On Wednesday 28 February 2018, District Apostle J Kriel conducted a divine service in Hopetown congregation.

Invited to this service were the congregations of Ritchie, Douglas, Jacobsdal and Prieska. The District Apostle used the Bible word 2 Timothy 1, a portion of verse 18 as a basis for the sermon, “The Lord grant to him that he may find mercy from the Lord”.
Apostle Swartbooi and Bishop Bhana were also invited to serve.
After the divine service the District Apostle took some time to interact with the members.