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World Day of Prayer at Christ Church St. James Anglican Church, 194 Park Lawn Rd, Etobicoke

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Date(s) - Mar 6
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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2020 World Day of Prayer -poster (3)We are inviting you to take part in the World Day of Prayer or just come and enjoy ecumenical fellowship with us at Christ Church St. James Anglican Church, 194 Park Lawn Rd, Etobicoke, on Friday March 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm, focusing on Zimbabwe. Carol-Anne Foty will be the lead this year, and needs all the helping hands she can get for this to truly be honouring God as we celebrate the women and people of Zimbabwe.

Contact: Please contact Carol-Anne Foty, WDP 2020 Coordinator Christ Church St. James, if you are able/willing to join in the planning of this event:  church office: 416-251-8711

We also invite you to the German World Day of Prayer 2020 Simbabwe on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. George’s Church, 410 College St., Toronto. Our seniors group will be attending instead of at MLC on their regular Wednesday.

Painting Explanation by Nonhlanhla Mathe
The painting portrays people’s lives in society. Whereby the top background from right to left represents a transition from a dark difficult past as a nation to a more prosperous and promising future. The bottom composition is more a display of love, healing and reconciliation as inspired by the account in John 5: 2-9a. The part with vegetation is representative of the potential economic productivity since the nation has an agriculture-based economy. I do abstract and semi abstract figurative paintings with lots of texture and a colorful finish. I am very much inspired by people’s lives, the way they relate to each other and the way they view things. As a woman myself I focus mainly on women. Empowerment is also displayed in the work.

Nonhlanhla Mathe Biography
Nonny Mathe is a Zimbabwean born artist who lives in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest urban centre. She studied art at Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre in the late 90s. She has been practicing art for more than 15 years. She has done group exhibitions locally at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and National Gallery of Bulawayo. She has had exhibitions across Africa – Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa – and in Denmark, at the Christa Tribal and Modern Gallery. Her first solo exhibition was at the National Gallery in Bulawayo, and the second was at The Dancing Fish Gallery at Madi a Thavha, Louis Trichardt. She has received an Awards of Merit in Heritage Exhibition as the best female artist in Visual Arts, Bulawayo. She was also nominated for best exhibition in the National Merit Awards. She is currently a resident artist at the National Gallery in Bulawayo.

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