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

                                               INTRODUCTION


To speak of a Protestant monactic order sounds strange and even irrelevant. When the Christian Church in Western Europe split, because of the Reformation, Luther, Calvin and the other Reformers refused to maintain this type of commitment in their new denominations ... Click to continue

 

A bit of history: the beginnings

Who was Rev. Sr. Madeleine Marie Handy

 

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 Community of the sisters de l' 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 Emmanuel Communauté of the Diaconesses de Reuilly and belongs to the English-speaking Presbyterian Church (PCC).

The Sisterhood of Emmanuel - Booklet

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Copyright 2007

 

Few corrections in June, 2013 by the Rev. Sister Shalom Kiven

INTERNATIONAL TRANSLATOR

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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