Category Archives: Family and friends

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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A change is as good as a holiday, they say.

I still remember going to the KNP with part of my in-laws large family. They were 9 kids too like us back home. Back then in the late eighties we had such a good time in Skukuza and surrounds, that … Continue reading

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Webers Circular 2016

Here’s our annual circular from Weber’s in Murrayfield: webers-circular-2016

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In memoriam Günter Scharlach + 31.8.2016

Hier noch einmal die dankbare Rückschau, die vor zwei Jahren anläßlich des 50. Amts- und Ordinationsjubiläums von unserem lieben Papa Scharlach in der “Bekennenden Kirche” erschien:  50 jahre scharlach ordination

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Vater Wilhelms Rundbrief

Wenn man Glied einer großen Verwandtschaft ist und eine große Familie hat, hat man was zu erzählen. Heute feiern in Potsdam Ines und Thomas Pontow Hochzeit in einem poschen Hotel. Morgen feiern Schützes in Hamburg die Konfirmation ihrer Charlotte, ihrer … Continue reading

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