Emmanuel Educare Nativity Play 2014

24 Nov

The annual Emmanuel Educare Pre-school Nativity Play was held on both Friday and Saturday (21/22 November) this year as we had such an overwhelming turnout last year.  It was just as well, because both days played to packed houses! Feedback received was that the show gets better every year.  The whole school participated, and the […]

Emmanuel Educare Graduation Ceremony 2014

21 Nov
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The Emmanuel Educare pre-school, which is run under the auspices of the Westlake United Church Trust, held it’s annual Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 20 November in the Westlake Community Hall.  This year the Graduation Ceremony was a separate event (usually it is held together with the Nativity Play).  The event was very well attended, with […]

Film crew in Westlake

22 Oct
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There was lots of excitement on Monday 20 October.  Our Centre was buzzing with activity when a film crew arrived to make an advertisement for TV in the community hall. Our back garden was transformed into a restaurant where the caterers served lunch to the 40 member crew.  

Gladys Maphunye’s Farewell

12 Sep
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Gladys Maphunye, one of our carers, has left to go back to her home in Rustenburg. We were very sorry to see her go and wish her all the best for her future. It was quite a farewell as a facilitator from Adult Learning Network (ALN) came to hand out Level 1 certificates to the […]

Memorial Service for Jamie McGregor held in Westlake

06 Aug

A memorial service to celebrate and honour the life of Jamie McGregor was held at the Community Centre on Saturday 2nd August. 175 people from the community, the Trust, family and guests arrived to attend the service. It was a prayerful and Christ-centred celebration. Children from Emmanuel Educare performed a dance and there was singing […]

James McGregor passed away 20 July 2014

01 Aug

On 20th July our beloved James Alexander Corbet McGregor “Jamie” went to be with the Lord. Jamie was the founder of Westlake United Church Trust and served from the beginning as Chairman of the Management Committee and as a Trustee. His contribution to the work of the Trust is immeasurable and his legacy will live […]

Chatz Cellular provide shoes for Emmanuel children

04 Jul
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Mandela  Day arrived early for the children at Emmanuel Educare Pre-School in Westlake. Staff at Chatz Cellular visited the Pre-School on Friday 27th June.  They dressed as Disney characters and handed out a pair of brand new shoes to every child in the school. Many thanks, Chatz cellular, for your care and generosity towards the […]