Hope City presents Hymns of the Passion, a musical retelling of of Hallgrímur Pétursson's Passíusálmar

Hymns of the Passion

A musical retelling of Hallgrímur Pétursson’s Passíusálmar DATE: Wednesday 13 April 2022 TIME: 19:45 (for 8pm) – 21:00 VENUE: Cape Town Union Church, cnr Kloof & Eaton Streets, Gardens. Entrance is free, however bookings are required because seats are limited.  Throughout the centuries some of the richest expressions of religious sentiment has been contained within great […]

Carols on Kloof

Carols on Kloof

Join us for this year’s “Carols on Kloof…with a touch of folk”, an evening of traditional Christmas carols interspersed with Bible readings and thoughtful reflection. Come and experience the Christmas story through the songs that celebrate the miraculous birth, the humble beginnings, and the wonderful paradox of Immanuel, “God with us.” Date & Time: 12 […]

Curate - Edition 02 - Ascension

Curate – Edition 02

Commenting on the ascension in his Reflections On The Psalms, C. S. Lewis writes: “It seems to me that I never meet any strong or exultant sense of the continued, never-to-be-abandoned, humanity of Christ in glory, in eternity. We stress the humanity too exclusively at Christmas; and the deity too exclusively after the resurrection; almost […]

Doxa - Studies in the Westminster Shorter Chatechism


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Curate – Edition 01

In our technologically advanced age, we now have more access to Christian resources than ever before in history. This is an enormous blessing but also a significant challenge. The ease of access to blog posts, articles, sermons, and podcasts may be an unprecedented privilege but the sheer volume of material can be overwhelming. For it’s […]

East City Congregation Launch

East City Congregation

At Hope City our conviction has always been that the gospel word is a growing word. Any casual reading of the book of Acts immediately reveals this inherent quality of the gospel. Once in possession of this glorious news about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the early Christians naturally spread it far […]

A Reflection on the killing of George Floyd for a South African context

A Reflection on the Killing of George Floyd for a South African Context

Dear Hope City In the light of recent events playing out in the USA, our pastor, Stephen Murray, wrote a personal piece (initially posted on Facebook) reflecting on his own reactions to the tragic death of George Floyd and its significance for us in South Africa. As elders, we thought that it would be helpful […]

Services Update - June 2020

Services Update – June 2020

Hope City Going Forward: An Announcement from the Elders Earlier this week President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that religious communities would be able to resume in-person worship services during level 3 of the national lockdown, provided those services are under 50 people and several other strict regulations are observed. As a church we are encouraged and […]

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Forming the habit of daily prayer and Scripture reading doesn’t happen on its own. Like most worthwhile things in life, unless we plan for and prioritise them, they are unlikely to happen. Yet, communing with God in prayer and in his Word is also our great privilege and joy. We hope that this simple resource […]

Coronavirus - Services & Gatherings

Services and Gatherings: Coronavirus

Dear Hope City Just over a week ago I preached on the need for us to gather regularly in worship and so it feels really weird to be writing to inform all of you that our Sunday worship services will be temporarily suspended from now until the Easter weekend. There are only rare and exceptional […]