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History Blog Updates

Bi-monthly updates from Ps. Marcus Thomas

Our First Century 1916 - 2016



Our First Century 1916 - 2016

First Century Signs & Wonders in Australia

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The Story of Pastor John Hewitt of Australia.

In the April Blog, we featured the Cwmparc Church in the Rhondda Valley. This month we are featuring the story of John H.Hewitt and it was through contact with his son in Australia that I discovered a link with the Cwmparc Church. John Hewitt’s son, also called John, tells the story:

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A Living Legend

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The Story of Miss Esther Knight, currently living in South Wales.

I first met Esther at teacher training college. The year was 1949. We were eighteen. I remember, one warm Saturday afternoon, I had thought there was a persistent bumble bee outside my room, only to discover it was Esther, sitting on her window sill reading from her Greek NT. (Why sit on a chair when there was something she could perch on? That was Esther.)

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The Rhondda Valley Comes Alive to God!

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Shortly after the birth of the present day Apostolic Church in 1916, the industrial valleys of South Wales became very receptive to the message of the new generation of apostles and prophets.

The coal mining community of the Rhondda Valley was significantly impacted with a total of 14 churches quickly commencing, from the head of the Valley in Blaenrhondda, to the market town of Pontypridd, 12 miles away.

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