Category Archives: Family and friends

Hunting stories and other memories…

Our class martriculated in 1979, so it´s time for the 40th anniversary and a happy reunion. Those of us, who have remained in Wartburg, have kicked up a big storm and are just ready for the party to get going. … Continue reading

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On our way – Quasimodogeniti

Well, that first Sunday after Easter (Quasimodogeniti) was special. Celbrating Friederike´s birthday, going to church in St. Magdalena (Halle) and visiting Eisleben/Mansfeld afterwards. It was a good day to consider the brevity of life and the great blessings of Holy … Continue reading

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Wir wünschen Euch ein gesegnetes neues Jahr 2019 A.D.

Wir Wittenberger Webers aus der Alten Lateinschule inmitten der winterlichen Lutherstadt Wittenberg im Herzen Europas wünschen Euch alles Gute + freuen uns auf ein frohes Wiedersehen. Mit dem üblichen Jahresrückblick teilen wir unser Freud und Leid mit Euch, aber nehmen … Continue reading

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Rainy Saturday

It’s Saturday. It’s raining softly and I’ve got time to think of this and that. It’s funny, how you pump into so many people, who have so much in common and get to make so many new friends here at … Continue reading

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Weber memories in Murrayfield 2017

Looking back at 2017 recalls old Moses’s reminder: “Our years quickly pass and we fly away.” (Psalm 90:10) We’ll remember my father’s blessed passing just a day after my birthday even as we miss his booming laughter and easy smile … Continue reading

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Webers in Murrayfield: Rückblick 2017

Webers Rundbrief aus Murrayfield 2017 Rückblickend ist auch dieses Jahr eilig vorbei gerauscht: „Es ist als flögen wir davon.“ (Ps.90,10) Das selige Sterben meines Vaters einen Tag nach meinem Geburtstag wird uns bei bleiben, mehr noch aber sein herzhaftes Lachen … Continue reading

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Kwaheri, my geliefde

Somewhere – it might have been the “Rapport” or “Beeld” this biography[1] of Dutch Reformed (“Hervormd” – NHK)[2] missionaries, pastors and their families was reviewed and I ordered a copy. It’s been in my shelf for quite a while, until … Continue reading

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Günter Scharlach in Bleckmar, Germany

Here are some pictures of Günter Scharlach’s time as theology student in the Lutheran Mission Seminary, Bleckmar, at the LTH Oberursel i.T. and also in Hamburg at the Mission Academy.

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Günter Scharlach on his way to marry Ingrid Ringelmann in Kirchdorf, KZN.

These are the first electronic copies after scanning some of those family photos showing Günter Scharlach’s final years in Bleckmar, Germany after World War II and coming to South Africa to be ordained and installed as pastor in Lüneburg, KZN … Continue reading

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Obituary for missionary E.A.W.Weber DD DD

  On Saturday, the 9th September 2017 missionary E.A.W.Weber DD DD was buried in Lüneburg, KZN in the presence of his mourning wife Karin and eight of their nine children and eight of their nine sons-and-daughters-in-law with most of the … Continue reading

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