DEAR KING OF KINGS
We are living in unprecedented times. We want you as a church family to know that we are doing all that we can to look after our church family, serve our community, and shine Christ’s light to people during this time. We are committed to following the guidelines that our President, Cyril Ramaphosa has set in place for South Africa. We value the health and well-being of all our country’s people. We are therefore embracing social distancing and abiding by the restrictive guidelines in place when it comes to gatherings. We know this this pandemic is going to be with us for a while, and so our response may change over time as lockdown levels are changed. Here is some handy information for you to be aware of during this time.
SUNDAY GATHERINGS AND EVENTS
We are currently not meeting for services or events on site. We are meeting weekly for Church Online @ 9:30AM. Please join us for this service at www.kingofkings.online.church. On this platform you can interact with our chat room and also receive prayer ministry. Many of our other church-related events are meeting online during this time.
We host a weekly prayer meeting on a Monday afternoon at 5:30PM on the ZOOM platform. You can get further details about this on our Facebook page. “King of Kings South Africa”
Our various small groups are meeting online. Some meet on Zoom and others connect over WhatsApp groups. Email email@example.com to get involved
CARING FOR THOSE AROUND US
Although we are socially isolating, we can still show love and care for those around us. Prayerfully consider who you can connect with over this time. Whether it’s a phone call, a text message, and a video chat, let’s keep connecting with people. We also want to encourage you to look out for people who are struggling during this time and may need some assistance. Let’s be Christ to each other.
SASSA SOCIAL RELIEF OF DISTRESS GRANT – HOW TO APPLY
The South African government have made this grant available as a temporary provision of assistance for persons in such dire material need that they are unable to meet their most basic needs, or their families’ most basic needs. The amount granted upon successful application is R350. Social Relief of Distress is paid to South African citizens or permanent residents, who have insufficient means and meet one or more of the following criteria:
– Above the age of 18;
– Not receiving any income;
– Not receiving any social grant;
– Not receiving any unemployment insurance benefit and does not qualify to receive unemployment insurance benefits;
– Not receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme; and
– Not resident in a government funded or subsidised institution.
Prospective Applicants will need to provide the following compulsory information for processing of their applications:
– Identity Number;
– Name and Surname as captured in the ID (and initials);
– Gender and Disability;
– Banking details – Bank Name and Account Number;
– Contact details – Cell phone number;
– Proof of Residential Address;
An application for social relief of distress or a social grant may be lodged electronically over and above any other available means of lodging such applications. The measures applicable include sending a WhatsApp message to 0600 123 456 and selecting SASSA or an E-mail to SRD@sassa.gov.za.
Visit: https://www.gov.za/services/social-benefits/social-relief-distress for more details.
PARTNER WITH KING OF KINGS AND LIVING HOPE
We encourage you to keep in touch with us and consider serving in various ways. There are many unique opportunities for everyone to serve in some way. Living Hope is an organization that has multiple opportunities to get involved and serve, and you’ll find their webpage under our ministries tab. You can also give into our COVID-19 fund which is dedicated to helping people over this time. You’ll find more info under our ‘GIVE’ tab. Finally, if you know of someone that’s really battling in our community or beyond, keep in touch with us, so we can reach out to them the best way we can.
Let’s keep seeking God and serving others over this time
The King of Kings Leadership