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 …

UPCSA – SACC Member Churches host Good Friday & Easter Services on SABC2 – April 2021

TO ALL IN THE UPCSA (SOUTH AFRICA) Please receive the SACC message on Good Friday and Easter Services. Warmest regards, Rev Dr Lungile Mpetsheni Rhadebe General Secretary Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa 1 April 2021 Press Release From the desk of the General Secretary, Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana SACC MEMBER CHURCHES HOSTGOOD FRIDAY & EASTERSERVICES …

Letter of Support – Omphile House – February 2021

Dear Friends of St Columba’s Hatfield FYI please see below and attached. Jackie Barker was one of the Minister’s at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in PTA East, now in JHB Perhaps you know anyone / company who could assist them with some of their requests? I have sent to a few also hoping they can help …