The Christian Fellowship Group started the year with a praise and worship weekend held at Mooigenoeg, just outside of Bloemfontein. They were accompanied by Mrs Reneé du Toit and the SMS chaplain, Reverend Grant Trewern.
The group played fun games and they also had time for a refreshing swim in the lovely pool. The evening’s volleyball was enjoyed very much.
Mrs Du Toit and her husband and Rev. Grant joined in the fun. ‘It was a great opportunity to bond and work together,’ says Tshiamo Sethoba.
The camp was not only about having fun and relaxing, but it taught the girls very important life lessons. They learnt, for instance, not to fight their battles alone, but to fight them with God. The early morning Bible Study created the perfect opportunity to sit quietly at their Master’s feet.
The highlight of the camp was when everyone watched War Room. This movie helped to develop the girls’ spiritual views on different matters. They learnt that one needs to pray and ask God for the right partner; that marriage is all about sacrifices, and that trusting God is real wisdom. The movie helped them understand that God works in mysterious ways – one needs to have patience. They got an opportunity to learn about matters that might affect their lives in the future, such as a marriage that is falling apart. They also learnt to fight their battles the right way by praying and involving God in every situation. The film made them aware of the power of being a prayerful young woman.
The CFG camp was more than just a camp; it allowed the girls to relax, but also to think about their spiritual life. They developed a spiritual bond amongst themselves and formed a closer relationship with God.