Words fail to describe the excitement and overwhelming joy felt by the congregation of Mandalay, who with great anticipation readied themselves for the encounter with District Apostle N. E. Barnes on Sunday, 11 December 2016.

On Sunday 4 December 2016, District Apostle N Barnes conducted a divine service in the congregation of Sarepta.

The sense of expectation was tangible and one could sense that the congregation of Heideveld had prepared well for the visit of the District Apostle.

West Coast Bishop area welcomed District Apostle N. Barnes to the congregation of Robinvale on Sunday 27 November 2016.

District Apostle N Barnes served the area of Apostle Nene at East London International Convention Centre on Sunday 20 November 2016.

A large assembly gathered with the bereaved family on Thursday afternoon, 17 November in the Silvertown Auditorium to bid farewell to the departed Apostle Cecil van der Merwe. He was 69 years old.

Sunday, 13 November 2016, will be etched in the hearts of the members of Lavistown Congregation for some time.

On Sunday 6 November 2016, District Apostle N Barnes served the congregation of Hanover Park.