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 …

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 …

UPCSA – END OF THE YEAR MESSAGE FROM THE MODERATOR OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Dear Presbyterians, Please receive the end of the year message from the Moderator of the General Assembly, Rt Rev SJ Mtetwa. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FQfEAn4eTLBY9TqGVZ0X2cMVcQslNnhO/view?usp=drivesdk Be blessed. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches

UPCSA – Last Message from Chris Ferguson – General Secretary: World Communion of Reformed Churches, Germany – September 2021

Grateful, Blessed, and Challenged Dear Fellow Presbyterian, Please receive the below for information. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches P O Box 12355 Aston Manor 1630 Tel :  + 27 11 727-3500 Email:lmpetsheni@unitingpresbyterian.org “I am doing a great work …

UPCSA – Gender Desk Message – August 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Please receive this message from the UPCSA Gender Desk on the Women’s Day in South Africa and Zimbabwe. https://drive.google.com/file/d/14aCluhhcG8Ssq–cuF3QS-TNqOAzDUBq/view?usp=drivesdk Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches P O Box 12355 Aston Manor 1630 Tel :  …

UPCSA – SACC Letter to President Ramaphosa, 13 July 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Please receive a letter that was written by the General Secretary of theSACC to the President, following a meeting of the leadership of the SACCmember churches. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile MpetsheniRhadebeGeneral SecretaryUniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches P O Box 12355Aston Manor …

UPCSA – SACC Appeals for Calm in the Midst of Violence and Looting – 13 July 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA Please receive the statement from the SACC on the violence and looting that is taking place in South Africa. We join in calling for peace, order and stability. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed Churches …

St. Columba’s Communication Re The POPIA (Protection of Personal Information ACT)

Dear Member, The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“the POPI Act”) seeks to protect the personal information of all citizens. In its regulation of how personal information is processed, the Act attempts to balance the right to privacy and the need for the free flow of, and access to, information. The POPI …

UPCSA – Message on the passing away of President Kenneth David Kaunda – 18 June 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA The UPCSA is saddened by the passing away of President Kenneth David Kaunda, the first President of the Republic of Zambia. Please receive the UPCSA statement.   Warmest regards,   Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa   Secretary – Africa Communion of Reformed …

UPCSA – Message on Africa Day – 25 May 2021

To All in the UPCSAPlease receive this short message on Africa Day. To commemorate this day, the UPCSA Gender Desk has arranged eight minutes video clip wherein some members of the UPCSA share what it means to be a transnational church in Africa. Please view this on the UPCSA Facebook page. You may use the …

UPCSA – Webinar for Men and Women on the Changing Gender Roles – 29 May 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA A HUMBLE REMINDER The UPCSA leadership and the Gender Desk held a dialogue on the changing gender roles at home and at the work place. The focus was on how the change impacted on mental health. There was a request that the dialogue should continue and invite a gender specialist …

Easter Epistle – 2 April 2021, by Rev Craig Morrison

Dear Saints, Scripture says we are “surrounded by a cloud of witnesses”. In fact, I’ll quote it here for you in full: “Such a large crowd of witnesses is all around us! So we must get rid of everything that slows us down, especially the sin that just won’t let go. And we must be …