200th Birthday of the Bible Society of South Africa

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the UPCSA You are warmly invited to celebrate with us the 200th Birthday of the Bible Society of South Africa over the weekend of 22-23 August 2020. There are three online events in which you can share and/or participate: The virtual Run/Walk for Hope on 22/23 August – take part […]

SACC statement on corruption in South Africa

We Refuse to Allow Corruption to Destroy South Africa Media Statement 7 August 2020 Issued by the office of the SACC General Secretary, Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana. There comes a time when the moral depravity of some in positions of authority, and in the private sector, undermine the very notion of nationhood and the underlying value […]

Request for Food Parcels

Dear St Columba’s members I trust you are all still keeping well under the current lock-down. Thank you again for all that you are doing for our congregation and the community. This week, we have received numerous requests from members In our congregation for assistance in the form of food parcels where they are really […]


Good morning Saints, Psalm 30:5 (NRSV)“Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.” All of us pass through seasons of darkness and difficulty. Trials and troubles affect us all. Perhaps right now you are feeling in a dark place, perhaps trials and troubles assail you. Perhaps the light at the end […]


The 2019 Executive Commission took a resolution to support the Bible Society South Africa (BSSA)’s 200th anniversary celebrations. Please receive this letter from the Rev Hein Barnard, a UPCSA minister working for and with the BSSA. Kindly, share this with all the congregations and Christians in other denominations. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe