Africa-Europe Faith and Justice Network: UK Branch Closes
On the 6th November a ZOOM video conference meeting of CORE group members of the UK antenna of the Africa. Europe, Faith and Justice Network implemented a wider consensus of members to mark the closure of its network.
We thank everyone who has been part of the network founded in the mid-eighties by returning religious from Africa and those who have given support to the Africa Action Sheet (AAS) and to supporting campaigns from the Brussels secretariat.
Thanks to the work of Nick Murphy, the AEFJN UK Antenna website will function for another year at: http://vvvvvv.aefin.orq.uk On it you will fin d the closure prayer an d h ow to link with the Brussels website at: www.aefin.orq
We urge anyone, group or agency still interested in defending the rights of African peoples to subscribe to regular downloads of ECHOES via the link on the homepage of the Brussels website if you have not already don e so. Th e current email address at: email@example.com will remain active for as long as the website is functional.
Eddy Slawinski mhm
CLOSURE PRAYER AEFJN-UK
Lord God our Father, creator of Mankind and of the Universe.
We are saddened to announce the closure of the
UK antenna of the Africa, Europe, Faith and Justice Network.
But with joy and thankfulness in our hearts we thank you for the years of service we have given individually working in Africa;
we express what the network has meant for individual members both living and dead and for its achievements in helping to reduce poverty, sickness and debt, redressing imbalances and for building bridges of Justice and Peace between the rich and poor countries of Europe and Africa.
We grow in the knowledge of knowing that this is not an end
but that your Spirit will continue to inspire, build, bless and guide new networks in Africa to continue the legacy of AEFJN’s core Christian principles and objectives.
We continue to hold fond memories of our personal friendships and group encounters together giving thankfulness in our hearts for over three decades of what the network has meant for each of us.
We make this prayer through Christ Our Lord.
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