Events in the history of the project, going backwards from the present
08.07.13Hebrew date Av 1, the Mayor of Gush Etzion and Miriam Peretz opened the expanded teaching space to a packed gathering. We have still yet to complete the Hostel space, but this is a significant milestone.
24.09.12Began worldwide ecclesial email-sending and mailout to release the video invitation.
13.04.12Ensign Project gains charitable fundraising authority CFN/22296 in Australia allowing Paypal donate.
17.10.11 AB’s of Newcastle Ecclesia vote to make the work a witnessing work of the Ecclesia. (As an aside on the same Jewish day in the feast of Tabernacles Sukkot Gilad Shalit is released to Mizpe Hila, his means ‘a heap of witnesses’ of ‘the prince’ and he was going to ‘the lookout of the halo/crown’. The intent of the work is to witness to the return of Messiah, truly we are the blessed generation Daniel the prophet speaks of).
04.07.11 Finished mailout and email to South Africa and Fiji.
22.06.11 Received reply from Prime Minister’s Office Jerusalem Israel, thanking us for our support. Please note the intent of the letters to politicians was to convey the fact that we believe the Security Wall will come down, and we are acting on that belief. Read Letter Read Reply
Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb: And even to your old age I am he..I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you. (Isaiah 46:3-4)
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure: (Isa 46:10)
20.06.11 Completed mailout to brethren in Canada & USA
19.06.11 Northern Combined Ecclesial Weekend NSW: contact made with bro. Luke Joseph who desires to take his technology to Israel which he has already researched, and found a need for. In his heart is a ‘dream’ to have a building for Christadephians to stay in Israel. He did not know it but this answers a need of our brethren in Israel.
16.05.11 Emails to British Isles Ecclesias, letters to USA
15.05.11 Emails to British Isles Ecclesias
15.05.11 Donated Website set up
13.05.11 Letters sent to Canadian PM Stephen Harper, British ambassador to Israel, Israeli ambassador to Britain, Israeli Ambassador to USA, USA ambassador to Israel. Aust. ambassador to Israel.
12.05.11 Letter sent to British PM David Cameron, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Aust. deputy opposition leader Julie Bishop, Israeli Ambassador to Australia Yuval Rotem.
06.05.11 Letter sent to NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg
10.04.11 Letters begin being sent to Australian and NZ Ecclesias, before Passover
19.01.11 The Gush Etzion Foundation contact confirmed by Rabbi Stephen Levitt of Zayit Jewish Centre, who also recommended us to Shani.
18.01.11 A good answer received from Tekoa Torah scribe and contact given to Shani of the Gush Etzion Foundation.
11.01.11 Recorder of Israel Ecclesia contacted, with detailed correspondence. As it is hoped there be more and left over, it is thought that it go to the brethren in Israel.