UPCSA – INVITATION TO THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITEE WEBINAR – 12 October 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Please receive the invitation from the  Health and Wellness Committee of the General Assembly. The concept note, prepared by the convener of the Committee, reads as follows: The UPCSA General Assembly Health and Wellness Committee (HWC) recognizes October 2021, Mental Health Awareness month, by hosting a webinar to bring to …

Notice of Death – Mrs Merle Hefer

Dear Members Sadly, it recently came to our attention that Mrs Merle Hefer passed away in her sleep, at the age of 92.She was a member of St Columba’s for many years, and a member of our Women’s Fellowship. Her daughter, Val Miller, took her to a retirement village near her in Uitenhage, after her …

Holy Communion Sunday Service – 3 October 2021, by Rev Craig Morrison

Good morning, a special day to you all! God is good! Today we open for public worship with a special Service of discernment and tree-planting. I’ll send the MP3 later on. A blessed day to all! Service audio https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RRv5EZdABrozxjTBtwvB-6aCkHff0PMn/view?usp=drivesdk Pew Leaflet https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bTy0JIrKe7Hw28wiHhIv8X6h4jhs6WEO/view?usp=drivesdk

UPCSA – Month of Mission (October) – Abraham – Blessed to be a Blessing

Welcome to our Month of Mission! Greetings in the lovely name of our Lord Jesus!Since 2014 the M&D committee has been sending out daily devotions for the month of October which has been set aside as Missions Month. These have been written by various ministers and members in the denomination and have been well-received. We …

UPCSA – Pastors Appreciation Month (October)

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA   Dear Presbyterians,   October is generally known as the pastors appreciation month. Once, again we send this as a reminder to all to do your best to show appreciation to those servants of the Lord.   Last year I googled and shared the following with some of the colleagues …

“This is My Reality”, by Rev Craig Morrison – 29 September 2021

Dear Saints, here’s my reality. This is Craig’s heart: if I am to be criticised about anything, I’d rather be criticised for loving too extravagantly and welcoming too many than for being mean-spiritedly exclusive and keeping out those I consider too sinful for Jesus. Jesus invites us to welcome the Samaritan and the Gentile and …

UPCSA – Invitation to Participate in the Webinar by the University of Pretoria Faculty of Theology and Religion – 29 September 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Please receive the below invitation from the University of Pretoria faculty of Theology and Religion. You are encouraged to join and participate. Warmest regards,Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni RhadebeGeneral SecretaryUniting Presbyterian Church in Southern AfricaSecretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches “I am doing a great work and cannot go down. …