UPCSA – 16 Days Of Activism Against Violence on Women and Children (Opening Service via Zoom on 25 November 2021)

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA “Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and please the widow’s cause,” (Isaiah 1:17). We have come to the time of the year where we should mark the 16 days of activism against violence on women and children. This, for the UPCSA, will start …

UPCSA – Re advertising books

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA We are so grateful that our veterans continue to be productive during their retirement. The Rev Velelo Magaqa has published some books that he is currently selling through Christian bookshops in Gqeberha and East London. It is needless to mention that the proceeds of the sales go towards maintaining the livelihood …

UPCSA – Invitation to a Symposium on Misleading Theologies – 22 November 2021

To All in The UPCSA The All Africa Conference has, since 2019, hosted an annual conference and, later, a webinar on Misleading Theologies. Please join this year’s webinar whose details appear below. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Radebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches All …

UPCSA – Invitation to the Lecture in honour of the Rev Abraham MajaInvitation to the Lecture in honour of the Rev Abraham Maja – Monday, 15 November 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA The Rev Abraham Maja is turning 90 years old this year. He is one of thepast Moderators of the denomination and is based within the Presbytery ofLimpopo. The Ethical Foundation for Leadership Excellence, chaired by theRev Mautji Pataki, has for the past years held  an annual lecture in hishonour. This …

JUMBLE SALE – THURSDAY 25 NOVEMBER – 07H00 TO 14H00

The Fundraising Committee invite members and friends of St Columba’s to support this initiative by donating items of clothing, bedding, linen, crockery, cutlery, costume jewelry, travel luggage, kit bags etc. Funds raised will go towards building and maintenance at St Columba’s premises.Thanking you in anticipation.

UPCSA’s 24-hours prayer marathon: Friday 19 November at 18:00 to Saturday 20 November at 18:00

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Dear Presbyterians, The UPCSA leadership, working with the Gender Desk, deemed it necessary to hold a 24-hours prayer marathon from Friday the 19th November at 18:00 to Saturday the 20th November at 18:00. This comes out of reading the signs of times and the UPCSA is affected by what is happening. The …

Invitation – Carols at Sunset, 12 December 2021 – St. Columba’s Presbyterian Church, Hatfield

Dear friends, (John 15:15) St. Columba’s, Hatfield, is hosting Cross Road Band for family-friendly “Christmas Carols at Sunset”. The venue is 327 Hilda St, Hatfield. Date is 12 December 2021. Time is 5pm. Outdoor event/ if it rains will be indoors. No entrance fee but please bring non-perishable food items for sharing with the homeless …

UPCSA Prayer for the Fellowship of Men Conference – 26-27 November 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA The Convener of the Church Fellowship Committee, Rev Sibusiso Zungu extendsa humble invitation to all in the UPCSA to pray without ceasing for thesuccess of the Conference of the Fellowship of Men. He wrote as follows:         The notice is hereby given that the first Annual Conference …

UPCSA – Android Apps by the Bible Society of South Africa…

Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps apps, games, music, movies, TV books, magazines & more. https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Bible+Society+of+South+Africa To All in The UPCSA The Bible Society launches a new range of Bible-reading apps. Today’s digital environment is the ideal medium not only to promote Bible reading, but also greater Bible engagement. Increasingly, more people prefer to …

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 …

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 …