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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 […]

Hope City is moving to Kloof Street on the 1st of March 2020.

New Venue Launch – 1 March 2020

After 2 years at 6 Spin St, Hope City is moving to our new venue in the Stephenson Hall of the Union Congregational Church (entrance on Kloof St). We’d like to invite you to our formal launch in the new space. Not only are we moving space but we’re also moving the time of our […]

We are launching a new evening service on the 26th of May 2019 at 6:30pm.

Evening Service Launch – 26 May 2019

In Matthew 9:38 Jesus calls on us to pray for the growth of the gospel and to address God as “the Lord of the Harvest”. This title, along with numerous passages in the New Testament, demonstrate that our growth as a church is ultimately dependent upon God’s good will and pleasure – he’s the one […]

Why I Am [Still] a Christian

Why I Am [Still] A Christian

28 April – 19 May 2019. Sunday mornings at 10AM. 6 Spin Street, Cape Town. — My name is Stephen, I’m the pastor of a small church in the Cape Town CBD. Yes, a pastor! That means I spend a lot of time teaching people about the Christian faith. Maybe it’s incredulous to you that […]

Heritage Day Walking Tour

The Story of the Church – Heritage Day Walking Tour

‘The Story of the Church’ is an experiential learning opportunity that will take the form of a walking tour through the CBD of Cape Town on Heritage Day. Sites of injustice and oppression, as well as places of historic events in the struggle for liberation and equality will be visited and discussed. Special attention will […]

Why I Am [Still] A Christian

Why I Am [Still] A Christian

29 July – 19 August 2018. Sunday evenings. 6 Spin Street, Cape Town. Drinks and snacks from 6PM. The service starts at 6:30pm and will consist of a short time of music and a 30-minute sermon, followed by a time of Q&A where you can ask anything you want related to the topics discussed. — […]

2018 Easter Weekend services at Hope City Presbyterian Church

Easter 2018

Hymns of the Passion Venue: Cape Town Union Church, Kloof Street. Time: 8pm, Thursday 29 March 2018. Bookings: The event is free but bookings are required as spaces are limited: We begin the weekend on Thursday evening with Hymns of the Passion – an evening of poetry in song as we enter into the narrative of Christ’s journey from the […]

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: 29 March 2018 TIME: 20:00 – 21:15 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 art. Hallgrímur Pétursson’s […]

Carols by Candlelight...with a touch of folk

Carols by Candlelight…with a touch of folk 2017

We are thrilled to present the 4th annual installment of our increasingly popular “Carols By Candlelight…with a touch of folk.”  Join us for an evening of traditional Christmas carols interspersed with Bible readings and thoughtful reflection. Come and experience the Christmas story again through the songs that celebrate the miraculous birth, the humble beginnings, and […]