa. Having founded in 1971 by sister Madeleine - Mary Handy, Diaconesse de Reuilly, Cameroonian and first woman pastor of Cameroon, her has her roots in the bafut cameroun sisters of EmmanuelCommunauté of the Diaconesses de Reuilly and belongs to the English-speaking Presbyterian Church (PCC).

On December 6th 1951, Madeleine Marie Handy then flew to France with five other mates, on scholarship for academic pursuits, where she became s student nurse. Her school was at the Deaconesses Sisterhood of Reuilly(Paris)

OUR COMMUNITY IN THE PRESENT TIME

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Maranatha: Lord Jesus Christ and dwell with us. Amen

MARANATA | Emmanuel Sisters

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 CHURCH BELLS

Prayer time

           (daily)  worship

           5:00 am    Vigil

           6:00 am    Lauds

           7:25 am    Teirce

         12:00 pm    Sext

           5:00 pm    Vespers

           7:30 pm    Compline

EUCHARIST

Windows in the chapel with biblical inspired designs

The burning Bush - Ex 3:2
The Transfiguration - Mk 9:2-8/ Lk 9:28-36
The revelation to John on the Island of Patmos - Rev 1:9

Impressions of the Emmanuel Sisterhood Bafut/Cameroon 2013

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     From March to April, 2013

              EASTER 2013

Impressions of the Emmanuel Sisterhood Bafut/Cameroon 2015

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The Holy Week-Palm Sunday-Maundy Thursday-Good Friday

                     2015

             EASTER 2015

The Tree of Life - Rev 2:7
The Holy Child of Bethlehem - Luke: 2:16
The woman with the pitcher In.12:3/Matt.26:7/Mk.16: 3

Impressions of the Emmanuel Sisterhood Bafut/Cameroon 2013/2014

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             CHRISTMAS 2013

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