News

06Apr 2018

The leadership of the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (current and former) presents this statement on behalf of the entire membership of the Church to the family of Me Madikizela-Mandela. We have been privileged to know and witness Me Madikizela-Mandela fearlessly and courageously standing on the side of the oppressed and the poor for […]

03Apr 2018

In the latest version (1:2018) of URCSA NEWS, you can read more about: URCSA celebrates a quarter of a century in 2019, Celebrating sacred history, Beginning of the celebrations in 2018, The motto competition, NTS visited by two Belgian colleagues, Newly appointed NTS principal, New CEO (Saakgelastigde) for Cape Synod, Northern Synod CMM news, When URCSA […]

15Mar 2018

Please find below the launching liturgy that congregations can use from 15 April 2018 to 14 April 2019, each week with a different bibel verse.   Call to worship Lighting of the Candle of Hope Song: 25 years celebration song: Hosanna 116, Sionsgesang 278/279 Law: 1 John 4:7-8 Song Confession of Belhar Song Announcing the theme of […]

15Mar 2018

On 14 April 2019 URCSA will be 25 years old. We are going to start celebrating this on Sunday 15 April 2018, A year beforehand. We need a MOTTO for our celebrations, and therefore we invite everyone and anyone to send in a MOTTO between 3 and 8 words for our URCSA25 celebrations. Please send […]

21Feb 2018

On 31 October 1517 – 500 years ago – the Reformer Martin Luther pinned his 95 theses on a church door in Wittenberg, Germany, and insisted that the church of that day should reform. Exactly 500 years later, on Tuesday 31 October 2017, the churches who train their students at the University of Pretoria, came […]

11Feb 2018

’n Baie spesiale bundel verhale van predikante vanuit die VGK en die destydse NG Sendingkerk is onlangs deur Christelike Lektuurfonds uitgegee. Voor ons vergeet, vertel die ervaringe van dié predikante gedurende hulle bedieningstyd in die apartheidsjare. Soms is dit komies, maar soms is dit gewoon net skokkend en hartseer. Ds Jurie van Rooy het vertel […]

30Jan 2018

The year 2017 has been full of events and surprises. What will always be remembered of 2017, are the Reformation 500 celebrations. During this year we celebrate the reforms in the church that took place after Martin Luther “published” his 95 theses of what was wrong with the church in 1517. However, we did not […]

21Jan 2018

The Dutch Reformed Church (Pretoria) and the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (Melodi ya Tshwane) in search for unity On 5 November 2017 the DRC Pretoria and the URCSA Melodi ya Tshwane publicly expressed their intention to establish a single united congregation. An elaborate statement of intent outlining the two congregation’s commitment to concretize […]

11Jan 2018

I would not really call Prof Reggie Nel a dreamer. No, he is a visionary with an action plan, a plan based in reality and on this earth. However, he makes other people dream! He makes people dream of the new and exciting things that are coming to Stellenbosch. Here Prof Reggie has been appointed […]

05Dec 2017

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OFFICE OF THE URCSA GENERAL SYNOD GENERAL SECRETARY POST   The position of the General Secretary: General Synod of URCSA is vacant. Such appointment is a performance-based contract for a period of five (5) years. The General Secretary is responsible to manage and lead the General synod strategically to realize the vision and mission […]

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