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Walk to Emmaus

Christian leadership for church members with a heart for serving God.

Chrysalis

Young people experience a Christian lifestyle of prayer, study and action

Face to Face

An experience designed specifically for seniors, 60 years and older.

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What denomination is Emmaus Ministries?

Emmaus Ministries is an ecumenical movement and is interdenominational.

How long is the Walk?

The Walk to Emmaus is a 3 day event, beginning on a Thursday afternoon and ending on the Sunday afternoon and is a spiritual retreat and not a hike.

What would you suggest I bring with me for the Walk?

Comfortable and casual clothing, your bedding, torch, towels, toiletries, an umbrella in case of rain and your purse/wallet with cash for the book table.

Will my special dietary requests be met at the event?

KwaZulu-Natal Emmaus ministries will do their best to meet your needs. Should we be in doubt, someone will make contact with you re your dietary needs.

Where do we sleep?

Your accommodation is a 2 bedded room with communal ablutions.

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What church is Chrysalis associated with?

Chrysalis is ecumenical and interdenominational.  

Do the boys and girls mix?

No boys and girls do not mix as this offers freedom for expression and Sharing that some people do not feel in the presence of the opposite gender.

What do we do at an event?

You will laugh and listen, worship and wonder, share and discuss and have a little free time.

How many talks are there?

There are 15 talks given by lay and clergy over the 3 day event.

Can a parent attend any of the community events?

Yes, parents may attend send-off, on Friday morning and the closing Ceremony on Sunday afternoon.

Can I be baptised on a Flight?

No, no one performs baptisms during Emmaus Ministries events. Emmaus is not a church or a denomination.

What do I need to bring with me?

Warm, comfortable clothing, toiletries, towels, bedding and cash for a book table.

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Where is this event held?

Face to Face Encounters are held in retirement villages or churches over 8 half days or 4 full days.

What is the cost of this event?

The cost for an Encounter is quoted on the application form.

What does the cost cover?

The cost of an Encounter covers your teas and lunches daily plus stationery requirements for the event.

General

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What denomination is Emmaus Ministries?

Emmaus Ministries is an ecumenical movement and is interdenominational.

Where did Emmaus Ministries begin?

Emmaus Ministries began in 1981 by mutual agreement with the National Secretariat of the Roman Catholic Cursillo and the Upper Room.

How do I get to attend an event?

A spiritual sponsor would be the first person to contact. A spiritual sponsor is a member of the community and a person who has completed an event. It may also benefit you to talk to your Minister who could assist you.

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What is the cost of an event?

These vary per event. All costs are printed on the application forms.

Which event should I attend?

Please read the event information shared under the heading Chrysalis, Walk to Emmaus and Face to Face. This should guide you in choosing an appropriate event for yourself or please make contact with a spiritual sponsor for the event.

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When are these events held?

Chrysalis Fights are held at The Wykeham Collegiate School in Pietermaritzburg during the July school holidays.
The Emmaus Walks are held at Africa Enterprise, Nonsuch Road, Pietermaritzburg twice a year, normally beginning and the end of the year.
Face to Face encounters are held at different venues due to the nature of the event. These can be held in Churches, Retirement centres and the like usually during the warmer months of the year.

What is the dress code for the event?

The dress code for the events is casual and comfortable.

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