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OUT-of-Alex experience – Rays of Hope camp

At the end of September, Rays of Hope will be taking all our young people on a camp. It is a 3-day life-changing out-of-Alex experience for them and this is the time that we truly get to share the truth about God’s love with them. We’re asking people to sponsor a child for the camp […]

Missions Report – Wendy Lock

Wendy Lock one of our missionaries, who serves at Faith Academy in Manilla in the Philippines is back in South Africa on furlough. We encourage you to watch her feedback video on YouTube, on our social media after the service please check it out.

Youth Mission Trip

The youth will be going to serve the community of Shongwe in Mpumalanga. They will be running a kids club and soccer ministries and doing various community service projects. On Sunday 12 June after all 3 services please join us in the outdoor Amphitheatre for the Youth Missions trip fundraiser. You are able to support […]

New Member Applicants

The following prospective members have completed the membership class, and the interview process with the view of being recommended for membership. Should you have any concerns or comments, please raise them with any of the Pastoral Team:


Donations of goods

We are so grateful for all the donations received from the RUC congregation and are appealing once again for gently used clothing and goods. We wanted to let you know that we take whatever can be used in Alex to our partners there, and whatever is not able to be used, we sell at our […]



It’s that time of the year again when Rays of Hope collects winter warmers to distribute to the most vulnerable in Alex – and it’s going to be cold this winter! We’re collecting blankets, jackets, beanies, gloves, scarfs and winter clothing, so please drop off all donations at the Rays of Hope office. It would […]


Pre – Marital Workshop

A workshop for engaged or couples considering engagement, that will meet weekly for 5 weeks to discuss topics such as love languages, handling conflict, money in marriage and a model for marriage.  It will help with setting realistic marriage goals and expectations.  When: Wednesdays, from the 4th May to the 1st June 2022   Time:18:00 – […]

An Update from JBC in Alex

Last year we partnered with Johannesburg Bible College and Rays of Hope to launch a new campus for JBC at the Rays of Hope facilities in Alexandra Township. This was only possible through the generosity of you – the church at RUC!
Here is a short update video from Rev. Dr. Nat Schluter – the principal of the Johannesburg Bible College.