UPCSA – Notice of death – Mrs Merle Johnston

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA It is with deep sadness to announce that Mrs Merle Johnston passed away suddenly on Sunday evening. Mrs Johnston served the UPCSA as the personal assistant/secretary to the General Secretary and Clerk of Assembly many years ago. She had been at a retirement village in Durban until her death. May …

Notice of death: Mrs Helen van Wyk

Dear Members, it is with sadness that I communicate the passing of Helen van Wyk, one of our long standing members. Helen served this congregation for many years, including the running of the Church Office during the time of Rev Danie van Zyl. Our thoughts and prayers are with Garnet and Joanne and other family …

Mother’s Day Message from our Minister

Happy Mother’s Day to all our mothers. God bless you for embodying the Love of God. From the Mirror translation of Scripture by Francois Du Plessis, Stellenbosch University: “Jesus did not put the eternal fate of the human race in our incompetent ability to convince each other of our personal take on thousand year old …

Notice of death: Mrs Jean Fryer

Update Memorial Service Dear Members, it is with sadness that I communicate the passing of Jean Fryer, one of our former members this morning. Jean was an elder in our congregation for many years, and together with her husband, Len, daughter Jane, and other children served this congregation for many years. Jean and Len will …

Holy Communion Sunday Service – 1 May 2022, by Rev Craig Morrison

Theme: The World Needs Trustworthy Christians based upon ability, integrity, and benevolence Order of Service https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VDSmaqHgRYiSoupnITpg6ux_w3AGtcll/view?usp=drivesdk Service audio https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fU0125Caoiz-iwkHBAqUIaEJyUNrtRmw/view?usp=drivesdk

Sunday Service – 24 April 2022, by Rev Craig Morrison

Theme: Believing vs Trusting Order of Service https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-FPD40BXiH2qRO9iF2EnGIPw62YwnqzW/view?usp=drivesdk Service video https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dztO00_c95OBeuX2n3Aor3dx2_NIOZ99/view?usp=drivesdk Please note: The file is too big to play online. Download first to have it play on your device

Announcement of death and funeral – Mrs Linda Oberholster

Dear Friends With sadness we learnt of the passing of our sister in Christ, Linda Oberholster, on Thursday 14th April. Her funeral service will be held on: TUESDAY 26TH APRIL At 11H00 At St Columba’s Presbyterian Church, 327 Hilda Street, Hatfield, Pretoria. Please indicate by return email whether you will be attending the service. Blessings Admin@stcolumbashatfield.co.za

UPCSA – Easter Message 2022 from the Moderator of General Assembly of the UPCSA – the Right Rev. Sipho J Mtetwa

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Matthew 28:5-8 “…He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay…..” Easter Sunday marks the pinnacle point in our Christian journey of faith. “…He’s not here: for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord …

Easter Weekend Services

Good Morning Friends Herewith the Pew Leaflets for the following services: Tenebrae, this evening at 18h30 Good Friday at 09h00 Easter Sunday Service at 09h30 Remember to bring some flowers to place in the cross before the service, in celebration of our Risen Lord, and in remembrance of a loved one. Should anyone be able …

UPCSA – NATURAL DISASTERS IN PARTS OF KWAZULU NATAL AND EASTERN CAPE – INCLUDING ETHEKWINI PRESBYTERY

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Dear Presbyterians, You may have seen on/heard over the news about the floods in parts of KwaZulu Natal and the Eastern Cape, which claimed some of the lives of the people and destroyed some of the properties. We have been informed by the Presbytery of eThekwini that some of our …

UPCSA – MODERATOR’S MESSAGE FOR THE HOLY WEEK UP TO EASTER

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Dear Fellow Ministers and Servants “After singing a hymn (of Thanksgiving), they stood up and went to the Mount of Olives ” – Mark 14:26 During this Holy Week of 2022, let us sing the Hymn of Thanksgiving – Psalm 118 – that Jesus invoked in preparation for what lay …

Order of Service (Palm Sunday) – 10 April 2022, by Rev Craig Morrison

Theme: Servant Messiah Order of Service https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZFq9lAogNQGXShEIkV33NNi9EWQknaEi/view?usp=drivesdk Service audio https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZthxHxG8h8MUzJqwc5-H8u1lZnNORgHe/view?usp=drivesdk Dear Friends Herewith the Pew Leaflet for this coming Sunday. PLEASE NOTE THE DATES AND TIMES OF OUR EASTER SERVICES: Thursday 14 April – Tenebrae Service at 18h30 Friday 15 April – Good Friday Service at 09h00 Sunday 17 April – Easter Sunday Service at …