Matriculants of the Netreg District, Silvertown Apostle Area received some much-needed encouragement during a special meeting for matriculants and parents in Lavistown on Sunday, 9 September 2018.

The meeting was opened by the District Rector B. Scholtz, who assured the learners that they were being prayed for. He read them a Bible word from Hebrews 12:11.

The spiritual portion was followed by a presentation by sister Michellene Barnes, who shared inspirational stories of people who, despite hardship, persevered and ultimately reached their goals.

The District Rector concluded the meeting by wishing the matriculants and their parents well for the forthcoming exam.