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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 […]

Why I Am A Christian

Why I Am A Christian

The audio for this series of talks can be accessed here: WHY I AM A CHRISTIAN 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 […]

Sermon Series: Community

Community

A New York Times article in December of 2016 reported a growing epidemic affecting at least 40% of the population in the United States. This particular condition is known to have dire physical, mental, and emotional consequences. Some symptoms include sleep disruption, accelerated cognitive decline, altered immune systems, higher levels of inflammation and stress hormones, […]

The Evening Service

The Evening Service

WHEN & WHERE The Evening Service doesn’t run every Sunday, but rather as a block of services for a few weeks at a time. We usually group our services around a particular topic of interest and spread them out over the course of the year. We don’t have a series running at present.We’ll update the […]

Easter Weekend 2017

Easter Weekend 2017

We have a special set of services prepared for Easter Weekend and would love for you to join us during this deeply meaningful time of contemplation and celebration of Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Thursday 13 April at 8pm: We begin the Easter Weekend with Hymns of the Passion – an original musical retelling of […]

Sermon series title: Have Mercy On Me O God

Have Mercy On Me, O God

We all live with a past. We all regret things we’ve done and circumstances we’ve been embroiled in. We’re learning more and more, from modern psychology, that our past has a significant bearing upon our present and our future. Living with deep regret, shame, and guilt is the reality of so many people, from all […]

Sermon Series: The Road to the Cross

The Road to the Cross

In Luke 9:51, after spending 9 chapters telling us who Jesus is, Luke, the author, tells us this one very important detail: “As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem.” Just earlier in that same chapter the lights went on for the disciples and they […]