Jan 30

Ekuphakameni and Shembe

by in Amasiko & Amagugu, Umlando & Nesikukhumbulayo

TRANSLATE
Ekuphakameni was set up by Prophet Isaiah Shembe, founder of the Nazareth Baptist or ‘Shembe’ Church, one of the   largest African independent churches, in 1911. Shembe bought land in the Inanda area for his church and called the place ekuPhakameni (place of spiritual uplift). Shembe who died in 1935 is buried at ekuPhakameni and the grave is regarded as a shrine. Large festivals are held here in January, April, July and September every year.

 

RELATED LINKS

Isaiah Shembe

History of Prophet Isaiah Shembe

 

 

 

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One Response to “Ekuphakameni and Shembe”

  1. From NKANYISO HLELA.:

    I WILL ILKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT RECENT KINGS OR PROPHET OF SHEMBE WHO ARE LEADING,ESPACAIL AFTER J.G SHEMBE. THE WAYS THE NAZARETH OF EKUPHAKAMEN LIVE THEIR LIFES AND WHAT HAS BEEN SAID BEFORE?

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:19 am #

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